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If you’re a frequent flyer with Emirates, then you’re in for a treat! The UAE’s premier airline is currently offering additional baggage allowance to selected flights. Now you won’t have to worry or stress about packing too much baggage! Earlier this year, Emirates forged a partnership agreement with flydubai to enhance their services in the region… Read More

Full-time employees generally work for eight hours a day, based on the UAE Labour Law that has been in effect since 2016. But what about part-time workers? Is it legal to have a part-time job in the UAE? With a temporary or part-time work permit, it is! The part-time work permit is designed for workers whose… Read More

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) has been introducing new and upgraded programs for OFWs lately. There’s the OWWA scholarship program, which caters to OFW dependents. And now, there’s also an enhanced livelihood program for OFW returnees. The “Balik Pilipinas! Balik Hanapbuhay!” (BPBH) program is designed for OFWs who have come back to the Philippines… Read More

Getting a loan is quite common for most OFWs, even before they start working abroad. They usually borrow money for processing passports, visas, medical tests, and other fees. Of course, the plan is to start paying back loans as soon as they begin earning money overseas. Once they arrive in the UAE, however, some OFWs… Read More

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LBC Express, leading cargo and courier express company, is looking to hire people for the following positions: Area Head, Team Leader, HR & Admin Specialist, and Sales Driver & Associate. If you’re searching for a job in the Middle East, you can check out the opportunities posted by LBC and see if you are qualified.… Read More

jordan travel guide

For residents of the UAE, Jordan should definitely be in your travel list as it is one of the easy visa processing countries especially for UAE residents.Aside from the fact that UAE and Jordan both belong to the same nation of the Middle East, Jordan is a beautiful country known for ancient cities, historic wonders… Read More

The Guinness World Records 2018 edition has just been released, and it includes new records made in the UAE. That’s right! The emirates has achieved not just one, or two, but 24 world records in the past year — bringing the total number of UAE’s records to 190! The UAE has the world’s tallest building,… Read More

If you’ve been working in the UAE for some time, then most likely you’re familiar with some of their labour laws, such as getting a labour card and the legality of job offer letters. On the other hand, if you are still in the planning stage, it helps to know these laws even before you apply… Read More

Great news for art and culture lovers! The much-awaited Louvre Abu Dhabi, an iconic museum set on Saadiyat Island, will be opening its doors to the public on November 11, 2017. With an area of 97,000 square meters, Louvre Abu Dhabi is the first of three museums that will open on Saadiyat Island. It will… Read More

A new bank is coming to town, and it’s specifically for Filipinos. That’s right! Plans are underway for the first ever OFW Bank to be established in Dubai this coming January 2018. The much-awaited OFW Bank is part of the current administration’s efforts to improve services for Filipinos overseas. It will soon follow iDOLE, the… Read More

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has just launched a set of “new generation” self-service machines across the city. These machines enable customers to transact payments using cash, bank accounts, or credit cards — plus a host of other special features. This latest move indicates RTA’s continuing efforts to enhance their services and… Read More

Currently, there are a number of Filipinos who live with their families in the UAE. Their children are usually enrolled in Philippine schools in the UAE, while their spouses are working here as well. Meanwhile, other Filipinos work in the UAE while supporting their families in the Philippines. However, not all of them are aware… Read More

Most, if not all, people in Dubai are aware of Expo 2020 Dubai, a major event that will take place from October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021. This six-month long period will feature innovations, products, and trade exhibits in a massive, spectacular site on the edge of Dubai. But what happens after April 2021?… Read More

What are the 7 emirates of the UAE? This is one of the more basic questions that one should answer especially when understanding the country where Dubai is located. Yes, Dubai is not a country and is actually an ’emirate’ (state). One of the most common misconceptions about Dubai is related to geography. Most people have… Read More

We usually think of towers as tall, gigantic buildings that go straight up into the sky. However, this latest development project along the Dubai Canal will feature a couple of curved towers — forming a “U” shape as they appear to slant towards each other. The upcoming J One Towers is a project of RKM… Read More

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