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4-Year-Old Boy Dies after Being Trapped in Washing Machine

A four-year old boy has reportedly died after getting stuck and drowning inside an electric washing machine in a residence in Al Rawdha, Ajman as shared in a post by the Ajman Police via Instagram. ALSO READ: UAE Police Releases Safety Advisory for All Parents According to a statement by Lt. Colonel Yahya Khalaf Al… Read More

Abu Dhabi Food Festival Kicks off with ‘World of Food Abu Dhabi’

‘Tis the season for merry-making and binge eating. Kidding aside, if you do get on this habit, at least get to taste each of the flavours offered by various cuisines from all over the world. And the perfect place for this purpose here in the UAE is Abu Dhabi. ALSO READ: Jollibee Food Truck Opens… Read More

Two Filipina Cleaners Accused of Stealing AED 21,000 MacBook

Two Filipina cleaners were put to trial last Tuesday (December 11) for allegedly stealing a MacBook Pro worth AED 21,000 that was left inside a washroom in Dubai, according to a report by Gulf News. ALSO READ: How to Avoid Credit Card Theft: Abu Dhabi Police According to the statement of the Emirati complainant in court,… Read More

UAE Police Releases Safety Advisory for All Parents

In line with the upcoming extended winter break in the country, the Abu Dhabi Police have issued a safety advisory for parents concerning their children staying at home, as shared in a report by the Khaleej Times. ALSO READ: Abu Dhabi Introduces Tourism Safety Campaign The warning says: Do not place furniture near windows. This… Read More

MOCCCAE Issues New Animal Welfare Guidelines

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) introduced the new rules and provisions for Federal Law No. 16 of 2007 regarding animal welfare, along with the amendments applied in Federal Law No. 18 of 2016, as shared in a report by WAM.ae. ALSO READ: Dubai Safari Set to Reopen with New Animals & Attractions… Read More

OFW’s Art Tribute for ‘Year of Zayed’ Receives Distinction

A Filipino artist, Elygraf, who is based in Dubai, was given the distinction of displaying his masterpiece, a portrait of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founding father of the UAE, at the renowned Emirates Group Headquarters’ Atrium in Dubai. Elygraf shared the big news on social media as he is seen… Read More

Pinoy Swimmers Win 27 Golds at Dubai Championships 2

A group of young, Pinoy swimmers have just won big at a swimming meet held in Dubai! They participated in the 2018 Hamilton Aquatics Winter Long Course Swimming Championships, which was held recently at the Hamilton Aquatics Center in Dubai, The Philippine Star reported. ALSO READ: Filipino Athletes Join 9th Special Olympics MENA Regional Games in Abu… Read More

UAE Govt Aids Filipina Expat with AED 190K Debt 3

Imagine being jobless, facing a huge debt and travel ban. This was the case of a 43-year-old Filipina expat in the UAE — one of several cases that were recently resolved by the Human Rights Section of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD), the Khaleej Times reported. ALSO READ: UAE Gov’t Extends Visa Amnesty Until End of… Read More

12 hour flash sale dubai

Just recently, we shared about the upcoming Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), which will be held on the last week of December up to February next year. To kick off this much-awaited event, there will be 12-hour mega sale in participating malls and outlets! The 12-hour mega sale will be held from noon until midnight on… Read More

Security Guard Accused of Molesting Filipina Housemaid

The Dubai Court of First Instance has charged the security guard of a residential building with sexual harassment. The suspect, a 37-year-old Pakistani, has been accused of molesting while threatening to kill a female resident, the Khaleej Times reported. ALSO READ: Foreign Employer Molests 2 Filipina Maids During Massage The complainant, a 38-year-old Filipina housemaid, claimed that… Read More

Manager who Sexually Harassed Pinay Cleaner to be Jailed for Three Months

An Egyptian manager who allegedly groped a Filipina cleaner at work will serve three months in jail, after losing his appeal in court last Sunday (December 9), as shared in a report by the Gulf News. ALSO READ: UAE Do’s and Don’ts – Tips for Newcomers According to the report, the Pinay service cleaner who… Read More

Sharjah Airport Announces New Rules for Baggage Delivery

The Sharjah Airport Authority had released an announcement about the implementation of new baggage rules at the facility starting December 4. The new rules encompass luggage specifications, which, as per the authority, will enhance operational performance, reduce improper baggage handling, and boost the airport’s competitiveness within the region, as shared in a report by WAM.ae.… Read More

Sheikh Hamdan Opens World’s Largest Arabic Audio Library

Last December 6, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, officiated the launch of the Dubai Audio Library, the world’s largest Arabic audio library to date. ALSO READ: Dubai Airports, Execujet Welcome Pilots on Wheelchairs’ Visit during World Tour The library, which was created to cater to seven… Read More