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What you need to know about the visa amnesty service

What you need to know about the visa amnesty service

A countrywide visa amnesty will take effect from 1st August and the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) is urging people to take advantage of the government initiative. Set to run until 31st October, it will allow anyone who has …

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UAE opens up to vulnerable people in need

UAE opens up to vulnerable people in need

People from disaster-struck countries will be offered one-year visas in the UAE, regardless of status. The decision was made at a recent UAE Cabinet meeting, chaired by vice president and prime minister HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, as …

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Should expats be excited about the new visa ruling?

Should expats be excited about the new visa ruling?

Ground-breaking changes to the visa system in the UAE have been announced that will allow some residents to make the country a long-term home. HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE, announced …

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Here’s what you need to know about renting a car

Here’s what you need to know about renting a car

If you drive in Abu Dhabi, renting a vehicle may be more practical. But first, be sure that you know what you’re getting into before driving away While owning a car is the dream for most of us, the high …

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How was life in Abu Dhabi before the progress?

How was life in Abu Dhabi before the progress?

As a civil engineer who helped build iconic landmarks like Heritage Village and the Etisalat building, veteran Abu Dhabi resident David Spearing has seen tremendous changes in his 50 years here. Ahead of the country’s 46th birthday, David relives his …

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Want to freelance in the capital? Read this first

Want to freelance in the capital? Read this first

So you want to go solo for your career? Here’s how to do it… Whether you need a job change or feel like it’s time to go it alone, freelancing has never been more popular in recent years as a …

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This comedian is bringing classy back

This comedian is bringing classy back

Frankie’s Comedy Cellar is making its debut in Abu Dhabi on 9th September with its Dine and Laugh show. We chat to new host and professional comedian, Simeon Goodson, about psychotic traits and keeping it classy  Studies have shown that …

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Hire domestic workers with this simplified new service

Hire domestic workers with this simplified new service

The hiring of domestic workers will soon be much smoother and easier, thanks to a new service due to be available by Q4 2017. Tad-beer Customer Service Centres will allow  customers to choose the right domestic worker based on a list of 19 …

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