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Without a doubt, Dubai is one of the world’s top destinations for work, travel, and business. There are plenty of reasons why people choose to work and live in Dubai. Prior to this, they need to apply for a work visa permit upon arriving in the emirate. If you are thinking about going to Dubai… Read More

family friendly places dubai

With Dubai enjoying an increasingly popular reputation as a great tourist destination, it’s no surprise to find that Dubai has been called one of the top places in the world to visit. The emirate also offers plenty of activities to do. And while a large proportion of the fourteen million tourists who visit the city… Read More

Recently, we shared about the new UAE law on domestic workers as well as support service workers. We’ve also discussed what the labour law in the emirates has to say about the working hours, official leaves, and vacations of employees. Today, we will talk about another important topic: overstaying. Many people come to the UAE on a visit/tourist… Read More

As the year comes to a close, here are the remaining UAE public holidays for 2017: Commemoration Day on November 30th, Birthday of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) on November 30th (subject to change depending on moon sighting), and National Day on December 2nd. At the same time, we can look forward to the holidays in the coming… Read More

toronto bodybuilding sharjah

Residents in Sharjah’s Nasseriya, Maysaloon, and Al Sharq district who are looking for a fitness gym in the area, the Toronto Bodybuilding gym is a new fitness center might be a place that will interest you. This men’s gym is located at The Grand Avenue commercial complex in Al Qasimi Street and they just recently… Read More

As of November 1st, typing centres in Dubai are no longer able to process visa applications. They will be replaced by Amer centres, which are “one-stop” service centers, instead. The Amer centre is the latest government service to go “online.” In August, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) launched one-stop medical fitness centres. These enable people to… Read More

Filipinos in the UAE who are planning to send a household appliances like refrigerators, washing machines, gas cooker, etc. LBC Express & Royal Light are offering you a chance to send the best gift this holiday for an affordable price. LBC launched the LBC Cares program wherein you can send delicate items including appliances and furniture… Read More

hongkong macau travel guide

For those of you who are planning to visit Hong Kong and Macau, here’s a travel guide for some helpful tips on expenses, accommodation, weather, things to do, and so on, especially if this is your first time to visit this place. I have also written a 4-day itinerary in case you need help in… Read More

nadia cheapventure interview

Our next OFW interview features Nadia, a 22-year-old Filipino-Tunisian in Dubai. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship, and has been working as an Administrator for two years now. An avid traveler, she also loves to blog about her adventures in the UAE and other countries. Check out her blog at cheapventure.wordpress.com After graduating from college, Nadia… Read More

dubai to abu dhabi bus

With so many things to see and do in Dubai, there never seems to be a dull moment in this city! But while there are plenty of places to visit in Dubai, you shouldn’t miss taking a trip to nearby Abu Dhabi, which happens to be the capital of the UAE. Here’s a guide to help… Read More

The Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, recently launched the tunnel drilling of Route 2020, which would connect the Dubai Metro to the Expo Metro Station at the Expo 2020 Dubai site. The Ruler of Dubai was welcomed at the site by… Read More

Manzil Recruitment dubai

Manzil Healthcare Services is a JCI-accredited home healthcare provider in the UAE and they are looking for nurses and caregivers to be based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. This company offers medical treatments and therapy services to its patients in all cities across the UAE. They attend to each of their patients closely to provide for their… Read More

Ever since it first opened in 2015, Dubai Garden Glow has been enchanting visitors from all over the country. And now, our favorite “glow in the dark” garden is back for its third season — with a brand new and exciting “frozen” attraction! Situated at Zabeel Park Area B, Dubai Garden Glow showcases installations created… Read More

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For most of us Dubai expats, owning a credit card is a common situation and a seeming impossibility especially if you earn below AED 5,000, the minimum required salary to apply for a credit card in most, if not all, U.A.E. banks. Now what if I told you that I, a below-5,000-salary-earner, was able to apply… Read More

lamentasyon filipino movie uae

A movie made by an all-OFW cast and crew, Lamentasyon, shares the real struggles and issues that Overseas Filipino Workers face on a daily basis. Ape & Company and Animo Events, proudly present the trailer for the highly-anticipated first ever full-length Filipino film entitled “Lamentasyon” (Lamentation) directed by award-winning filmmaker Archie Enriquez, with an all… Read More

Last month, we reported about two women who went on trial in Abu Dhabi for getting pregnant out of wedlock. One of them was an Ethiopian, while the other was a Filipina. Recently, another Filipina, a saleswoman in Dubai, has gone on trial for getting pregnant after a one-night stand. After delivering her baby, the woman… Read More

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