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Do's and Don'ts in Saudi Arabia

For several decades now, millions of expats, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), have been flocking to Saudi Arabia due its thriving oil industry and job opportunities. As foreigners, they have learned to adapt to the Kingdom’s local culture and practices. ALSO READ: Saudi Arabia Guide for First-Time Visitors Generally, all Saudis are Muslims, and Islamic principles [...]

How to Apply for Your Final Exit Visa 2

No matter how long you plan to stay in Saudi Arabia, the time will come for you to return to your home country “for good.” But before you do, you need to make sure that everything is in order by the time you leave… and this includes applying for your final exit visa. ALSO READ: How [...]

How to Dress in Saudi Arabia 4

If you are planning to live and work in Saudi Arabia, then you should start learning as much as you can about its culture. One of the things that you should definitely look into is the dress code, especially when going out in public or heading to work. ALSO READ: Saudi Arabia Guide for First-Time Visitors [...]

List of Prohibited & Restricted Items in Saudi Arabia

Each country has its own culture and customs. Likewise, each has its own rules and regulations that foreigners should keep in mind, especially if they plan to live and work in that country. ALSO READ: How to Renew your Philippine Passport in Saudi Arabia Just like other countries, Saudi Arabia has laws governing different aspects of life [...]

Filipina Domestic Worker Executed in Saudi Arabia

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has confirmed that a 39-year-old Filipino household service worker was executed for murder in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, January 29. ALSO READ: OFWS Arrested at Halloween Party in Riyadh According to the agency, the Supreme Judicial Council in the Kingdom considered the Filipina’s case “as one in which blood money [...]

BOUNCE MIddle East is the biggest trampoline park in the region and in this country, they have opened the world’s first trampoline park that is open to women. The branch is located in Riyadh and women of all ages can enjoy this entertainment and activity venue at your comfort. BOUNCE Rawdah Opens in Riyadh, Saudi [...]

List of Saudi Arabia Public Holidays in 2019 3

Compared to other countries in the region, there are not a lot of holidays in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Nonetheless, knowing these dates allows you to plan ahead for your vacation! ALSO READ: Ramadan Do’s and Don’ts As with other Muslim countries, most public holidays in Saudi Arabia are based on local sightings of the moon. And [...]

Discover Saudi Arabia's Women Only Theme Park

Did you know that there’s a theme park in Saudi Arabia that is exclusive for females? The recently opened AlHokair Time AlAzizyah in Al Khobar caters to women and girls only. ALSO READ: Women Now Driving the Streets of Saudi Arabia The theme park is the first of its kind; designed for women and managed by [...]

Saudi Arabia Among World's Top 10 Most Dominant Powers

A global survey has listed Saudi Arabia among the top 10 most powerful countries in the world, based on economic and political dominance. Based on the latest ranking by US News & World Report, the Kingdom ranks as the 9th most dominant power, with the United States as No. 1. ALSO READ: Saudi Arabia Guide for [...]

Saudi Arabia Releases OFWs Arrested at Halloween Party

Previously, we shared about a group of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWS) who were arrested during a raid at a Halloween party in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Fortunately, authorities in the Kingdom have agreed to release them, albeit temporarily, Inquirer.net reported. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has confirmed that Saudi authorities have agreed to turn the 19 Filipinas — [...]