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Sunday, May 9, 2010

Treasures in ‘Fujairah Observer’ Archives

The Fujairah Observer is online and its archives are rich with Fujairah information. If you are thinking of visiting Fujairah it would pay to do some digging in the online archives.

Community Builder
The Observer is a monthly magazine distributed along the UAE east coast to hotels, clubs and supermarkets but it is also obtainable by subscription. It does much to build a sense of community and it is one of the few local magazines in Fujairah.

Regular Features
The Fujairah Observer covers these regular features:
Fujairah News—conferences, business news, people
College Happenings
School Events
Health Articles
Club News: Toastmasters, Social Clubs
Films Reviews
Hotel and Restaurant News
Local Culture
Sporting Fixtures
Charitable Projects
Editor’s Letter: Dr Al Kindi puts his finger on Fujairah’s pulse
Classified Advertisements—services, for sale, jobs, accommodation--they’re free!

In the Archives
Here’s a sample of the articles from the online archives (from January 2009):

The Arts in Fujairah
Artist: Natasja Ahout (acrylic painting on canvas and more)
Artist: Haley Haddow (Fused Glass creations & exhibition)
Artist: Mara Thorson (painter, weaver, textile fabrications)
Artist: Saad Ibrahim (doodler, scribbler, eclectic expressions)
Artist: Alan Nambiar (Photographer)
Artist: Madiha Noaman (Still Life to Abstract Landscapes)
Novelist: Asha Iyer Kumar (Life as an Expat)
Poets: Saniya Shahid; Ms. Tammy; Marie Kristine Shrestha & (2); Brinelle Cladson
Fujairah International Monodrama Festival 2010
Thoban Pottery Plant
The Falcon Files—Drama Production

Fujairah Government Developments & Transport
Establishing e-Government in Fujairah
National Rail Network is Coming
Fujairah—Dubai Bus Service
Dibba to Kalba bus service

Who’s Who?
Profile on Dr Khalid Al Mazroui: General Manager Fujairah International Airport
Profile on Rev Peter Chase
Who is Saindee De La Cruz?
Restaurateur Raed Dabbous
Siegfried Fischer and Hispania (racing yacht)

Get Involved
Trekking Nepal and further on Nepal
The Flying Angel and more on Raising Money for the Angel
Social Service by local schools
Fujairah Toastmasters
Community Library Borrowing at HCT Colleges
Rotana teams up with MSF

Understanding Emirati Culture
How Emiratis are named
The Cities of the UAE and their Names
HCT Heritage & Culture Tour
Greeting an Emirati: What to say and do.
Drinking Coffee Arabic & Turkish Style.
The Significance of the Holy Month of Ramadan
Famous Arabians: Ahmed bin Majid
Dhow Racing
Al Shoosh Rowing Champs 2009
Falconry Competition

Sports in the UAE
Quad Biking around the UAE
Maktoum Championships
MK Interactive Games
Fishing Competition—The Fujairah Classic
Winners in 2009 Fujairah Classic and the fish; January 2010 Report
Fishing for Dorado
More Fishing Reports; October 2009 Fishing Report
F2 World Championships 2009; 2010 January Report
Swimming Championships 2009
Al Shoosh Rowing Champs 2009
Fujairah Rugby (7s)
Dhow Racing
Falconry Competition
Tennis Championships

Eating and Drinking
Food Guide to Green Valley, Al Meshwar, Seeran, Gulf Flower Bakery etc.
Fujairah’s Top Chefs Talk about Food and Recommend Dishes and eateries
Restaurants: Harbour Club, Faseel Restaurant, New Sheetal, Oriental, Munch More
Restaurant Reviews: Sapore; Faseel Café
The Concept of the Harbour Club Restaurant
The Club at Fujairah Free Zone

Ongoing Education
How to speak up in a meeting and be heard

Environment and Conservation
Washing cars in environmentally friendly ways.
Earth Day: Tree Planting, Recycling,
Wadi Wurayah, UAE’s Protected Area & Camping in Wadi Wurayah
Garra Smarti: Discovery of New species of Freshwater fish
Going Green at Work—Recycling Tips at home
Clean Up Arabia 2010
Rejuvenating Marine Life

Healthy Living and Wellbeing in the Emirates
Staying Young and Looking Fresh in the Gulf Climate
Where do I go to buy gifts, purchase pottery or beautify myself?
Living in the Heat
Air conditioning and Dehydration
Hair Loss & Healthy Hair and Desalinated water and Hair
10 Simple Changes for Healthy Living
Understanding Asthma
Good Habits for a Healthier Lifestyle
Juice Fasting
Home Remedies
Curbing Cholesterol
Diabetes in the UAE and Gulf
Tips for Eating at Festive Times
Audio Screening for Children
Festive Food
Home Care Services
Thick Glossy Hair
Stress and Shortness of Breath in Pregnancy
Losing Weight with Good Habits
Healthy Pets in Fujairah
Wedding Exhibition

Tourism Trends and Ideas
Travel Trends
Take a seaplane flight with Seawings
Exploring Musandam Peninsula
Tourist Night Souk and Fujairah Souk opens
Cruise Ship Season in Fujairah; ‘Brilliance of the Sea’ calls in to Fujairah
Abulhoul Aviation offers new ways to get to Fujairah

Many thanks to the Observer staff for their monthly editions and for putting the articles online for ongoing reference.

Fujairah Observer Office
Room 312/3
Fujairah Trade Centre
P O Box 2000
Email: fujobs@eim.ae
Tel: 09 2241918
Mob: 050 4843470
Fax: 09 2241916

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