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One not-so-fine morning I saw a post at the back of the flat I’ve been renting coming from the building management. It’s about the rising of costs of the apartment and they will require every tenant to pay 100 Dirhams on top of the normal rate we’ve been paying. This didn’t sit well with me,… Read More

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To our readers, here’s another kabayan interview. Meet Phil, a sales assistant selling mobile phones inside a mall here in the UAE. He used to work for a bank in Abu Dhabi but his contract was abruptly ended. Luckily, he got a new job and was able to transfer his employment visa without getting banned from the… Read More

UAE-workforce

June 18 is the start of Ramadan season in the UAE. Hence, normal operational hours of work are normally reduced. Knowing that there’s plenty of new expats employed in Dubai, one may tend to ask how many hours is the allowed working time during Ramadan as well as the set-up when it comes to time-in and… Read More

Automotive jobs in dubai

Al Futtaim, one of the biggest companies in the UAE, is looking for an experienced Technician-Painting to join its automotive division. The job requires the candidate to have a minimum of 6 years experience in a dealer’s shop specific to Japanese, American and European cars. Below are the rest of the details. JOB ALERT: Technician-Painter… Read More

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The Burj Al Arab is, without a doubt, one of the most remarkable and gorgeous architectural gems in the Middle East. Often dubbed as the finest and most luxurious building in all UAE, this stunning tourist trap is a world-class tavern, and the dazzling centerpiece of the city’s downtown area. A towering figure dominating the… Read More

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Earlier this year, The Dubai Mall showcased a 155-million-year-old dinosaur at the Grand Atrium and it has become a big hype since nobody would ever think of having a real structure of dinosaur skeleton inside a mall. But Dubai has a way of proving the crazy as possible. Dinosaur in the UAE DubaiDino – Only… Read More

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One of the most fascinating and exciting sightseeing trips can do in the city of Dubai is to take a breathtaking Hot Air Balloon Adventure. Like an Arabian magic carpet ride, this spine-tingling one-of-a-kind flight will take you 3,000 feet above the ground, to give you a glimpse of the spellbinding and stunning landscapes of… Read More

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Heralded as the eighth wonder of the world by the Emiratis, the Palm Jumeirah Island is a magical and awe-inspiring attraction nestled on the beautiful coastline of Dubai. An iconic man-made marvel, this one-of-a-kind haven is designed in the form of a palm tree, and is part of Dubai’s megaproject, the Palm Islands. Jumeirah’s Palm… Read More

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If you are looking for the ultimate family adventure in the city of Dubai, make sure to visit the Aquaventure Waterpark. Located at the Atlantis The Palm Hotel, this playground is a scintillating, famous and one-of-a-kind attraction that can only be rivaled by the Wild Wadi, which is arguably the most popular theme park in… Read More

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Our next featured Overseas Filipino Worker is a Pinay medical laboratory technologist who’s been living in the UAE for 6 years already. Lady Anne shares her story on how she came to Dubai and working in the healthcare industry. Aside from her profession, Lady Anne is also well-known Dubai blogger. She is the blogger behind… Read More

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Souk Al Bahar means “Market of the Sailor” and this souk has an Arab-inspired ambiance when shopping. This is also a great place for dining and entertainment. This place is easily accessed through a beautiful walkway from The Dubai Mall, you will be transported to a different era of Arabic heritage. Souk Al Bahar Shopping… Read More

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UPDATE: It’s official. Ramadan in the UAE will start on June 29, 2014. Fasting hours this year are expected to last for 15 hours and 15 minutes at the start of Ramadan and reach 14 hours and 55 minutes by the end of the month, the report said. —————– Some time during end of June… Read More

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DSS or the Dubai Summer Surprises is one of the great shopping events in the UAE. It’s a great time for consumers to purchase items in malls and other stores because of promotions and discounts offered by retail outlets and shops. DSS happens on summer which is around June and normally lasts for a few… Read More

UAE-work contract dubai

I’m planning to change jobs here in the United Arab Emirates. I don’t know if there’s going to be a problem here considering I have a Limited Contract from the Ministry of Labour (MOL). I know that I will get an automatic ban from the MOL since I will not be finishing the 2 years… Read More

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Dubai has claimed the throne of magnificence when it comes to ambitious progress manifested by its extravagant cityscapes and humungous building structures. You will not regret a time and money spent in this prestigious 7-star emirate. This city is already known for the glitz and glamour, but it also offers a history of how they… Read More

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