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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

A delegation from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila is visiting Dubai next week, April 2-7, 2018. Their purpose will be to promote community engagement as well as to bring the Philippine government closer to the people by using social media channels. Consul-General Paul Raymund Cortes shared that the delegation will include DFA Undersecretary… Read More

Previously, we have talked about rules for using social media in the UAE. Posting pictures of people without their permission, for instance, is a big no-no. Likewise, posting content that is offensive to Islamic morals and values could lead to a huge fine and several years in jail! Meanwhile, the National Media Council (NMC) recently announced… Read More

Just the other day, we talked about social media rules in the UAE and the consequences of sharing inappropriate posts online. As if by coincidence, a woman has been jailed and fined recently in Abu Dhabi. Her crime? Posting and sharing indecent videos on the Internet. Related Post: 21 Tips First-Time Visitors to the UAE Authorities… Read More

In this day and age, social media plays a major role in our lives. We use it to post status updates and photos of our activities. We often share news and announcements via our social networks. Moreover, we use social media to communicate with our families and friends across the globe. We shouldn’t forget, however,… Read More

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An international YouTube star, who recently visited Dubai, is facing criticism after he (together with his friends) filmed a video alongside what seems to be an apparent suicide victim in a Japan’s Suicide Forest. Logan Paul, an American vlogger who has millions of fans and subscribers on social media, has faced backlash after he posted… Read More

Photos and videos of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum are making the rounds on social media once again. This time, they feature the Crown Prince of Dubai during his latest trip to the United States. HH Sheikh Hamdan is known for his active lifestyle and love for animals. These traits… Read More

Locals and expats in the UAE who express sympathy towards Qatar on social media may face up to 15 years in jail. What’s more, they could be asked to pay a fine of not less than AED 500,000. This statement was made by UAE Attorney-General Hamad Saif al-Shamsi. He reiterated that sympathizing with Qatar online… 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

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

A heart-warming photo of Dubai’s crown prince has been making the rounds on social media lately. The picture shows His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum taking a “selfie” while feeding a giraffe! The prince posted the adorable photo on Instagram, where it became an instant hit among his followers. It clearly… Read More

With 2.4 million followers, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is among the “top 10 most followed and effective world leaders” on Instagram. He is also popular on other social networks. A study published by PR firm Burson-Marsteller found that HH… Read More

A friendly reminder to social media users: ranting and sharing hate posts have serious consequences. An Indian national learned this the hard way recently. After ranting against his former employer on Facebook, he is now facing deportation and a AED 250,000 fine. The verdict was issued for “misusing information technology means,” Gulf News reported. Initially, Dubai… Read More