Black points – Driving in Dubai

balck points

Being a busy country,traffic laws in Dubai is getting stricter in order to ensure the safety of the people.Penalty in the form of black points or fines will be incurred in case of any violations.In addition to these, violators can even get suspension or cancellation of their license for a period of time.So be good […]

Medical Tests for UAE Visa

medical fitness

To get your UAE visa stamped in your passport,all visa applicants should undergo medical fitness tests in Government medical fitness centres. It.It is a mandatory test for people who require a new visa, or renew an existing visa for employment, residency, or education. Documents Required – Passport copy – Visa copy – Two photographs (white background) […]

How to pay for parking in Dubai


Its is a quite challenging task to find a place to park your car in Dubai.Paid parking service is available in various areas within Dubai areas that include signboards to indicate so.There are many ways to pay for parking in Dubai.Here is a brief guide on different payment methods. Coins This is the simple way […]

How to check the status of your Philippine Passport Renewal Application


Once you have visited Philippine Consulate Dubai (PCG Dubai) office at Al Qusais and submitted the application for passport renewal,you need to wait 6-8 weeks to get your new passport issued. To check whether your passport has been released,visit Philippine Consulate General Dubai website and got to Services->Passports->Available for release or just click the link here. Click […]

Is NOC needed to apply for liquor license in Dubai?

You might need to submit a no objection letter (NOC) from your employer (stating salary) giving permission for you to apply for an alcohol licence. Additionally NOC is also needed in following cases: For Abu Dhabi visa holders applying for a liquor licence in Dubai, a No Objection Certificate (NOC) is required from the Abu […]

US Online Video Service Starz Play Launches In UAE


US-based online video streaming service Starz Play is launching its operations in UAE by offering subscribers access to more than 3,000 Hollywood movies from major studios and TV shows immediately after their US premiere,with content licensed from 12 studios including CBS/Showtime, Disney, Lionsgate, MGM, Paramount, Shine, Sony, and Warner Bros. Starz Play which is a ‘premium […]

Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC) 2015


After the last year’s massive success,The Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC) ,the largest popular culture festival in the region,is back with a bang!! MEFCC 2015 is going to be the biggest event yet, with 3 halls at the Dubai World Trade Centre, celebrity guests that will blow your socks off, exclusive items to buy, […]

UAE tops Arab countries for visa-free travel


According to the Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index, UAE citizens can enjoy visa-free travel to 77 countries. The Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index is a global ranking of countries according to the travel freedom that their citizens enjoy. The UAE which ranks 55th worldwide,will top Arab countries for visa-free travel and enter the […]

Sandstorm forecast in UAE


Motorists be cautious; Due to the dust and sand storms motorists are advised to drive carefully as visibility is expected to be less than 500m in some parts of the country. The cloudy and dusty weather may persist throughout the day, and over some parts on Friday. National Emergency and Crisis Disaster Management Authority has advised […]

2015 Spring and Easter Camps in Dubai


Here is a list of some great Spring and Easter camps in Dubai to keep your kids busy during their holidays. My Gym Easter Camp My Gym Easter Camp brings eggsuberant fun and fitness, eggstraordinary arts and crafts, Jungle Gym, yoga, zumba, storytime, puppets, cooking, science, easter egg hunts and so much more!! Green Grass Nursery Spring Camp […]