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RTA Ties up with Dubai Commercial Bank for Payment of Fines

Anyone who has incurred fines from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) for any road and traffic violation can soon settle their payments through an easier and more convenient method. Following its initiative to make license renewals more convenient and accessible, the RTA is now doing the same thing for payments of fines through a… Read More

Sharing Unauthorized Private Information of Others Can Get You Fined o Jailed in the UAE

What others consider as harmless “small talk” or gossip, especially at work, is something that residents in the UAE, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), should be mindful of and avoid doing, as much as they can. Under the UAE law, such act is considered illegal and deemed punishable by authorities. Furthermore, with the advancement in… Read More

HH Sheikh Hamdan leads a meeting about Dubai Future Councils Image Credit: Dubai Media Office

When he’s not out launching futuristic transport or safety initiatives across the emirate, the Dubai Crown Prince is actively pursuing what lies ahead for the city’s residents. ALSO READ: Prince Hamdan Shares Photo of Heart-shaped Lakes On January 16, the Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin… Read More

Philippine High School Wins Zayed Sustainability Prize in Abu Dhabi 1

A high school in the Philippines recently won the 2019 Zayed Sustainability Prize (ZSP), besting other finalists from East Asia and the Pacific in the Global High Schools category. Yay! ALSO READ: Filipino Environmentalist Part of New Guinness World Record in UAE On Monday, January 14, Muntinlupa National High School (MNHS) received the prestigious prize for… Read More


For the third consecutive year, the UAE ranked among the top five best places to work abroad. According to HSBC’s Expat Explorer Survey, the country ranked fourth in the global list. ALSO READ: Most “In Demand” Courses & Majors in the UAE The survey interviewed 22,000 respondents from around the world. Notably, the generous benefit packages… Read More

How to Get Free Car Check-ups for One Year in the UAE

As announced last year, 2019 will be observed as the Year of Tolerance, with respect to the country’s important role in bridging differences among people with different nationalities and back grounds. However, other than the spirit of goodwill and respect being promoted by the initiative, not much is known as to how companies and organizations… Read More

Image Credit: Tanuki Dubai FB Page

Dubai is known for embracing advanced technology. It’s got flying taxis, rescue drones, robocops, and a pharmacy run by robots, to name a few. Just recently, a new restaurant has taken hospitality to greater heights — with an entertaining robot host! ALSO READ: 10 Futuristic Inventions at GITEX Technology Week The state-of-the-art robot stands at the entrance… Read More

Drivers and Passengers May be Issued AED 400 Warning Fine for this Violation

Driving  safely under challenging circumstances, especially here in the UAE where the weather can easily turn from bad to worse within a day’s time is one thing, but driving safely at all times is a habit that all learned motorists must strictly adhere to in order to avoid little accidents on the road. Furthermore, basic… Read More

Woman Assaulted by Man Posing as Staff Member in Dubai Park

Going out for a quick stroll in the park may seem like one of the most non-threatening activities you can do on your free time, but with malicious people hanging around in the neighborhood, cases of crime and abuse won’t be as unlikely as one would think. As citizens, no matter how much the local… Read More

New Visa to be Introduced in the UAE Soon

The entry of 2019 marked the end of the visa amnesty initiative rolled out by the government to aid illegal residents in fixing their residency papers and continue staying and working in the country. And while there is no word yet as to when or if another visa amnesty scheme would be rolled out anytime… Read More

New 78-storey Uptown Tower Coming Soon to Dubai 3

Dubai is already known for its towering skyscrapers and stunning architecture, yet it always seeks to add some more! Just recently, the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) has awarded a contract to build the first ever super tall tower in the Uptown Dubai district. Yay! ALSO READ: Some Photos At The Top of Burj Khalifa DMCC… Read More

Dubai Announces 2-Year Visiting License for Doctors 4

Great news for healthcare professionals! The Dubai Heathcare City Authority recently made an announcement about a new license that enables physicians, dentists, and practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to enter and work in the UAE for two years! ALSO READ: New Year Marks Start of Long Term Visas for Expats The Visiting Doctor’s License… Read More

Online Registration for the Papal Mass Now Open

With the announcement of Pope Francis’ first-ever papal visit in the region for an inter-faith convention made since last year, many devout Catholics including Filipinos in the UAE as well as those in neighboring countries have expressed excitement and interest to see the pontiff in person, in this historical event that is set to happen… Read More

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