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List of Residency and Foreign Affairs Centres (GDRFA) in Dubai

General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA) has provided a list of centres operating under the residency department all over Dubai. Residents are suggested to visit these centres instead of rushing out at the Head Office. – Jebel Ali branch working hour’s 07:30-20:00 contact number 04-7075430 – Al Manar centre at Dubai […]

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Points to consider before Relocation to Dubai

There might be several reasons behind a person’s decision of relocation to Dubai. For instance it could be a better lifestyle, high salary, good education quality, or unemployment in your country. Relocation to Dubai is a good idea but you must take notice of a few things before moving in there. What to consider before […]

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Residents Beware: Here are the Most Pest Infested Areas in Dubai

According to data collected by an online marketplace, Deira, Silicon Oasis and Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) are the most cockroach-infested areas in Dubai while Bur Dubai, Dubai Marina and Al Barsha top the list of localities infested by bed bugs, according to the number of pest control calls made in the past 12 months. Gulf […]

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Prostitution in Dubai: Places to avoid in Dubai

Dubai is a progressive city, ever expanding and innovating. The liberal visa policies and relaxed rules in Dubai attract huge numbers of people every month who arrive in the Emirate for work, visit and fun. Some have different (and often lewd) definitions of these terms than others. There is a dark side to Dubai about […]

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New Paid Parking Rates and Timings in Dubai

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced new parking rates and timings for all paid parking zones across Dubai. These tariffs are applicable from Saturday, May 28, 2016. Highlights of restructured paid parking policy in Dubai – The previous free parking hours from 1pm-4pm have been removed – Paid parking is in effect from […]

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Dubai typing centers adopt new visa system

As reported earlier, Dubai has launched a new visa system, called the UAE Vision System, which allows residents to apply and renew visas directly through typing centers without the need of visiting the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA). One such typing center, the ID Card Centre, located in Deira, has launched 800 […]

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shindagha tunnel

Shindagha tunnel to be replaced with a bridge

Shindagha tunnel, the second oldest crossing on Dubai Creek between Deira and Bur Dubai, is set to be replaced soon. Gulf News reports that the iconic tunnel, which is around 40 years old, is set to be replaced by a multi-lane bridge in the next few years. The tunnel’s life is 50 years and it […]

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Ali Rashid Lootah Mosque Dubai Iftar

From Sonapur to the Mosques in Deira – story of UAE’s Largest Iftar Kitchen in Dubai

Ramadan, a month full of giving, generosity and care. This notion comes to life when we witness the Iftar at Ali Rashid Lootah mosque near Naif Gold Souq in Deira, Dubai. This iftaar, that is walk-in for anybody regardless of caste, color and greed is organized and prepared by IMAN Cultural Centre for the past […]

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Union Oasis, RTA launching a residential tower with direct Metro link

Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced an ambitious residential project, Union Oasis, that will be linked directly to Dubai Metro. Abdul Reda Abu Al Hassan, Director of Rail Planning and Projects Development of the Rail Agency at the RTA, said the project will be a mixed-use development spanning 19,000 square metres around the […]

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Deira fish market

Emiratisation begins at Deira fish market by introducing Emirati Fish Brokers

Emiratisation process begins at Deira Fish Market by introducing a role of brokers who will be Emirati nationals. According to an agreement signed between Dubai Municipality and Dubai Fishermen Co-operative Association, the brokers will be in charge of setting the price of the fish that will be sold between fishermen and fish sellers. They will also be […]

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