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Pakistan issues fake Dubai jobs warning

Pakistan government issued a warning for citizens seeking jobs in the Middle East on Monday. The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (MOPHRD) posted pictures of fake UAE-based job advertisements on its social media pages, warning job seekers to not make payments to companies mentioned in the ads in order to process their applications. The ads published in Pakistani newspapers are issued by fraud companies - against which the government has taken legal action, the brief statement added. Earlier on Sunday, APP reported that the Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment had barred twelve foreign recruiting firms from...


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14/08/2019

Dubai-based Indian expat dies while rescuing kids from Kerala floods

Flood in the Indian state of Kerala has claimed life of a Dubai expat. Razak Akkiparambil, a support staff of a school in Dubai, died after rescuing two children, including his son, who were caught in flood water. The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon, Razak's brother-in-law Shareef, said over the phone from Malappuram district, which is among the worst-hit regions. "Razak had come to Kerala for his daughter's marriage, which was held on August 4. The family had come to my home. The incident happened around 2.30 pm (IST). He saw these kids walk down to the water-filled paddy fields....
14/08/2019

Video: Sheikh Mohammed visits Dubai Expo 2020 site

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, visited several infrastructure projects related to the Expo 2020 Dubai, which will begin in October 2020, with the participation of 95 countries. Sheikh Mohammed visited the Expo 2020 Office in Dubai South, accompanied by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, Director-General of the Department of Protocols and Hospitality in Dubai, where he was received by Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director-General of Expo 2020...
14/08/2019

Expat's desperate plea for help to clear UAE immigration fines

A desperate expat mother is seeking help to clear immigration fines to sponsor the visa of her three kids who have not been to school for years. She found a job in Sharjah but the immigration penalties have reached around Dh16,000. Speaking to Khaleej Times, Sharifat Mohammad, 42, said life was good when she first arrived to the UAE from Nigeria seven years ago. With an engineering degree, she got a job as a maintenance engineer in a company in Sharjah. Her husband and three kids followed her to the UAE the following year. She was receiving at least Dh3,000...

14/08/2019

UAE expat selling monkeys on social media angers residents

A social media post where an Arab expat is advertising two baby monkeys for sale has angered netizens, especially since the trade of wild animals is banned in the UAE. The advertisement was posted in a private Facebook group, however, a woman took a screenshot and re-posted it on an animal welfare page, causing outrage among social media users. "Help, how do I report this - someone is selling monkeys in UAE," the woman said, which included a screenshot of the original post that had a photo of two young monkeys in a cage, as well as a mobile number...
13/08/2019

How to choose the right university for higher education

Choosing what you want to do for the rest of your life is never an easy decision. I remember my father telling me that he just had to choose between being a businessman, a doctor or an engineer, which he was happy with. He never had all the options / fields of study which we have today. End of the day, all we want to do is to achieve our dreams and be successful in our own right. From deciding the right career path for yourself to choosing the appropriate higher-education institute to help you achieve your dreams; the whole...

UAE, Saudi Arabia ties a unique model of relation

ABU DHABI / WAM The meeting between the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, which took place in the Mina Palace in Makkah, highlighted the special ties between the UAE and Saudi Arabia, Akhbar Al Sa’a, the News of the Hour Bulletin of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR), stated.These ties are a unique model of relations between friendly countries, which are working together to...