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10 Steps to Take When You Decide to Leave Dubai for Good

Whether you’ve been working in Dubai for a few years, a decade, or even more -- the time will come when you will eventually...

Dubai Launches Facility to Open a Bank Account Instantly

The Department of Economic Development (DED) has established a blockchain consortium in partnership with six UAE banks, which will allow investors and business people in...

UAE VAT: Tourists Can Now Get Refunds at Shopping Malls, Hotels

The UAE's Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has announced that the Value Added Tax (VAT) Recovery Self-Service Kiosks for Tourists scheme has been expanded to be available...

Adultery in UAE: What should I do if my spouse commits adultery in UAE?

Many workers have left their home countries in order to search for other opportunities abroad. In the process, sometimes they leave their families/partners behind....

Expect Rain in the UAE Til Wednesday – NCM Weather Bulletin

According to a weather bulletin shared by the UAE's National Center of Meteorology (NCM), there's a chance of freezing rain in UAE from January...

7 Ways to Keep Children Safe in High-Rise Buildings

Just a couple of months ago, we heard the tragic news of a teenage girl who fell to her death while trying to take...

72 PHOTOS: WEMART Hypermarket and Food Court in Deira – What to Expect

My friends told me about this new place called WEMART, which is a hypermarket and food court that showcases all things Asian, including food,...

UAE Law to Protect Residents Struggling with Financial Debt

There's a new law passed by the UAE government Cabinet to help expats and residents who are struggling with financial cases in the country....

Asian Food Craze? Count Us Filipinos In!

We, Filipinos enjoy our food so much - or just food in general, or anything that has to with it, you can expect us to become...

UAE Braces for Possible New Taxes, Experts Say

Tax experts in the region foresee that a mix of new direct and indirect taxes will be levied in the UAE and in the...

RTA Metro Fines in Dubai

Before you head out to the train, it is wise to get to know the rules and regulations on how to behave in the...

Cost of Living and Monthly Expenses in Dubai: An Honest and Practical Guide

How much does it cost to live in Dubai? Is it really expensive? How much salary should I expect so I can live comfortably...

Driving in the UAE: What is Salik and How to Register a Salik Tag

If you’ve heard about the ‘white points’ system for drivers in the UAE, then you must’ve heard of the term ‘Salik’, as well. Salik...

50,000 AED Fine if Caught Working while on a Tourist/Visit Visa

Be advised that working in the UAE under a visit visa or a tourist visa is illegal. You must change your visa to an employment...

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...