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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

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