UAE

Expats UAE news – expats voice

EXCLUSIVELY For OFW! Get Salary Up To $ 5093.84 Per Month From THESE Countries!

EXCLUSIVELY For OFW! Get Salary Up To $ 5093.84 Per Month From THESE Countries!

UAE
Overseas Filipino workers have in their minds ideal countries for work. Considerations vary from peace and order, cost of living, weather, etc. But most Filipinos have the range of salary they can receive on top of this list with the priority of providing for their families and loved ones back home. Workabroad.ph released its Overseas Report on November 23, 2016. The report identified the countries where OFWs are being paid the most. Here are the countries considered to be the highest paying: 1. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES. UEA takes over the top spot from the United States for this year. A Filipino doctor in UAE may earn around P253,826.00 ($5,093.84) per month. 2. QATAR. An OFW in Qatar working as Aviation/ Aircraft maintenance could earn as much as much as P209,700.00 ($4,207.55) ...
ALERT Expats! You Must Get Paid For These Days In UAE!

ALERT Expats! You Must Get Paid For These Days In UAE!

UAE
The leave salaries so accrued shall be payable even after termination of employment contract and shall be part of the end-of-service entitlements. I am working in a private firm in Abu Dhabi as an IT engineer. I have received an offer letter from another company, which I am willing to accept. I have resigned from my job and have served my 30-day notice period. My last working day was in the first week of May. I joined the new company on May 26, 2010. Please clarify these doubts. a) Can I get leave salary and air ticket (as was mentioned in my job contract) now for the current year? b) How will the final gratuity be calculated? My company is asking me to stay for 60 days, and the new company wants me to join at once and is not willing to wait for me for 60 more days. Even my visa is ...
EXCITING News Only For Pinoy Expats! Now Fly To Manila From Dubai Under Dh200!

EXCITING News Only For Pinoy Expats! Now Fly To Manila From Dubai Under Dh200!

UAE
Make your plans and pack your bags Filipino expats living in the UAE are in for a treat as Cebu Pacific recently announced a promotion that will allow them to make massive savings for their flights back home. A promotion by Cebu Pacific shows the cost for a flight from Dubai to Manila at as low as Dh196 - for an all-in fare. The all-in fare is inclusive of base fare, applicable fees and taxes, web admin fee and 7kg hand carry baggage allowance. The sale period of the promotion is from October 7 to 9. In order to avail of the discounted rates, passengers must be travelling within the period from January 1 to June 30, 2018. Of course, the offer is not just for Philippine expats. If you're a tourist looking to travel to the 'Pearl of the Orient', you may also avail of thes...
YO EXPATS! If You You’re Deported From UAE You Will Be Banned For Your Lifetime!

YO EXPATS! If You You’re Deported From UAE You Will Be Banned For Your Lifetime!

UAE
Know the legal rights in the UAE Deportees are banned from UAE for life In 2012, I was deported from Ajman to India on the basis of an absconding case filed against me. But now my family and I wish to relocate to the UAE. Is the absconding ban for life? If so, is there any way to to have it lifted? Pursuant to your queries, an individual who is deported from the UAE cannot visit the country for life. This is in accordance with Article 28 of federal law no. 6 of 1973 regarding immigration and residence of the UAE, which states: "An alien who has been deported may not return to the country except with the special permission from the Ministry of Interior." Based on this aforementioned article, you may contact the General Directorate of Residence and Foreigners Affairs and make an ap...
HAPPY NEWS For EXPATS! NOW you can Legally work PART TIME in UAE while you’re working for another COMPANY!

HAPPY NEWS For EXPATS! NOW you can Legally work PART TIME in UAE while you’re working for another COMPANY!

UAE
Due to Low salary and some financial issues many of us want to earn some extra cash, we are going to write few lines regarding “How to work part time in UAE legally”? There is often a misconception that nobody can work part time in UAE and you might be flouting law while doing so. Let us clear that the (MOHRE) Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation allows you to go for a part-time job by obtaining a part time work permit. What is part time work permit? Part time or Temporary work permit is a permit under which UAE Expats can work anywhere in UAE after completing their duties with existing employers. Who can apply for a part time work permit? A temporary work permit and a part-time work permit shall be issued to the following categories: 1: Employees (worke
Video: Calling 999? Here’s how Dubai Police handle emergencies

Video: Calling 999? Here’s how Dubai Police handle emergencies

UAE
Watch how a patrol car quickly reaches the incident site in less than 12 minutes. Dubai Police's strategy is to answer 97 per cent of the emergency calls received on 999 within 10 seconds or three rings. Usually they reach the site within 12 minutes. The Operations Room located at the Dubai Police headquarters receives about 10,000 calls daily on 999. Nearly 120 officers work in four shifts round the clock to take those calls. On an average there are 20 call-takers on a given shift, and have 400 vehicles at their disposal to handle emergencies. Brigadier Omar Abdulla Al Shamsi, Deputy Director, General Department of Operations, said, "Every call-taker has two screens. One screen has a city map on it. Our system shows the location of the caller and the location of the police resour...
Dh15m project to ease traffic on Al Khail Road

Dh15m project to ease traffic on Al Khail Road

UAE
The project aims to link Culture Village with the surrounding roads network at Al Jaddaf by providing additional entry and exit points. A new project in Dubai will ease traffic congestion on Al Khail Road, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced. The RTA has awarded the contract for constructing entry to the Culture Village from the Sheikh Rashid Street in collaboration with the Dubai Properties Group. The Dh14.87 million project aims to link the Culture Village with the surrounding roads network at Al Jaddaf by providing additional entry and exit points in the area. Maitha bin Adai, CEO of traffic and roads agency, RTA, said: "The project is intended to enhance the safety of road users, and ease the traffic congestion on Al Khail Road. The road is witnessing a signifi...
Get ready to pay more for cigarettes, energy drinks from October 1

Get ready to pay more for cigarettes, energy drinks from October 1

UAE
Selective tax on tobacco, energy drinks will be imposed at 100%, while soft drinks will carry a 50% tax Cigarettes, energy and soft drinks are going to be expensive as the UAE is all set to implement Excise Tax on October 1, 2017. The Federal Tax Authority on Wednesday announced that the authority is all set to implement Excise Tax in the country from next week. On October 1, the excise tax will go into effect at a rate of 100 per cent on tobacco and energy drinks that include stimulants or substances that induce mental or physical stimulation, such as caffeine, taurine, ginseng and gaurana. The tax also will go into effect on soft drinks, at a rate of 50 per cent. As per the Federal Decree-Law No (7) of 2017, Excise Tax will be charged on production of excise goods in the UAE, i...
World leaders welcome Saudi move of letting women drive

World leaders welcome Saudi move of letting women drive

UAE
News of the decision became the top trending on social media Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive, state media reported late Tuesday, citing a royal decree issued by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, on Tuesday. The decree has ordered that a ministerial body be set up to give advice within 30 days and that the order will be implemented by June 2018. "The royal decree will implement the provisions of traffic regulations, including the issuance of driving licenses for men and women alike," the Saudi Press Agency said. "Saudi Arabia allows women to drive," the Kingdom's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Twitter, according to Arab News. To celebrate Tuesday's decree, several Saudi women posted images on social media deleting their ride shar...
Etihad Airways pilot dies during flight

Etihad Airways pilot dies during flight

UAE
The first officer issued an emergency and safely diverted the aircraft to Kuwait. An Etihad Airways aircraft headed to Amsterdam from Abu Dhabi was forced to make an emergency landing in Kuwait after the pilot died en-route, the airline said in a statement on Wednesday. According to the statement, a medical team was waiting for the aircraft in Kuwait following the incident. "Etihad Airways is saddened to report the death of on its pilots onboard flight EY 927, a freighter service from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam," the statement read. "After the captain became incapacitated early in the flight, the First Officer issued an emergency call and safely diverted the aircraft to Kuwait." The statement added that the pilot was pronounced dead in Kuwait after the medical team tried to assist hi...
Bitnami