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Warning to OFWs and tourists, reports of a “bullet” scam have been circulating on the internet wherein NAIA airport staff are reportedly victimizing unsuspecting travellers. We have read 3 incidents about a “Laglag Bala” modus operandi that have gone viral on Social Media. In these 3 incidents, NAIA airport staff allegedly plants a bullet in a… Read More

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Time for another interview with an OFW expat in Dubai. We are lucky to interview Ion, the popular blogger behind BoyDubai.com. Ion has been in the UAE for 9 years and is currently working as a Senior web designer (User Experience). One of the interesting things we found out is that Ion’s background back in college was more on… Read More

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Dubai is mourning the death of Sheikh Rashid Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the eldest son of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The cause of death was a heart attack and the prince was to turn 34 on November 12. 3-Day… Read More

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As an expat in the UAE, you may come across terms such as a Labour ban when you resign from your job. The labour ban is usually implemented by the Ministry of Labour on the basis of you not fulfilling the terms of your contract. Another type of ban is an Immigration Ban wherein you are… Read More

qatar airways

Qatar Airways is coming to Dubai on 18th September 2015 for a recruitment event for female flight attendants. They will conduct the open day walk-in interview at the Radisson Royal Hotel at Sheikh Zayed Road from 2pm to 8pm! Qatar Airways Open Day event in Dubai Venue: RADISSON ROYAL HOTEL – Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE.… Read More

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Multiple job openings in Dubai & the UAE this September! Share this to friends & family looking for jobs in Dubai. *Chalhoub Group – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/chalhoub-group/ *Ritz-Carlton Hotel – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/ritz-carlton-hotel/ *Emirates – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/emirates/ *Rivoli Group – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/rivoli-group/ *Jumeirah Group – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/jumeirah-group/ *Rotana Hotels – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/rotana-hotels/ *Hyatt Hotel – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/hyatt-hotels/ *DEWA – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/dewa/ *Alshaya Group – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/alshaya-group/… Read More

LBC Shopping Suki

For Filipinos who want to send cargo to the Philippines, you can avail the LBC Shopping Suki Bundle which offers a 30 AED discount to two boxes sent via sea cargo and a 50 AED discount to two boxes sent via air cargo. ————————————– LBC bagged 2 trophies, Preferred Freight Forwarding Company and Preferred Remittance Service Provider, from the recently… Read More

report of death phil embassy dubai

For Filipino residents in the UAE who have lost loved ones, it is important process a report of death to the nearest Philippine embassy so that it is officially documented. The nearest  Philippine Consulate General Embassy located in Al Qusais. Here’s the procedure when registering the death of a loved one for Pinoys in Dubai.… Read More

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Hi everyone, Drydocks World will be having a walk-in interview for interested applicants for multiple job vacancies this August 21. This photo was submitted by one of our kabayans and wanted to share it to us, for those who are looking for a job in this industry. Please take note that although this was shared… Read More

uae probationary period

The probation period in a UAE company usually runs for 6 months from the date of hire, but it may also depend on the agreement set on your work contract. The probation period is the ‘testing’ period where the company will assess your performance if you are fit for the job as a regular employee. It is… Read More

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Hi everyone, our next OFW interview feature is with Meanne, a former Admin Training Coordinator and now turned housewife in Dubai. Meanne has been in Dubai for over 15 years, although 2 of those years were spent back in the Philippines. Her situation is interesting as she is homeschooling her daughter. As she does not have… Read More

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The Christian Voices Chorale – Dubai Vocal Ensembel (CVC-DVE) is looking for dedicated and talented singers for all voices: SOPRANO, ALTO, TENOR, BASS to join its group. CVC/DVE is a two time Grand Champion of the Choirfest Middle East and they are holding auditions which open to all Filipino Catholics for the whole month of… Read More

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The PCG (Philippine Consulate General) embassy of Dubai is the government office where you process various Philippine documents. As a Filipino, it is important that you know the location and details of this office for your reference. Remember that this is where you fill renew your passport, apply for marriage/death/birth certificates registered by the Philippines… Read More

How to get married in Dubai for Filipinos

For Filipinos currently living in the Dubai and wish to get married, the following documents must be submitted to the Philippine Consulate General Embassy located in Al Qusais. Below are the steps and requirements to accomplish in different scenarios. Note: Only Filipino Citizens (both parties) can be married at the Consulate General. Requirements for Filipino Marriage at the Philippine… Read More

dubai jobs august 2015

It’s August 2015 and we have compiled the available job openings in the United Arab Emirates from top companies this month. Kindly view the vacancies by going to each link and checking out the posts from each organization! Job Opportunities in Dubai in August 2015 *Emirates Group – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/emirates/ *Jumeirah Group – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/jumeirah-group/ *Al Futtaim Group – http://dubaiofw.com/jobs/al-futtaim-group/ *Marriott… Read More

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We previously wrote about how to check your NOL card balance over the internet using a computer. Plenty of Dubai residents are already using smartphones, here is another way for you to check how much credit is left in your NOL card using your device. RTA has launched several mobile applications for Apple and Android… Read More

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