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Smart garbage bins to track errant families in Abu Dhabi

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/environment/smart-garbage-bins-to-track-errant-families-in-abu-dhabi-1.1274941   Smart garbage bins to track errant families in Abu Dhabi Households producing excessive waste can be monitored By Binsal Abdul Kader, Staff Reporter Published: 21:00 January 7, 2014 Be the first to comment Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on printMore Sharing Services2 Image Credit: Binsal Abdul Kader/ Gulf News Ahmad Al […]

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Now a taxi is just an app away

Now a taxi is just an app away Staff Report Published: Oct 23, 2013, 9:07 PM Abu Dhabi: A mobile app – Easy Taxi – that eases a taxi ride was launched at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit. The app – available for iOS, Android and the new BlackBerry devices – can confirm the pick-up […]

UAE households the target for lowering water use

TheNational.ae UAE households the target for lowering water use ABU DHABI // The UAE has one of the world’s most efficient water-supply networks, losing only 10 per cent to leaks, so the focus for preserving the precious resource has to be on consumers. And with demand for water continuing to grow, Abu Dhabi’s nine power […]

Travel bans can be cleared at Abu Dhabi airport

Travel bans can be cleared at Abu Dhabi airport http://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/inside.asp?xfile=/data/nationgeneral/2013/January/nationgeneral_January202.xml§ion=nationgeneral Sent from KT Mobile. 13 Jan 2013 Prospective travellers flying through Abu Dhabi who discover they are on a travel ban list due to unpaid fines will soon be able to still catch their flights. The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) announced the setting up […]

National ID cards – what do you need to know?

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/national-id-cards-what-do-you-need-know–369506.html Emiratis and expat residents were granted extensions last week on applying for Emirates identity cards, easing weeks of scramble caused by the original end-of-year deadline. The new deadline for Emiratis is June 30, 2011, the Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) has said. Expats, meanwhile, are now able to wait until they renew or apply for […]

Many convenient ways of paying traffic fines in Abu Dhabi

From the Gulf News article Many convenient ways of paying traffic fines By Rayeesa Absal, Staff Reporter Published: January 30, 2009, 23:33 Abu Dhabi: There are several ways in which motorists may pay traffic fines imposed on their vehicles. Penalty charges may be paid directly at the traffic departments or more conveniently, online. Other modes […]

Dubai offers free public parking until December 11

Dubai offers free public parking until December 11 Staff ReportLast updated: December 01, 2008, 00:46 Dubai/Sharjah: Celebrations have begun in the country ahead of UAE’s 37th National Day on Tuesday. Public parking in Dubai will be free of charge from tomorrow to December 11 in view of the National Day and Eid Al Adha holidays. […]

New Dh200 note to be issued from tomorrow

Keypoints from the Khaleej Times article: “…The amended Dh200 currency note with new security features will go into circulation from May 27, 2008…” “….The overall design and other specifications of the note are the same as on the currency note currently in the circulation, but additional security elements have been added, which can be seen […]

Free wi-fi for Abu Dhabi airport passengers & New Car Park Rates

Highlights from the Gulf News article: “… Free wi-fi access to the internet will be made available for passengers at Abu Dhabi International Airport from June 1…” “…In the last twelve months the airport has operated 12 Internet kiosks, each offering 15 minutes of free access per user. In response to the demand from customers […]