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Common Reasons for Rejecting UAE Visa Application

Whether you are planning to come for work or travel purposes, you may need to apply for a visa to enter the UAE, depending on different factors. This shouldn’t be a problem as long as you have all the requirements, but what if your visa application gets denied or rejected? ALSO READ: 12 Common Visa Questions about… Read more

Filipino Nurse Charged for Murder of Compatriot Loses Appeal Plea on Court

Last year, a Filipino male nurse was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment for an altercation that cost the life of his compatriot. The murder was borne out of a misunderstanding influenced by alcohol, when the two went drinking on the night of the incident. The case of murder, as in anywhere in the world, is… Read more

AED 2.4 Million Awarded to Bereaved Children of flydubai Crash Victims

Travelling overseas is an experience that most of us want to stock up on during our lifetime. And while Dubai flight carriers strive to provide world-class services and experiences, there are things that slip out of our grasp, things that go out of control no matter how hard we eliminate error in our work. That… Read more

Bank Users in the UAE Advised to Update Emirates ID Information

One of the few important identification documents residents in the UAE will need the most is their Emirates ID. Since the call to update this document has been posted earlier this year, many residents who possess this document still need to update the necessary data in their ID cards to ensure smooth transactions in the… Read more

Sharjah Announces New Pre-paid Parking Area

Driving in the UAE requires one to be aware of the systems and regulations imposed by the government, so as not to receive traffic fines and be issued warnings, violations, and black points. In this regard, parking is also well-organized in this country, as citizens are required to pay parking fees in both public and… Read more

New Mall to Hire More than 2000 Workers Upon Opening 1

Majid Al Futtaim, a leading retail pioneer in the MENA region, is getting ready to open its first shopping mall in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE… My City Centre Masdar. Yay! ALSO READ: List of Top Malls in Dubai, UAE As the name suggests, the AED 300 million community mall is located in Masdar City.… Read more

New UAE Law Inspires People to be Good Samaritans

Have you ever been in a situation where you want to help someone, but hesitate to do so because of possible legal consequences? Not to worry, because soon there’s going to be a law that enables people to be “Good Samaritans” and extend help to their fellowmen. ALSO READ: Act of Kindness: Dubai Restaurant Offers Free… Read more

Etisalat Offers 1 Gb Data for 1 AED for UAE Residents

For those who have been here in the UAE, there is no point of comparison when it comes to Internet speed versus what we have back home in the Philippines. In a bid to become among the few smart cities in the world, the Dubai government, in partnership with private corporations, have committed joint efforts… Read more

Nur Misuari Heads to UAE for Islamic Conference 4

The founding chair of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), Nur Misuari, is heading to the UAE to attend a session of the Council of Foreign Ministers – Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). ALSO READ: HH Sheikh Khalifa Declares 2019 as “Year of Tolerance” On Tuesday, February 26,… Read more

RTA Introduces ‘Nol+’ Loyalty Points Programme

Public transport here in the UAE is well-organized and convenient, more so if you carry with you a Nol card, which is typically used by residents to pay their public transport fare, among others. In its bid to fully digitise systems and processes in the country, the government is now looking at making public transportation… Read more

PHOTOS Pierce Brosnan Spotted in Dubai While Filming The Misfits

Previously, we’ve seen the likes of Will Smith, Ryan Reynolds, and other Hollywood stars filming movies or simply hanging out in Dubai. These days, we suggest you keep your eyes open as you might just run into Mr. James Bond himself… the dashing Pierce Brosnan! In case you haven’t heard, the Irish actor has been… Read more

Premier shopping mall and retail business, Emaar Malls, has recently acquired regional fashion e-commerce store, Namshi. Previously in 2017, Emaar already had a 51% stake of the Global Fashion Group, GFG (the group managing Namshi). But now, the shopping mall giant has purchased the remaining 49% in an all-cash transaction of AED475.5 million (Euro114.3 million; US$129.5 million). Also… Read more

Man Arrested for Molesting Pinay Jobseeker 3

A friendly reminder to all jobseekers: Be wary of strangers offering you instant jobs! The Dubai Court of First Instance has recently charged a man for luring a woman to a hotel room, pretending to offer her a sure job. However, he had other intentions… ALSO READ: Man Blackmails Filipina Using Indecent Photos Sent Online The… Read more

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