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work visa uae

Working in the UAE under a visit visa or a tourist visa is illegal. You must change your visa to an employment visa first before reporting to work. We received a question from one of our readers. I am still waiting for my Work Permit from my Employer, but they told me I should start reporting… Read More

You can have a relaxing time on the beach by going to Anawangin Cove in Zambales. This is a famous tourist spot for adventurers who would also stop by for overnight camping. What makes the beaches here different from other white sand beaches in the Philippines are the pine trees that grow on sand. This… Read More

workout-supplements-in-dubai

SPORTER DISCOUNT COUPON CODE: Use this coupon code when you buy any item (protein powder, supplements, snacks, etc.) from Sporter.com and you will get 10% OFF your total purchase Apply the coupon code upon check-out! This deal is exclusive to our readers. ST-FX001 ——————————— I’ve written about Life Pharmacy as a place where you can… Read More

juicebar fresh fruits company career

JuiceBar is seeking Filipinas who are willing to join their team immediately. Tourist visa-holders or those with cancelled visa are preferred. They are looking to hire 5 staffs for this vacancy. Please make sure you meet the required profile before sending your application. Below are details of the vacant position as well as information on how… Read More

uae exit change visa

UAE visit visa status holders no longer need to exit the UAE in order to change their visas to residency permits. If you find employment, you can change the status to your company’s work residence permit electronically which makes it more convenient. No Need for UAE Visa Runs to Change to Residency Status Brigadier Dr Rashid… Read More

UAE Public Holidays 2016

The Abu Dhabi Government has announced the list of public holidays for 2016. Be advised that public departments, federal ministries and institutions are closed during the holidays. You may want to start planning your vacation but please know that although the holidays are official, some of the dates would still depend on the sighting of the… Read More

emirates dubai to cebu and clark

Great news for Filipinos as Emirates airlines launches a new route to the Philippines, this time from Dubai to Cebu and Clark! Emirates currently operates 2 flights a day from Dubai to Manila. This will be the first direct flight from Dubai to Cebu once the route becomes operational in 30th March 2016. This new… Read More

uae visit visa extensions

People on UAE visit visas can extend their stay for another month without the need to Exit the UAE anymore. This can be done by paying the fee for the visa extension (570 AED). A report from Khaleej Times states that the UAE has revoked the the one-month gap condition for renewing visit visas. Brigadier Dr… Read More

philippine passport validity extension

The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates announced that all applications of extension of passport validity were accommodated last 30 December 2015. After this date, no extensions of passports will be granted unless authorized by the Department of Foreign Affairs. Those passports that need extension due to various emergencies are usually granted… Read More

the address downtown hotel dubai fire

Everyone please, stay safe. A huge fire broke out at a major hotel in Downtown Dubai, which is near the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. The luxury hotel has more than 820 rooms and 7 restaurants and this massive fire has been a shocking news News mention that the fire started outside hotel’s… Read More

burj khalifa fireworks 2016 video

There’s no doubt that Dubai has prepared itself for another amazing fireworks display to welcome the New Year. With plans such as having the metro station closed, everybody is gearing up for another record-breaking event. The streets of the city are packed with residents and tourists who anticipate the new year celebration and you can… Read More

dubai butterfly garden uae

The Dubai Butterfly Garden just opened in April of this year. It is a haven for 15,000 butterflies around the world from 26 different species and has now increased to 40 as reported in April. With different species come varying sizes, from big and cute ones, the butterflies congregated in one place is a miracle itself.… Read More

dubai garden glow attraction

Dubai has opened its newest attraction this December 2015, the Dubai Garden Glow.  Located in Zabeel Park, you can expect glowing trees, flowers, animals to structures inspired from different attractions around the world. You will see how these displays light up the park at night. This tourist spot is a great experience for families to… Read More

uae labour ban cancel

In the new year comes a new set of rules in the UAE Labour contract. Part of the changes state that there will be no 6-months ban provided that there is a mutual agreement between the employer and the employee to terminate the contract. In the old work contract set-up, an employee will automatically get… Read More

Ministry of Labour work contract online

UPDATE: There seems to be an update as we could not view the Ministry of Labour (MOL) website. In the instructions below, instead of going to the MOL website, you can simply head to this link – https://eservices.mohre.gov.ae/enetwasal/login.aspx?lang=eng, then proceed to Step 4 in the details below. ———————————- If you’re working in the UAE and you… Read More

balikbayan box prohibited items

If you are planning to send a package or Balikbayan box to the Philippines, it is important that you are aware of the items that are prohibited when sending via air cargo or sea cargo. This is to avoid going back and forth your house or buying gifts only to find out that it’s not… Read More

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