Filipino Entrepreneur – Dowel Deligos, Adobo Authentic Filipino Cuisine
Oct20

Filipino Entrepreneur – Dowel Deligos, Adobo Authentic Filipino Cuisine

Filipino Entrepreneur Dowel Deligos, Adobo Authentic Filipino Cuisine – Muscat, Oman   Why did you establish your own business?  Can you tell us when and how you started? I started Adobo Restaurant in March 28, 2014. I worked at Muscat Duty Free when I came to Oman as a Marketing Executive and decided to establish my own business along with the help of my Omani business partners, Ibrahim and Salim. I wanted to serve...

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Filipinos in Dubai: It’s What I Do
Sep08

Filipinos in Dubai: It’s What I Do

IRIS ABARABAR Alterations Engineer – Emaar Properties Dubai, UAE   What do you do for a living? I am an architect, and I work in the customer care alterations department in a large real estate developer here in the UAE. I am involved in planning projects and site visits. I make sure that our projects are running smoothly and on schedule. I embrace my tasks so I can execute my job well, and I am lucky to work with a great team. My...

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Filipinos In Middle East: It’s What I Do
Aug11

Filipinos In Middle East: It’s What I Do

JUNE/JULY 2015 ISSUE Joey Frank Ausan Construction Manager (Consultant) at Louis Berger – Qatar My job I am a Civil Engineer, working abroad for 17 years now. Ten years in Saudi Arabia as an Area Engineer of Saudi Aramco, in Dhahran from 1987 to 1996. Meaning, I was there during the 1991 Gulf War. I am proud to be a Gulf War ‘veteran’. During the burning of Kuwait’s oil wells, I was there breathing the kerosene–like smell for months...

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From the Middle East to Antarctica: A Pinay Backpacker’s Story
May07

From the Middle East to Antarctica: A Pinay Backpacker’s Story

From the Middle East to Antarctica: A Pinay Backpacker’s Story By Kristine Abante “Not all who wander are lost”, goes a line from Kach Medina’s travel blog quoting the great J.R.R. Tolkien, a fitting phrase that closely depicts this brave and bold Filipina adventurer’s unusual journey to the top. Making it in the Middle East A graduate of the University of the Philippines, Katrina (Kach) Medina moved to Kuwait in 2009 to join her OFW...

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