Monday, July 4, 2022

Middle East OFW Updates

Can I Send My LCD TV To Philippines Via Balikbayan Box?

The answer to this question is yes. It is possible to ship LCD television units from abroad to an address in the Philippines. Using sea cargo forwarder service from LBC, it takes between 30 and 60 days for a balikbayan...

How to Process Qatar Family Visa

Good news for those who are missing their families in Qatar, families of sponsored residents in the country are now able to visit their loved one for a short period of time. The Family Visit Visa allows relatives to enter...

5 Rules to Lead a Rewarding Professional Life in Bahrain

Bahrain is often termed as 'the Middle Eastern Lite' is a country going boom-boom with a multitude of opportunities. It sure is a big deal for a small island nation on the Western shore of Persian Gulf, but is it...

How to Apply for Voluntary Repatriation in Kuwait

Kuwaiti government currently offers ‘Assisted Voluntary Repatriation Program’ (AVRP). The program is endorsed by The Philippines Embassy in Kuwait, as the program is not exclusive to runaway housemaids but also accepts Article 18 visa holders whose residency visa has expired...

OFW Guide to Kish Island Survival

So you decided to embark on finding your dream job in Dubai via shortcut by paying for your visit visa/tourist visa for one month that can be extended for another month or get a more expensive tourist visa to...

Oman End of Service Computation

EOS or End of Service is the payment that an employee receives from the company that they are working at after they have completed 12 months of continuous service to them or after they leave the company as a...

Viewing Through Partitions of Dubai Shared Apartments

Flat sharing, otherwise known as boarding house/room sharing in the Philippines, is not a new thing for Filipinos. So when I first arrived in the UAE in 2004, I was not surprised to adapt to such an arrangement as...

An Expat’s Life in Oman: An Experience Worth Anything

For long have experts debated over the strategic importance of countries like the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, and the importance they hold for the Gulf to move ahead with chances of a steep growth. But, seldom have...

Saudi To Publish Names of Employers, Agencies Abusing Domestic Workers

Abusers of domestic helpers in Saudi Arabia, better watch out. The country's Labor Ministry will publish names of employers and recruitment agencies involved in abuse of domestic workers. The blacklisted employers and agencies will appear on the new version of...

Filipinos in Kuwait: How To Check if You're Slapped With Travel Ban

As Kuwait is reportedly on the verge of a big crackdown against illegal residents, many Filipinos and other foreigners would understandably be wary of the plan, even those who are properly documented. Local reports say that as many as...
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One Health Pass for Returning OFWs and International Travelers to the Philippines

The coronavirus pandemic has made worldwide travel more complex as travelers need to submit additional requirements. The Philippines also adopts...
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