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Archive for May, 2012

Having a jubilee party at the weekend – can you advise the best place to get bunting etc.? Read more

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This weekend will see the UK waving the Union Jack with pride as the country celebrates the Queens Diamond Jubilee, but no sooner will the bunting be folded away before it will be out again to welcome visitors from across the globe to the Olympics, followed by the Paralympics. Read more

HaHaHabibi is the new oasis for improv in Dubai, conducting fun, interactive workshops in improvisational comedy theater. The sessions, for actors and non-actors alike, are designed to improve creative thinking, team building and communication skills. It’s equally useful to scriptwriters, directors and anyone who needs some creative, free association. Read more

As the temperatures heat up to near 50 degrees, many expats in Dubai will be spending their time ‘spring cleaning’, or organizing their ‘stuff’ for leaving or the brave may still be hitting the beach, but spare a thought for the labourers who, on their one day off, have been warned by authorities to only go to the beaches if dressed appropriately ie swimming shorts. Read more

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) is a free zone based in RAK and was established in 2001. The free zone has over 5,000 companies as its members cover various fields and economic activities.

Why set up in this free zone?
It is seen as a cost-effective, hassle-free and secure option for setting up a business in the UAE. Furthermore, it has won awards as the best emerging free zone in 2006, 2007 and 2008, and is ISO certified. Read more

Denise McGinty dubai expatThis week’s Into-yous features Scottish expat Denise McGinty.

Tell us a little about yourself
I have been living in Dubai for the past 14 years. I run 3 companies as General Manager, including Housekeeping Co, and enjoy my life here very much. I originally come from Edinburgh, Scotland, and really miss my culture and weather sometimes!!! Read more

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