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UAE residents, the 2nd of October 2016 is announced as a holiday for both private and public sectors in celebration of the Islamic New Year. Since October 2 is a Sunday, this means a long weekend (including Friday and Saturday before) for everyone. Gitex Shopper – Biggest Mega Sale on Gadgets from 1-8 October 2016… Read More

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The annual and biggest mega sale on the latest gadgets is back! Out of this world discounts on all items and you can even grab the chance to win amazing prizes just for being there during the show! Happening on October 1 till 8, have access to the latest gadgets exclusive at the show: laptops, HD… Read More

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“The beach is my canvas and the rake is my paintbrush. Then the wonderful happens.” – Nathaniel Alapide And what a truly unique masterpiece it is. Meet Nathaniel A. Alapide – proudly Filipino – making waves in the art scene with his breathtaking sand murals on the shorelines of Dubai. Nathaniel is currently employed by… Read More

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Dubai OFW, although initially intended for Filipinos, welcomes readers from around the world to learn about life in the United Arab Emirates. We post helpful updates and useful articles that provide information to make you aware of what’s going on in this side of the country. So in this aim to help everyone, today we share… Read More

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My Optimum Nutrition stash just arrived today. As always, delivery from the Sporter Team is always quick. Now I’m able to replenish some protein and other health supplements that I’ve used up. I’m a fan of ON’s Whey Protein ever since I start hitting the gym in Dubai. This time, I was also able to… Read More

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Power mentor, wealth and life coach, Mr. Chink Positive is coming to Dubai this November for a once-in-a-lifetime life changing event. 48 Hours of Non-Stop Learning in Dubai with Chinkee Tan will take place in City Seasons Hotel, Deira on November 4th and 5th. The Filipino radio and TV personality, dubbed as Mr. Chink Positive,… Read More

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Planning to go on a trip to France to see the Eiffel Tower? Or maybe search and experience the best chocolates in Belgium? or drink a bottle of one of the finest port wine in Portugal? Aside from getting all your bags packed preparing to go, you will need one important thing: a Schengen visa.… Read More

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Working abroad is never easy. Many Filipinos are forced to leave the country not because they have a choice but out of necessity. With the promise of better wages in other parts of the world, Filipinos risk being away from their families to earn. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, there is an estimated 2.4… Read More

things to know when doing charity in dubai

The PCG (Philippine Consulate General) in Dubai and the Northern Emirates advises Filipinos working in the UAE  to avoid spearheading fund/charity drives without legal approval. As decreed in 2015 by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, VP and PM of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, Decree No (9) states that “Collection of… Read More

Filipina in Abu Emirates UAE

Our next interview is with Aprilyn who has been living in the UAE for 1 year and 10 months. She used to work as a beauty consultant in the Philippines. Now, she is working for one of the well-known companies in the UAE, handling top luxury makeup brands. Happily married, she and her husband are working hard… Read More

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Filipinos abroad warned against the risks of doing visa runs. The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates is sharing a public advisory from the POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Authority) regarding the implicit risks of doing Visa runs which is considered as one of the means being used illegally by human traffickers and drug… Read More

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Dubai residents, if you’re planning to go for a shopping spree, you might want to check out The Big Clearance Sale from 1-3 September 2016 at the Dubai World Trade -Center. Various retail brands on clothing, shoes and lifestyle will participate in this event and will have offers as much as 80% OFF. As per statement released by the (Dubai… Read More

it engineer uae

Meet Ernesto, an IT engineer who came to the UAE 10 years ago. He started as an IT Technician and worked his way to becoming an IT Operations Assistant Manager. He is the only Filipino in the IT department of an established group of companies, working with Pakistanis for 8 years now. Learning about Ernesto’s career shows… Read More

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