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What will schools do to keep children safe when they reopen?

What will schools do to keep children safe when they reopen?

June 25, 2020
The National's news reported Anam Rizvi talks to Alan Williamson, CEO of Taaleem, a school developer in the UAE to find out what students should expect after reopening in September. 
UAE residency visa amid Coronavirus: What we know so far

UAE residency visa amid Coronavirus: What we know so far

June 8, 2020
Authorities in the UAE last month said that residency visas that expired during the Covid-19 outbreak would be extended until the end of the year.
The decision was made to help residents and companies amid strict stay-home measures that were put in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

But as residents begin to leave the country on repatriation flights or others remain abroad, unable to return because flights have been grounded and borders closed, questions about visas and sponsorships remain.
The National's Ramola Talwar Badam spoke to Haider Hussain, partner at Fragomen, an immigration services firm, to explain the current rules.

Lord Rees: Coronavirus, the Scandinavian model and SpaceX plans for Mars

Lord Rees: Coronavirus, the Scandinavian model and SpaceX plans for Mars

June 3, 2020
Lord Martin Rees, astronomer and cosmologist, talks to The National's future editor, Kelsey Warner, about the threat of Covid-19, science and social policy and the human endeavor to colonise mars.