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dubai to fujairah via bus

In terms of size, Fujairah is the fifth-largest among the 7 emirates of the UAE, spanning a total land area of 1,450 square kilometres. Interestingly, it is the only emirate that is located on the Gulf of Oman, unlike the others, which are situated along the Persian Gulf. What makes Fujairah unique is its magnificent landscape —… Read More

dubai prince saves oryx

The Arabian oryx is a native animal in the UAE. Formerly limited to the western part of the country, there are now oryx breeding herds in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and other parts of the UAE. Recently, an oryx in Dubai was found entangled in rope. Fortunately, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al… Read More

how to check travel ban 2

If you have ever been involved in a financial case and you would like to check your status, Dubai Police has introduced a new service that allows you to do so. According to the Director of Artificial Intelligence Department at Dubai Police, Brigadier Khalid Nasser Al Razooqi, anyone can use the service to check on… Read More

Situated on the Gulf Coast, along the western coast of the UAE, is Ajman. In terms of land area, it is the smallest emirate in the country, covering only 460 square kilometres. The emirate of Ajman may have the smallest land area; however, it is the fifth-largest when it comes to population, with 80 percent… Read More

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Even though there are many public transportation options in Dubai and across the UAE, some people still resort to carpooling, which is considered illegal in the country. What exactly is “carpooling”? This happens when a private vehicle is used to transport passengers, without having any legal license or permit to do so. To prevent this illegal practice,… Read More

expo 2020 dubai jobs 5

Aside from job openings at Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), there are other fantastic career opportunities waiting just for you! There are currently 36 jobs that are up for grabs, as part of the preparations for Expo 2020 Dubai, Khaleej Times reported. With only two years ago until Expo 2020 Dubai begins, massive constructions are underway. It… Read More

uae visa for retired expats

For the past few months, the government of the UAE has been introducing new laws and several major changes in visa rules. As part of their latest move, the UAE Cabinet has approved a long-term visa for expat retirees in the country, based on a report by WAM News Agency. Aside from the new visa, the… Read More

dubai to sharjah public bus 2

The third-largest among the 7 emirates of the UAE, Sharjah is bordered by the cities of Dubai and Ajman. There are many places to visit in Sharjah: Al Hisn Museum, Al Zahra Square, Arabian Wildlife Centre, Sharjah Heritage Area, and so much more! With its many attractions, Sharjah is also known as the “Cultural Capital of the… Read More

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As typhoon Ompong (international name “Mangkhut”) moves closer to the Philippines, the state weather bureau, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), has declared storm signal warnings across Luzon, Philstar.com reported. Consequently, work and classes have been suspended in several provinces, cities, and municipalities all over the country. Here is the latest image from the Joint Typhoon… Read More

pinoy music jam 2018

Just last week, more than 5000 Filipino fans flocked to the Al Ghurair Centre to see Erich Gonzales, Enchong Dee, and Matteo Guidicelli during the Global Pinoy Idol promotion. And now, there is one more reason to get really excited about — Pinoy Music Jam 2018!!! Pinoy Music Jam is one of the biggest Filipino musical festivals in the… Read More

how to renew pakistani passport dubai 1

Today’s article is geared towards our Pakistani readers. If you are a Pakistani national living in Dubai and you need to renew your passport soon — we’ve checked out the requirements and details for you. Keep on reading to know more! You can renew your passport at the Consulate General of Pakistan in Dubai (or… Read More

Philippines Braces for Super Typhoon Ompong

A few years ago, super typhoon Haiyan, with the local name “Yolanda,” hit the Philippines. It was one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded, with massive storm surges devastating crops, destroying entire communities, and leaving millions of people homeless. Today, a new typhoon is set to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). The Philippine Atmospheric… Read More

last day of overseas filipino voters registration 1

There are currently more than 600,000 Filipinos with jobs in Dubai and across the UAE. That’s more than half a million voters, if everyone were to participate in the upcoming elections! Speaking of which, the last day of Overseas Absentee Voters Registration is drawing near. The deadline for overseas voters registration is on September 30, giving… Read More

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