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Abu Dhabi to privatise public transport

The private sector is for the first time to be given a major role in the development and management of new transport projects in the capital.
The move is part of Abu Dhabi's efforts to expand its privatisation programme.
Private operators will be invited to run the planned metro, public buses and water-taxis that will link the emirate's 200 islands, said Abdullah Rashid Al Otaiba, Chairman of the Department of Transport.

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New Dh200 note to be issued on Tuesday

The amended Dh200 currency note with new security features will go into circulation from May 27, 2008, an official statement from the Central Bank said yesterday.

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Passengers to enjoy free wi-fi at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Abu Dhabi Airports Company, the owner-operator of Abu Dhabi International Airport, has today announced a number of changes that will take place from the 1 June 2008 with free wi-fi access to the internet for passengers being made available for the first time.

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Abu Dhabi crowned Best Arab City

Abu Dhabi has trounced Dubai to claim the top spot as the Best Arab City to live in, according to the second annual study of its kind published by Dubai-based
Saneou Al Hadath magazine.

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Four warehouses gutted in capital

ABU DHABI — Property worth millions of dirhams went up in flames when a huge fire broke out in Mina (port) Zayed yesterday evening. The cause of the fire, which started at 5.45pm and continued until late last night, is yet to be determined.

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Abu Dhabi rents jump 24%

Abu Dhabi saw probably the biggest average annual rent increases ever recorded in the UAE in the year up to the end of March, with rents up 24%, according to a new survey from Asteco.
The biggest rent hikes were for villas, with a 57% year-on-year rise. Occupancy levels of close to 100% make finding accommodation virtually impossible.

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Bon Jovi take Lost Highway to Abu Dhabi with Etihad

The Abu Dhabi-based airline is sponsor and the official airline for the outdoor concert which takes place in the grounds of Emirates Palace on Tuesday 20 May in front of 20,000 eager fans.

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Abu Dhabi to slash crime, accident rates

The 'Abu Dhabi Police Strategic Plan 2008-2012' identifies six priorities for the police to achieve, UAE daily Gulf News reported on Wednesday.
The strategy is focused on the control of crime by prevention, control of crime rates, maintenance of general safety and security, and making Abu Dhabi’s roads safer, the newspaper said.

The plan, which was established with the help of international policing experts, also intends to establish mutual trust between the public and police force.

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Market - Abu Dhabi 3 May

We are having a Market at Mangrove Village between two bridges (Abu Dhabi) on the 3 May 2008. Various crafts and good quality goods to be sold. Come and enjoy the day with us from 10-4. Enquiries phone Lizette 050 5714720

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