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Pinay Cyclist Among Winners of Responsible Road Users Award

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in coordination with Sharjah Police as well as Ciel Marketing and Events, recently held a road safety campaign that awarded cash prizes of AED 1,000 each to drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians who followed road safety practices. ALSO READ: 9 Safety Reminders for Filipinos in the UAE as Shared by… 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

ofw interview gea retail branch manager

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

Man Blackmails Filipina Using Indecent Photos Sent Online 4

Be careful who you chat with! A man has been accused of blackmailing a woman in Dubai, using revealing photos and videos that she had sent to him through an online dating site. ALSO READ: Pinay Threatens Husband, Posts Family Photos w/o Permission The victim, a 39-year-old Filipina saleswoman, thought she was exchanging messages with a… Read more

Pinay Threatens Husband Posts Family Photos wo Permission 4

A friendly reminder: be careful what you post online, because you could get into trouble! A female expat in Dubai learned this recently — after insulting and threatening her husband — plus posting pictures of him and his family on social media without their permission! ALSO READ: 25-Year Jail Term, 4 Million AED Fine for Cybercrimes… Read more

Man Charged for Sexually Assaulting a Filipina 3

The Dubai Court of First Instance has charged a man for kidnapping and raping a woman. The defendant, a 29-year-old Pakistani, took her to a remote area after inviting her for dinner. The incident took place last year, November 14, and was filed at the Jebel Ali police station. ALSO READ: Security Guard Accused of Molesting… Read more

Filipina Nanny Receives Car as Gift from Employer

A Filipina nanny in Abu Dhabi has just received a generous gift from her employer. Dina Tenerife Celo, a 47-year-old Filipina from Camarines Sur, is now the proud owner of a car! ALSO READ: Filipina Hailed as UAE Best Nanny 2018, Wins PHP 1 Million This is actually not the first time that Celo received a… Read more

UAE Govt Aids Filipina Expat with AED 190K Debt 3

Imagine being jobless, facing a huge debt and travel ban. This was the case of a 43-year-old Filipina expat in the UAE — one of several cases that were recently resolved by the Human Rights Section of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD), the Khaleej Times reported. ALSO READ: UAE Gov’t Extends Visa Amnesty Until End of… Read more

Security Guard Accused of Molesting Filipina Housemaid

The Dubai Court of First Instance has charged the security guard of a residential building with sexual harassment. The suspect, a 37-year-old Pakistani, has been accused of molesting while threatening to kill a female resident, the Khaleej Times reported. ALSO READ: Foreign Employer Molests 2 Filipina Maids During Massage The complainant, a 38-year-old Filipina housemaid, claimed that… Read more

A Filipina housemaid in the UAE has just become an instant millionaire! Gina Realuyo Soriano from the Philippines is the fifth grand winner of the Al Ansari Exchange – Summer Promotion, and she gets to take home AED 1 million, according to the Al Ansari Exchange website. Last year, a Filipino engineer based in Sharjah won… 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

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

Last month, we reported about two women who went on trial in Abu Dhabi for getting pregnant out of wedlock. One of them was an Ethiopian, while the other was a Filipina. Recently, another Filipina, a saleswoman in Dubai, has gone on trial for getting pregnant after a one-night stand. After delivering her baby, the woman… Read more