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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

The year 2018 just keeps getting better for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Last month, we witnessed the launching of the Overseas Filipino Bank (OFB), which will soon be opening its first overseas branches in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Bahrain. Recently, we learned about another government measure that will benefit Pinoy workers abroad: a handbook for… Read More

Just a few days after the car accident in Abu Dhabi that caused 44 vehicles to collide and injured 22 people, the police have arrested a truck driver for violating traffic rules. He was driving a heavy vehicle in unstable weather conditions during peak hours, which is against the law. The accident happened along Sheikh Mohammad… Read More

fog accident emirates road (1)

DUBAI – Only a few days after an accident in Abu Dhabi highway involving a 44-vehicle pile-up resulting to 22 people injured, another accident has been reported in the UAE. This time in Emirates Road and involves 28 vehicles and 9 injured people. Related Post: How to Drive Safely During Foggy Weather The UAE has… Read More

abu dhabi accident fog highway

Urging our drivers to please be careful when driving on the road especially during unstable weather. In an accident that occurred in Abu Dhabi, 44 vehicles collided and 22 people were injured. Related Post: How to Drive Safely During Foggy Weather There was heavy fog in the highway which attributed to the accident which happened around… Read More

sheikh mohammed in global village

Spotted at the Dubai Global Village was His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai. On Feb 2, Sheikh Mohammed toured the popular tourist attraction which houses various country-themed pavilions that showcase products, merchandise and culture from each country. Also Read: Dubai Miracle… Read More

Carrying certain medicines in the UAE is one thing, while hiding something else in them is another. At Sharjah Airport recently, a man has been arrested for trying to smuggle out something suspicious in a food supplement bottle: powdered gold worth AED 100K. According to the Airport Police Department Head, Colonel Mattar Al Ketbi, customs officers… Read More

Dubai residents, please be advised about a new fee for government transactions. An additional AED 10 will be charged for every transaction, based on Law No. 01 and Law No. 02 of 2018, which are the Knowledge Dirham Fee and Innovation Dirham Fee, respectively. These laws have been issued recently by the Vice President, Prime… Read More

sheikha hessa death

On Sunday, 28th January 2018,Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced Sheikha Hessa’s death and called for three days of official mourning. Sad news as UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, is mourning the death of his mother, the late Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, who passed away today, January 28th,… Read More

With only a thousand days to go before Expo 2020 Dubai, event organizers have launched its first international marketing campaign. Based on the theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” — the campaign visuals are simple yet brilliant, colorful and make a lasting impact. Last August, we shared images from the Expo 2020 Dubai site, taken… Read More

About a month ago, we shared images of the Dubai Creek Tower as it undergoes construction in the Dubai Creek Harbour, one of Emaar’s latest projects. Pretty soon, it will be the tallest structure in the world, and everyone is really excited to see this upcoming iconic tower! Recently, the Vice President and Prime Minister of… Read More

Earlier this month, we witnessed the royal wedding of Sheikh Suhail bin Ahmed bin Juma Al Maktoum and Sheikha Maryam — who happens to be the daughter of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. Just recently, another Emirati couple got married. Their is not your… Read More

TRA Fine VPN use

Ever since the blocking of Skype and other Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) apps in the UAE, people have been wondering how to make calls online. Etisalat has offered legal VoIP calling services as an alternative, while some people use Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) instead. Recently, however, a viral text message has been going around, asking the… Read More