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Emirates to Open Manila-Dubai Flight for Stranded OFWs on May 30

Dubai's flagship carrier, Emirates, has announced that it is set...

50% of Dubai Staff Allowed to Return to Office, Normal Working Hours Resumed

Dubai has announced that it will gradually reopen most business...

Six Winners Split AED 1,000,000 Jackpot in Emirates Loto – May 23, 2020

Emirates Loto, the region’s first, fatwa-approved, fully digital collectables...

After 2 Months on Hiatus, UAE Exchange Starts Issuing Refunds

One of the UAE's largest money exchange companies, UAE Exchange has...

RTA announces public transport timings starting 27 May 2020

As Dubai has eased movement restrictions and the public...

Businesses in Dubai to Operate from 6am to 11pm, Gyms and Cinemas Reopen

Dubai authorities have announced that businesses in Dubai will...

11pm to 6am, Dubai Sterilization Hours starting May 27

Dubai has announced that businesses will resume operations including...

UAE LABOUR

UAE LABOUR

Your Employer Cannot Deduct Your Salary Unless You Sign This Contract

As part of the precautionary measures taken to contain...

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

Whether you’ve been working in Dubai for a few...

Employers Should Allow Flexible Hours During Unstable Weather – MOHRE

Although we have official working hours and schedules in...

10 Things to Know when Getting a Job in the UAE

There are things first-time visitors should know when coming to the...

How to Resign from a Freezone Company

I’ve been working for a freezone company for more...

UAE Labour Law: What Does “Absconding” Mean?

The UAE amnesty program is currently ongoing, and there’s even...

How I Transferred from a Limited Contract to a Freezone Contract

Disclaimer: Please be advised that the article below has...

6 Best Keyboard and Mouse Combos for Your Home Office

Are you one of the many people who are...
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Steps to Processing a Travel Clearance from DSWD

This article talks about the requirements you need to...

7 Most Common Job Interview Questions in Dubai

When you’re applying for a job in Dubai, it’s...

15 Things You Should Know About Employment Visa and Labour Fraud

For many Filipinos, working overseas is the greatest dream...

How to Have an Emergency Fund in Dubai

Working in Dubai is a dream for many OFWs....

Rising Cost of Living, a Hot Topic

Before you hurriedly make visa arrangements for you to...

Job Tips: Working as a Waiter/Waitress in Dubai

The restaurant and hospitality business in the UAE is...

5 Tips for Earning More While Working in Dubai

There are many sad stories of OFWs who spent...

How OFWs in Dubai Save Money During Lockdown

The lock down has been hard for many businesses,...

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

Looking for jobs in Dubai can be a daunting...

Important Documents You Need to Have to Work in UAE

Looking for work in UAE? You should know exactly...

St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Sharjah: Mass Schedule Timings and Location

The UAE is known for its tolerance towards a variety of...

5 Tips to Pass the Immigration Interview for UAE

Will you be traveling to UAE for the first...

Kick the Habit of Smoking

I have heard many people say that smoking gives...

10 Things to know before coming to the UAE for work

You may have some misconceptions about working in Dubai...

6 Important Apps for OFWs in UAE

It can be daunting to visit UAE for the...

5 Things to Know about Working as a Call Center Agent in UAE

Are you interested in working as a call center...

All About Living in a Bedspace for Expats in Dubai

Are you planning on working in Dubai soon? Do...

Cost of Living in Dubai as a Single OFW

Working as a single OFW can be difficult. Some...

Top 5 tips to become the best version of yourself in Quarantine

The covid-19 pandemic has more or less affected every...

Getting Car Insurance in Dubai? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Driving around the UAE is not as convenient without having...

Attractions

8 Extreme and Thrilling Rides at the Carnaval in Global Village

Did you know that in Dubai’s Global Village, there’s a fun fair offering exciting...

21 Photos: Family Fun at the Carnaval in Global Village

Just when you think you’ve seen everything there is to see at the Dubai...

5 Tips When Visiting the Dubai Gold Souk in Deira

As somebody who is new to Dubai, the Gold Souk in Deira is a...

Food & Drink

AED 35 Eat-All-You-Can Filipino Buffet at Ibis Al Rigga Every Thursday

A very good deal especially to those who want to try halal Filipino food....

Buy One Get One for OFWs at Yum! Noodle Bar Restaurant in Radisson Blu Deira Creek

Are you craving for some Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Singapore or Malaysian dishes? Why choose...

FREE Bachata Classes at Up on the Tenth Lounge in Radisson Blu Deira Creek

Enjoy Bachata classes during Thursdays at Up on the Tenth in Radisson Blu Hotel...

Travel

Assam Altaf Creates Tourist Attraction Map of Saudi Arabia

Dubai expat, Assam Altaf, has created another detailed tourist attraction map and this time...

10 Best Budget Hotels in Dubai

Do you want to travel but on a tight budget? You don’t actually have...

New Schengen Requirement for Emirati Travellers to the EU

Very soon, Emirati travelers will need to fulfill new Schengen visa requirements to travel in Europe,...

PCG Dubai: No Appointment, No Entry

The Philippine Consulate General Dubai and Northern Emirates announces a new normal set-up for those visiting the office in Al Qusais. Those who are...

6 Cozy Cushions and Throw Pillows that You’ll Love

Aside from making sure that our homes are furnished with the things we need, we should also strive to make our dwellings a comfortable...

Top Selling Laptop Bags for People On-the-Go

Whether you’re working from home, at the office, or you’re always on-the-go, having a laptop is a must. Likewise, it is also essential for...

How OFWs in Dubai Save Money During Lockdown

The lock down has been hard for many businesses, and it has affected many OFWs; income stream. It's clear OFWs in Dubai need to...

RTA change in public transport timings from May 22-26, 2020

To everyone in Dubai, please be advised of the working hours of the public transport system during Eid Al Fitr holidays. The Roads and...

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...

Dubai Municipality Steps Up Safety Measures in Buildings, Construction Areas

As the UAE continues to curb the spread of the coronavirus in communities with the return of some employees back to work, the Dubai...

8 Best Selling Headphones for Work from Home Online Meetings & Zoom Calls

Now that more people are working from home, office equipment for home use has become more essential. We all know that a lot of...

7 Bestselling Coffee Machines for Coffee Lovers

After a good night’s sleep, nothing beats a hot, steaming cup of coffee to jump start your day. Likewise, taking a “coffee break” every...