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Egypt Live Coverage

After Tunisia, Egypt is turning out of its slumber. There’s rush of adrenaline, emotions are high, so are the stakes. Egyptians are at crossroads, and may turn to a path that can make or break their collective future. Dubai Expat Blog is covering the protests in Egypt that are, actually, a history in making. Join […]

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Honey, there are rats in JBR!

Jumeirah Beach Residence (also known as JBR) is a 1.7 kilometre long, 2 million square metre gross floor area waterfront community located in Dubai Marina. It is the largest single phase residential development in the world and contains 40 towers (36 are residential and 4 are hotels) . JBR’s capacity is about 10.000 people living […]

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Historic Day for Dubai as Al Maktoum International airport receives first flight

It was a historic day for Dubai when first test cargo flight landed at Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International airport, giving the green light for operations to begin next Sunday. Emirates Flight EK9883, a Boeing 777 freighter operating Hong Kong-Dubai and piloted by Captain Ahmad Bin Huzaim and First Officer Nabil Yousuf Ahmad Mohammad Rai […]

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Incompetent Customer Service By Mashreq Bank

Incompetent Customer Service By Mashreq Bank

Every day in Dubai makes you wonder how business booms here and why investors and businessmen across the globe come here, considering the pathetic customer service provided by most of the insitutions established in Dubai. Take for example, Mashreq Bank, with slogan of ‘we do banking, you do life’. How inspring it seems, but reality […]

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Expats dumping cars, flying back home to dodge credit crunch

Expats dumping cars, flying back home to dodge credit crunch

While the media in Dubai (and UAE) follows strict protocol of not revealing information that might harm the reputation of “glowing economy” of UAE, some bits and pieces of “real” news slip out of the net. Khaleej Times referred to a recent incidents where scores of expats dumped their vehicles in Dubai and flew back […]

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