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Ruwais.info Anniversary Challenge

| Ruwais | July 28, 2015

2-years-anniversary2 years have passed since www.Ruwais.info was registered and developed into a news & ads website. Originally it was dedicated to Ruwais Housing Complex residents, but there are also many worldwide visitors interested in finding out more about life in Ruwais.

In this whole time i have gathered information and, with it, have tried to make interesting articles to improve and share the experiences, tackles and knowledge about life in Ruwais. Your positive feedback to the articles has always been a source of inspiration and encouragement. Remember to keep sending me your inquiries and i will try my best to deliver you the requested information through new articles, comments or emails.

According to our jetpack and google statistics, the articles and the ads have been visited over 286,410 times. I think this is quite impressive considering that Ruwais population is not that big (~20.000). But traffic is not actually relevant when it comes to delivering real information about Ruwais and creating a growing community on the website, as well as on our facebook page.

It is time to say a sincere Thank You and to invite you to our anniversary Challenge.

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UAE fuel prices to rise in August

| UAE | July 22, 2015

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Fuel prices will be deregulated from next month and a new pricing policy linked to global prices will be adopted, the Ministry of Energy has announced.

The decision to remove current state regulations on the price of gas and diesel from August 1 is aimed at supporting the national economy, lowering fuel consumption, protecting the environment and preserving national resource, said Suhail Al Mazroui, the Minister of Energy, according to the news agency Wam.

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Amazon.com shopping with Ruwais delivery

| Ruwais, UAE | February 9, 2015

I have recently discovered something interesting while shopping online on Amazon.com . It is probably old news for frequent online shoppers, but i think it is a good tip that everyone can benefit from. I will explain more in the following review.

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In a previous article : Online shopping solutions for Ruwais i have mentioned the SnS service. While that service is crucial for online shopping from around the world, i mainly use it to shop from USA, on amazon.com. The SnS warehouse from USA is in state of New York, and all sales (including online shopping) are subject to a specific 8.875% local tax. What can we do to avoid those taxes ? We can change our freight company, we can select to buy from other sellers or we can have our orders delivered directly to our country.

Still, If you like shopping from amazon.com with SnS, i guess that you also tend to get the FREE Super Saver Shipping option on your purchases. So we are willingly accepting to wait 7-10 days to have the order shipped to our USA freight address in order to not pay additional shipping charges. Then we accept to wait another 4-5 working days to have Aramex deliver the package to our UAE location.

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eLife UAE National Day Promotion

| UAE | November 27, 2014

Celebrate this UAE National Day with eLife! Get a 43Mpbs free Internet speed upgrade. Get free 43 On Demand movies and get 43 free Home Telephone to Mobile minutes across the UAE.

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Limited period offer | For more information, call 800 101

Free Free Automatically
on Demand movies and calls for existing and new eLife customers activated

More Benefits

  • The offers will be running during the National Day week as a celebration of the UAE’s National Day
  • No action required by customer. Benefits are automatically enabled.

 

How to get the promotion ?

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UAE National Polio Campaign

| Ruwais, UAE | November 16, 2014

Polio Vaccination

[16th - 27th Nov,2014 /11th -22nd, Jan 2015].
Available in Al Ruwais Hospital for Children of Age group (0 – 5 years)
No registrations required for Polio Vaccines.
Timings: 8 AM to 1 AM , 5 PM to 8 PM

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Flu Vaccinations

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Abu Dhabi – Oman Border & Visa Run

| Ruwais, UAE | October 5, 2014

If your relatives or your friends want to extend their 30 days tourist visa in the Abu Dhabi Emirate they have 2 options. You can go to the Residency & Expatriates Affairs office and pay 700 AED or You can do an Oman Visa Run and pay 35 AED upon UAE exit plus 5 Omani Riyals (48 AED) upon Oman entry. Oman exit and UAE entry is free of charge.

I chose to do the Oman visa run from Al Ain (eastearn part of Abu Dhabi Emirate) through Mezyad Border for my mother-in-law. Not only is it cheaper, but you can repeat this process without restrictions.

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(Abu Dhabi) UAE – Oman Border Mezyad – GPS : N 24°01’33.1″ E 55°50’49.6″

I have started the trip at 5:30 AM (from Ruwais) and have reached the Mezyad border at almost 9 AM. The road is (on average) smooth and clear. Before getting to the destination you will pass a (mountain) rocky areas and a few camel farms.

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How to renew UAE ID card online

| UAE | September 14, 2014

emirates-identity-authority-logoDear friends, as we know that for so many jobs and tasks we always need a valid UAE ID. So we always need to renew it. But as there is no typing center available to Ruwais, we have to visit either Ghayathi or Abu Dhabi that will be time consuming. But i have some good news for you: We can renew our UAE ID card online from our homes. I will guide you through the whole process of it.

Precaution:

  1. Find your passport
  2. Find your UAE ID card
  3. Disable pop up blocker from your browser

Lets proceed. Our first step is to scan the following:

  1. UAE ID FRONT SIDE
  2. UAE ID BACK SIDE
  3. PASSPORT FRONT PAGE
  4. PASSPORT BACK PAGE
  5. VALID RESIDENCY (VISA) PAGE

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Welcome to www.Ruwais.info

  • This website was created for the people living in the Ruwais Housing Complex. It provides to all the visitors accurate information about our city. You may also post ads or find out about local deals and jobs in the Ruwais Marketplace forum section.

  • Ruwais Housing & Community Services Unit will answer to all your valid enquiries if you use the following Official Email Address.

  • We encourage the ever growing Ruwais Community to make ad posts, comments, suggestions, complaints or appraisals.
    And remember to Share and Like us!

RHC Phone Numbers

  • UAE Emergency
    All Emergencies : 999
  • Ruwais Emergency
    Police : 02-8081000
    Ambulance : 998
    Quick Intervention : 02-8083585
  • Toll Free Number
    All Enquiries : 800-Ruwais (800-789247)
  • Services
    Ruwais Hospital : 02-6020614
    Maintenance Request : 02-6027871
    Security Office : 02-6027753 / 02-6027782

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