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Dubai attracted an astounding AED 25.5 billion worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2016. As a result, it ranked seventh among the top 10 global cities in the world attracting foreign investment. The announcement came from none other than the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council himself, His Highness Sheikh… Read More

al ain center computer shop

Aside from Gitex shopper season, the Al Ain Computer Plaza is one of the places where you can buy cheap laptops, computers, hardware and software, Macbooks, etc. in Dubai. This is a shopping mall which is located outside a Al Fahidi metro station. They also offer computer repairs and gaming accessories. Based on our experience, the… Read More

fire downtown dubai

Today, a fire broke out in a building near Dubai Mall around 6:30am. As per a tweet from Dubai Media Office, the said building was identified as The Fountain Views which is a tower that’s still under construction and is set to be completed in 2018. Authorities have closed areas in Mohammad Bin Rashid Boulevard. Dubai… Read More

dubai frame gold plate

If you have ever driven along Sheikh Zayed Road lately, you may have noticed a towering structure being covered with gold coating. This is the Dubai Frame, a city landmark that stands as tall as a 50-storey building. With an estimated cost of AED 160 million, the Dubai Frame is made up of two 150-meter… Read More

The number of passengers at Dubai International (DXB) continues to increase, as Dubai Airports note an 8.8 percent increase in passenger traffic in February. This brings the total year-to-date passenger traffic to almost 15 million, which is 9.3 percent higher than last year’s record. In a previous post, it may be recalled that DXB had… Read More

Feeling nostalgic for the 1950s? Just head to the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) on April 6-13, 2017, when the “Go Vintage! Back to the 1950s” Festival takes you back to the days of Elvis, James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, vintage cars, and polka dot dresses. Entrance to the week-long festival is FREE! “Go Vintage” pays… Read More

Your passport is your most important document whenever you travel abroad. It serves as your primary means of identification, especially if you are visiting or working in another country. But what happens if you lose your passport? This may sound like an enormous problem, indeed. Fortunately, in Dubai, there are steps you can take to… Read More

amazon acquires souq

Amazon has officially acquired SOUQ.com. In a press release posted today, the American ecommerce and cloud computing company has announced that it has finally reached an agreement to acquire the Dubai-based ecommerce platform, SOUQ.com There’s also a note from the CEO of SOUQ.com announcing the said merge. The past week, this acquisition was still under… Read More

meydan one mall

By the year 2020, Dubai will be the site of the biggest and grandest mall yet: Meydan One Mall. Aside from offering many shopping and dining options, it will include a multi-purpose sports facility, a dancing water fountain, and a heritage village. The Dubai Mall is currently set as the largest mall in the city,… Read More

lea salonga in dubai opera

Tony award-winning Filipino singer and actress Lea Salonga is set to perform at Dubai Opera on 22 & 23 September 2017. For those of you who might wonder who Lea is, here we give some short tidbits. Lea performed as the singing voice behind Princess Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin and Fa Mulan in Mulan. She… Read More

list of theme parks in dubai

Without a doubt, Dubai never runs out of exciting places to visit. Aside from its magnificent structures and skyscrapers, it also offers a spectacular array of theme parks for the whole family to enjoy. Here we share a list of theme parks (indoor and outdoor) where you can have a grand time of fun and… Read More

Is it alright for unmarried couples to live together under the same roof in Dubai? This is a common question we get from readers of our page and we’d like to share some insights about this topic. As a city that’s part of a Muslim country, Dubai follows the Sharia law, which prescribes guidelines for… Read More

katherine masahud dubai ofw

Our next OFW feature is with Katherine, a Filipina entrepreneur in Dubai. She came to city as this is where her parents are residing. After graduating college, she arrived and was able to find a job as an Admin officer in a service company, and then as a Client Relations executive for a property developer. While… Read More

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