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[WATCH] Emirati Vlogger Khalid Al Ameri Surprises Filipina Who Cooks Free Meals for the Community in Dubai

In one of our previous posts, we have featured a Filipina, Feby Baguisa-Dela Pena, who prepares free meals to help her community in Dubai during these difficult...

How Much is the Salary of a Filipino Engineer in the UAE?

For many years now, the UAE has been among the top work destinations among expats not just from the Philippines but all over the world. Aside...

Positive Stories in Times of Crisis via Amicable Barter Community in Dubai – ABCD Facebook Group

Amid the crisis the world is experiencing right now, there are people creating opportunities and launching efforts to help others in whatever capacity they have...

Jobless Pinay in Dubai Distributes Free Packed Meals for Filipino Community

The saying "you are never too poor to give" makes so much impact these days when almost everyone is experiencing the effects of the...

Job Tips: Working as a Waiter/Waitress in Dubai

The restaurant and hospitality business in the UAE is sought-after as the country values service as an important factor. For those of you who...

10 Challenges and Problems OFWs Face while Working Alone Abroad

It’s not easy working abroad as an OFW. In fact, it is a great sacrifice to leave your family behind to search for greener...

What Job Hunting is Like on Your First Few Days in Dubai

Looking for jobs in Dubai can be a daunting task especially to first timers. You may not know where to start, and you can...

Video: Life of a Construction Worker in UAE

Have you ever wondered what life is like as a construction worker in the UAE? Are you planning on becoming one someday? The best way...

How OFWs in Dubai Spend their Days Off

Have you ever wondered what OFWs in Dubai do during their days off? We all know that life is an OFW can be quite...

5 Tips to Pass the Immigration Interview for UAE

Will you be traveling to UAE for the first time? Do you know what you need to do before entering that plane? Are you...

Salary of an Office Worker in Dubai – from Assistant to Executive to Manager

One of the most common reasons why Filipinos go to UAE to work overseas is because of the lucrative salary offers. You get more...

VIDEO: Filipina Nurse in Dubai talks to Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and shares experience as a frontliner

Watch a video of this Filipina nurse in Dubai who was given an opportunity to talk to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al...

Fallen Hero: Filipino Volunteer Dies of COVID-19 in Dubai

An active Filipino volunteer who has helped in the distribution of free meals last month has passed away due to complications of coronavirus, his family and...

Cost of Living in Dubai as a Single OFW

Working as a single OFW can be difficult. Some may find it hard to adjust to living a life alone in a foreign land,...

How Much Does a Nurse in Dubai Earn? Nurse Salary and Other Questions Answered

There's been a boom in the nursing industry especially when the demand for nurses overseas has increased in the previous years. So in case...