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Archive for November, 2011

Did you know that Santa makes his way to anywhere and everywhere – even to the Desert?

Bring the kids to have their photo taken with him at Wafi, Ski Dubai or meet him in the desert for a fun party with Dubai’s Irish Society. Don’t worry if you can’t make it to these events as Santa will be making an appearance at most Dubai hotels’ Christmas Day brunches. Read more

New Dhs 500 banknote came into circulation yesterday

Next time you take some money out of an ATM you may be surprised to see a crispy brand new five hundred dirham note. The new banknote with extra security features will enter circulation today, though the older version of the notes will still be valid. Read more

15 – 17 December, 2011 | Centrepoint Theatre, DUCTAC

Audiences will have a rare opportunity to watch Tchaikovsky’s famous classical ballet The Nutcracker when the highly acclaimed Vienna Festival Ballet perform at DUCTAC’s Centrepoint Theatre. Read more

Just checking about this holiday weekend… is Satwa, Karama and Lucky’s open on Thursday as usual?  Many thanks for all your info. Read more

3 – 5 December, 2011 | Centrepoint Theatre, DUCTAC

DUCTAC is proud to present a selection of the finest works of revered Taiwanese American director Ang Lee, recognised across the glob as one of today’s greatest contemporary film-makers. Read more

One of the big advantages of relocating to Dubai for many expats is the possibility of having help with the housework.  As soon as the last box is unpacked the door bell starts to ring with maids offering their cleaning services however residents today are reminded by a top DNRD (Department of Naturalization and Residency Dubai) official that Domestic help must be sponsored by their recruiters and employers hiring workers who are not on their sponsorships will face Dh50,000 fine. Read more

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