Pinoy food now served on wheels in UAE First Pinoy food truck meets first Filipino newspaper in UAE

DUBAI – Filipino cuisine has been an abundant flavor, dominating in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for many decades. Almost half a million of Filipinos, after all, live in Dubai alone. And look,... Read more »

Over 200 differently-abled people join ‘Al-Alam – The Hope’-Aster to hire 100 differently-abled people

DUBAI – In an effort to give back to the community and empower differently-abled people, a pharmacy arranged, last week,  an initiative called ‘Al Amal – The Hope.’ Aster DM Healthcare organized interactive entertainment... Read more »

Engr. Edgardo F. Suniga, Jr. From funeral parlor helper to companyís CEO; An engineer who builds dream house for family

Position: Senior Planner Company: Turner & Townsend Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hometown: Ramos, Tarlac HE WAS 13 years old when he started working as a helper in a funeral parlor. Determined to rise above poverty, Edgardo... Read more »

Arlene Navarro – A seasoned man in the field of nursing

DUBAI – He considers himself as a seasoned man in the field of nursing. Based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, he conceptualized advocacies such as reaching out to the OFW nurses in... Read more »

Born to Be A Star: Jasryl Mignonette Salvador

Angelo Cabrera A talented wonder kid who excels in the things that she loves to be — that is 10-year-old Jasryl Mignonette Salvador. This little girl can sing, dance, draw and face the audience... Read more »

Go home well fed and satisfied with China Gate Restaurant’s AED 60 buffet

IF YOU’RE fond of eating Chinese food but on a tight budget, then head now to China Gate Restaurant near Clock Tower in Al Rigga. For only AED 60, you’ll get to devour... Read more »

COMMUNITY PAGE Bayanihan Festival OrgCom holds 1st general meeting

  AS the much-awaited Bayanihan Festival 2017 draws near, the FilClub being the umbrella organization of all Filipino Community in Dubai and Northern Emirates, held its first General Meeting at Fiesta Pinoy... Read more »

EDWIN RICO F&B manager on a mission to help, inspire staff ‘Consistently aiding distressed Filipinos housed at the Consulate’

WITH 15 years and counting work experience in restaurants, this man from Daet, Camarines Norte in Bicol, Philippines, continues to help his colleagues and people in need in any possible way. Edwin Rico,... Read more »

Ericson M. Javillo Educator who finds fulfillment in helping others to succeed makes difference in Sharjah

Position: International Student Attaché/Part-time Professor Company: City University College of Ajman Location: Sharjah, U.A.E. Hometown: Sta.Cruz, Ilocos Sur   World-class educator Ericson Maynes Javillo is one of the top 10 finalists in the GESS Global Education Awards... Read more »

Francis Arambula A genuine, creative talent who leads in marketing and promotions in the UAE

We, Pinoys, are very creative people; we turned leftover military jeeps into colorful, public transport ‘jeepneys’; our punchy ‘hugot’ lines can send our friends laughing to tears, and we’ve got names that greatly... Read more »