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6 OFW Myths Busted: Expectation vs Reality on Life in Dubai

6 OFW Myths Busted: Expectation vs Reality on Life in Dubai

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You may read plenty of harrowing stories of hardships, abuse and uncertainties that come with being an overseas Filipino worker. But since overseas jobs often pay more than those back home, Filipinos will keep striving to land a job in Dubai. To some Filipinos who have only heard success tales of life in Dubai and saw photos on social media showing OFWs at parties or travel escapades, but never had gone out of the country, there might be such wrong or inaccurate illusion of live as a migrant worker. Let’s examine some of the most common perceptions of life as OFWs and get to know the reality behind each of them. Myth: OFWs can simply arrive in Dubai and land a job Some friends might cite friends of their friends who have gone through the gruelling experience at Philippine immig
Angelina Jolie ‘lookalike’ Sahar Tabar has revealed what she looks like without make-up

Angelina Jolie ‘lookalike’ Sahar Tabar has revealed what she looks like without make-up

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The 20-year-old revealed what the power of make-up can really do LAST year, Iranian teen Sahar Tabar hit the headlines after insisting she'd had "50 surgeries" to look like her favourite Hollywood star, Angelina Jolie. While some called the 20-year-old a "zombie" and compared her appearance to a "corpse bride", others put her shocking look down to extensive make-up and clever Photoshop skills - something that Sahar later appeared to confirm. Im so sexy and i know it 😆👅👿🤟🏻🤘🏻🇮🇷 #angelinajolie A post shared by Sahar👽Tabar (@sahartabar_offcial) on Jul 5, 2018 at 8:33am PDT Now, Sahar has revealed just how powerful photo editing can be. The 20-year-old shared two images on Instagram earlier this month, one unedited and with just a little make-up and the other showcasing
Homeless Filipino girl does her homework in the rain

Homeless Filipino girl does her homework in the rain

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Filipinos have praised a reportedly homeless girl in Manila for diligently doing her homework in heavy rain, as seen in a video posted on Saturday, July 7.This video was captured by eyewitness Rolando Baltazar Villanueva, who shared it on Facebook. He told Coconuts Manila that he felt inspired by the girl’s determination after spotting her outside the Alpha Grandview Condominium in Malate, Manila. In the clip, she can be seen huddling over a workbook while attempting to cover herself in a jacket.The video attracted comments from Filipino Facebook users, who expressed sympathy for the eight-year-old girl, describing her as “hardworking”, the report said. Credit: Rolando Baltazar Villanueva via Storyful Source
SHOCKING! 4Kg Cavendish Banana Eating Challenge In One Hand! Watch Here.

SHOCKING! 4Kg Cavendish Banana Eating Challenge In One Hand! Watch Here.

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Funniest Banana Eating Challenge| 4Kg/24X Banana Eating Challenge In One Hand | Foodie Tournament Two guys character name called 'Manja Singh' and 'Heightu Kumar' had participated in Cavendish Banana eating challenge in one hand. They were doing this at first time in their life, they never tried this before but 'Heightu Kumar' completed all the 12 bananas but the 'Manja singh' could not have all Cavendish Bananas and he left with 2 and half bananas. Manja Singh is also a famous Beat Boxer, he did music by his mouth when they were counting the bananas. Hope you likes the video. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE! Subscribe Link: https://goo.gl/dzpNua
Tips for OFWs Going for Vacation in the Philippines

Tips for OFWs Going for Vacation in the Philippines

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One of the first planned activities of OFWs following years of working abroad is going for a trip or vacation. Getting a few days off is a well-deserved break and a breathing space that every OFW can offer to self after years of hard work and feeling of loneliness abroad. Whether you are planning to go to the Philippines with or without a company, the following traveling tips might come in handy 1. Create an itinerary. Organize your traveling plans by developing a guidebook. Planning ahead of time help you grab the cheapest and the best deals. Also, hunt for the cheapest flight in advance. Coming up with a random schedule of things not only put things out of order but also may overlook important matters like process bank accounts, settle debts and renew professional licenses which wa...
Two years on, here’s why the Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie divorce isn’t final yet

Two years on, here’s why the Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie divorce isn’t final yet

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No compromise, frequent travel, and a new girlfriend might be the reason why Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie haven’t been able to arrive at a divorce settlement in almost two years since their split. Angelina Jolie abruptly split from her partner of 12 years and husband of two, Brad Pitt, in September 2016. But their divorce still isn’t final, a new report says, because they still haven’t agreed to terms about their six children. According to E! News, Jolie is resentful of Pitt for essentially locking her down in Los Angeles, because he’s chosen a film that will be shot in LA to be near his kids. Jolie, meanwhile, had planned on taking them to Europe. “Brad is opposed to that and is blocking it from happening. Brad will be filming in LA for the summer and wants to see the kids on his re
Filipina Arrested Over Fake Marriage In Japan

Filipina Arrested Over Fake Marriage In Japan

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Some Overseas Filipino Workers take provocative things just to ensure that they can stay and work abroad. Some even pursue illegal activities just to get a residency visa. But then, this should never be followed or you will be arrested just like this young Filipina in Japan. Tokyo – A Filipina was arrested by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police after engaging in a bogus marriage in Machida City. Her fake husband was also arrested over the incident. Masao Kurokawa, 61, and the unidentified Filipina woman, 21, was arrested after they registered fraudulent paperwork for their marriage at the local office. They did it so she can obtain a residency in the country. The woman allegedly works in the bar and that is where Kurokawa found her. However, reports say that they do not live togethe
Filipina In Kuwait Allegedly Did Not Have Salary For 14 Years, Seeks Help At The Philippine Embassy

Filipina In Kuwait Allegedly Did Not Have Salary For 14 Years, Seeks Help At The Philippine Embassy

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Most of the time, employees receive gratuity pay after years of service with their employers. This payment is like a gratitude pay and every employee, including domestic helpers are entitled to have one. However, this isn’t the case of Corazon Uyaw. Corazon Uyaw was a domestic helper in Kuwait who was found by a concerned citizen. She asked for help because her employer allegedly sent her away without paying her for 14 years. According to Corazon, she told her employer that she wanted to go back to the Philippines because she is already suffering from numerous pains. But her employer wouldn’t permit her and refused to give her passport. She forced her employer to hand the passport. Corazon was sent away by her employer after that. Her nightmare didn’t end with that. Corazon’s empl
Dubai Vendor Held For ‘Molesting’ Woman Trying On Abaya In Shop

Dubai Vendor Held For ‘Molesting’ Woman Trying On Abaya In Shop

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He denied the charges claiming he had unintentionally touched her. A vendor has been charged with molesting a female shopper while trying clothes in his shop. According to court documents, the 22-year-old Pakistani man groped the Arab woman as she was trying on an abaya (a traditional dress) in his Naif Souq shop on March 6. He denied the charge, claiming he had unintentionally touched her. "We arrested the vendor around 11 am after receiving a complaint that he violated a woman's modesty in a public place," a police sergeant said. "I went with my patrol colleague to the shop and talked to the complainant. She said that the salesman had touched her. We called for the man and questioned him and he confessed he touched her as she was trying the abaya. We took him into custody ...
Tenancy Rules Bachelors Need To Know Before Renting An Apartment In Dubai, Sharjah

Tenancy Rules Bachelors Need To Know Before Renting An Apartment In Dubai, Sharjah

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Only three people are allowed to live in a studio apartment Q-I am planning to rent an apartment in the emirate of Sharjah or Dubai on a sharing basis with my friends. What's the law for bachelors regarding the sharing of rented apartments in these two emirates? Can we register the tenancy contract with the municipalities concerned? A: As per as the Sharjah Rent Regulation Department practices and Law Number 2 of 2007 on Regulations of Landlord-Tenant Relationship in Sharjah, there is no specific provision that a group of friends or bachelors cannot take up an apartment for rent. However, the landlord shall take precautionary measures before letting out his apartment on rent to bachelors especially in areas where families reside. If the landlord approves to let the apartment out o...
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