Archive for the 'United Arab Emirates' Category

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 […]

How to handle a snake

How to handle a snake Dubai Municipality Wildlife and Zoo specialist Dr Reza Khan advised anyone who found a snake in or near their homes to attempt to kill it with a strong stick. However, he underscored no one should kill snakes that are found in the desert, which is their natural habitat. Khan also […]

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 […]

Call a taxi by SMS from the Dubai metro

Khaleej Times – Dubai Health Authority on Kid’s lunch boxes

The types and amount of food that lunch boxes of school students in Dubai should contain will soon depend on the new guidelines to be issued by the authorities to promote healthy eating habits. Dubai Municipality’s Food Control Department in collaboration with the Dubai Health Authority has come up with instructions for preparing school meals […]

Renew your driving licence online

http://www.gulfnews.com/nation/Traffic_and_Transport/10307998.html Renew your driving licence online By Ashfaq Ahmed, Chief ReporterPublished: April 26, 2009, 23:10 Dubai: Motorists in Dubai can now renew their driving licences online, Gulf News has learnt. “We have launched the online driving licence renewal service this week,” Engineer Ali Al Jasem, Director of the Licensing Department at the Licensing Agency of […]

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 […]

Website offers job search by mobile phone

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/544705-website-offers-job-search-by-mobile-phone CareerJunction Middle East has announced it has launched an innovative mobile application that allows job seekers to search and apply for jobs using their mobile phones. http://www.careerjunctionme.com

Weekly Menu – Snack and Meal Deliveries to Dubai Internet City, Media City and Knowledge Village

Cafe Net has been faxing their weekly  menu around. Putting this up for DIC and KV workers. Do comment on your experiences with Cafe Net food..