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News and updates on what’s happening in Dubai. Announcements and important information about the emirate that the residents should be aware of. Here we share current events and advisories, as well as trends for your reference.

LizQuen Celebrity Tandem in Dubai for Screening of Alone Together 4

Are you ready for this, fans of Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil? The celebrity couple are currently in the UAE for the international screenings of their film, “Alone/Together.” The blockbuster movie will be screened in Dubai as well as in Abu Dhabi. Yay!!! Last year, the “MayWard” tandem delighted Filipino fans in Dubai. And now,… Read more

Asian Man Buried Alive in Ras Al Khaimah Construction Site Collapse

They say no job is ever easy. However, there are those which are especially risky and so due caution and safety must be exercised by both the employer as well as the worker themselves. But as much as we do everything in order, sometimes, there are just things that slip out of our grasp and… Read more

New Technology to Scan Drivers for Signs of Stress & Fatigue 5

There are different ways of getting around the city, and the Dubai Tram is one of them. But what if the driver gets tired or sleepy? Is there a way to check for signs of stress and fatigue? According to the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)… yes, there is! ALSO READ: Etihad Rail — Travel from Dubai to Abu… Read more

UAE Supermarket Chain Features Philippine Products

Buying your favourite Pinoy products in Dubai has just gotten easier, now that a major supermarket chain is promoting Philippine products in the UAE! Yay! ALSO READ: 8 Budget-Friendly Supermarkets in Dubai On Saturday, February 16, Al Maya Group launched its in-store promotion of Philippine products. Vice Minister Abdulgani Macatoman of the Philippine Ministry of Trade… Read more

First Emirati Astronaut Set for an 8-day Mission to Space in September

The long wait is finally over! After months of rigorous training here and overseas, one of the two Emirati astronauts who participated in a prestigious space training programme in Russia will be named as the first Emirati astronaut to fly to space later this year. There was much hype and anticipation as two Emirati astronauts… Read more

Man Blackmails Filipina Using Indecent Photos Sent Online 4

Be careful who you chat with! A man has been accused of blackmailing a woman in Dubai, using revealing photos and videos that she had sent to him through an online dating site. ALSO READ: Pinay Threatens Husband, Posts Family Photos w/o Permission The victim, a 39-year-old Filipina saleswoman, thought she was exchanging messages with a… Read more

Pinay Threatens Husband Posts Family Photos wo Permission 4

A friendly reminder: be careful what you post online, because you could get into trouble! A female expat in Dubai learned this recently — after insulting and threatening her husband — plus posting pictures of him and his family on social media without their permission! ALSO READ: 25-Year Jail Term, 4 Million AED Fine for Cybercrimes… Read more

Filipino Companies Join Food Expo in Dubai from Feb. 17 to 21

Once again, Filipino companies are participating in this year’s Gulfood Trade Show in Dubai. Among these is Alsons Aquaculture Corporation, which showcases our very own Philippine national fish, bangus (milkfish) through its well-known “Sarangani Bay” brand. Just like last year, the food expo is held at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) in Dubai, UAE. The… Read more

Despite being one of the best airports in the world, having the fastest free Internet and other amenities, Dubai International (DXB) never stops improving its brand. Just recently, it introduced a brand-new logo, motto, and an exciting short-film that pretty much says it all! ALSO READ: No More Passports, Dubai Airports Launches Smart Tunnel w/ Face Scanner His… Read more

WATCH Prince Hamdan Shares Futuristic Jetman Video

In the movie, “Tomorrowland,” the main character puts on a pair of rockets that enable him to fly like a bird. Well, this futuristic technology is now a reality, as Dubai’s very own “Jetman” takes to the skies, as shown in a video shared by none other than the Crown Prince! ALSO READ: HH Sheikh Hamdan Visits UAE… Read more

UAE SWAT Team

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, attended today the fifth and final day of the first edition of the UAE SWAT Challenge. The international event took place at Dubai SWAT Training Facility, Al Rowaiyah. The challenge is held under patronage of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior… Read more

UAE Remittance Fees on the Rise, OFWs and Expats Feel the Pressure

For us Filipinos, our determination to succeed and work hard is mainly inspired by our high regard for our families. It is for this very reason that many of us aspire to land a high-paying job overseas even if it means being separated from our loved ones. It’s a sacrifice almost every one of us… Read more

Burj Khalifa Opens World's Highest Lounge a

Several years ago, the world’s highest restaurant, At.Mosphere, opened on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Just recently, the iconic tower has reached another mind-blowing milestone — the launching of “The Lounge” — the highest lounge in the world! ALSO READ: Burj Royale Residence Offers Views of Burj Khalifa & Dubai Fountain The Lounge… Read more

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