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Abu Dhabi Mall Opens COVID-19 Vaccination Booth

Residents in Abu Dhabi can go to a new place for getting administered with COVID-19 vaccines: The Galleria on Al Maryah Island. The mall has a new Mubadala Health booth, where citizens and residents — upon meeting certain requirements — can apply for vaccinations. Based on a press release, the Chairman of the Department of Read more

Missing OFW for 10 Months Found Dead in Abu Dhabi – DOLE

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced on Monday, February 1, the death of a Filipina receptionist based in Abu Dhabi, Mary Anne Daynolo. ALSO READ: Why is Abu Dhabi a Good Alternative to Dubai for Overseas Pinoy Workers? Daynolo, as per authorities, has been missing for more than 10 months in Abu Dhabi Read more

new entry requirements

If you are traveling to Abu Dhabi anytime soon, take note of the new requirements to enter the capital from other parts of the country. These measures came into effect last Sunday, 17th January 2021. The decision was made by the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis, and Disasters Committee, as part of the efforts to curb Read more

Park with 2000 Trees Opens in Abu Dhabi

Nature lovers, it’s time to rejoice! There’s a new public park in town, and it features 2,000 local trees, including the Ghaf, the national tree of the UAE. Let’s get to know more about Al Fay Park! ALSO READ: 10 Reasons Why Expats Choose to Work in Abu Dhabi Located on Reem Island, the park is Read more

Abu Dhabi to Resume Shisha Services with COVID-19 Safety Rules

After several months of suspension of bars, restaurants, cafes, and tourist service facilities across the UAE Capital that offer shisha (hookah) services, the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi has finally allowed these facilities to resume operations. However, these facilities must strictly adhere to safety measures in the capital in support of the country’s Read more

Emirates ID, Covid-19 Certificate Required to Enter Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Police through their official Twitter page urged those who are traveling to the capital to observe health measures and submit entry requirements at security points when entering Abu Dhabi. ALSO READ: List of Traffic Violations and Fines in Abu Dhabi As the UAE is positioned to fully reopen its economy amid a series Read more

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Energy has recently launched a campaign which aims to promote the importance of saving water and electricity at home among all members of society.  ALSO READ: Soon to Rise: World’s Largest Power Plant in Abu Dhabi The campaign introduced as the “#SaveAtHome” competition is giving away prizes worth AED 1,500 for those who can Read more

Abu Dhabi Imposes New Requirement for Arriving Int'l Passengers

The Abu Dhabi government announced a new requirement for visitors and residents entering the Emirati capital. The new requirement mandates all international passengers arriving at the Abu Dhabi Airport to wear a COVID-19 wristband tracking device as they undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine.  Gov’t Mandates Use of COVID-19 Wristband Tracker for Newly Arrived Int’l Passengers According Read more

UAE Extends Amnesty for Illegal Residents until November 17

The UAE government has announced that the short-term amnesty people who have been living illegally in the UAE has been extended for three months. ALSO READ: Guide to Sponsoring Your Family in the UAE According to Major General Saeed Rakan Al Rashidi, Director General of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC), the scheme, which Read more

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

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