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No More Ban – Rights of Filipino Domestic Workers in UAE

Exciting news for the kabayan Filipinos in UAE. There is NO MORE ban in the deployment of domestic workers from the Philippines to the United Arab Emirates. There are also new rules for household service workers. Also Read: No More Private...

No More Private Agencies, Domestic Workers Apply via UAE Government Only

Over 250 private agencies that recruit housemaids in the UAE have been shut down and more will follow as the UAE intends to remove 3rd party hiring agencies in the country. This new rule will aims to protect the...

GDRFA Launches Passport Control using Face Recognition at Dubai Airports

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA-Dubai) has launched a new fast-track passport control service that uses face and iris-recognition technologies. Director General of GDRFA-Dubai Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Deputy CEO of Dubai...

MUST FOLLOW: New Rules in Dubai in February 2021

Please be careful everyone. There is an increased number in cases of COVID-19 and we don't want to end up with another lockdown. Dubai has announced a new set of rules for the month of February and this includes...

4 Arab Men Detained after Posting Video Making Fun of Asian Community

This news serves as a warning to all that it is a crime in the UAE if you are insulting anybody or if you make fun of them. Posting cruel content like this is also a crime so be...

GOOD NEWS: UAE and Qatar Reopen Borders

Good news as all land, sea, and air ports between UAE and Qatar will reopen starting January 9, 2020. This announcement was made in a statement issued by the Ministry of Foregin Affairs and International Cooperation as reported by...

Mandatory 10-Day Quarantine for these Dubai Residents

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced that the isolation period for certain COVID-19 patients and close contact cases has been reduced to 10 days from the initial 14-day period. Also Read: WARNING: Beware of Spreading Fake News about COVID in...

KNOW THE RULES: AED 50,000 Fine for Hosting NYE Parties, AED 15,000 For Every Attendee

Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management announces precautionary measures for New Year’s Eve celebrations - Private social gatherings exceeding 30 people are prohibited - AED50,000 penalty for hosting a gathering that does not comply with precautionary measures; AED15,000 fine...

UAE announces changes in laws and policies

The UAE has announced a number of changes to personal and family laws in the country. According to a news report from UAE federal government news agency, WAM, the changes are part of the efforts of authorities to improve...

Thank you UAE! UAE donates AED35 million to Filipino victims of typhoon Rolly

Upon the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the monitoring of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative...

UAE Public Holidays 2021

If you are working or living in the UAE, you are probably aware that there are public holidays being...

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Claiming Gratuity (End-of-Service Benefits) When Outside the UAE

In our previous article, we shared a detailed guide on how you can claim your end-of-service benefits after you resigned from your work, and...

What are the 7 emirates of the UAE?

The UAE is very popular for both expats and tourists. Thousands of people coming from different nations are going to the country to experience...

UAE Rulers and Royal Families of the 7 emirates of UAE

The UAE has 7 united emirates, which are ruled by different rulers. From being just a sand dune, the UAE is now a successful...

What is the Salary of a Nurse in the UAE?

The nursing industry in the UAE has been booming. Because of this, more opportunities are becoming available for expats with a degree in nursing....
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