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Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 1st 2012, 1:21 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By andrewpops

Afghani Money in Dubai

Just seen this article:-

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/afghans-seek-shelter-in-dubai-ahead-of-pullout-472864.html

Particularly scary is this statement:-

Afghanistan's central bank says that...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 23rd 2012, 8:14 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,571
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Pointless Examples of Government Interference: No. 478

A friend at the National had the circular email about a month ago - move to Abu Dhabi or lose your accomodation allowance next year....

Looks very real.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 7th 2012, 4:41 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 4,195
Posted By andrewpops

Re: What's the stupidest thing you're heard recently?

The Lourve on Saadiyat island will be finished in 2015 (according to the massive billboard on the way past the site.....)

Unless its being pre fabbed in it's entirety off site, me thinks not
Forum: Middle East
Jan 30th 2012, 11:39 am
Replies: 54
Views: 6,204
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Etihad airways

Will second SQ - AUH - SIN is good, calm professional consistent service in economy, the complete opposite of EY, awardee of the most inconsistent customer service in the world....
Forum: Middle East
Jan 24th 2012, 3:51 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Sponsor & salary payments

I have a similar arrangement - the regulations they are referring to are called WPS (Wage (?) Protection Scheme) - it came in a while ago (http://www.ameinfo.com/204580.html) but not sure how our...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 12th 2012, 5:00 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,635
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Cheap but good reßtaurants - abu dhabi

The restaurant is next to Eldorado cinema and is veggie only but excellent.

Fujairah restuarant across the road is a very good Pakistani restuarant and v. cheap.
Forum: Middle East
Jan 12th 2012, 4:41 am
Replies: 12
Views: 8,458
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Anyone on Al Reef?

I live in Al Reef, I still think its the 2500 villa compound nobody knows about!

Upsides - relatively cheap, facilities (pool, gym) open in two phases, nice expat community, very quiet (compared...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 21st 2011, 1:27 am
Replies: 25
Views: 8,144
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Need Advice looking for places to live in Abu Dhabi

Three beds are currently around AED130k mark....
Forum: Middle East
Nov 21st 2011, 1:23 am
Replies: 76
Views: 8,527
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Alcohol License

Just renewed mine last month and a word of caution. The application form changed in August 2011, the new references your Emirates ID number and not your UID on your visa. My first application was...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 30th 2011, 11:26 am
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Website Design/Domain Registration

Cheers me dears - enquiry sent! :thumbup:
Forum: Middle East
Oct 30th 2011, 10:53 am
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By andrewpops

Website Design/Domain Registration

I'm looking for a website designer to help me put together a website for a new Abu Dhabi company. The company is a new start up so not looking to spend a lot of money and content will provided by...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 28th 2011, 6:06 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Kuwait - Suppliers & Locations Needed for Equipment

I know a company in Kuwait who is more of a 'fixer' than actual supplier, he may be able to source the equipment for you (for a fee) in Kuwait and save yourself the hassle. PM me if you want contact...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 12th 2011, 1:37 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,528
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Decent Serviced Apts of Short-term Villa options in Abu Dhabi

Try Eclipse apartments in town (near Central Market/Khalifa Street). A nice place in walking distance of the corniche parks.

I have one guy in there now but they are looking at raising rates by...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 16th 2011, 12:07 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,450
Posted By andrewpops

Re: iPhone 4 in Dubai?

Just done this with a UK unlocked Iphone 4, a new micro sim from Etisalat is 25Dhs. They have a variety of data packages, I took the top one (450Dhs/month) and got a free Blackberry 9700 for the...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 11th 2010, 5:39 am
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Where to get a camera fixed

Try Al Futtaim Panatech (the UAE Panasonic agent) - had my Lumix camera fixed under international warranty in AD recently.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 2nd 2010, 1:39 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 4,619
Posted By andrewpops

Re: British Passport due to finished pages

Apply for a second passport to the UKPA - but you'll need a letter from employer explaining why you need it.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 27th 2010, 6:40 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,017
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Rents in Abu Dhabi and the one cheque issue

I've seen the Aldar adverts for buying at Al Bandar (internals look good) but not any rental values yet - anybody know approximate values?

I keeping checking the rental values in AD Week for Al...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 23rd 2010, 12:36 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Broadband in the UAE

Check this out http://uaecommunity.blogspot.com/2010/05/etisalat-data-caps-on-ftth-elife.html

Maybe not a bargain if you go over the cap.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 6th 2010, 6:41 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,326
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Reem island vs khalidiyah

Heard a story last week from a subcontractor working on Reem that the island power infrastructure isn't man enough for the job to the point where the district cooling plant can't be switched on. If...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 30th 2010, 7:37 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 5,003
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Leasing a car in Abu Dhabi

I use Hertz, Toyota Prado 4.0 V6 - 3800 Dhs per month on a two year 20,000km per year lease. This is all in, all you have to do is pay the speeding fines, insurance excess and petrol. If you are...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 19th 2010, 9:36 am
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By andrewpops

Re: driving uae.

Alleged quote from a local - "why do I need to use them, I know where I'm going...."
Forum: Middle East
Jul 22nd 2010, 1:30 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 29,323
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Reclaiming VAT

Bought a cheap pink netbook for my sister in law...they seem to be going okay as a business
Forum: Middle East
Jul 20th 2010, 10:10 am
Replies: 25
Views: 29,323
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Reclaiming VAT

I asked about this in Argos (of all places) when I was last back. The agency they use take 7.5% leaving you with 10%.
Jun 6th 2010, 4:13 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,813
Posted By andrewpops

Re: Assistant Project Manager - Abu Dhabi/Doha

In addition to the above - please send PM if interested
Jun 6th 2010, 5:56 am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,813
Posted By andrewpops

Assistant Project Manager - Abu Dhabi/Doha

AIS Ltd is a specialist design and construction team that combines project management, building design and the integration of training and simulation for unique military and police facilities...
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