You can refuse work that’s not specified in your job contract

Q. I work at a big UAE firm as an information technology (IT) specialist. However, I have a much lower ‘occupation’ status on my visa. My boss had assured me that I would be given an official status after a few months on the job. That was four years ago. My current salary is about […]

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UAE: How to change the mobile number registered with your Emirates ID

Dubai: If you are using your Emirates ID to register for an online service, you may be required to complete a two-step verification, which includes a one-time password (OTP) being sent to your registered mobile number. However, if your mobile number has changed, or if you wish to update the mobile number registered with your […]

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I met Pavel Durov, founder of Telegram, which is a host of technology ventures based out of Dubai

I met Pavel Durov, founder of Telegram, which is a host of technology ventures based out of Dubai that has made a mark globally. Telegram has a $20+ billion market value, and 570+ million users within the supportive business environment that Dubai offers to its partners. Pavel Durov also shared the details of his inspiring […]

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Launch your business in Dubai in minutes: All you need to know

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, chaired a meeting of The Executive Council of Dubai, during which he launched the ‘Invest in Dubai’ platform. The largest one-stop-shop platform of its kind, ‘Invest in Dubai’ enables investors to obtain trade licences and launch […]

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Brit Expat To Face Jail Time & Hefty Fines For WhatsApping A Cuss Word To Her Flatmate In Dubai

*PSA: According to Article 373 of the UAE Penal Code, swearing in public or via message exchange is strictly prohibited in the UAE. An individual caught using profanity is subject to prison time as well as fines as high as AED10,000 (£2,157). Earlier this week it had come to light that a British expat residing […]

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Mini van accident in Dubai: 15 injured

Dubai: Fifteen people were injured in a traffic accident involving two vehicles in Dubai on Thursday, an official said. Brigadier Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, Director of Traffic Department at Dubai Police, said the accident occurred on Hassah Street near Sieh Shuaib area. The accident involved a mini van and another vehicle. “Dubai Police’s command room […]

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Help Dubai Police identify this man

Police seek help from public in identifying man found dead in Al Quoz Industrial Area 4 Dubai: Dubai Police detectives at Bur Dubai Police Station are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a deceased man. According to Dubai Police: “The man, who was found dead in Al Quoz Industrial Area 4, had no identification documents […]

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Тiлькu но взнав! Батько Зeлeнcькoгo “врiзaв” – зaткнyв за сuнa. Мeдвeдчyк вcе. Догрались – пoчaлoсь

Олександр Семенович Зеленський в коментарі “Країні” розповів, як ставиться до рішення свого сина, президента України Володимира Зеленського, заборонити канали “NewsOne”, “ZIK”, “112”. “Може, я не розумію демократію… Ну, не подобається мені. Я ж не впливаю на це. Я своєю справою займаюся. Іноді так грубо це все на телеканалах подається, ну, просто недобре”, – заявив Олександр Зеленський. […]

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Поставив крапку! Гордон потужно випалив – Зеленський не чекав, просто в ефірі. Відбувається немислиме!

Відомий журналіст Дмитро Гордон в ефірі телеканалу “Україна 24” заявив, що телеканали “112 Україна”, NewsOne і ZIK потрібно було відключити вже давно за “інформаційний тероризм”. “Моя позиція проста: це треба було зробити давно… Два роки знадобилося Володимиру Олександровичу (Зеленському – ред.), але вчора він зробив мужній вчинок. Я його часто критикую і вважаю, що справедливо. […]

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Головний редактор 24 каналу → журналістам 112, ZIK, NewsOne: “Не присилайте мені резюме. Краще піти з професії, ніж продавати свою країну по шматочкам”

Нe присилaйтe мeнi рeзюмe.Нe мoжнa прoдaвaти свoю крaїну пo шмaтoчкaм. Нi випрaвдoвуючись тим, щo бiльшe в Укрaїнi в журнaлiстицi нeмaє, дe прaцювaти, нiж нa кaнaлaх Мeдвeдчукa. Нi випрaвдoвуючись тим, щo ти нe рoбив нiчoгo тaкoгo. Нi випрaвдoвуючись тим, щo всi тaк рoблять, всi пoлiтики i всi кaнaли прoдaжнi i “кaкaя рaзницa”. Нi тим бiльшe, нe […]

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