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Philippine Footwear Brand World Balance Launches in Dubai Mall

There are already quite a number of Filipino restaurants and food products in the UAE, though we don’t get to see a lot of Pinoy-made apparel and shoes. Well, all that has just changed with the introduction of a Philippine footwear brand in Dubai… World Balance! ALSO READ: Philippine Mangoes and Products Showcased at Gulfood You heard that right… World… Read more

PHOTOS Philippines' Grand Homecoming Parade for Miss Universe Catriona Gray 4

Last December, Filipinos all over the world cheered when Catriona Gray won the most prestigious pageant ever! Having started her new stint as Miss Universe 2018, she just recently came back to the Philippines… to be welcomed by a grand homecoming parade! ALSO READ: Filipino Wins in UAE Singing Reality Show The much-awaited homecoming parade kicked off on… Read more

UAE Supermarket Chain Features Philippine Products

Buying your favourite Pinoy products in Dubai has just gotten easier, now that a major supermarket chain is promoting Philippine products in the UAE! Yay! ALSO READ: 8 Budget-Friendly Supermarkets in Dubai On Saturday, February 16, Al Maya Group launched its in-store promotion of Philippine products. Vice Minister Abdulgani Macatoman of the Philippine Ministry of Trade… Read more

Filipino Companies Join Food Expo in Dubai from Feb. 17 to 21

Once again, Filipino companies are participating in this year’s Gulfood Trade Show in Dubai. Among these is Alsons Aquaculture Corporation, which showcases our very own Philippine national fish, bangus (milkfish) through its well-known “Sarangani Bay” brand. Just like last year, the food expo is held at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) in Dubai, UAE. The… Read more

typhoon ompong closes in3

As typhoon Ompong (international name “Mangkhut”) moves closer to the Philippines, the state weather bureau, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), has declared storm signal warnings across Luzon, Philstar.com reported. Consequently, work and classes have been suspended in several provinces, cities, and municipalities all over the country. Here is the latest image from the Joint Typhoon… Read more

Philippines Braces for Super Typhoon Ompong

A few years ago, super typhoon Haiyan, with the local name “Yolanda,” hit the Philippines. It was one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded, with massive storm surges devastating crops, destroying entire communities, and leaving millions of people homeless. Today, a new typhoon is set to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). The Philippine Atmospheric… Read more

The UAE and the Philippines ranked among the top destinations for travellers from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to the latest figures from Wego, which recently released its MENA Traveller Destination Leaderboards for the second quarter of 2018. Wego, the “largest online travel marketplace” in the region, is a provider of… Read more

Lulu Hypermarket is one of the most popular supermarkets here in Dubai, offering plenty of products at affordable prices. But did you know that Lulu Group International has just opened a new product processing facility and food logistics hub in the Philippines? That’s right! According to the Philippine News Agency, Lulu Group International, through its… Read more

Aside from sending smartphones to your home country for just AED 65, Korooti has another exciting offer. Members can now send a brand-new TV to their loved ones at affordable prices! Korooti is a VIP discount card designed especially for overseas workers. Using this card, you can get discounts from hotels, restaurants, and shops abroad and in… Read more

korooti send cellphone

Whenever Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) go home to the Philippines, one of the most sought after “pasalubong” is the smartphone. While there are many gadgets available in the country, buying them abroad and presenting them as gifts makes coming home extra special! But what if we told you that you don’t have to wait for… Read more

Planning to travel to the Philippines anytime soon? Now is the best time to buy your flight tickets! Dubai’s flagship carrier, Emirates, is offering special fares to the Southeast Asian nation from June to August 2018. Travelers have until 24th June to avail of this special offer. With offerings such as these, for a company… Read more

Although the Philippines celebrates Independence Day every June 12th, the Filipino community in the UAE will celebrate it on June 15th, which is set to be the first day of Eid Al Fitr. It may be recalled that last year, the event was celebrated one month earlier, as it coincided with Ramadan. This year commemorates… Read more

khalid al ameri philippines

Al Ameri is one of the most popular vloggers in the UAE. Previously, we shared his viral video about Christmas in the UAE, which featured an insightful look into the diversity of cultures in the emirates. Just recently, the Abu Dhabi-based vlogger travelled to the Philippines! Have you ever wondered how an Emirati would feel… Read more