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The emirate of Dubai has a diverse and multi-cultural society. Because there are many expats living here, it is not uncommon to hear different languages being spoken at work and in public places. You may hear Hindi, Urdu, and even Tagalog anywhere you go! Amidst the variety of languages spoken in Dubai, the ones that… Read More

The Ministry of Health and Prevention in Dubai has issued warnings against the use of six counterfeit pharmaceutical products. These contain undisclosed substances that could put the health of some people at risk. Specifically, the substances in these products could lead to an acute reduction in a person’s blood pressure. These also pose a risk… Read More

Even after his performance at The Autism Rocks Arena over the weekend, pop star Justin Bieber has been spotted enjoying the sights and sounds of Dubai. Just recently, he went quad biking and camel riding in the desert. The international pop star proved to be a skilled and fearless biker, as he drove at mxDubai… Read More

Previously, we’ve talked about what travelers should expect when visiting the country for the first time. In an earlier post, we discussed 20 things first-time tourists should know about the UAE, which pretty much sums up what most visitors need to know. This article, however, focuses on living in (and not just visiting) Dubai. If… Read More

Just recently, we posted about the crown prince diving and spearfishing in the cool waters of Dubai. Without a doubt, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has a thirst for adventure and leads an active lifestyle. Aside from having an adventurous spirit, the Dubai crown prince likes to share about his activities… Read More

Bordered by the cities of Ajman and Dubai, the emirate of Sharjah is the third-largest among the seven emirates of the UAE. Remarkably, it is only emirate that has land on both the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Gulf Coast. Sharjah is also called the “Cultural Capital of the UAE” because of its rich… Read More

Situated along the Arabian Peninsula, south of the Persian Gulf, is the emirate of Dubai. It is the second-largest emirate in the UAE in terms of land area, but it has the largest population. Majority of the people here are expats from all over the world. Dubai is known for its dazzling architecture, skyscrapers, and… Read More

Filipinos in Dubai will be celebrating the 119th Philippine Independence Day at the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) on May 12, which is one month earlier than is usually practiced. The Philippine Independence Day is commemorated on June 12 every year. However, since the date coincides with this year’s Ramadan, Philippine consulate officials and volunteers… Read More

Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is one of the seven emirates of the UAE. It is located in the northern part of the country, along the east of the Persian Gulf. With an area of 1700 square kilometres, it is the fourth-largest emirate in the country. About 50 percent of the population of Ras Al Khaimah… Read More

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Spanning an area of 460 square kilometers, Ajman is the smallest emirate in the UAE. It is situated on the Gulf Coast, along the western coast of the country. Despite having the smallest land area, Ajman is the fifth-largest emirate in terms of population, of which more than 80 percent are expats. Fishing has long… Read More

Umm Al Quwain is one of the seven emirates that comprise the UAE. Covering a land area of about 800 square kilometers, it is situated between the emirates of Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah. This emirate has the smallest population in the country. Its economy is based mainly on fishing, pearl diving, livestock raising, and… Read More

Spanning an area of 1,450 square kilometers, Fujairah is the fifth-largest among the seven emirates of the UAE. Located on the eastern part of the country, it is the only emirate that is situated on the Gulf of Oman instead of the Persian Gulf. Fujairah is a mountainous area and you will find that it… Read More

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE and one among seven emirates that constitute the country. Covering an area of 67,340 square kilometres, it is the largest emirate in terms of land area the second highest in terms of population. The seat of the President of the UAE is situated in this city. Related… Read More

Many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) dream of putting up their own business in the future. Running a business can help you generate additional income for the family. It also allows you to “be your own boss” – in charge of your time, energy, and money. You may be thinking, “What kind of business should I… Read More

Once again, the Crown Prince of Dubai has been trending on social media. We recently featured his selfie with a giraffe, this time, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum shows his love for the water. Fans and followers of the ruling family were treated to photos and videos of the Dubai… Read More

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