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Art lovers, get ready! The city’s biggest 3D art festival, Dubai Canvas, will be held on March 1 – 7, 2018. Last year, the event was held at City Walk. This time around, the festival will take place at La Mer Dubai — the latest beachfront destination brought to us by Meraas. Since 2015, Dubai Canvas… Read More

It’s official: The biggest mall in the region will be completed by 2021, and it’s going to be in Dubai! Leading developer Nakheel recently signed a contract with United Engineering Construction (UNEC) for the construction of Deira Mall — the biggest mall in the Middle East! Many of the malls in Dubai are already impressive, but in… Read More

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All OFWs and other expats in Dubai who are earning a monthly salary of AED 3500 and below, a dental clinic in Dubai is offering a 90 percent discount on dental care with free consultation and first CT free of charge. Dubai-based Dr Roze & Associates Dental Clinic has launched its latest CSR initiative, Fair… Read More

Just the other day, we shared about a Filipino teacher who is a finalist for an international award. Today, we would like to present another “kabayan” who is among the winners of the prestigious Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA). The award’s Instagram Photo Contest 2018 has just completed its first… Read More

To all domestic workers from the Philippines and Indonesia, you do not need to submit a Good Conduct & Behaviour Certificate — just yet. Recently, it was announced that domestic workers from these two countries don’t have to comply with the requirement until the middle of this year. The statement was made by the Ministry of… Read More

To our fellow Pinoys who are planning to send a “balikbayan box” back home, make sure that you send it via an accredited cargo company. Beware of sending your package through “fly by night” companies. Otherwise, your box and its contents could get lost, or worse — stolen. The warning was issued by an official… Read More

Around 100,000 foreign workers in the UAE will receive a new guide book this year. It contains information about the country’s culture, workers’ rights and responsibilities, basic services, emergency hot-lines, and other things that expatriates should be aware of when living in the UAE. Recently, Senator Manny Pacquiao announced that a new handbook for OFWs (Overseas… Read More

Today’s OFW interview features Eve, a 24-year-old Filipina who hails from Leyte province. She graduated with a degree in Accountancy and worked for a major bank in the Philippine before coming to Dubai. She is currently working as an Admin Coordinator for a logistics company, and has been living in Dubai for one and a half… Read More

Today’s OFW interview features Janice, a Filipina who has been living in Dubai for 17 years. Having studied and graduated from renowned universities in the Philippines, she is currently a Sales Manager for a real estate agency, catering to Filipinos and foreign clients in the UAE. Janice considers coming to Dubai as “the most pivotal moment”… Read More

It may not be the biggest or most well-known emirate in the country, but there are many awesome places to visit in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. What’s more, one thing is for certain — their latest, gravity-defying attraction will surely put this emirate in the world map! The “Jebel Jais Flight” is a zip line… Read More

A Filipino educator is just one step closer to winning a $1 million grand prize. Jesus Insilada, English teacher and principal at Caninguan National High School in Iloilo, Philippines — is among the top 10 finalists of the Varkey Foundation’s Global Teacher Prize 2018. Every year, this major event recognizes teachers who have made outstanding… Read More

Coming soon to Dubai is Bluewaters Island, a new haven for luxury living, shopping, dining, and entertainment. Situated off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Residence, it is also the home of the upcoming Ain Dubai (formerly called Dubai Eye) — the world’s largest observation wheel! The island is connected to the mainland via a roadway from… Read More

Just like in other countries, labour laws in the UAE have been set to uphold the welfare of all workers. For instance, there is a law for domestic workers that helps protect their rights and benefits. Likewise, there are rules on working hours, official leaves, and other related concerns. Aside from all these, did you know that… Read More

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