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IN PHOTOS: DSF Sale in Al Ghurair Centre

After visiting the City Centre Deira to check out...

60 PHOTOS: Inside the DSF Sale at City Centre Deira

For those of you who don't know it yet,...

Filipina Mother of 3 Wins BMW in Nakheel Mall DSF Raffle

Congratulations to our kabayan who recently won a brand...

IN PHOTOS: Filipinos Evacuated as PH Authorities Warn of Another Eruption

PHILIPPINES: Taal Volcano on a Sunday (January 12, 2020)...

IN PHOTOS: Dubai’s Response to Fix Road Disruption During Unstable Weather

The UAE has been experiencing unusually heavy rainfall and...

UAE LABOUR

UAE LABOUR

10 Things You Should Know before Working in the UAE

There are things first-time visitors should know when coming to the...

How to Resign from a Freezone Company

I’ve been working for a freezone company for more...

UAE Labour Law: What Does “Absconding” Mean?

The UAE amnesty program is currently ongoing, and there’s even...

How I Transferred from a Limited Contract to a Freezone Contract

Disclaimer: Please be advised that the article below has...

UAE Labour Law: Understanding Annual Leave

Aside from official holiday leaves and sick leaves, workers in...

UAE Announces Official Holiday for Eid Al-Adha 2019

Following the religious month of Ramadan and the festivities...

AED 25,000 is Minimum Salary to Hire a Maid in UAE

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has...

New Policy for Hiring Domestic Workers in UAE

If you’re planning to hire a housekeeper, nanny, or...
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New Policy for Hiring Domestic Workers in UAE

If you’re planning to hire a housekeeper, nanny, or...

How to Sponsor Your Family in the UAE

Have you ever thought about bringing your family to...

Ready-to-Eat Filipino Pork Dishes Sold at Spinneys Al Ghurair Centre

For non-Muslims in Dubai who are craving for pork...

Why Should your Small Business get an ISO 9001 Certification?

ISO 9001:2015 Certification is often overlooked by Small and...

7 Ways to Keep Children Safe in High-Rise Buildings

Just a couple of months ago, we heard the...

How to Apply for a Long-term Golden Visa Online

Earlier this year, the UAE long-term visa came into...

WATCH: How to Drive Safely During Rainy Conditions

Although the UAE has been hailed as the safest...

Rules on Smoking Cigarettes & Shisha in the UAE

As part of the UAE National Agenda, which includes...

How to Report Human Trafficking Cases in the UAE

Last month, authorities rescued two Filipinas in Dubai who...

What You Should Know about Divorce in UAE

Ending a marriage is never going to be easy,...

13 Banned Items When Flying from Dubai

Will you be traveling outside the country soon? If...

Watch: Dubai Staff Accommodation Catches Fire

Earlier on December 4, a fire broke out in a hotel...

12 Must-Visit Unusual Hangout Spots in Dubai

Winter season is here in Dubai and it's definitely...

How to Pay your Dubai Traffic Fines Online

In case you are wondering how you can pay...

5 Tips for Mobile Phone Security When Travelling

The holiday season is already upon us, and with...

Top 5 Attractions for Millennials in UAE

Millennials, more than previous generations, have made traveling a...

How to Apply for Oman eVisa in Dubai

With the recent announcement of the Royal Oman Police...

Cheapest Way to Dubai Miracle Garden

We received a question from one of our readers...

10 Rules for Social Media Users in the UAE

Earlier last month, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid...

10 Things You Should Know before Working in the UAE

There are things first-time visitors should know when coming to the...

10 Reasons Why You Should NOT Become an OFW

Every year, thousands of Filipinos leave the country to...

Cheapest Way to Global Village – Public Transport

The Global Village is one of the most popular destinations...

Attractions

FREE Entry to Children at The Wonder Maze in Riverland Dubai on UAE National Day Weekend!

We recently featured a new adventure attraction called The Wonder Maze, which is the...

49 AED Entry to Motiongate Dubai at Dubai Parks and Resorts on 14-16 Nov 2019

Heads up UAE! Motiongate Dubai in Dubai Parks and Resorts is running an offer...

Wonder Maze, World’s Largest Mobile Maze, Opens in Dubai and Al Ain

The list of family-friendly attractions in the UAE has just gotten longer! The largest...

Food & Drink

Buy One Get One Friday Brunch for OFWs at Radisson Blu Hotel Deira Creek

Looking for a place to indulge in a hearty Friday brunch? Head to Radisson...

Saba’a Restaurant at Al Seef Heritage Hotel

Saba’a is the featured restaurant of Al Seef Heritage Hotel, which is located in...

FREE Karaoke Nights and 40% OFF your bill every Thursday at O’Learys Dubai Creek

It's KAROKE time every Thursday at O'Learys Dubai Creek. This American sports restaurant and...

Travel

10 Things I Love About the Heritage City of Vigan, Philippines

We’ve featured many articles about the seven emirates of the UAE and different countries...

5 Tips for Mobile Phone Security When Travelling

The holiday season is already upon us, and with that holidaymakers are set to fly all...

Dubai Expat Assam Artist Designs a Tourist Attraction Map of Lahore, Pakistan

Following the success of creating a detailed tourist attraction map of the country of...

Burj Khalifa New Year’s Eve Fireworks to begin before Midnight

The much-anticipated new year's eve fireworks event at the Burj Khalifa this year will begin a little earlier than usual. It's going to start...

UAE Passport Recognized as ‘Greatest Passport of the Decade’

Accruing a total of over 110 visa waivers mostly in the last three years, the UAE's travel document has been honored by Passport Index as the greatest passport...

RTA announces Public Transport Timings during New Year’s Eve and Holiday

To those who are planning to go out during New Year, please be advised of revised service timings of the public transport in Dubai...

HH Prince Hamdan Meets with Sports Stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Novak Djokovic in Dubai

Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, met with sports stars...

An Afternoon at the Museum of Illusions Dubai in Al Seef

Museum of Illusions Dubai is an interesting attraction located at Dubai's Al Seef area and features plenty of exhibits to for you to discover and...

Dubai Sets New World Record for Distributing 9,000 Free Meals in Less than 3 Hours

It has always been part of the Emirati (Arab) culture to give to charities and to provide for the poor. But this time, through the...

9 Spots to Catch New Year’s Eve Fireworks in the UAE

Thinking about where to usher in the New Year in the UAE? Well, anywhere is fine - really. But if you wish to catch...

Ain Dubai, World’s Tallest Observation Wheel, to Open in Dubai in 2020

Watch out Dubai tourists! The world's largest observation wheel, Ain Dubai, will be launched sometime ahead of the opening date of the Dubai Expo...

Dubai Frame All Set for 2020 NYE Fireworks Display

The entry of the New Year this 2020 will be brighter as the Dubai Frame is inviting everyone to witness the upcoming fireworks display on New...

12-Hour Flash Sale up to 90% to Kick off Dubai Shopping Festival!

Just recently, we shared about the upcoming Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), which will be held on the last week of December up to February...