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Soon to Rise: World's Largest Power Plant in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates Water and Electricity Company, EWEC, announced the award for the world’s largest solar power plant in Abu Dhabi. The project was awarded to a consortium led by the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, TAQA, and Masdar, with partners French electric utility company, EDF, and JinkoPower, for the development of the 2 GW Al Dhafra Read more

philippine passport renewal at world trade center abu dhabi vfs global

  The centre to accept passport renewal applications with effect from 14 June 2020 Philippine Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Hjayceelyn M. Quintana led the inauguration of the Passport Renewal Center (PaRC) at VFS Global in the World Trade Center in Abu Dhabi city. The inauguration coincided with the commemoration of Philippine Independence Day Read more

save money abu dhabi

One of the reasons why expats choose to work in Abu Dhabi is the tax-free salary, which enables them to save more money and send higher remittances back home. Today, we’re going to talk further about how expats can save even more while living in the capital. With so many shopping malls, theme parks, and other Read more

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE, the largest emirate in terms of land area, and the second-most populous city after Dubai. With its thriving economy, job opportunities, and many fantastic places to visit, it is not surprising that many expats choose to live and work here! Abu Dhabi also happens to be the Read more

divorce uae

In a previous post, we have talked about the steps for getting married in the UAE. Today, however, we will tackle just the opposite… how to file for a divorce. Of course, nobody enters a marriage expecting to get divorced eventually. However, this is a sad reality, even in the UAE. Couples are getting divorced due Read more

Gov’t Orders Installation of Cameras on School Buses to Catch Traffic Offenders

In a bid to promote safety and order by catching motorists who ignore stop signs, Abu Dhabi officials have approved the installation of radars or cameras on all school buses. According to the Abu Dhabi Police, they are eyeing to install cameras on 7,000 school buses. This is part of the government’s commitment to observing Read more

Abu Dhabi Opens New Waterfront Lifestyle Destination, 'Marsa Mina'

The list of places to visit in Abu Dhabi has just gotten longer! On Thursday, 20th February 2020, Abu Dhabi Ports announced the inauguration of a new waterfront lifestyle destination! Situated at Zayed Port, against the backdrop of Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, is “Marsa Mina,” the city’s newest entertainment destination for citizens, residents, and tourists alike Read more

Filipina Arrested for Torturing Child to Get Even with Ex-Husband

Cases of abuse, especially of children, are taken very seriously in the UAE. Recently, Abu Dhabi Police have arrested a woman for torturing her own child and even recording the abuse in a video, which went viral on social media. The woman was reported to be a Filipina who had gotten divorced from her Emirati Read more

9 Practical Tips to Overcome Homesickness as an OFW

If we are to ask you: Does the feeling of missing home ever go away? Chances are, you’d say never. And that’s perfectly normal. ALSO READ: Living in Abu Dhabi: How Difficult or Easy is it? As a person who’s grown up and has gotten used to life in the Philippines, we know that there Read more

WATCH Abu Dhabi Tests Fire-Fighting Robot

Fire-fighting can be a tough job — putting out fires, working night shifts, and rescuing people, of course! There are also times when the fire gets too big and requires special equipment to be extinguished. This is where Abu Dhabi’s new fire-fighting robot comes in handy! On Monday, 17th February 2020, Abu Dhabi Police tested Read more

6 Reasons Why You Should NOT Work As An OFW

Shocking, right? But you’ve read the title correctly. If you think becoming an OFW is all rainbows and daisies, think again.  Becoming an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) is just like getting hired for any type of work, but it’s different because an OFW is not based on his place of origin, but among the company Read more

How to Register for Abu Dhabi Toll Online

On September 2, motorists across the UAE were given instructions to sign up online to pay their road tolls in Abu Dhabi, which is set to be put into implementation from October 15 onwards. In line with this, the Integrated Transport Centre (ITC), has already set up a webpage that allows motorists to create an Read more