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Four in 10 in UAE receive dose, fake degrees, abandoned seafarers paid, 3,236 new cases - The Daily Update

Thoraya Abdullahi joins us for what’s trending including the Texas blackout, Joe Biden and Australia.

On today’s update we have the latest Covid-19 figures, a new law means jail time and fine of up to Dh1m for using fake degrees to get a UAE job and abandoned seafarers have finally been paid their wages after 43 months on board a tanker that ended up stuck in Umm Al Quwain.

Abu Dhabi has shut 325 businesses after workers tested positive for Covid-19, while the Biden administration has approved $197m in arms sales to Egypt.

Updated: February 17, 2021 09:07 AM

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