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Gerry’s Grill opens its first branch in Dubai and this Filipino restaurant is located in Al Karama area. Some of its well-known dishes include inihaw na pusit (grilled squid), sisig, grilled chicken, kare-kare, etc. Gerry’s Grill is a Filipino restaurant that first opened in Quezon City, Philippines, and they have continued to expand and open branches… Read More

Just recently, we shared about how OFWs can save money through the SSS Flexi-Fund. Today, we are going to share about another investment opportunity: the Pag-IBIG MP2 Savings Program. You might be thinking, isn’t Pag-IBIG just for housing loans? Definitely not! Aside from the current Pag-IBIG 1 (P1) program, it also offers the “Modified Pag-IBIG”… Read More

Although the UAE Labour Law already has special provisions for women in the workplace, this latest announcement would empower them even more. Recently, the UAE Cabinet approved the “Law on Equal Wages and Salaries for Men and Women.” The law helps to ensure that men and women have equal career opportunities. It also goes in… Read More

With a huge number of Pinoys having jobs in Dubai and elsewhere in the UAE, the country includes a significant Filipino-speaking population. Remarkably, the government has recognized this by making official announcements using our national language! To better communicate with the Pinoy community in the UAE, Abu Dhabi Police has started broadcasting announcements in Filipino, the… Read More

Looking for a way to stretch your budget? We’ve got awesome news! The Ministry of Economy has announced a price reduction in numerous grocery products and goods this coming Ramadan. According to the Ministry, shoppers can look forward to huge discounts — up to 50 percent off — on more than 10,000 products. The nationwide… Read More

sFor today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Jenny, a 28-year-old Filipina living in Dubai. She hails from Pampanga, which is also known as the “Culinary Center of the Philippines.” She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, and she is currently working as an Administrative Assistant. Jenny has been a resident of Dubai for about four and… Read More

If you are planning to renew your passport anytime soon, then you need to make an online appointment. According to the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai, “walk-in” applications for passport renewal will no longer be accepted starting April 10, 2018. Through a recent advisory, the Consulate announced that only certain groups of people are exempted from… Read More

Is your job at risk of being replaced by a robot? A global survey reveals that with more and more companies going hi-tech, some types of workers may lose their jobs to non-human counterparts. Recently, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released a report listing occupations that are most likely to be replaced by… Read More

Home furnishings retailer IKEA will soon be launching its first store in Manila, Philippines. By 2020, the global furniture company will open at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) complex, which is one of the largest shopping destinations in the world. According to Alexander Pomento, Vice President for Investor Relations of SM Prime Holdings, Inc.,… Read More

Dubai’s flagship carrier has done it again! Emirates is introducing a “virtual reality” experience through their brand new Skylights theatre headsets. These are currently on trial in the Business Class Lounge of Concourse B at the Dubai International Airport. Customers can try out the headsets in the Business Class Lounge for the entire month of… Read More

Although the UAE Labour Law has rules on working hours, there is no specific policy when it comes to minimum wage. The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) recently stressed that the government is not planning to implement such a policy in the UAE. “The UAE’s wage policies enable a flexible labour market that… Read More

Great news for mobile phone users! The two major telecommunication companies in the UAE, Etisalat and du, have reduced their rates for international roaming and other services — making these more affordable for those who are traveling outside the country. Etisalat announced on Monday that they have lowered some of their rates. The next day, du… Read More

Today’s OFW interview features Chris, a 37-year-old Filipina living in Dubai. Born and raised in Iloilo City, she holds a Bachelor’s as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration. She is currently working as a Contracts Manager for a Trading Company based in Jebel Ali Freezone. Despite having a good-paying job in the Philippines, Chris decided to… Read More

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