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Through the UAE amnesty program, those who have overstayed their visas have a chance to exit the country without getting an entry ban or paying any fines. Alternatively, if they wish to stay and look for a new job in the UAE, they may apply for a six-month temporary visa. However, what if the visa… Read More

In a previous article, we shared about how you can travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi via public bus transportation. But you might be thinking… how can I commute within Abu Dhabi? Great news! The Department of Transport (DoT) has just launched a new bus service in the capital and its suburbs… and it is absolutely… Read More

Villa Rotana is an upscale hotel in Dubai, located across Business Bay Metro Station along Sheikh Zayed Road. The hotel is only a 20-minute drive away from Dubai International Airport and situated near city landmarks, making it a popular choice among tourists and travelers! At Villa Rotana, guests can relax in spacious rooms, enjoy international… Read More

how to apply for uae amnesty

The UAE amnesty program aims to help illegal residents to protect their status by either leaving the country or change their cancelled/expired visa to a valid one without getting any Fines. This is a good opportunity for a lot of undocumented expats to convert the UAE visas and stay legally or exit the country. Centers in… Read More

protect yourself uae amnesty

The UAE amnesty program is a welcome news for a lot of expats who are illegally residing in the country as this helps them to correct their status without Fines or other major sanctions. According to the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA), this program includes all visa visa violators before August 1. Below… Read More

The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi has posted an advisory for illegal Filipino nationals currently residing in the UAE with an expired/cancelled visa to rectify their status and take advantage of the UAE amnesty initiative. Please check the details below. Also Read: Major Changes in Visa Policies in UAE UAE AMNESTY 2018 (01 August – 31… Read More

The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi has released an advisory regarding the UAE amnesty program intended for visa violators who are currently residing in the UAE. Please see the common questions answered. Also Read: Major Changes in Visa Policies in UAE Note: Be advised that the FAQs are intended for Filipinos in the UAE, however, for… Read More

amnesty uae 2018

PCG Dubai has released a statement concerning the UAE amnesty program for illegal residents. The program will take effect from 1 August to 31 October 2018 and they advise visa violators who want to take part in it to file during the amnesty period. Note: This applies to those who have visas in Dubai. For… Read More

sondos alqattan kuwaiti blogger

Major beauty brands have cut ties with Sondos Alqattan, a Kuwaiti beauty blogger, after criticizing Kuwait’s new labour laws about rights of domestic helpers. Some of these brands include Max Factor Arabia, Shisiedo cosmetics, Etude House, MAC Cosmetics, Chelsea Beautique. Recently, Alqattan posted a video about the law for domestic workers in Kuwait complaining about… Read More

From buses to taxis, the metro, and tram — these are the modes of public transportation in Dubai. Recently, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has introduced one more: electric abras. According to an RTA press release, travelers can now ride electric abras along the Dubai Creek. Specifically, the service runs between Al Seef, Baniyas, and… Read More

Last week, Kuwaiti blogger and make-up artist Sondos Al Qattan found herself in hot water after ranting against a law that provides Filipino domestic workers with weekly days-off and the right to keep their passports. Many netizens — both Filipinos and non-Filipinos — criticized her video. Recently, Emirati vlogger Khalid Al Ameri weighed in on the… Read More

Sometime last year, we heard that a Warner Brothers theme park was coming to the UAE. A few months ago, the official opening date was announced… and that day is today! Warner Brothers World Abu Dhabi is the world’s first Warner Brothers indoor theme park, brought to us by Miral. Dubai Media Office reported that the inauguration was… Read More

Just a couple of months ago, a Filipina household service worker in Kuwait won a brand-new car from Korooti. Edna L., a 53-year-old Filipina from Pampanga who has been an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) for 16 years, won a Subaru XV worth PHP 1 million or AED 80,000! This time around, the VIP discount card has… Read More

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