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dubai price rent calculator

Dubai residents, in case you’re planning to transfer to a different apartment or renew your tenancy contract, you can check how competitive the prices are in your area based on the RERA rental increase calculator. Do you know how to check the price range of your rented flat or villa? RERA stands for Real Estate… Read More

burj-lake

Have you tried the “At The Top” experience in Burj Khalifa? This is said to be the highest observation deck in the world. One of our Dubai OFW readers sent us her photos of her experience and we asked for more shots from her camera as we wanted to feature them here in an article… Read More

healthy-snacks-team-sporter

Those who are not familiar with Sporter UAE, this is an online marketplace for various products on muscle building, weight gaining, weight loss, etc. I was able to buy some workout supplements which were delivered in 2 days. Aside from workout supplements, I found out that they also have a collection of healthy snacks. ———————————– SPORTER… Read More

dubai driving violations and fines

Rules on the road. All drivers in Dubai should be made aware of this list of traffic violations and their corresponding fines when driving in the city. We got this information from the website of the Dubai Police authority. We advise everyone who has a car to learn about the rules and regulations and what… Read More

how to get driving license dubai

If you want to apply for a driver’s license, you need to go through a driving course training from one of the authorized driving schools in Dubai. You will undergo 40, 30 or 20 classes depending on your experience. The school will teach you the basics of both theory and practical knowledge to prepare you… Read More

driving uae mobile

A reminder to all drivers to please stop using your mobile phones while driving. There is a corresponding fine of 200 AED for this offense plus 4 black traffic points. Texting, calling, browsing, taking a selfie, etc. are all filed under using your mobile device and would constitute the same fine. But more than the… Read More

nesferson dubai ofw

Our next OFW feature is with a draftsman who just completed 6 months in Dubai. Nesferson, or Ness, is currently working for a company as a draftsman but does sideline gigs as a graphic artist as well as a freelance interior designer. We featured some of his photos in a previous article. You can view… Read More

dubai photo black and white

One of our Dubai OFW readers sent us some photos of places in Dubai captured using his camera. We normally feature them in our Social Media pages. But since there’s plenty of nice shots to post, we decided to share them on this article. Take note that these were taken using an iPhone. Nesferson Olayta,… Read More

Before you head out to the train, it is wise to get to know the rules and regulations on how to behave in the metro station. It’s much wiser when you are aware about the Fines that one has to pay in case a person violates any of these rules. So what are the violations… Read More

6 months banned

A labour ban is a common term you will encounter if do not fulfill your labour contract agreement. This a type of ban that can run from 6 months to one year depending on the situation. This means that you are not allowed to work for another UAE-registered company within the imposed time-frame. So before signing… Read More

types of uae companies

One of the terms that you will encounter as an employee in the UAE are Free Zone companies. Freezones are separate entities and are not governed by the UAE Labour Law. The other types of companies are Government-Owned and UAE-Registered (both of these are under UAE Labour Law). Companies under free zone areas have their… Read More

Disclaimer: Please be advised that this article below is based on my experience and may vary depending on the situation. It is always best to contact your HR Department, Ministry of Labour (MOL), or Freezone Authorities depending on your employment status. The information below is an account of a person’s experience in the company he is working… Read More

uae labour terminable offenses

As an employee, it is important that you know your limits as an employee and you are aware of the scenarios that can get you fired or dismissed from your job. We are sharing this list of offenses based on Article 120 of the UAE Labour Law. Let this be a tip to help you… Read More

uae-job-offer-letter

When you get hired, you would usually be given a Job Offer letter by your employer containing details of your job such as salary, working hours, etc. This would be used only as a reference before officially getting employed under the UAE labour. Now, in the new law, any job offer letter given to an… Read More

UAE Unlimited contract

We posted an article on what is a Limited Employment Contract, so now let’s try to understand the other type which is an Unlimited Contract. Simply put, an Unlimited labour contract is an employment agreement which does NOT have an expiration date. An Unlimited term contract is more employee-friendly compared to the limited term contract because it is… Read More

rta-dubai-top-features.jpg

Dubai has a non-stop development plan for the entire city. The RTA (Road & Transport Authority) has launched an application to help commuters in their day to day public transportation and drivers in Dubai who are always on the road. Download the application RTA Dubai & the other corresponding apps and you will see all related… Read More

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