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OFW Gets Fired for Making Tik Tok Video

Among the most important things to remember when working abroad is to respect the culture and obey the rules of the host country. This is particularly vital in countries like Saudi Arabia, which implements the public decency law to be followed by all citizens, residents, and tourists. Decency applies to social media behavior as well, [...]

Embassy Reminds Filipinos to Obey the Law Amid Reports of Mauling Incidents Involving Pinoys

The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh has issued a statement regarding the mauling incidents that recently took place near the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in the Saudi Arabian capital. The said incidents involved Filipino nationals. ALSO READ: 10 Things That Could Land You in Prison in Saudi Arabia “We regret that these incidents happened as they cast [...]

[KATAS OFW] Pinoy Couple in Saudi Builds 3BR 1T/B Dream House in Batangas

One of the goals of many Filipinos working abroad is to find a well-paying job and to help a loved one find work there, too. In some cases, the OFW brings their spouse or children abroad to work there if not to settle with them, but most of the time, it’s the former. Such is [...]

Houses come in many different shapes, sizes, and designs. There are bungalows, townhouses, high-rise residences… dwellings that feature classic as well as modern architecture styles. Your house may be huge and elaborate, or it could be smaller with a simple yet functional lay out. ALSO READ: Best Places to Live in Saudi Arabia for Expats Today’s featured [...]

[KATAS OFW] Saudi OFW Gives a Tour of His 3BR 2T Dream House in the Philippines

Many Filipinos have the same goals when they decide to work abroad. While the family is the core of these goals, the dream is to prepare well for the future, whether that’s for the kids’ education, the parents’ retirement, or their very own dream house. While the process of realizing one’s dreams may take different [...]

Saudi OFW Builds Dream House Worth Php 1.8M in his Hometown in 2 Years

Every OFW dreams to have their own house where they can settle in with their family. To achieve this dream, however, many of them sacrifice for years – working longer hours and saving up to raise funds and have resources for the construction of their house. Building a house takes a lot of discipline and [...]

Saudi Closes Off All Borders due to Scare of ‘New COVID-19 Strain’

A new form of threat has emerged from the identification of a new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which forced the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia along with other global nations to implement stricter travel measures. Saudi has taken the maximum precaution by suspending all international flights for travelers for a week. This comes after the reported emergence [...]

How to Register for COVID-19 Vaccination Using the Sehhaty App

The Saudi government through the Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday, December 15, the start of the registration for the free COVID-19 vaccination drive through the “Sehhaty” mobile app. ALSO READ: “Saudi Arabia Continues to Take All Precautionary Measures to Confront COVID-19” – King Salman According to the ministry, over 150,000 residents have registered to [...]

President Duterte Welcomes Saudi Arabia's Labor Reform Initiative

In light of the many changes that are currently being made in Saudi Arabia, Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte welcomes the Kingdom’s Labor Reform Initiative (LRI). ALSO READ: How Much has Saudi Arabia Changed Over Time? Through an official statement issued via the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) on Monday, 23 November 2020, the President referred to [...]

Guide to Hiring a Maid in Saudi Arabia

If you are an expat living in Saudi Arabia and you would like to hire a housemaid, you can do so depending on your occupation as stated in your Iqama. Keep in mind that you will need to coordinate with a recruiting agency to facilitate the hiring of a housemaid. There are many recruiting agencies [...]