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There are over two million Filipinos working in different parts of the word, and the number keeps getting higher by the day. These Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) often leave the country in search of “greener pastures” as well as to support their families. By the time their contract ends, some Pinoys are able to save… Read More

It’s now official: The Warner Brothers Theme Park will be opening at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi next year. The announcement was made recently at a press conference in the capital. At present, about 30 percent of the movie theme park has been completed. It is being constructed by Miral Asset Management LLC, a leading… Read More

As OFWs, we all know how it is to be “homesick.” We feel lonely, depressed, and isolated. Our mind wanders to the comforts of home, where our family and friends are. Sometimes, our feelings may even affect our concentration and performance at work. Indeed, homesickness is often associated with sad and negative feelings — but… Read More

We’ll soon be seeing flying taxis in Dubai, as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently confirmed that they will conduct a trial run of the vehicles in 2020. The RTA will conduct the test flight of Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VToL) vehicles in cooperation with Uber. The first demonstration network should be ready for… Read More

Some people go abroad by getting hired directly by a foreign company. Meanwhile, some people gain overseas employment through a recruitment agency. For those who are planning to work abroad, you might be thinking — which method is better? Overseas employment, whether through direct hiring or a recruitment agency, varies for everyone. Each situation has… Read More

hospitality industry dubai

Desiring a career is very important and as a result, you have to be practical and opt for the one based on its availability. And if you are looking for a career that proffers scores of opportunities, then go with a course that has endless employment options in hospital industry. It will not only enable… Read More

A heart-warming photo of Dubai’s crown prince has been making the rounds on social media lately. The picture shows His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum taking a “selfie” while feeding a giraffe! The prince posted the adorable photo on Instagram, where it became an instant hit among his followers. It clearly… Read More

Dubai Municipality opened the first UAE “Food Bank” recently at the Al Quoz area in Dubai. Her Highness Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the UAE Food Bank Board of Trustees, spoke during the opening ceremony. “I am extremely proud to see the first branch open only three months after the… Read More

A killer whale has been spotted at a beach in Umm Al Quwain recently. A video of the swimming animal, which is also called “orca,” has gone viral on Twitter. Many social media users retweeted the video, stating that killer whales are dangerous. This prompted the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment to clarify that… Read More

The Mohammed bin Rashid Library is now being constructed in the Jaddaf area, along the Dubai Creek. Hussain Lootah, the Director-General of Dubai Municipality, announced that the project is 15 percent complete and proceeding as planned. Spanning an area of 66,000 square meters, the main building will have a basement, a ground floor, and seven… Read More

The “National Policy for Empowering People with Disabilities” has just been launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The Dubai Ruler launched the policy while visiting the Ministry of Community Development. He stated that it seeks “to create an… Read More

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte topped the reader poll for this year’s TIME 100, an annual list that presents the one hundred most influential people in the world. After consistently leading the poll, Duterte gained 5% of the total “yes” votes. He is followed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Pope Francis, Microsoft founder Bill Gates,… Read More

Expats in the UAE will now have to renew their driver’s license every five years. The new law was issued by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, His Highness Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Previously, expats in the country could renew their driver’s license every 10 years. However, the… Read More

With 2.4 million followers, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is among the “top 10 most followed and effective world leaders” on Instagram. He is also popular on other social networks. A study published by PR firm Burson-Marsteller found that HH… Read More

how to pay dubai police fine online

In case you get into an accident on the road, knock on wood, here’s a step by step guide how to pay your Dubai Police Traffic Fine online. The Dubai Government is making it more convenient as you don’t have to go to their office/headquarters just to pay your penalty. Note: Be advised that during… Read More

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