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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 16 December 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for September 13, 2017

Making today's headlines: Filipino workers, FTA and Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Rae Jepsen performs on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada. Mark Horton / Getty Images
Carly Rae Jepsen performs on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada. Mark Horton / Getty Images

The Philippines government's refusal to allow domestic workers to leave for the UAE looks set to be lifted.

>Ban on Filipino domestic workers looks set to be lifted as new agreement with UAE is signed

The Federal Transport Authority (FTA) has announced an increase in the number of ships abandoned off UAE shores and sailor’s wages that have not been paid.

>Report coming soon.

Carly Rae Jepsen is the next big name announced as part of the upcoming Dubai music festival Fiesta De Los Muertos.

>Carly Rae Jepsen announced for Fiesta De Los Muertos