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If you are familiar with social media rules in the UAE, then you know that taking pictures of people without their permission is against the law. When it comes to spotting a violation, however, then you shouldn’t hesitate to capture photos and report to authorities. For instance, if you find an insect in your food or… Read More

Are you planning to apply or switch to a new job in the UAE? Increase your chances of getting hired by knowing the top industries and most in-demand jobs in the emirates. Based on a new study by LinkedIn, job seekers in the UAE will find plenty of opportunities in retail and hospitality industries. Similarly,… Read More

Great news for government employees! UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the release of salary bonuses to all government employees, including serving and retired workers, civilians and military, and social welfare service beneficiaries. Last year, the President was lauded for passing a law for domestic workers. Meanwhile, this year’s… Read More

dubai police security video

Aside from giving us safety reminders, the police force can be trusted with their primary role: fighting crime. In today’s article, we present a video showing the Dubai Police in action! The video shows Dubai Police apprehending a couple of thieves, who had snatched a bag of money from a parked car in Abu Dhabi.… Read More

Do you have a special date in mind… a birthday, graduation, or anniversary, perhaps? You can now customise your car plate based on this date, thanks to the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority’s (RTA) latest initiative: “Your Memorable Moments on Your Vehicle’s Plate.” In an earlier article, we shared about how to upgrade your car… Read More

When working abroad, Filipinos go to the Philippine embassy to process important documents. For instance, when Pinoys in Dubai need to renew their passport or apply for a marriage certificate, they head to the office of the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in the emirate. However, since embassies often operate on weekdays, most Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)… Read More

The law in the UAE includes rules on going online and using the Internet. In relation to this, the Telecommunications and Regulatory Authority (TRA) recently issued a statement, cautioning everyone against publishing or sharing fake news via social media networks. Specifically, the regulatory body put emphasis on Article 29 of Federal No. 5 of 2012,… Read More

There are several malls in Dubai and the UAE already, though there is always something new around the corner. Just recently, a new and exciting shopping destination opened in Sharjah: “Zero 6” Mall. Situated near the up-and-coming University City, Zero 6 Mall has been dubbed as a mall for the “new generation.” Hence, it has plenty… Read More

Earlier this year, it was confirmed by UAE Telecoms that Skype as well as other unlicensed VoIP services were blocked/banned in the country. However, this may change based on recent updates where UAE authorities are discussing the possibility of lifting restrictions on the services. According a report from Arabic newspaper Al Ittihad, the discussions are still ongoing… Read More

Everybody loves to travel, although some people tend to spend more money than most. And based on a recent global survey, residents of the UAE are among the world’s biggest spenders whenever they travel overseas. According to Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study, UAE travellers spent an average of USD 2,722 (AED 9,998) during their last… Read More

Every now and then, the Burj Khalifa lights up for a special occasion… New Year’s Eve, a national holiday, a major event. Lately, it has been lighting up the Dubai night sky with characters from one of our favourite movie series — the Avengers! With only a few days to go until the premiere of Avengers:… Read More

Looking for job opportunities abroad? Now is the best time to apply! Based on the latest job postings by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), thousands of jobs await qualified Filipino applicants in various countries. Currently, more than 10,000 job opportunities are available in the UAE, Hong Kong, UK, and Saudi Arabia. If you are an… Read More

Last year, we mentioned that a Warner Brothers theme park is coming to the UAE. Well, that day is happening very soon! On July 25th, Warner Brothers World Abu Dhabi will officially open! The theme park will be the first Warner Brothers indoor theme park in the world. Situated on Yas Island, the AED 1 billion… Read More