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Aside from eye-catching architecture and spectacular skyscrapers, the UAE has plenty of historical attractions, too. And to celebrate International Museums Day, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is offering free entry to Etihad Museum and Dubai Museum. Every year, on May 18th, the International Council of Museums heads and coordinates International Museums Day. This… Read More

One of the most popular theme parks in the UAE is Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Just last year, they launched Turbo Track, a thrilling roller coaster ride for adrenaline enthusiasts! This year, Ferrari World has announced a new and exciting promo, “Ramadan Free View.” As the name suggests, it means that during the Holy Month of… Read More

Through a post on their official Twitter page, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) reminded everyone about the rules on work permits. In particular, they cited the top three reasons why a work permit should be cancelled or revoked. Basically, the work permit allows a person to enter the UAE for work purposes. It… Read More

There are different kinds of parks in Dubai — there’s a park for dogs, and there are parks with libraries where you can read after jogging or cycling. Soon, we will be able to visit a new kind of park: the Quranic Park. Entrance will be free! Located at Al Khawaneej, the park would be… Read More

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

Wanting to buy those shoes you’ve always wanted but can’t… ‘cause you’re on a tight budget? Well, worry no more! Get ready to hit the malls in Dubai this weekend, as a 3-day super sale hits numerous stores across the city on May 10-12, 2018. Everyone can expect huge discounts ranging from 25 percent up to… 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

Stopping over the UAE for a few days… or even a few hours? Got time to see famous sights across the emirates? With a transit visa, you can explore the country before heading to your next destination. Depending on your nationality and passport type, you can get a visa-on-arrival or a pre-planned transit visa when… 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

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