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Daily highlights and exclusive interviews from Dubai's most informative news and business radio show. With a round-up of the day’s most important business stories, providing local content and context on the international issues that matter.Presented by Richard Dean & Brandy Scott.

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    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Daily highlights and exclusive interviews from Dubai's most informative news and business radio show. With a round-up of the day’s most important business stories, providing local content and context on the international issues that matter.Presented by Richard Dean & Brandy Scott.

    Davos by day, Glastonbury by night

    Davos by day, Glastonbury by night

    That's how the Expo 2020's UK Pavilion is described by Simon Penney, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner in the Middle East, who promises an exciting entertainment line up at the mega event. He also discusses the much awaited decision to enable restriction-free travel between the two countries, and the emirates' 10-billion-pound investment in the UK. The team also discuss live events as they return to Dubai with a bang! We’ve got cricket with crowds, a big hotel gathering, and the giant energy conference Gastech, which has moved from Singapore to Dubai. We speak to the President of DMG Events, Christopher Hudson. And what is dinner-tainment? We talk about the good numbers coming out of the food service industry after the disaster of the last few years with Alexis Marcoux-Varvatsoulis of JLL MENA.

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    • 34 min
    Covid-19 testing not required to enter Abu Dhabi.

    Covid-19 testing not required to enter Abu Dhabi.

    The Covid-19 test requirement for entering Abu Dhabi within the UAE is not be required from today, September 19. We find out what it means for companies and staff doing business between the emirates with HR specialist David McKenzie. Plus, what it means to Abu Dhabi hotels with Guy Hutchinson, President and CEO of Rotana. And Tom also got some tips from the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club to improve his shipping forecasts.

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    • 29 min
    Vaccines and PCR tests required for Expo 2020 access.

    Vaccines and PCR tests required for Expo 2020 access.

    We speak to Expo 2020's Senior Vice President of Communications, Sconaid McGeachin about the big news from Expo 2020 Dubai requiring vaccination or PCR testing for visitors over 18. Plus, we discuss the latest survey from Henley & Partners which shows that Dubai ranked 11th in the best residence-by-investment cities for business index. And we look at the latest non-oil trade numbers with economist Khatija Haque, and what they say about the UAE economy. 

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    • 35 min
    Are you up for a new iPhone upgrade?

    Are you up for a new iPhone upgrade?

    The new iPhone is out! Ashish Panjabi of Jackys Electronics gives us the details and weighs in on whether it's enough to make you want to upgrade. Plus, the global shipping industry is getting its biggest payday since 2008 - or is it? We asked Rustin Edwards, Head of Fuel oil Procurement at Euronav. And news came out during the show that Dubai property prices have risen for the tenth month in a row, according to the latest Property Monitor index. COO Zhann Jochinke at Property Monitor tells us more. 

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    • 31 min
    EXPO 2020 Dubai reviews safety and security preparations

    EXPO 2020 Dubai reviews safety and security preparations

    His Highness Mansour bin Mohammed has visited Expo 2020 Dubai to review all the safety and security preparations that are in place ahead of the mega event. Surina Kelly from the ARN News Centre has all the details. Plus, the healthy snack company Koala Picks are in the news with some healthy investment updates. We find out more with Ahmed Mobasher, Co-founder at Koala Picks. And we talk about how the pandemic has reshaped digital marketing in the region with Amash Malik, Director of Performance Marketing at dubizzle & Bayut.

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    • 35 min
    Are PCR tests for travel here to stay?

    Are PCR tests for travel here to stay?

    Kashif Khalid, Regional Director - Middle East & Africa at IATA tells us whether or not he thinks PCR tests are here to stay when it comes to tourism and travel. And why are we seeing such different PCR test experiences? We get the medical perspective from Dr. Howard Podolsky. Plus, all the latest developments from yesterday's latest Project 50 announcement focusing on empowering Emirati nationals working in the private sector with Muna Mohamed of Hays. 

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    • 32 min

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

M. Waqas ,

Insightful and a powerful platform

Absolutely love this show. Richard, brandy and Tom are an amazing team. Only channel I tune into, on my way to work.

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