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Expat in Dubai who Embezzled AED 70,000 worth in VAT Refund Sent to Jail

The Filipino clerk who embezzled nearly AED 70,000 in VAT refund while working at a tax refunding company, has been jailed for six months by the Dubai Court of First Instance. As per public prosecution records, the 34-year-old Filipino clerk was an employee at a company at Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport when he… Read more

Tips on How to Prevent Fires in the UAE

There are various hazards that we need to take into consideration depending on where we are located in the world. For example, here in the UAE, the summer season can pose a great danger to our health – the extreme temperatures can cause conditions such as dehydration, skin problems, heat exhaustion, heatstroke, or worse –… Read more

Filipinos in Dubai Organize Basketball Game to Raise Funds in Support of Compatriot in Critical Condition

Filipinos all over the world, sports-minded or otherwise, understand that basketball is not just a pastime or a sport casually played on the streets or within barangays, it is also a means to get communities together and to gather support for a kababayan (compatriot) in need. This has been the case during a one-day tournament… Read more

RTA’s Al-Merqab System Wins Smart Technology Award

The RTA’s electronic system, Al-Merqab, which was developed to govern limo and e-Hail services, has been recognized with a smart mobility award by the International Data Corporation, IDC. The IDC is a reputed international entity for judging the most innovative technology projects and practices, with a regional office in Dubai. The RTA’s system offers solutions… Read more

j balvin concert abu dhabi

Colombian Reggaeton singer J Balvin has been confirmed to play at The Arena, Yas Island’s brand new indoor venue, on 5 September as part of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week. The inaugural seven-day fight-and-fitness-themed festival will feature a series of nightlife and entertainment events organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT… Read more

gitex shopper sale dubai

The annual and biggest mega sale on the latest gadgets is back! Out of this world discounts on all items and you can even grab the chance to win amazing prizes just for being there during the show. I remember my first Gitex experience and I was able to get some good deals in buying gadgets.… Read more

how to pay sss Dubai OFW

Filipinos in the UAE and abroad it is very important that we take the time and save a portion of our salary for savings/insurance. One of these government programs is our Social Security System (SSS) pension. There has been a news announcement that SSS is now mandatory for all OFWs. But even if it is not… Read more

UAE Satellite Captures Images of Grand Mosque of Makkah during Eid Al Adha

In time for the Eid season, an image of the Grand Mosque of Makkah was taken by KhalifaSat on the first day of Eid Al Adha during the Hajj pilgrimage of this year. The KhalifaSat, which was launched into space in October last year provides images with specifications that meet the highest international standards in… Read more

Workers in the UAE will likely get another holiday on September 1 (Sunday), as the date is most likely to be Muharram 1 or the first day of the Hijiri New Year, as per Ibrahim Al Jarwan, a member of the Arab Union for Space and Astronomy Sciences (AUAS). In the past, the first day… Read more

UAE Law: What Happens to Cases of Bounced Cheques?

The fear of getting duped or scammed with your money is a reminder to everyone to remain vigilant when making transactions wherever you may be in the world. However, in the case of bounced cheques, the UAE law says there’s more to it than simply paying a fine to close the issue. According to Dubai… Read more

how to earn money with korooti

I have been a Korooti member for over 3 years now. One of the great things about this membership program, aside from the discounts you get from various establishments and the raffle giveaways, is that you get to earn extra income. How do you earn extra money? You can do so by simply referring other… Read more

Check out Teriyaki Boy and Sizzlin’ Steak’s Newest Outlet in Deira City Centre

Foodies in Dubai can soon enjoy a fusion of eastern and western flavors in one roof as Teriyaki Boy and Sizzlin’ Steak have recently launched a soft opening to the public in Deira. Those who are craving for their favorite California rolls, gyoza, and steaks can now satisfy their cravings by simply heading over to… Read more

purefoods halal

UAE-headquartered Prime Group, a leading quality and compliance solutions provider in Asia, Middle East and North Africa, has awarded halal certification to a facility of The Pure Foods Hormel Company, Inc. that produces TENDER JUICY® Chicken Franks and PUREFOODS® Corned Beef. The Purefoods Hormel Company, Inc. is a leading food manufacturer in the Philippines. The… Read more

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