Behind the hardliner militant façade of Migrante UAE is a group of passionate volunteers who sacrifice their time and sometimes, their personal safety, to help compatriots who are stuck in the worst of conditions.
Creating positive buzz in Saudi Arabia is a group of Filipinas who won the Saudi Excellence in Tourism Awards 2014/15 for their work in the very successful blog – The Pink Tarha.
It isn’t easy to stand out among the millions of bloggers who are posting daily feeds online and on social media. In the UAE alone, hundreds of fashion and lifestyle bloggers hog for share of virtual voice. So, it is indeed an astounding feat for a few Filipinos – Mahryska Gaspacho, Cristina Linaza, Ushi Sato and Paul Ramos – to have captured the interest of the international mix of discerning fashion enthusiasts that thrive in the Middle East.
In March 2010, PR pro Jim Joquico and magazine editor Sherry Tenorio founded La Moda Dubai (www.lamodadubai.ae), an online magazine that was conceptualized to deliver breaking news and in-depth features covering the worlds of fashion, beauty and celebrity.
As Senior Advisor in the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department of the Government of Dubai, Wafa Qasimieh plays a key role in strategizing and executing key educational and humanitarian initiatives. In many ways, she epitomizes the spirit of advocacy: passionate but deliberate, visionary but realistic,
If there is one thing unique about Ion Gonzaga, it’s being able to represent the realities, hopes and thoughts of the ‘typical Juan dela Cruz’ with his aptly named renowned blog – ‘Boy Dubai.’ The blog, which started making waves online in 2011, presents a slice of life in a Filipino expat’s life in the emirates with each post.
With her grace, warm attitude and cheerful smile, it is sometimes hard to imagine that a consummate lady like Mary Jane Alvero Al Mahdi could figure so highly in a company that deals with corrosives, construction material and nuclear testing, and yet she does.
Filipinas are inherently beautiful and have a natural interest for grooming and beauty. But here are two Filipinas in the UAE who have taken the category from mere daily ritual to life passion and advocacy – Anna de Leon and Tracy Ley Orencio.
It would be an understatement of epic proportions to say that the the Philippine Embassy – Abu Dhabi, UAE is one of the busiest satelite offices of the Philippine government. There is close to a million Filipinos in all of the UAE,
The Philippine Consulate General – Dubai and the Northern Emirates was established in 2004 to provide Consular services to the Filipino Community residing in Dubai and the Northern Emirates of the UAE. This is a truly monumental task, as there are more than 450,000 Filipinos living in Dubai,
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