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Coronavirus: New nasal spray causes a ‘rapid eradication’ of Covid virus

Coronavirus: New nasal spray causes a ‘rapid eradication’ of Covid virus

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A study on ferrets showed the nasal spray lowered the levels of the virus that causes Covid-19 by up to 96%. Australian biotech company Ena Respiratory said on Monday that a nasal spray it is developing to improve the human immune system to fight common cold and flu significantly reduced the growth of the coronavirus in a recent study on animals. A study on ferrets showed the product dubbed INNA-051, which could be used complementary to vaccines, lowered the levels of the virus that causes Covid-19 by up to 96 per cent, the company said. The study was led by British government agency Public Health England. Dr Christophe Demaison, Ena Respiratory managing director, said in a statement carried by the UK's Metro newspaper: "We've been amazed with just how effective our treatment ha
Want to apply for the five-year Dubai Retirement Visa? Follow these steps

Want to apply for the five-year Dubai Retirement Visa? Follow these steps

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1 of 20 Read about the announcement here: https://gulfnews.com/1.1599066310332 Image Credit: 2 of 20 For the dedicated page on the Dubai Retirement visa, visit: https://www.visitdubai.com/en/sc7/retire-in-dubai Image Credit: 3 of 20 The five-year visa is renewable and available to you, your spouse and your children. Image Credit: 4 of 20 The applicant needs to be at least 55 years old and have mandatory health insurance. Image Credit: 5 of 20 To know more about the health insurance options available to you, visit: https://www.visitdubai.com/en/sc7/retire-in-dubai Image Credit: 6 of 20 There are four ways in which you can prove your financial capacity. Image Credit: 7 of 20 You can also provide details of your minimum income or cash savings. Im...
UAE: What is a ‘lifetime investor visa’? Here are the actual details

UAE: What is a ‘lifetime investor visa’? Here are the actual details

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Dubai: Looking to set up a company in the UAE? ‘Get a lifetime investor visa!’ is an offer you will be made by several business setup consultants in the UAE. But what does it really mean? To be clear, there is no ‘lifetime visa’ option available officially from the UAE government. Residence visas are issued typically for two or three years, depending on the jurisdiction. So, when business setup companies offer a ‘visa for life’ or a ‘lifetime investor visa’ they essentially offer to help with the process of payment for the visa renewal costs on your behalf, every two or three years. Why? Because they can cover the administrative cost for that within the other charges you pay for, which are incurred as and when your business licence is renewed. The offer is essentially a mark
Annual Leave in UAE as per UAE Labour Law

Annual Leave in UAE as per UAE Labour Law

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Annual leave is a hot topic that we hear about regularly. Many people have questions about their rights to paid leave. The labour law in the country lays out annual leave provisions and rights of employees in Articles 74 to 81 of Federal Law 8 of 1980. Here is everything you need to know: 1. What are an employee's leave entitlements? For every year of service, an employee is entitled to an annual leave based on length of service. Employees are entitled to a minimum of two days paid leave for every month, if their period of emplyment is more than six months but less than a year. If the employment period is more than one year, the employee is entitled to 30 days off annually. This is a minimum requirement and could include public holidays and or weekends that fal...
UAE: What to do if you’ve lost your job but don’t have any money saved up?

UAE: What to do if you’ve lost your job but don’t have any money saved up?

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Here’s how 5 UAE expats made money working from home

Here’s how 5 UAE expats made money working from home

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Dubai: One of the most obvious benefits of disruptive technology for working men and women today is flexible working hours anywhere and at any time and from any place. UAE has followed this international trend of allowing flexi hours or work-at-home options and many happier employees/ entrepreneurs are having a less stressful, relatively travel free life where they can work in their pyjamas from the comfort of their homes while they juggle around many other domestic duties. Gulf News caught up with five of these people to know why work—at-home brings such a huge smile on the faces of this young and growing tribe. Investment and personal finance planning “Ever since I started working from home, I have been able to enjoy quality time with my
Dh250,000: Fines for Abu Dhabi private schools not following COVID-19 protocol

Dh250,000: Fines for Abu Dhabi private schools not following COVID-19 protocol

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Abu Dhabi: The Department of Education and Knowledge (Adek) has confirmed that private schools can face up to Dh250,000 in fines for violating COVID-19 protocols. Pupils in Grades 9 to 12 who are due to sit for international exams next year for their university placement were recently given the option to return to school premises starting from Sunday, September 27. The warning comes on the same day that pupils in Sharjah returned to school following a six-month closure. To date, all students enrolled in Grade 6 or higher in Abu Dhabi schools have had to undertake distance learning since the start of the new school term five weeks ago. Based on these guidelines, students in Grade 6 and upwards who do not have to attend exams related to university pl...
How can you recycle electronic waste in the UAE? Find out

How can you recycle electronic waste in the UAE? Find out

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UAE: Report your absconding maid in Dubai, earn Dh10,000 compensation

UAE: Report your absconding maid in Dubai, earn Dh10,000 compensation

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Dubai: People in Dubai were encouraged to report their absconding maids to the authorities as they can be rewarded with Dh10,000 of compensation if the maid is found to be working for a different employer, an official said. Senior Prosecutor Faysal Abdelmalik Mustafa Ahli, from Dubai Public Prosecution for Naturalisation and Residency Department, said that many people neglect to report their absconding domestic workers to the authorities. They don’t know that they can retrieve some of their expenses on the maid if the report the absconding worker to the authorities. “Many sponsors, especially Emiratis, don’t know that they can get back some money if they report their absconding maid. They can get Dh10,000 if the maid is caught working for a different sponsor,” Prosecutor Ahl
UAE COVID ‘lockdown’ rumour quashed by ministry

UAE COVID ‘lockdown’ rumour quashed by ministry

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Dubai: Another fake news is doing its rounds in the UAE and the Ministry of Interior has stepped in to quash the rumour. In a tweet on Saturday, the ministry clarified and urged the public not to fall for fake news and to obtain information from the right source. The ministry tweet attached the fake news along with a message 'fake'. Warning Earlier, Senior Prosecutor Dr Khalid Al Junaibi said many messages circulated among the public on social media platforms during the pandemic have comprised false information that could undermine the stability of the community and create a negative sentiment. According to Dubai Public Prosecution, rumourmongers can be jailed for a minimum of one year if they spread rumours as it a crime as per Article 198 of...