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Abu Dhabi, Dubai Among Top 5 Destinations for Work Abroad

Known to many global citizens as one of the most expat-friendly cities in the world, Dubai, has once again proven its popularity and appeal...

Court Acquits Couple Charged of Having Sexual Relations Outside Marriage

A foreign couple who was sent to court for charges of having sexual relations outside of wedlock has recently been acquitted by the Sharjah...

Khalid and Salama Vlog About Nigerian Food Experience

Renowned Emirati vlogger, Khalid and wife, Salama, go back to the streets of Dubai, to bring another mouth-watering and thought-provoking vlog. This time, they...

Remote Workers Can Now Relocate to Dubai via New Virtual Working Program

The Dubai government has recently launched a new program that enables overseas remote working professionals to relocate in the emirate while continuing to serve...

Expats Can Now Enjoy 5-Year ‘Retirement Visa’ in Dubai

The image that comes to mind when you hear the word 'Dubai' paints that of luxury, convenience, and modern lifestyle. Good news for expats...

Gas Explosion in Restaurant in Abu Dhabi, UAE

A gas explosion occurred in a restaurant in the UAE's capital, Abu Dhabi on Monday - 31st August 2020. The blast happened in a...

Air India Express Flight from Dubai-Kerala Crash, Plane Splits in Two as it Skids Off Runway in Kerala

An Air India Express plane flight accident occurred on (Friday) August 7, 2020 when the plane skidded off a runway in Kerala's Kozhikode. The plane...

Anti-Trafficking Laws in the Middle East

There are millions of foreign workers living and working in the Middle East, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and other expats. When it comes...

Sponsoring Your Family in the UAE: A Guide

Did you know that you can sponsor your family in the UAE? If you are a male expat worker earning at least AED 4,000...

UAE Approves 5-Year Tourist Visa, All Nationalities can Apply

The UAE announces a tourist visa where all nationalities can apply and is valid for 5 years with multiple-entry status. This is an excellent...

How to Inquire if You Have a Travel Ban in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is known as one of the best countries for expats worldwide, and its not surprising that thousands of people go...

WATCH: UAE Sets New World Record with Largest Flag Flown in Free Fall

If you're a fan of extreme sports, you probably won't be surprised to find out that the UAE has just set a new world record for...

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BI Issues Warning to OFWs: Using Old OECs is Illegal

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) issued a warning about a scam targeting former OFWs. The scheme works by giving former OFWS new tourist visas...

UAE Gov’t Introduces New ‘Hayat-Vax’

Reinforcing the country’s staunch efforts to develop herd immunity among its residents, the UAE government announced a joint project between the UAE G42 and...

After Saudi Ban on Use of the Word ‘Maids’ in Job Ads, Kuwait Follows Suit

The Middle East has seen important reforms concerning policies in dealing with domestic helpers. In Kuwait, the use of the word, ‘maid’ in advertisements...

Ramadan 2021: What are The Protocols to be Observed this Year?

Earlier, astronomy experts have projected that Ramadan in the UAE this year will fall on April 13 or 14, depending on the country’s moon-sighting...

Now, Saudi-based Employers and Recruiters Should Not Use the Word ‘Maid’ in Job Adverts

The Saudi government has announced that no form of job advertisements, whether on paper or online, should use the word ‘maid’ after it has...