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Regular shoppers of Sporter.com, you can get a 10% discount on your purchase by using this special Sporter Coupon Code: ST-FX001 Sporter UAE is a distributor of various health supplements, pre or post workout drinks, nutritional snacks, and everything related to bodybuilding and fitness. You can order various products online and it will be delivered… Read More

Dubai Expo 2020’s master plan has been revealed for Dubai Site, it is one of biggest expectations that will create a lot of jobs and will boost the welfare of the economy. Jebel Ali will present the exhibition of innovation, products and trade during the six-month period that may bring in more than 180 countries… Read More

It’s been awhile since our last OFW feature. We’ve been very busy with other things and this reminds us that we should feature more Pinoy expats in Dubai for newbies to understand how life is in the UAE for Filipinos. Our next feature is with another Dubai blogger, Lala, of The Wondering Feet’s Calling, has… Read More

Plenty of overseas Filipino workers regularly send support to their loved ones back home, whether it be in the form of financial support or via gifts. We always think about how our families are doing even if we may not be in the best circumstances ourselves. LBC Express, the leading courier and cargo service provider… Read More

30 days company accommodation

Employees who have company-provided accommodation have 30 days to vacate after their contract service is completed said The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation. As informed by the Ministry “Labour Law states that an employee must evacuate his residence by his employer after ending his service within 30 days.” In a report by GulfNews, Clause… Read More

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UAE employees in the private sector, the working hours during Ramadan has been announced – the hours will be reduced by 2 hours during this fasting season. A circular by Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, states these terms and this was issued last Monday. This reduced work hours is in accordance to… Read More

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UAE residents, 9am to 2pm will be the work hours for employees at Ministries and other Federal Authorities during the month of Ramadan. This is according to a report from official news agency WAM. Work timings for all federal government employees is reduced to 5 hours per day. Ramadan is approaching on the first week… Read More

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In the month of Ramadan, employees located in the UAE will have less work hours in a daily job schedule, from the regular 8 hours a day will reduce to an average of 6 hours a day. Be advised that according the UAE Labour Law, it does not recognize the difference between people who fast and… Read More

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School timings will be shortened during Ramadan season. The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has unified the school timings and has instructed to cut them to five hours. “Schools should ensure that the total duration for students do not exceed five hours per day” said Mohammed Darwish (Regulations & Permits Comission Chief) at KHDA. He added ”… Read More

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Please be advised that posting pictures of women online without their consent can land you in jail. A report from Emirates 24/7 states that Milan Sharaf, Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Researcher, says that women may agree to be pictured or photographed at places or public events but does not mean we can post them… Read More

Al Ain Safari at Al Ain Zoo opened last April and is the largest mad-made safari park in the world. This safari park holds more than 250 animals in the natural habitat in over 217 hectares. This big space can now be considered home to both African and Arabian animals, including eland, giraffe, lion, oryx, springbok and… Read More

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The Philippine Consulate General Dubai & Northern Emirates warns all Filipinos to be alert when travelling and to be wary of prohibited substances disguised as chocolate candies. The PCG in Hong Kong SAR reported two Filipinos coming from Dubai are detained for trafficking of prohibited substance. Our fellow Filipinos arrived on separate dates in February 2016 bringing… Read More

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The world’s largest indoor theme park will soon be open to the public in Dubai this 31st August 2016 (previously from August 15th). The IMG Worlds of Adventure will be operating a 1.5 million square feet park in a temperature-controlled environment so you can enjoy it everyday for the whole year. Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group… Read More

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We recently dropped by the PCG office to cast our votes for this upcoming Philippine National Elections. For overseas Filipino workers, our voting schedule started last April 9 and will end this May 9. The month-long voting gives us time to plan our days off or time off from work to visit the Consulate in… Read More

banned medicines in uae

Travel Advisory – People who travel to the UAE for tourism or for business, it is important that you are aware of medicines that are banned from being carried by any individual entering the country. Tramadol could be prescribed by doctors from other countries but bringing it into the UAE is a criminal offence. People committing… Read More

filipino registered voters dubai

Do you know if you have registered and you are certified to vote in the 2016 national elections? The Philippine Consulate in Dubai has posted on the official website the list of Filipinos who are certified and can vote in the elections. The schedule of voting is from 9 April to 8 May 2016 –… Read More

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