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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

Ways to Pay Traffic Fines Online

Every place has its rules for driving and being on the road, rules that are meant to ensure the safety of all motorists as well as pedestrians. Here in Abu Dhabi, if you break a rule, you will need to pay a fine or even get black points on your driving license. Hence, it is Read more

Best Supermarkets in Abu Dhabi

Whether you’re planning to stock up on groceries for the month, or you need to buy certain ingredients for a special dish, having a supermarket nearby definitely comes in handy! Fortunately, there are many supermarkets in Abu Dhabi where you can buy food, household items, and other daily essentials. ALSO READ: 10 Ways to Save Read more

List of Clinics in Abu Dhabi

If you find yourself needing emergency services, medical consultation, or any kind of health treatment, don’t worry because there are many great clinics and hospitals in Abu Dhabi. ALSO READ: The Growing Healthcare and Medicine Sector in Abu Dhabi Alongside clinics providing specific services like dentistry and dermatology, there are general and multi-specialty clinics where citizens, residents 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

Signs of Job Scams that Every Applicant Should Know

With numerous overseas workers arriving each year, the UAE is considered as “a land of great opportunity” by many. People from all over the world come to pursue their career and business dreams in the emirates, mainly in Dubai as well as in the capital, Abu Dhabi. ALSO READ: Emergency Numbers and Hotlines in Abu Dhabi Read more

Best Places to Go Cycling in Abu Dhabi

Aside from being an alternative mode of transportation, cycling is a great way to stay fit and explore scenic routes across the UAE. Here in the capital, Abu Dhabi, there are several cycling tracks where you can have some exercise while enjoying beautiful views. ALSO READ: 10 Ways to Save Money as an Expat in 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