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Should expats be excited about the new visa ruling?

Should expats be excited about the new visa ruling?

Ground-breaking changes to the visa system in the UAE have been announced that will allow some residents to make the country a long-term home. HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE, announced …

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New rules on dispensing antibiotics to help fight superbugs

New rules on dispensing antibiotics to help fight superbugs

The UAE’s Ministry for Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has announced it is moving towards legislation that will stop pharmacies selling antibiotics without a prescription. This is because the casual use of antibiotics is contributing to so-called superbugs that become resistant …

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How will the new tax law affect you?

How will the new tax law affect you?

New legislation has been announced as the UAE makes moves to establish a system of taxation. The Tax Procedures Law, which establishes the cornerstone for a national tax framework, will apply primarily to companies and businesses operating within the country. …

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Now’s your chance to embrace the spirit of giving

Now’s your chance to embrace the spirit of giving

The UAE has approved a national strategy for the Year of Giving.  Involving more than 1,000 initiatives and programmes involving 100 government and private bodies, the strategy aims to position the UAE as a global leader in philanthropy. Announced at …

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