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places to visit in al ain city

A great destination for the whole family, Al Ain city offers plenty of history and nature and you can tour these places in a day. This is the 2nd biggest city in Abu Dhabi and is surrounded by greenery. You can surely go on a relaxing retreat which is a welcome break if you reside… Read More

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It was a night of fun as Dubai bloggers and social media influencers celebrated the launch of People.Places.Memories, the 2nd coffee table book authored by Doc Gelo. The Dubai OFW team were at the the Yellow Room of Liwan Restaurant in Al Ghurair Rotana to grace the event in support of this blogger’s achievement. Doc Gelo is a… Read More

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Alden Richards will be in Dubai for a concert this January 2016! The other half of the popular sensation “AlDub” will be coming to the UAE for a night of entertainment. The concert will be held at the Dubai Tennis Stadium and show starts at 7pm. Alden Richards Concert Dubai January 2016 To all Aldub Nation… Read More

uae national holiday december 2-3

Long weekend for UAE residents will happen on December 2 and 3 (Wednesday and Thursday) for the private sector (December 1-3 for public sector) in celebration of the of the UAE National Day and the Martyr’s Day. Earlier, we shared information on possibly a long break early December. News reports from online publications mentions that… Read More

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JOB ALERT: Al-Futtaim Auto Centers will have recruitment open days on November 13-14 (Fri & Sat) at the Al Futtaim training center in Rashidiya for multiple positions indicated below: Technician Painting Technician Denting Service Advisor Estimator Salers Engineer (Workshop Tools and Equipment) They will be conducting a series of walk in interviews and trade tests for… Read More

original documents uae visa

ANNOUNCEMENT: UAE residents, photocopies will not be accepted when submitting identification documents for residency visa applications. Rules on visa documents are becoming stricter as Dubai government is requiring applicants to submit original papers such as marriage certificates, university diplomas, etc. GDRFA or General Director for Residence and Foreign Affairs has made original documents mandatory when doing… Read More

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One of the things that OFWS occasionally do send a balikbayan box to loved ones back in the Philippines. Pinoys buy a box and fill it with groceries, clothing and gifts to send to their families. And it’s not easy because it takes months to fill the box with whatever’s left of the their hard-earned… Read More

uae national holiday dubai

Government employees in the UAE are likely to enjoy a 5-day holiday (including the weekend) in celebration of the 44th National Day in December. Tentative Number of Holidays Public Sector – 5 Days  Private Sector – 4 Days  The President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has issued a… Read More

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  Multiple job openings in the UAE this October! Share this to friends & family looking for jobs in Dubai. Please check the information of the postings and see if you meet the requirements needed for each position. Good luck in applying everyone! *Hyatt Hotel – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/hyatt-hotels/ *DEWA – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/dewa/ *Emirates – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/emirates/ *Emaar – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/emaar/ *Jumeirah… Read More

holiday hijri uae

Announcement to residents in Dubai. October 15 is declared as a paid holiday! The Ministry of Labour issued in a circular that this Thursday will officially be a paid holiday for all employees in the private sector in the UAE to commemorate the Islamic Hijri New Year. A report from WAM news agency states that Minister… Read More

sharjah fire residential tower

Today, October 1 – Thursday, a major fire broke out in a high-rise residential tower in King Faisal Street, Sharjah Videos posted on Social Media have been circulating online showing smoke from several storeys of the Sharjah residential tower. The building has 250 flats, 40 of which were affected by flames and smoke, officials said.… Read More

dubai metro friday schedule

Starting October 2, the Dubai Metro’s operational hours every Friday will start at 10am instead of the usual 1pm. This is great news to tourists and residents during Friday weekends who are traveling in Dubai on this day of the week. Having an earlier time for the metro to operate on Fridays makes a faster… Read More

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Warning to OFWs and tourists, reports of a “bullet” scam have been circulating on the internet wherein NAIA airport staff are reportedly victimizing unsuspecting travellers. We have read 3 incidents about a “Laglag Bala” modus operandi that have gone viral on Social Media. In these 3 incidents, NAIA airport staff allegedly plants a bullet in a… Read More

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Time for another interview with an OFW expat in Dubai. We are lucky to interview Ion, the popular blogger behind BoyDubai.com. Ion has been in the UAE for 9 years and is currently working as a Senior web designer (User Experience). One of the interesting things we found out is that Ion’s background back in college was more on… Read More

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Dubai is mourning the death of Sheikh Rashid Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the eldest son of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The cause of death was a heart attack and the prince was to turn 34 on November 12. 3-Day… Read More

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