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7-month Pregnant OFW in UAE with COVID-19 Dies of Complication; Gives Birth to Baby Girl

A seven-month pregnant overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in the UAE had succumbed to COVID-19 with doctors rushing to successfully deliver her baby via Caesarean...

Filipino Engineer in Dubai shares experience surviving COVID-19

A Facebook post from the Department of Health Philippines shares an experience of a COVID-19 survivor in Dubai. Engineer Ruffy Niedo showed symptoms of...

UAE Completes National Sterilization Programme, Lifts Movement Restriction

Following the successful completion of the National Sterilization Programme by the UAE government on Wednesday (June 24), coronavirus-related movement restrictions have been lifted according to a...

Indian Couple Stabbed to Death in Dubai Villa

An Indian couple were stabbed by an intruder in their villa in Dubai's Arabian Ranches. The husband and wife died while two teenagers (both...

Returning Dubai Residents Must Use GDFRA’s New Online Application System

As Dubai starts to allow travel to and from the UAE, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) reminded residents abroad to only book...

Badminton Group in Dubai Reaches Out to People in Need Amid Crisis

Over the past few months, a group of men and women who usually get together to play badminton, has set aside their rackets to...

Dubai to Welcome Returning Residents Starting June 22, Tourists Starting July 7

Starting today, June 22, foreign nationals holding a residency visa are allowed to return to Dubai. Likewise, citizens and residents will be allowed to...

UAE’s New Travel Protocols to Take Effect Starting June 23

The UAE health authorities led by the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has released a series of conditions and measures, regulating the travel of citizens...

Dubai eases restrictions for elderly and children under 12 starting June 18

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai,, the Supreme Committee of...

Feby Baguisa’s Ayuda Program Gains Support from Non-Filipino Residents in UAE

In the past weeks, we have featured the humble initiative of a jobless Filipina, Feby Baguisa Dela-Pena, who distributes free packed meals to help her community in...

Many Dubai Hospitals Now Free of COVID-19 Cases

The Dubai Covid-19 Command and Control Centre has announced that several hospitals in the emirate no longer have COVID-19 cases and have resumed their...

Feed-A-Labour, an Initiative Dedicated to Dubai’s Hardworking Labourers

The current crisis unexpectedly hit our society in different ways. Establishments were closed, people were advised to stay at home, and numerous jobs have...

UAE Vital Frontline Employees to Receive Bonus

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has expressed pride in the UAE community who...

AED 500,000 Fine or Jail for Misusing UAE Currency

The UAE Public Prosecution has called on all members of the public to abide by laws and not to underestimate the national currency in...

Emirates Loto supports Filipina modern-day hero and pledges 10,000 meals for jobless

As a surprise gesture of local hero Filipina expat Feby Cacher Baguisa-Dela Peña, Emirates Loto has announced that it will support Ms. Feby's personal...