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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 15 August 2019 - 01:59
Dear sarahar9 and others, I do need recommendations for great reliable bathroom renovation company. Please be so kind to also share the price you paid, for info only, if I may ask. If you prefer private message, please let me know how can I contact you. Thank you.
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Latest post on 01 July 2019 - 22:38
Would you ladies mind sharing with me how much you paid for the bathroom renovations, I need the same but afraid to spend much in this general bad economic situation. If you do not want to say in public please send private message to me. I appreciate the help.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 06 March 2019 - 07:16
This is a very old thread, what is the point of bringing it up again?
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Latest post on 06 March 2019 - 06:18
I recommend Dr Keya who leads Aster Mediclinic in Business Bay.
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Latest post on 06 March 2019 - 06:12
This is the law, so they will not tell you otherwise if you ask. However, this far every place was happy to accommodate if you have your own preference. In my case, usually it happens when they tell me that there is no available appointment. Really, noone available all day? I ask surprised. Only male therapist, ma'am. She explains. Ok, book me with male therapist, I really don't mind. Ok Ma'am.
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Latest post on 12 January 2018 - 10:50
How did it work out for you, bubble? For me, I had two sessions beginning of nov and beginning of dec, but not a mm of improvement can be noticed unfortunately.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 05 November 2017 - 11:53
Oops just saw this now, you can mail me on sourskittle at gmail dot com Wait a bit... 1.5 years have passed but your friend is still in the same situation, looking for investors??
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 05 November 2017 - 10:46
There is no law ..... but why wouldn’t you want to tell them ? Because unfortunately 'some' companies have been known to terminate employment when they've found out a staff member is pregnant. I believe it is not legal to terminate if you gave notice of it officially. If you don’t report it, they may say they terminated you on performance basis, they have not noticed the pregnancy. The law does not say by when the notice should be given, but it mandates maternity leave.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 05 November 2017 - 10:38
Seasand: if they made it clear at the purchase of the phone that the employee is responsible for the cancellation penalty and they made you sign a paper saying it can be deducted from your last salary, then it is rightful. Companies do it with trainings usually, the company pays, but they expect the employee to stay with their new knowledge. Airlines have expensive bonds for pilots completing aircraft training but considering to leave earlier than agreed. If they did not make you aware of it when asking you if you needed a phone, then it is not rightful. To solve the situation, you may offer that you keep the phone and pay the bills yourself from now on. If they don’t want it, they should not charge you. Hk2017, if you indeed had similar situation, why don’t you write what actually that legal company advised on what you did. The post did not ask for legal service recommendation.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 05 November 2017 - 10:25
Bubble it should be good for baby tummy fat.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 05 November 2017 - 03:44
Actually, the official rule is, that if the marriage certificate is less than 6 months old at the day of the birth, the father will be subjected to dna test. If proven to be the father, the birth certificate is granted, no prosecution.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 05 November 2017 - 03:34
Actually I have not read expatwoman for like a year and today I did cool sculpting and it was on my mind that I should have checked if there were any threads about it.. and here it is. I have some stubborn bumps on my outer tights that do not want to smooth out, I hope coolscupting will help. I am expecting 3-4 sessions. It was absolutely not painful, but a bit boring to lay for 3 hours and try not to move at all. It is quite a pricy procedure, similar range to actual liposuction, but probably less effective, however, not painful and not a surgery.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 11 January 2017 - 05:18
There is a shop on second floor of al ghazal mall (same mall as mr ben, corner of al wash near flag pole), that has wedding cards and other deco. I never used it just seen it, maybe you can check out.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 15 August 2016 - 23:45
Thanks. I am aware that it is against the law. What I was trying to ask for is the written legislation (or if not online, then a gynecologist who could show it to me) on single pregnancy. For avoidance of doubt, I am not pregnant, neither planning to get divorced.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 15 August 2016 - 10:45
Anyone could point me to the actual written law or regulation about giving birth without being married? And / or recommending me a gynecologist who is familiar with these. I have non-trivial questions.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 16 May 2016 - 23:33
Anyone can please explain how to get Tawtheeq and how much it costs. We are the landlords and apparently we have to sort it out. Thanks
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 12 March 2016 - 02:27
Good luck and please let us know if you managed to get a confirmed answer. Today I was asked the same question from an old friend of mine who considers a job in dubai but has never been married and has a 2 year old son through sperm donation. It would be very said if she couldn't sponsor him, but I am not sure if she can.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 12 March 2016 - 02:22
Fujeirah free zone will require the owner to be on the company's visa.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 24 November 2015 - 11:51
Thanks. Not exactly what was announced before.... So 2-3 off.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 24 November 2015 - 11:45
"Guns do not kill people, only people do" - agree. Teaching kids what guns are and how to use them or live with them is important. I would not tell my son that knives do not exist. I would tell him we use it to cut vegetables and he should not touch it until later, and if he sees guys with knives at a dark street, he should run quick. We grew up in the neighborhood playing with plastic guns but none of us became neither murderers nor army.
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Latest post on 24 November 2015 - 11:33
Can someone confirm, are 30 nov and 2 dec off only for private sector officially, or also 3 dec? Thanks
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 08 October 2015 - 01:16
If none of the above works, she can tell the tenant it's a criminal offence to bounce a check, which can mean jail time. That's a bit harsh as first action, it can easily happen with anyone that he forgets to transfer founds by date. op: the check needs to be collected at the branch where it was deposited, by you personally. When the tenant confirms the funds, you can deposit the very same check again. There is no bank fee for you. The tenant will be charged by a few hundred dirhams extra for the bounced check, as bank fee. It happened to me personally, on both sides , had my checks bounced and had checks bounced as beneficiary too. (But I am not a criminal, lol)
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 08 October 2015 - 01:03
Once she went through immigration at the airport, she has left the country. That ends any grace period. She will not be able to reenter from the airport without a new valid UAE entry visa. The ex employer will stay with her at the airport until she goes through immigration and will wait until her passport will be stamped. This is because he will only get back the deposit he paid when she leaves the country. Immigration will stamp the passport and the cancellation paper, and give the cancellation paper back to the ex employer. Your "plan" is flawed in many ways. Additionally, I fail to see why sitting in Kish island and waiting 3-4 weeks until you process the visa is better for either her or you than if she waits in the Philippines. Have you calculated with the extra hotel cost? Have you considered what will happen if it turns out that the ex employer put a ban on her visa, and you cannot bring her back here? I suggest you call the employer and talk to them. Many times maids just complain on previous employers to make you feel sorry for them. there is a chance that he will not mind transferring her visa at all, he just wants to make sure she is not staying in the country illegally, as that is a problem for him. In any case - transfer or leaving the country - try not to cut corners, it would cause more headache than good. Good luck.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 17 September 2015 - 01:10
It is completely illegal for an employer not to provide medical insurance for an employee which is why we have had to buy are own. Our insurance policy was 38K which is not a cheap. Sorry to kill your illusion, but the employer is not legally obliged to provide your husband or you with medical insurance. As Amelia also said, you may confuse it with the health card, which is 300 aed and is processed with your visa. This does not provide you with paid healthcare though.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 16 September 2015 - 00:41
Yes, you can register for a freelancer visa with knowledge village in media city, or with fujeirah freezone via creative zone. However, it costs about 20-30,000 aed per year if you add everything up, so may not be worth it, unless you want to work here so need registration.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 16 September 2015 - 00:36
We have recently taken out an insurance policy as the company my husband works for have not provided it. I know it's not legal but we had no option. I spent a lot of time researching as we don't have a huge budge. The policy we have is a 20% co pay. My husband was ill over the weekend and we have discovered that it is for both medicine, consultation and tests with no cap. I was under the impression that there has to be a cap as we could end up having to co pay large sums of money. Does anyone know if an insurance company are allowed to do this in UAE? Thanks "Matheran wrote: We have recently taken out an insurance policy as the company my husband works for have not provided it. I know it's not legal but we had no option." What is not legal ? To take out individual insurance on your own? Or for a company not to pay private insurance after you? Both are legal!! " I spent a lot of time researching as we don't have a huge budge. The policy we have is a 20% co pay. My husband was ill over the weekend and we have discovered that it is for both medicine, consultation and tests with no cap. I was under the impression that there has to be a cap as we could end up having to co pay large sums of money. Does anyone know if an insurance company are allowed to do this in UAE? Thanks" The individual policies are always bad in conditions unless you pay very large amount of money (20,000 +). It is easily possible that you have 20% co-pay with no cap, especially if you bought a cheap one. You should have read the terms and conditions before buying it, and compare with other products. Not sure what makes you think that insurance conditions must comply with some kind of "UAE regulation", it is free market, you get a choice of a wide range of insurance products, some with better conditions, some with bad conditions. Hope you stay healthy.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 16 September 2015 - 00:26
Thanks. I am looking for a bit more than just wallpaper and curtain: it includes removing- adding partition walls, adding suspended ceiling /gypsum board wall reveals, adding ceiling lights, concealed accent lights, flooring, all furniture, carpets, decorations, etc. Not the actual works necessarily, just the design. Interior design.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 16 September 2015 - 00:21
The longest three days ever....
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 15 September 2015 - 00:39
It seems my earlier post has disappeared! Looking for an interior designer to help furnish a studio flat. Anyone has any recommendations? Anyone has experience and could tell approximate price fore design and sourcing services?
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 04 July 2015 - 02:31
Have you tried sedar I think they are expensive aren't they? Unbelievably overpriced. We got ours from dragon mart 3 years ago. Not a problem since.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 03 June 2015 - 22:44
I subscribed for it about 5 months ago and paying 50 aed/ month. I like glambox and can recommend. I had some useful and nice products and had some useless products. The products probably do not add up to 50 aed each month, but the product cost is not the only factor of my satisfaction. I like the surprise, I like to try products that I would not try or find on my own. I get some that I would not even want to try, like lipstick in weird red color that I would never wear - I gave that to my cleaning lady and she was very happy.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 30 May 2015 - 00:18
They are not genuine.
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Latest post on 29 May 2015 - 23:57
Thanks for the clarifications and explaining about my character. Wishing you good luck finding the secret money giving organization.
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 29 May 2015 - 23:40
It would be extremely unfair if they allowed the import of FIV+ cats while they do not allow the import of HIV+ humans. If the residency visa medical test for otherwise very capable and lovely people turns out positive, they have 24 hours to leave the country. HIV treatment here is only available to emaratis. Why would FIV treatment be available then? And why would you want to potentially spread FIV by your cat amongst other cats here? The OP keeps her cat inside. FIV is found everywhere around the world, and in other members of the cat family (lions, tigers, cheetahs, etc). There is a lot of information on the Internet, which might be helpful for you to read. Barney is very lucky to have found such a caring family :) NL, HIV+ people also live all over the world, still immigration law bans them. Similarly, law bans FIV+ cats. You may like it or not, but law applies to loving families too.
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Latest post on 29 May 2015 - 19:56
Check airbnb but not every owner would happily allow a party. It is also a risk on you, what if someone damages something, like breaks window or furniture, and you do not even notice until landlord makes a fuss. If you have such a large circle of friends, can you host / co-host the party at someone else's place? That has a garden or larger living room? (Just a note: I was always intrigued about these baby birthdays. Obviously, a 1 year old will neither remember the venue nor appreciate it. Probably he is much happier without the crowd and loud music and tipsy adults. So probably if we want to be honest, it is not a party for him, but for you. But then why do you call it 1 year bd, can it just be a normal house party ? )
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Latest post on 29 May 2015 - 19:42
It would be extremely unfair if they allowed the import of FIV+ cats while they do not allow the import of HIV+ humans. If the residency visa medical test for otherwise very capable and lovely people turns out positive, they have 24 hours to leave the country. HIV treatment here is only available to emaratis. Why would FIV treatment be available then? And why would you want to potentially spread FIV by your cat amongst other cats here?
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Latest post on 29 May 2015 - 19:34
Firstly, he should check the corporate medical insurance their company gave to him, it may be worldwide covering schengen, in which case he only need a copy of the policy certificate. Secondly, if he buys travel insurance but the visa is rejected, the insurance cost can be fully refunded up to 24 hours before starting the planned trip.
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Latest post on 29 May 2015 - 19:14
I agree the only organization who can help is the husband's company. He must arrange her wife's visa first. Depending on the size of the company, it is likely that they have a corporate medical policy that disregards medical history and preexisting conditions, so after the visa, he should get the wife on his company's medical insurance. The company may not pay for it, but it is a relatively minor expense (2-5,000). The insurance may not pay for every treatment, but at least for some! Better than nothing! He should also talk to his line manager and the manager in charge, and persuade them to talk to hr/ senior management to let him take a special salary advance. With that special loan he can renegotiate with the bank and at least lift the wife's ban. He can also try to write to sheikh Mohammed's office, but only if the story is perfectly straight. I am not sure if he is really so helpless than you may think he is. I never heard of a travel ban. I heard of people not be able to return the UAE if they left behind unpaid debt, but do not know people (especially sick people) who were banned from traveling. And banks cannot just ban someone ( especially not someone who has no residency visa!!!), only court can. Have they had a court case, are they convicted? Is she in prison? Also, the bank cannot disclose picture of him. How did they get a picture of him at first place? Story stinks a bit, sorry....
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Latest post on 26 May 2015 - 23:28
Company policy cannot overwrite or contradict labour law. Sick leave is well defined in labour law. Keep on questioning him. Procedures should be written and procedures should be transparent.
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Latest post on 26 May 2015 - 23:21
You pay for the treatment and for the relaxing time. You have all rights to ask her to brush teeth or wash hands, and I would do that with no hesitation. I would even ask for an other therapist if needed. And no, I am not a complainer. But I learnt from experience, I did suffer a few times , wasting money. Last time I had a dentist's assistant at a top rated dubai beach road clinic who had horrible armpit stink. Every time she reached over to help the doctor she had her armpit basically over my mouth, I was about to throw up. Of course my mouth was full of tools and I was trying to cope with it but I was so sick that after a while a told plain and straight that i could not stand it. They brought in an other assistant luckily. Still, I have not been back to that clinic since.
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Latest post on 26 May 2015 - 23:09
Well, the extremes are the expensive posh hotel iftars and the Muslim awareness cultural tourist Iftar. In between these two extremes, there are the real life iftars, the 45-75-90 aed buffets, that most Arabs do with their friends. You then usually stay over and have shisha and play cards for a few more hours with those friends. You can try the Arabic restaurants in garhoud, like al Hallab or the Jordanian place further down. Even in marina there are a few Egyptian places. Or on sheikh zayed road, Abu Ali for example. Sorry I cannot remember the names properly.
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Latest post on 22 May 2015 - 10:02
Our cleaner travels with minimum baggage then buys sacks of rice,boxes of soaps, etc in the philippes and distribute that to family. At least that's what she said... But then she also keeps used cloths and stuff that we want to discard, saying her family needs just like that....
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Latest post on 16 May 2015 - 17:37
You will get the silly prices in Jumeirah. Try the small shops in deira or Sharjah - even karama, should be around 50-90, depending on frame size.
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Latest post on 15 May 2015 - 16:37
They do not fly direct. They are also a low cost airline, so set your expectations low.
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Latest post on 15 May 2015 - 16:34
You must have misunderstood something, how could spending your money on anything legal be illegal? Go ahead, I did the same.
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Latest post on 09 May 2015 - 23:31
Fly her here for a weekend and take her to wild wadi :)
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Latest post on 09 May 2015 - 23:29
There was a kiosk in festival city, just in front of ikea, selling them, but I have not been there for a year so not sure if still there. There was a similar kiosk in medinat Jumeirah, but again, it may not be there any more.
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Latest post on 09 May 2015 - 00:03
I agree that repeating the year could be traumatic and you should avoid. Maybe consider switching school or homeschooling, the different environment may help a lot.
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Latest post on 08 May 2015 - 21:50
Ok, three branches. Compared to emirates nbd 68. https://www.emiratesnbd.com/en/index.cfm/branches-and-atms/ They also offer free check books and free transfers for premium customers. As I said, the number of actual branches in town may or may not be important, as most of the time you would use Internet banking, but can be a factor to consider. <em>edited by dentro on 08/05/2015</em>
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Latest post on 08 May 2015 - 17:33
You can rent a car on monthly fees from any car rental places. The cheapest option would be something like a tida or a Yaris for about 1800 aed a month. Larger cars are 2500- 3000 a month. Converting the license takes about 15 minutes.