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Pinoy in UAE Sentenced to 10 Years Jail for Joining Islamic State

When it comes to using social media, the UAE has a set of rules for everyone to follow. One of the more serious offences has to do with promoting ideologies that go against the state. ALSO READ: Expat Fined AED 150K for Posting Woman’s Photo on Social Media On Thursday, July 25, Emirati media reported that a… Read more

Man Arrested for Filming a Filipina Taking a Shower

Aside from avoiding online investment scams that have been spreading around lately, we also have to be careful of suspicious persons… including “peeping toms.” ALSO READ: Woman Offers AED 10 Massage, Attacks and Robs Man of AED 37,000 Police have apprehended a man who has been accused of filming another woman (not his wife) while she was… Read more

Catch KZ Tandingan Live in Dubai on March 22 1

We’ve got great news for KZ Tandingan fans! The award-winning Filipino singer is having a concert here in Dubai on 22 March 2019, this coming Friday… or shall we say… Fri-yay!!! The SUPREME: KZ Tandingan Live Concert will be held at Zabeel Hall 7, Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The event is brought to us… Read more

Pinoy Engineer Helps Hundreds Find Jobs in UAE 1

We often hear about Filipinos making it big and becoming successful in the UAE. However, it’s not everyday that we hear about Pinoys helping fellow kabayans find jobs and advance their careers. So today we are proud to share about Engr. Jethroefel Esposo Ramboyong. ALSO READ: Restaurant in Dubai Offers Free Meals to Jobseekers Ramboyong, 45, is a telecommunications… Read more

Pinoy Drug Addict Bites Cop's Hand to Resist Arrest 4

Aside from being arrested for taking illegal drugs, a 42-year-old Filipino has been charged at a Dubai court with physical assault for biting a police officer. ALSO READ: 2 Pinoys Among Accused in Drowning of Emirati Boy On Sunday, February 3, the man was charged at the Dubai Court of First Instance for drug consumption and… Read more

Filipino Wins in UAE Singing Reality Show 2

Just a few minutes before New Year’s Eve, a Filipino singer was proclaimed as the first-ever winner of “The One UAE,” which is the biggest reality competition in the emirates! Yay! ALSO READ: Pinay Housemaid Wins BMW Car in UAE Raffle Hailing from San Pablo, Laguna in the Philippines, Jovan Aquino works for Aldrich International, a… Read more

Pinoy Swimmers Win 27 Golds at Dubai Championships 2

A group of young, Pinoy swimmers have just won big at a swimming meet held in Dubai! They participated in the 2018 Hamilton Aquatics Winter Long Course Swimming Championships, which was held recently at the Hamilton Aquatics Center in Dubai, The Philippine Star reported. ALSO READ: Filipino Athletes Join 9th Special Olympics MENA Regional Games in Abu… Read more

Filipino Expat Wins 10g of Gold for Losing 10kg in Fitness Drive

Exercising has its rewards, especially for a Filipino expat in Dubai. Aside from losing weight and keeping fit, working out has enabled him to win 10 grams of gold! Yes, that’s right! ALSO READ: Filipino Wins in Prince Hamdan’s Photography Contest In line with the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018, 34-year-old Rommel Manio joined a fitness drive at… Read more

Filipino in Abu Dhabi Cares for Stray Kitties

Despite being unemployed, a Filipino resident in Abu Dhabi continues to carry out an inspiring mission… the feeding of stray cats around the capital, Khaleej Times reported. ALSO READ: The First “Dogs Only” Park Opens in Dubai Back in 2015, 30-year-old Jonathan Sibol started feeding stray cats, spending over AED 1,000 of his own money every month… Read more

Filipino Waiters Accused of Killing Fellow Pinoy 2

Two Filipino waiters, 32 and 33 years old, have been accused of attempting to kill their fellow Pinoy at an apartment in Al Muraqqabat, Dubai, Gulf News reported. ALSO READ: Man Arrested for Offering Obscene Services thru Snapchat Allegedly, one of the suspects used a knife to attack the victim, who sustained stab wounds in his stomach… Read more

With a huge number of Pinoys having jobs in Dubai and elsewhere in the UAE, the country includes a significant Filipino-speaking population. Remarkably, the government has recognized this by making official announcements using our national language! To better communicate with the Pinoy community in the UAE, Abu Dhabi Police has started broadcasting announcements in Filipino, the… Read more

Just the other day, we shared about a Filipino teacher who is a finalist for an international award. Today, we would like to present another “kabayan” who is among the winners of the prestigious Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA). The award’s Instagram Photo Contest 2018 has just completed its first… Read more

A Filipino educator is just one step closer to winning a $1 million grand prize. Jesus Insilada, English teacher and principal at Caninguan National High School in Iloilo, Philippines — is among the top 10 finalists of the Varkey Foundation’s Global Teacher Prize 2018. Every year, this major event recognizes teachers who have made outstanding… Read more