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Expats in UAE to Benefit from Ramadan Package this Year

There are several notable holidays in the UAE, but perhaps the most widely-celebrated or observed is the holy month of Ramadan. Not only is this a time for Muslims to bond together as families, but it is also an opportunity for citizens to express their religious virtues in the form of charitable community activities. And… Read more

RTA Halts Electric Scooter Rentals in Dubai c

Lately, you might have noticed more people riding scooters on their way to work, as a new means of getting around Dubai. Take note, however, that the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has called for a ban on electric scooter rentals — for the time being, at least. For several months now, companies such as… Read more

Abu Dhabi Gov’t Adjusts Fees to Boost Tourism

With the current drop in the oil prices not only in the UAE but across all countries in the Middle East, various governments in the UAE are now looking at other sectors that could drive profit in place of the inconsistent turnaround from the oil sector. With this vision at the back burner, the Abu… Read more

DOLE Clarifies Issue on Deportation of OFWs from UAE 3

Amid recent “news” announcing that the UAE will deport foreign workers starting this April, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has stated that there is no such thing… no deportation of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) will be happening anytime soon! ALSO READ: Up to AED 1 Million Fine for Sharing “Fake News” Based on a… Read more

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Approves Global AgTech Centre, to Create 2,000+ Jobs in UAE

While it’s common knowledge that the UAE, as do most countries in the Middle East, is bordered by deserts and dry lands, this does not pose a limitation to the government’s efforts in expanding its economy and positioning itself among the best in the world. Recently, the government of Dubai has shown interest in boosting… Read more

Catch Free Live Performances at Dubai Metro Stations this March

One of the best things about community events is that most of the time they’re free of charge. Whether it’s part of a promotional campaign or a community-sponsored event, there’s no doubt that these types of events can definitely attract crowds. And where else do you find large crowds other than public transportation facilities? The… Read more

[WATCH] UAE Residents Can Fly this Electric Aircraft Starting October 2019

We’ve all heard about Dubai’s flying taxis and Sky Pods, but wait — there’s more! A new type of electric aircraft is coming soon to the UAE… and it’s called “Alpha Electro.” Cool! ALSO READ: 10 Futuristic Inventions at GITEX Technology Week Starting this October, any resident of the UAE can lease and fly the new aircraft — as… Read more

Biggest Filipino Training Centre Opens in Dubai

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Dubai now have greater opportunity to upgrade their skills, as the biggest Pinoy training centre in the UAE just opened in the emirate last week! ALSO READ: Most “In Demand” Courses & Majors in the UAE The Pinoy Overseas Workers Education and Reintegration (POWER) Technical Centre offers training courses for Filipinos across the… Read more

[WATCH] Injured Arab Man Airlifted to Hospital Following Motorcycle Crash

Recently, the UAE government through its various emirates has released a series of safety advisories especially that the holy month of Ramadan is almost upon us once again. However, even with these reminders and new systems set up in place to ensure safety and protection of both motorists and pedestrians, there are still cases that… Read more

Dubai Looks to Capitalize on Modern-Day Camping Trend

Summer is fast approaching and beaches will become hotter with swarms of people and families, but for people here in the UAE, it’s either there are other summer activities to choose from such as hiking in the mountains, going on a cozy staycation, and then there’s “glamping” or glamorous camping in the desert. And while… Read more

Transiting Passengers in UAE can Avail Mobile Plan for Only AED 50

Travelling is only half the fun without your loved ones along with you. But most of the time, when travelling is only necessary for work or business purposes, or even short-term visits, there’s consolation in the thought that we can always connect with family and friends through today’s technology. But the more important question is… Read more

Traffic Fines to be Slashed by Half in this Emirate on One Condition

Drivers and motorists in the UAE understand how the government is serious in upholding the law when it comes to road and safety matters. For others, this is the reason why they accumulate fines over time, which could be quite heavy to settle in one go. The good thing is that the UAE government, as… Read more

How to Choose the Right Kind of UAE Visa

Millions of passengers transit through the Dubai Airports every year, each with his or her own purpose for travel. Some people come to see the sights, while others are visiting their relatives. A huge number arrive to apply for work, while others are simply passing by. ALSO READ: Major Changes in UAE Visa Rules: Things You Should Know… Read more

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