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Moving to Abu Dhabi, UAE

An expat in Abu Dhabi wrote, "Make sure you negotiate with your employer to cover your accommodation or include high accommodation allowance. Living in a compound in a villa is the best choice - one can find many European expatriates to be among with." (Read More)

Moving to Abu Dhabi, UAE

Another expat in Abu Dhabi advised, "You will need to make a trade-off between living "on-island" at a higher cost for a smaller place, or "off-island" for more space and a yard. Since social isolation is a big hazard, I would put a very high priority on living "on-island" rather than out in the boondocks where you need to drive long " (Read More)

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ColdFusion Server Enterprise 9,0,2,282541
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Time Stamp 04-Jul-20 08:11 PM
Locale English (US)
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Host Name 162.158.78.110


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         and networkid = 112 
         and city <> ''
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