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Ride-hailing app Careem will now bring yellow taxis under its wings.

Jordan’s Previously Disgruntled Yellow Taxis Are Now Joining Careem

Hundreds of yellow taxis have already joined the Careem app, and it appears that thousands more will be added by the end of this year, Sabri Hakeem, a representative of Careem in the... (contd.)
Drones that are not registered in Dubai will now attract a fine of up to Dhs20,000 ($5,445).

Dubai Will Slap You With A Fine Of $5k For Illegal Drone Use

Drones that are not registered in Dubai will now attract a fine of up to Dhs20,000 ($5,445). The fine is as per a resolution approved by Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin... (contd.)
As part of its plans to close the gender gap, Dubai-based ride-hailing app Careem will extend maternity leave from 45 days to three months.

Here’s How Careem Plans On Closing Its Giant Gender Gap

The firm also aims to hire more female engineers, it said in a statement. Currently, women contribute a miserable 26% of Careem’s total workforce and an even more abysmal 8% of senior... (contd.)
This is despite the government’s warning.

Saudi Private Businesses Are Laying Off Local Workers In Droves

Private firms in Saudi Arabia continue mass retrenchment of local workers ignoring directives of Labor and Social Development Ministry. The trend continues just 28 days after Labor, and Social Development Minister Dr. Ali... (contd.)
Fee is part of regulations imposed by Dubai’s RTA.

Uber Too Comes Out With An RTA Fee In Dubai Following Careem

Cab-hailing app Uber will add a Dhs3 ($0.82) surcharge to its bookings as part of new regulations imposed by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) on ride-hailing services. The amount will be passed... (contd.)
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Job satisfaction level is the country is lowest globally.

Most Employees In The UAE Are Simply Bored Out Of Their Minds

Job satisfaction levels in the UAE are one the lowest in the world, with about eight in 10 (83%) employees saying they are bored at work, according to a report by salary... (contd.)
The ride-hailing app recently cut fares by 15-20%

Like Drivers In India, Uber Drivers In Qatar Are Now On Strike

Hundreds of drivers aligned to US-based ride-hailing app Uber in Qatar went on a strike on Monday to protest against a reduction in fares. This is the second time in a year when... (contd.)
New scheme aims to attract talent to the UAE.

The UAE’s New Visa Scheme Could Be Big For Its Emerging Business Ecosystem

A new visa entry system geared towards attracting professional talent to the Emirates was introduced on Sunday.The new scheme will work to boost the global competitiveness of the tourism, health and education sectors,... (contd.)
Boycott telecom services

A Fee To Use Whatsapp & Viber? Jordanians Ain’t Got No Time For That

In protest against a potential move to impose monthly fees for using apps like WhatsApp and Viber to make calls, social media activists in Jordan called for a boycott of telecom services... (contd.)
This blocks their efforts to attract international investors

Why Do Gulf Firms Struggle To Attract International Investors?

Unimpressive corporate governance credentials continue to prevent companies in the Gulf region from attracting international investors, according to a report by S&P Global Ratings. Governance standards among companies rated in GCC countries still... (contd.)
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