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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...

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...

UAE Vlogger Emaratino Surprises Filipina with a Job Offer

A lot of people in the UAE (as in anywhere in the world) are going through a difficult time right now, but this does not mean...

[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...