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Pensions

How many of us ever make a conscious effort to spend time considering and planning our retirement? When it’s often deemed an issue that will affect us only in the distant future, it is easy to relegate the topic to the ‘back burner’ and spend our energies coping with our all-too-often frenetic working conditions, our families and fitting both into busy social lives.   Yet, ...

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Education Fee Planning

Education – a key subject and one that’s often the source of heavy debate. Where do we want our children to be educated? Where are the best schools and teachers? What type of education do we want to be able to provide and, lastly, how much will it cost?    As parents we want the best education for our children and we want to be able to afford it. There is never any doubt ab ...

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Protection

The one area of Financial Planning that I am most passionate about is protection. We often use the analogy that Financial Planning is very much like building a house – before you lay the bricks its necessary to put the foundations in place. Life insurance and Critical Illness cover is one of these most important foundations. We have a responsi- bility in life to ensure that ourselves ...

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UAE Expats Saving for the Future

Zoe answers some questions compiled by Dubai Eye. The interview was aired on during this summer.    During your time here, what sort of trends have you seen, regarding UAE expats saving for the future; are we getting better or worse?   I think the UAE symbolizes a region for expats looking for greater financial rewards and new opportunities. Since the difficulties of 2008 I beli ...

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Culinary battles on Fujairah’s East Coast

After being ushered into a quietly energetic ballroom, it was clear to see that the UAE is home to some serious culinary talent. In its third year, the East Coast Culinary Competition has grown from a platform for Fujairah hotels to showcase their unsung heroes to a high-profile competition with challengers from Sri Lanka, Croatia, Oman and Saudi Arabia.   The ballroom was full with rows ...

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Relocating the past

After a rough start to their efforts, Fujairah Municipality and local business owners have successfully relocated to the new Al Hayl industrial area.   Communities have required services since time immemorial. The derelict area we know as Saniya (“Industrial area”) is now virtually empty due to the massive re-location of its small to medium size businesses.    From w ...

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Water Challenges in the UAE

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. - Stewart Udall   One of the most critical issues facing the quality of human life is water scarcity- either caused by poor management of freshwater, or by increased demand for it. All over the world, issues of water supply can range from shortages in times of crisis, rapid population growth to polluti ...

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Aqua Marine Tours to organise cruises along East Coast

A new entertainment company has opened in Fujairah offering short-term day and evening cruises along the East Coast. Aqua Marine Tours and Schooner Aquarius have recently opened an office in Fujairah International Marine Club hoping to become an important part of tourism services in the region.   Valentina Denchukova, the Managing Director of Aqua Marine Tours hopes to give customers to exp ...

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De-clutter your home

The beginning of the year brings about a lot of enthusiasm for new habits we swore we’d take up- most of us promise to lose weight, learn a new skill or perhaps quit smoking. Many people strive to simplify their lives and start at home.    There are a lucky few that are naturally neat, and don’t feel the need to accumulate possessions; there are the rest who seem to collect ...

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Ten Tips to Tackle your Spring Clean

While our lack of seasons here in the Middle East makes an annual ‘Deep Spring Clean’ slightly redundant, it is nonetheless a great way to refresh your home before the long hot summer sets in.   Spring-cleaning was traditional in many world cultures due to the pleasant, fresh climate making it easier to air out the home and remove dust from curtains and cupboards. There is also ...

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Author of “Five Point Someone” (“3 Idiots”) visits Fujairah

June 7th 2015 turned out to be a memorable day in the annals of Fujairah.  An audience of 300+ from all walks of life patiently listened to Chetan Bhagat, the famous author of six blockbuster books.  Chetan, so illustrious, was called “The Biggest Selling English Language Novelist in India’s History” by ‘The New York Times’.  ‘TIME Magazine&rsqu ...

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Mumbai Dabbawallas unfold wonders in Fujairah

Wednesday 30th September 2015

I was enthralled when I was informed that the Mumbai Dabbawallas will be in Fujairah. They are six sigma certified, ISO certified, most of them are illiterates and their error rate is almost zero.  The exhilaration has not waned even while I write these lines. Two gentlemen had come all the way to present an inspirational talk-show on September 21st at the Novotel Hotel. My fascination was ...

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UAE filmmakers shine in Muhr Emirati Competition

Saturday 28th November 2015

The UAE film industry has confirmed that 12 titles from UAE filmmakers have been selected for exhibition at the Muhr Emirati Competition as part of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) 2015. The compelling line-up includes five feature films, the most feature films ever to be selected in this category, and a further seven shorts and documentaries, all vying for the top spot during the 12 ...

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Fujairah Tennis and Country Club host Tenth Al Aqah Fun Day

Le Méridien Al Aqah in conjunction with the Fujairah Tennis & Country Club (FTCC) produced a “fantastic day out”, for families and visitors  with an array of activities, entertainment and dining options with all proceeds going to a local charities.   The event helped to raise money for several chosen charities - Dibba Al-Fujairah Rehabilitation Centre for Disab ...

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Burning Rubber in Fujairah

The first ever Round of the highly anticipated Federal Tyres King of Nations World Drift Championship has come to an end. With contenders entering from all over the globe to battle it out for valuable early points in the Championship, the custom built track by Keiichi Tsuchiya in Fujairah, Emirates overlooking the Sheikh Zayed Mosque laid the foundations for the perfect start to 2016.   A ...

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Khorfakkan artist features in ‘Portrait of a Nation’ exhibition

Khorfakkan born artist and resident, Mohammed Ahmed Ibrahim has been chosen to feature in this year’s Abu Dhabi Festival, an initiative of the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF).   His work, titled ‘The Qubba Project” has been commissioned as one of twenty works across the UAE in the theme of ‘Portrait of a Nation’. The artists have been chosen to pr ...

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Fujairah's Hotel Iftar Guide

During Ramadan, we're given a month full of opportunities to break the fast with friends, family and acquaintances. Fujairah Observer put together some of the special Ramadan Iftar offers going on around the region.   What’s on in Fujairah City   Dine in an elegant setting with your family and friends at Nour Arjaan by Rotana's Murjan Cafe & Restaurant and relish in a delic ...

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Plan a winter staycation on Yas Island

With plenty of hotel rooms and world-class leisure facilities, it’s easy to see how the vibrant island, just half an hour out of the center of the capital, saw 25 million visitors in 2015 alone.    With road service from the East Coast and Northern Emirates set to improve over the coming year, Yas Island is also proving itself to be a fantastic family destination for weekends a ...

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UAE’s Eagle Hills unveils second project in Fujairah

Abu Dhabi-based private real estate developer, Eagle Hills, has unveiled Fujairah Beach, a mega mixed-use development featuring The Palace, a luxury 5-star hotel with 162 rooms and a gated residential community in Fujairah city also includes 84 branded villas available in two, three and four bedrooms with stunning beach, garden, and city views.   The project is Eagle Hills’ second ...

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