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So how is Dubai these days?.. Have things picked up?

So how is Dubai these days?.. Have things picked up?

Old Jan 15th 2014, 3:33 pm
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Has the economy got any better and do you think the expo will actually create a wealth of new projects???

Im starting to miss Shwarma.....so thinking of heading back
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Old Jan 15th 2014, 3:45 pm
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Well there's a blast from the past
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Old Jan 15th 2014, 3:51 pm
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Well there's a blast from the past
Thought I'd come back for my 10 year anniversary on this forum!!!!!
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Thought I'd come back for my 10 year anniversary on this forum!!!!!
(i see you have 2 months on me!!)
Blimey, it's been that long...that makes me feel old
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Default Re: So how is Dubai these days?.. Have things picked up?

Originally Posted by Jammy_Dodgers View Post
Has the economy got any better and do you think the expo will actually create a wealth of new projects???

Im starting to miss Shwarma.....so thinking of heading back
More traffic and rents are going up.

Other than that, same shit, different day.
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Old Jan 16th 2014, 12:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Jammy_Dodgers View Post
Has the economy got any better and do you think the expo will actually create a wealth of new projects???

Im starting to miss Shwarma.....so thinking of heading back
Hello nothing much changed here mate x
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Awesome..... currently courting a few offers so I'll let you know when I'm back!
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Awesome..... currently courting a few offers so I'll let you know when I'm back!
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Originally Posted by Jammy_Dodgers View Post
Awesome..... currently courting a few offers so I'll let you know when I'm back!
Hello old friend! Yeah, same same in many respects here... though you'd probably see more changes than us lot...

Good luck with the offers
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Shawarma still good and only 4dhs in the mosqueside ones
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Originally Posted by Inselaffen View Post
Shawarma still good and only 4dhs in the mosqueside ones
4 dhs!!!! You're getting robbed!
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Originally Posted by Jammy_Dodgers View Post
Has the economy got any better and do you think the expo will actually create a wealth of new projects???

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Default Re: So how is Dubai these days?.. Have things picked up?

Can't speak for Dubai, as I'm in Abu Dhabi. Judging by the number of people I know who've been given their Don't Come Sunday awards lately, I should think things are not as glitzy as they appear. When they are trying to institute pay cuts in the face of reported intentions of giving pay rises it makes me wonder whether there is a serious amount of spin doctoring going on here - or if they've decided to push out 'expensive' Western expats in favour of cheaper ones from elsewhere.
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Can't speak for Dubai, as I'm in Abu Dhabi. Judging by the number of people I know who've been given their Don't Come Sunday awards lately, I should think things are not as glitzy as they appear. When they are trying to institute pay cuts in the face of reported intentions of giving pay rises it makes me wonder whether there is a serious amount of spin doctoring going on here - or if they've decided to push out 'expensive' Western expats in favour of cheaper ones from elsewhere.
they've been doing that for 40 years, nothing new and it never works
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Shawarma still good and only 4dhs in the mosqueside ones
Are you still in Singapore??
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