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For today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Gea, a 25-year-old Filipina living and working in Dubai. Despite her young age, she is currently working as a Retail Branch Manager, having completed her Bachelor’s degree in Hospital & Restaurant Management, and graduating cum laude. Wow! Gea has been working in Dubai for three years now, though she has… Read more

Filipina Jumps Off 3rd Floor in Dubai to Escape Agency 2

An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) jumped from the third floor of a building in Dubai, claiming that she was being held captive by the employment agency that recruited her. ALSO READ: OFW Falls to Death off a Building in Ajman On Sunday (January 27), the “24 Oras Weekend” program on GMA News featured a video of… Read more

OFW Interview with Vea Accounts Intern & Makeup Artist in Dubai 7 - featured image

Today’s OFW interview features Vea, a Filipina who has been living and working in Dubai for 5 years now. With a degree in Business Administration, she is currently working as an Accounts Intern for an amusement supplier company. During her free time, she is a Makeup Artist — making her clients look and feel beautiful! Vea admits… Read more

Today’s OFW feature features Sonia, a 33-year-old Filipina in Dubai. She hails from the city of Biñan, Laguna, where she grew up as the 9th child among 10 siblings! Although she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, her career path has taken her to other fields instead. At present, Sonia works as an Executive Secretary for a… Read more

It’s been a while since we had an OFW feature, so for today we present someone who will surely inspire you! Coming all the way from the “city of the hundred islands” (Alaminos, Pangasinan) is Mardilyn, a 32-year-old Filipina. She has been residing and working in the UAE for more than four years now. Mardilyn, or… Read more

sFor today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Jenny, a 28-year-old Filipina living in Dubai. She hails from Pampanga, which is also known as the “Culinary Center of the Philippines.” She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, and she is currently working as an Administrative Assistant. Jenny has been a resident of Dubai for about four and… Read more

Today’s OFW interview features Chris, a 37-year-old Filipina living in Dubai. Born and raised in Iloilo City, she holds a Bachelor’s as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration. She is currently working as a Contracts Manager for a Trading Company based in Jebel Ali Freezone. Despite having a good-paying job in the Philippines, Chris decided to… Read more

For today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Jessica, a 28-year-old Filipina living in the UAE. Hailing from Davao City, she describes herself as a proud Bisaya! She holds a degree in BS Computer Science, though she is currently working as an Executive Administrative Officer in Dubai. Despite being the youngest in her family, Jessica decided to go to… Read more

Today’s OFW interview features Eve, a 24-year-old Filipina who hails from Leyte province. She graduated with a degree in Accountancy and worked for a major bank in the Philippine before coming to Dubai. She is currently working as an Admin Coordinator for a logistics company, and has been living in Dubai for one and a half… Read more

Today’s OFW interview features Janice, a Filipina who has been living in Dubai for 17 years. Having studied and graduated from renowned universities in the Philippines, she is currently a Sales Manager for a real estate agency, catering to Filipinos and foreign clients in the UAE. Janice considers coming to Dubai as “the most pivotal moment”… Read more

Our latest OFW interview features Wendy, a 35-year-old Filipina in Dubai. She is currently working as an Executive Assistant in a government healthcare facility, although her college degree is in Hotel and Restaurant Management! She has been living with her family in Dubai for 10 years now. Aside from her regular job, Wendy is a blogger and… Read more

Our latest OFW interview is about Kristine, a 29-year-old Filipina in Dubai. She holds a degree in Nursing and is actually a Registered Nurse — though her career has taken her to different fields. She has worked in the BPO industry, fitness and customer service, and is now a Sales Supervisor for a travel and… Read more

Several weeks ago, we shared about the search for the UAE’s Best Nanny Awards 2017, which was brought to us by Rise, a start-up firm based in Dubai. The grand prize is 1,000,000 in the winner’s home currency or AED 50,000 (whichever is lower). Almost 500 nannies were nominated for the grand title. When we inquired… Read more