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Every now and then, we receive articles from contributing writers, many of whom are fellow Pinoys also living and working in Dubai. Some of these articles are about jobs and work-related topics, which are definitely helpful for those seeking employment and planning to build their careers in Dubai. ALSO READ: Places to Visit in Dubai, UAE Today’s… Read More

HH Sheikh Mohammed Upholds Policy to Raise the Quality of Life in the UAE

Coming into 2019, which was dubbed the Year of Tolerance, the UAE government continues to strive to uplift the living condition of all of its residents including the hundreds and thousands of expats living in the country. And as this is put into focus, a number of initiatives that have been announced earlier, all come… Read More

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Have you ever tried to find out which courses and majors are most in-demand in the UAE? Well, look no further because the Ministry of Education has just revealed the results of a study that aims to help students who are seeking to pursue higher education in the country. ALSO READ: List of Philippine Schools in… Read More

UAE’s First Electric Bus Offers Free Ride in Abu Dhabi until March

The turn of the New Year introduces new government initiatives as well as systems that are being organized for better implementation. From changes such as new bus routes, additional express bus services to neighbourhood safety initiatives, it can be said that the UAE is set to polish policies and services that can still be improved… Read More

New Industrial Zone in Abu Dhabi to Create 7000 Jobs 4

The Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) recently launched a new industrial zone that is bound to attract huge investments and create up to 7,000 new jobs in the UAE: Polymers Park. ALSO READ: Multiple Vacancies for Female Nurses & Caregivers by Manzil Healthcare Services As the term suggests, Polymers Park will serve as a manufacturing… Read More

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The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently launched a new and exclusive ferry service connecting two of the most visited destinations in the city: Dubai Marina and The Dubai Mall. ALSO READ: Jollibee Food Truck Opens in Dubai Marina The new Dubai Ferry service will shuttle tourists and Emaar residents who want to take an environment-friendly way… Read More

OFW Interview with Vea Accounts Intern & Makeup Artist in Dubai 7 - featured image

Today’s OFW interview features Vea, a Filipina who has been living and working in Dubai for 5 years now. With a degree in Business Administration, she is currently working as an Accounts Intern for an amusement supplier company. During her free time, she is a Makeup Artist — making her clients look and feel beautiful! Vea admits… Read More

Sales & Shopping Events to Look Forward to this 2019

Aside from offering plenty of things to do and great places to visit, Dubai also holds exciting events all year round. In fact, the 2019 Events Calendar looks even busier than last year’s list. Cool! ALSO READ: List of UAE Public Holidays 2019 This year’s line of events is presented by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), in… Read More

Filipina Nanny Receives Car as Gift from Employer

A Filipina nanny in Abu Dhabi has just received a generous gift from her employer. Dina Tenerife Celo, a 47-year-old Filipina from Camarines Sur, is now the proud owner of a car! ALSO READ: Filipina Hailed as UAE Best Nanny 2018, Wins PHP 1 Million This is actually not the first time that Celo received a… Read More

World’s Longest Zipline in UAE Set to Reopen after Completing Maintenance

With a number of great tourist attractions in the country, and some undergoing maintenance or upgrade, an adventure facility in Ras Al Khaimah showcasing the world’s longest zip line will soon announce its reopening date following a serious incident from December of last year. However, to ensure safety and the appropriateness of these facilities, in-depth… Read More

Dubai Police Introduces Neighbourhood Watch Initiative

In its bid to further enhance security and strengthen existing systems, the government of Dubai has explored new innovations to incorporate technology into its governance scheme, in addition to new facilities and services that aim to provide the highest quality of life in the city. Other than its social media and hotline channels, the Dubai… Read More

2,000 kg of Banned Products Seized in UAE Raid

Transporting products overseas can be a tricky thing. If you’ve travelled a lot, you would know that this is a common issue in airport terminals. It’s one thing to talk about medications, but for other products such as tobacco and other similar items, Dubai Customs is very strict in handling these cases. And with the… Read More

Abu Dhabi Adopts New Routes, Express Bus Service

The UAE has been making strides in various sectors of its society in its bid to become one of the world’s leading global nations in terms of technology and service innovation. And where innovation is concerned, solutions become the end-result. Most countries in the world, if not all, face similar problems in terms of traffic… Read More

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