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With only two years to go until the start of Expo 2020 Dubai, preparations and site constructions are well underway. The Expo 2020 Dubai site will include international exhibits, spectacular pavilions, and amazing structures unlike anything you’ve ever seen before! Many of us are looking forward to this event and wondering what to expect. Well,… Read More

If you are an amnesty seeker hoping to legalise your status and find a new job in the UAE, then this could be your big break! A firm based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi is looking to hire 120 blue collar workers for their electromechanical, plumbing, and interior outfit projects. The company, Electrofos, has announced their… Read More

A few days ago, the news story about a Swedish national who got detained at Dubai International Airport came out. According to The Guardian, the woman was held for drinking a glass of wine on the plane. However, we all know this isn’t entirely true! On the contrary, the woman was detained for perfectly legal reasons.… Read More

Two weeks ago, a tourist in Dubai rented a luxury car, then racked up a whopping AED 170,000 in speeding fines! Although the incident made the headlines, the tourist, a British national, did not return the Lamborghini Huracan or pay any fines — until now. Farah Hashi, 25, from Wales, was caught speeding 33 times within… Read More

Many of us are used to watching movies on a single screen, but can you imagine watching a blockbuster hit on multiple screens? Well… at ScreenX cinema in the Dubai Mall, you can! Just recently, Reel Cinemas launched the first-ever ScreenX outlet in the country, as reported by Trade Arabia. Reel Cinemas happens to be part… Read More

The UAE Cybercrimes Law prescribes rules on what we are allowed and not allowed to do online. Just recently, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a decree introducing changes to Federal Decree-Law No. 05 of 2012 on Combatting Cybercrimes. Emiri Decree No. 02 of 2018 presents amendments to Articles 26,… Read More

Now that the Eid Al Adha holiday for both public and private sectors have been announced, what better way to start your break than by going to a fantastic mega sale?! From August 15 to 19, Concept Big Brands Carnival is having an “Eid Shopping Fiesta” at the Sheikh Maktoum Hall of Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).… Read More

eid al adha holiday

Recently the public sector was announced to have a 5-day holiday (total of 9-day break including weekends) for the Eid Al Adha Holiday. The UAE government has declared the private sector will enjoy 3 days off from August 20 – Monday to August 22 – Wednesday for Eid Al Adha. This means that there will… Read More

A UAE-based billionaire and businessman, Yusuff Ali M.A., has donated almost AED 4 million to those affected by the floods and heavy rains that hit Kerala in India, Gulf News reported. Yusuff Ali is the Chairman and Managing Director of Lulu Group International, which owns the Lulu Hypermarket chain. Recently, he confirmed donating money worth AED 2.56… Read More

More than 1,000 Philippine passports have been sent over by immigration officials in Dubai and the northern emirates to the Philippine consulate, as shared by Philippine Consul-General Paul Raymund Cortes at a press briefing last August 13 (Monday). Cortes told Filipinos who wish to avail of the UAE amnesty program and those whose passports are not in their… Read More

Dubai authorities have deported a Swedish woman for taking pictures of an immigration officer during a row incident at Dubai International Airport, The National reported. On July 13, Ellie Holman, 44, arrived on an Emirates flight from London. However, immigration officials discovered that her Swedish passport had already expired on June 10. She then produced an… Read More

While reckless driving can lead to a major accident, so can getting distracted on the road — which reportedly led to a violent collision between two vehicles in Abu Dhabi recently. On Sunday, a bus driver collided with a truck in Mussafah industrial area, Khaleej Times reported. Abu Dhabi Police said that the bus driver, who was… Read More

kidzania photography contest

Calling all children below 16 years old, there’s a photography contest launched by Emaar Entertainment’s KidZania Dubai on August 19. Located in Level 2 of The Dubai Mall, KidZania Dubai is having the contest in celebration of the World Photography Day. The theme is to take a photograph of a ‘job that inspires’ until August 19… Read More

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