16 Habits OFWs Need to Change in 2016
Jul17

16 Habits OFWs Need to Change in 2016

16 habits OFWs Need to Change in 2016 By Ion Gonzaga – Boy Dubai All nationalities have certain habits attributed to them. It has become a norm to define the character of a person by his nationality – not right at all, but this seems to be inevitable in a melting pot like the UAE. Forget inferiority complex, maniana, ningas kugon, and crab mentality for now. Let’s look at 16 specific habits, attitudes and behaviors that we...

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Philippine Business Council-Dubai Targets 500 members by end-2016
Feb28

Philippine Business Council-Dubai Targets 500 members by end-2016

The Philippine Business Council-Dubai (PBC-Dubai) is aiming to have 500 members by the end of the year as it is now openly encouraging professionals to sign up. This was announced by PBC-Dubai chairman Marian Celeste ‘Bobbie’ Carella during the group’s pioneering ‘Speedy Gonzales’ networking event held over the weekend, February 20. The highest number of members recorded in the council’s almost 15-year history is 50, with more than a...

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Directory of Filipino Expats Launched
Feb07

Directory of Filipino Expats Launched

A comprehensive directory of Filipino professionals in the UAE was launched Thursday night, February 4, by four women with the backing of the Philippine Consul General, the heads of the Philippine Business Councils in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, prominent Filipino entrepreneurs, influential professionals and respected community leaders, as well as key media practitioners. Called FEME Connect, the directory scheduled to be distributed in the...

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Sinulog sa UAE 2016
Jan28

Sinulog sa UAE 2016

Sugod na sa Sinulog, Kitang tanan mag Pit Senor! On January 29, 2016, Cebuano’s in the UAE will once again show their beloved tradition of celebrating the Sinulog Festival. The Festival is an annual festival held on the 3rd Sunday of January in Cebu City. Their chants are accompanied by the traditional dance accompanied by the beat of the drums. The dance involves moving two steps forward followed by one step backward. The Festival in...

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Mastering the Filipino Flavor: MasterChef Australia’s John Carasig
Sep28

Mastering the Filipino Flavor: MasterChef Australia’s John Carasig

MasterChef Australia’s John Carasig shares his experience on the beloved reality cooking show, and his vision of putting Filipino cuisine in the global culinary scene. By Rav De Castro   Filipinos love their food. We are always proud to say that our favorite dish is our mom’s adobo, or our lola’s sinigang. Filipinos also love showing off their food. Whenever a visitor from another country pays our home a visit, we make sure that...

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