Archive for June, 2007

Found this interesting article in Emirates Today. Something USEful to do for stay-at-home and even working mums in Dubai and Sharjah: From their website : “ Creative Mumz is a group for mums living in Dubai and Sharjah, willing to share their skills and creativity. We meet with the motive of optimizing our creative energies […]

The 10 Commandments for the 21t Century (according to Tea Makipaa)

ICE – In Case of Emergency

You know I love acronyms…and ICE is a great life saving idea! Use it in your mobiles!

Dubai Airport – New Security Rule for Hand Baggage, Effective 17th June 2007

Received the Hand Luggage flyer through email from a friend:

More on Salik (Dubai Road Toll)

Here are two more useful stuff on Salik: 1) Salik Cards 2) Special Salik Installation Instructions for cars that I received from a friend: 1) Dubai – Salik cards go on sale Last Updated : Tuesday 05 Jun, 2007 Dubai – Salik road toll system tags are now available at 287 outlets in Dubai […]

New Library in Dubai

I love libraries! Here is the link to the under construction Dubai Municipality library website : (a bookmark might be useful in the future).Dubai – New library is unveiled Dubai – Dubai Municipality yesterday opened a new dhs10.4 million library in Al Towar. Mohammed Jassim Al Eraidi, head of Public Libraries Section at the […]

For whom the bell tolls- Salik is here!

Well, the wait is over…I heard that the road tolls start from June 15th…but will this stop road trolls on the Dubai roads? The Gulf News reports today…. First toll gate installed near GarhoudBridge By Daniel Bardsley, Staff Reporter Dubai: The toll gate that will charge motorists when they cross Garhoud Bridge going towards Sharjah […]

Cool Software for ‘use’ locally!

Now, can they extend this concept to shopping and other local information services? This would be a great hit if the cost of mobile browsing drops even further! Software keeps moviegoers updated By Aftab Kazmi, Bureau Chief Al Ain: Cinema buffs will soon be able to keep abreast of film schedules through their Personal Digital […]

Road closed till October next year

USEful info for regular users of Al Ittihad road from today’s Gulf News: Published: 04/06/2007 12:00 AM (UAE) Road closed till October next year By Daniel Bardsley, Staff Reporter Dubai: Motorists have predicted they will face extra headaches from the end of this month when further diversions are introduced on Al Ittihad road, which links […]

Authorities warn against using some toothpastes

Found this article in today’s Gulf News….definitely USEful info! Nation Health Published: 04/06/2007 12:00 AM (UAE) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday in its advisory had warned consumers to avoid using tubes of toothpastes labelled as made in China. Authorities warn against using some toothpastes By Sunita Menon and Abbas Al Lawati, […]