Archive for April, 2008

Single Water Bus trip for 3 stationsBy a staff reporter 26 April 2008 DUBAI — A new service for Water Bus passengers to travel to three stations in a single trip was launched by the Marine Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently. The service being offered on Line B3 aims at easing […]

Report dangerous drivers in Dubai

Call 8004353 to report dangerous drivers in Dubai. You need to give the correct number plate details ( the number, colour, the emirate, and for Dubai any alphabet.) They will ask you details about the offence and where it happened, and the make of the car. (excerpt from Readers Comments in

Commuters on the streets can now hail taxis by SMS Commuters on the streets can now hail taxis by SMS By Ashfaq Ahmed, Chief ReporterPublished: April 20, 2008, 00:34 Dubai: Passengers in Dubai no longer have to go through the daunting task of hailing a taxi on the road as they can now call one by just sending an SMS from their mobile phones, […]

Useful Phone Numbers – Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah is providing a downloadable PDF with useful phone numbers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. Essential telephone numbers in UAE Staff ReportPublished: March 02, 2008, 10:27 Dubai: 999, the emergency number in the country, is one of the busiest numbers in the country, naturally, but often for all the wrong reasons. Click here to […]

etisalat gears up to offer mobile remittance services

etisalat gears up to offer mobile remittance servicesBy Nadia Saleem, Gulf News Staff ReporterPublished: April 02, 2008, 00:01 Dubai: etisalat is poised to start offering mobile remittance services in June this year, a move that promises to help millions of expatriates send money in seconds instead of queueing at the exchange houses every month. etisalat […]

The Junior Rock Challenge – Participate now!

Schools and children who are interested in participating in the Rock Challenge can contact Aysel Duman – 050 873 3900 email: The Junior Rock Challenge will take place on May 16 at the DUTAC Theatre in the Mall of the Emirates and tickets cost Dhs.80. Source:

Feline Friends Book Sale this weekend!

From The Feline Friends Book Sale will be held at Uptown Mirdif, bottom of Spinneys escalators. Friday 4th April, 9am-4pm. Lots of bargain books, CDs, videos and DVDs. PLease bring any books you wish to donate also. Tel: 050 4510058.

Recycling Centres in Dubai

From  a letter in Collective effort needed to improve recycling To answer the suggestion for recycling in today’s edition, I am glad to tell you that there are some recycling centres and if you are one of the employees in the free zone: Internet City, Media City etc, you have two recycling centres very […]