Spreading false information or fake news regarding UAE laws using the social media or any other means is punishable by law.
The major challenge in our society is to balance passenger rights and security.
Under the Sharia Law of UAE, it is illegal for a couple to live together out of wedlock. If found guilty, a couple might face six months in prison or deportation.
The statement from the Philippine embassy talks two things: based on the security of the state as it relates restricted areas, and cybercrime law.
The aim was to ensure both governments know who is working where
The abandoned employee must first file a case with labour
Claimants will only have a right to recover investments
Expatriates are also advised by Barney Almazar, head of legal aid
Authorities should consider opening a lounge at NAIA for OFWs
UAE firm denies discrimination in hiring
What Filipino expats in UAE struggle with most
Why non-Muslim expats must leave a will
Dubai: Life overseas is both exciting and financially rewarding for many expatriates, but there are also a number of problems associated with relocating abroad.
New marriage mediation law spells end of hefty legal fees for divorcing
New Abu Dhabi divorce and mediation system could mean an end to hefty legal fees
Reminder of UAE law issued after another such case came to light recently
Filipinos in UAE warned about sex outside wedlock
Assert your rights, do your duties: Filipinos told
Filipino lawyer hailed SE Asia Young Lawyer of the Year
Account holders have hope, but it is not straightforward
They thought they would bever see their life savings again but court verdict against company encourages them to file cases
DUBAI // A Dubai court has ordered rogue financial company Exential to repay Dh1 million to one of its victims, giving thousands of others embroiled in the multimillion-dollar swindle a glimmer of hope.
Dubai: US-bound flyers have an option to demand compensation if their pricey electronic gadgets get stolen from their checked bags or damaged during a flight, according to a legal adviser in Dubai.
DUBAI // Government-backed recruitment centres for domestic workers will protect low-income labour from being exploited, legal and diplomatic professionals say.
OFs air concerns about offloading at NAIA
An expatriate authorised representative may be able to negotiate a settlement with the creditor in exchange for withdrawal of a police complaint. Image Credit:Supplied
She had it processed back in Manila. When the documents arrived in the UAE, she had them stamped in Abu Dhabi (because she lives there). Then, when she came back to collect her documents, it was discovered that the documents were fake. She was arrested by the Civilian Irregular Defense Group (CIDG) right away
Even if you have secured a tourist visa to Dubai, it does not guarantee you free entry into UAE, either.
Illegal moneylender charged Filipina 10 percent monthly interest on Dh10,000 loan
As it is back home, OFWs in the UAE resort to loan sharks because they have no access to lending institutions
Dubai: Dennis, an expatriate based in Dubai, has just been informed that his services are no longer needed by his company.The news came as a shock, especially since he had been with the same employer for 16 years. At the same time, he\'s overwhelmed with stress - and fears what the future holds for him and his family.
It is actually easier to arrange for waiver of interest and penalties if the borrower is outside the UAE
Dubai: If you are one of those hundreds of borrowers who once fled the UAE for failing to settle mounting loans, the doors are still open for you to come back and start your expatriate life again – without landing behind bars.
Dubai: Filipinos have been urged not to illegally transport passengers or patronise illegal transport for their own safety.
If the accused escaped or fled the country, the person who guarantee him can face
There is a mechanism to debtors to get help from the UAE Central Bank (CB)
You can be booked for uploading videos showing illegal acts
The Agenda - Household Help in the UAE 18.10.2016
Philippines drug suspect arrested in Abu Dhabi
Quick access to legal advice as first Kabayan Corner opens in Dubai
UAE wage protection law comes into force
Aside from the care boxes, added feature that the Smart Shelters now have is the the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) Kabayan Corner Ask Atty. Barney / Isumbong mo kay Congen project, which was officially launched on Sept. 27, with a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the outlet on Rigga Street, fronting Al Ghurair Mall.
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The serious problem of abandoned newborns (two of which were found recently dead) has put the issue back into the spotlight revealing the desperate situation in which too many women are in UAE.
Filipinos reminded repeatedly against drunkenness
Filipino ingenuity showcased at belated Independence Day fest
PCG places drop boxes in Dubai, Sharjah to extend services
I have dealt with 12 cases of unmarried pregnant woman and mothers since the beginning of this year. Those mothers did not give birth at hospitals because they fear going to jail and being deported
The Agenda - Scams 30 August 2016
Filipino businessmen flock to Nasco business legacy seminar
Affected passengers should coordinate with the airline to resolve the matter amicably. If the issue is not settled, a claim before the courts can be made within two years from the date of arrival of the aircraft, or from the date on which the aircraft ought to have arrived
Proof of ownership and receipts will also speed up the process, so it is advisable to have these documents ready
Runaway bosses leave UAE staff in limbo
Some people have families and suddenly become jobless and do not get
A stiffer penalty of at least one year imprisonment and/or a fine not less than AED250,00 is imposed on violators.
Doing free legal seminar and consultation quarterly in the embassy
Fines for delaying salaries welcomed
Get Legal Assistance through Legal Portal
Regulate unsolicited credit cards, residents urge
Write a will or your family could suffer
Travel agencies are no longer booking return tickets from the UAE to Iran
10 young global Filipinos honored at TOYM 2015 awards
Senate adopts resolution commending TOYM awardees
Dubai resident Barney Almazar, whose legal work spans the protection
A smartphone application that offers practical tips from top dollar
App with saving, investing tips for Filipinos to be out in February
Free legal aid, seminars to expand in MENA region
OFW Guidebook author among TOYM awardees
The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM)
Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 19 November 2015
About 200 Filipino expats attended the September 18 free legal clinic
Family rights and duties, such as parental authority, marital rights, and child support pursuant to the Family Code of the Philippines are still applicabl
Family code applies to Pinoys abroad
Woman finds fraudster using credit card despite bank rejecting her application
Identity theft victim warns UAE public
12 outstanding Filipinos honored in UAE
Balikbayan: Time for Filipinos in UAE to think inside the box
Legal assistance fund for OFWs a mere fraction of total remittance
Congratulations! Legal Professional of the Year - Atty. Barney
Free guidebook will help Filipino expats save, invest
Credit report can help curtail further borrowing
PICPA to educate Filipinos about UAE legal systems
Hundreds of maids were arrested during Ramadan for absconding
Simply do the maths and know very well how to manage finances.
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Abu Dhabi,
UAE frees 15 Filipinos, 834 foreigners from prison after Ramadan
The government of the United Arab Emirates has ordered the release from prison of 15 Filipinos
OFWs advised to be cautious on credit cards
Gulf Law and The Filipino Lawyers in Dubai are inviting everybody, especially Filipinos,
There are at least 8 annulment cases filed in the Philippines per day and an increasing number of couples in the UAE are also seeking separation remedies. Find out what is fueling this trend.
Essential OFW Guide to UAE discusses how to
New guidebook highlights five most common problems
A guide book for Filipino expatriates in the UAE will be released this weekend.
Crusading lawyer launches OFW guidebook
Filipinos Warned Not to Pawn Passports
Legal guide to decrease cases of indebtedness
Crusading lawyer launches OFW guidebook
The Essential OFW Guide to UAE - at the front page
Guidebook for OFWs to be distributed free-of-charge from June 12
Know UAE laws and observe them, Filipinos told
New guidebook to help Filipinos in the UAE confront challenges
The Filipino Times 5-11 June 2015
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Book explains the migration cycle and the UAE laws. It will be
Guidebook explains UAE for Filipinos
Gulf Law at Yahoo News
Dubai: Processing paperwork anywhere in the world in cases of death, claiming inheritance and repatriation are daunting tasks.
Dubai: Things get even more complicated when the deceased dies in a foreign land with different sets of laws from his or her home country.
Dubai: For expatriate non-Muslim couples getting a divorce, there are no clear-cut rules because of varying reasons, including religion and the nationality of the divorcing parties.
Gulf Law at Cebu Inquirer
Nuevas reglas para expatriados no musulmanes al registrar testamentos
KW reveals nominees for Outstanding Nurse, Kabayan 2015
Dubai: Non-Muslim expatriates who own property in the UAE can breathe
Inheritance registry created for non-Muslim expatriates
Annual vacation mandatory but air tickets are not unless
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Basics on employment contracts renewal
Emiratis, UAE expats invest in Philippines realty
High-end real estate and property development projects or
Fake tenancy contracts now easier to detect
More UAE residents are falling prey to loan sharks
UAE residents falling prey to loan sharks
Gulf Law, in cooperation with the Philippine embassy, plans to hand out the 150
The Philippine Embassy, in cooperation with Gulf Law will soon
3rd Global Summit for Overseas Filipinos
Aside from conducting free legal seminars and consultation, Gulf Law
Filipino lawyer, envoy to release all-in-1 guidebook for Pinoys
In a bid to further empower overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
A detailed guide book on various issues pertaining to overseas employment, visa requirements, etc., will soon
Filipinos working in the United Arab Emirates may benefit from an upcoming 150-page guidebook to
Philippine embassy to issue guide for UAE expats
ABU DHABI // Filipinos who are unable to find work or have left their jobs to run a business have resorted to buying UAE visas
The Philippine government has warned Filipinos in the UAE against applying for loans and using credit cards that they can\'t pay.
Article No 120 of the UAE labour law under which the company has claimed to have terminated
DUBAI: Recto Esmeralda, 55, a former HR manager for a hotel in Dubai, took out an Dh80,000 loan in 1999 to pay for the surgery of his friend’s mother.
The Philippine government has warned Filipinos in the UAE against
Dubai residents are being warned against dealing with unscrupulous
The two-day Philippine Property and Investment Exhibition, or PPIE
Foreign nationals and companies can own 100 per cent condominium units
Gulf Law holds UAE Visa and Immigration Rules seminar
I remember the case of a Filipina who was advised by her agent to make a cash advance
Dubai: Forging your certificates to get a pay hike of a few hundred
Dubai: A lawyer offering free legal advice to Filipinos has warned that
We should all be financially literate
Legal advice group warns Filipinos in UAE dangers of debt
Pinoy-Abroad.com 20 August 2014
Gulf Law continues free legal aid to Filipinos
About 22% of Filipinos in the UAE are irregular migrants or not properly documented, do not have a valid residence or work permit, or are overstaying
LEGAL FORUM: Hostile boss holds OFWs passport to keep her from going
Manila: Despite a legal analysis pointing to benefit domestic helpers
Roads and Transport Authority launches clearance system
A new domestic workers contract that came into force
Filipino Lawyers conduct free legal aid in Abu Dhabi
PSA joins Gulf Law in conducting free seminar
For the year 2014, the Embassy has partnered with Gulf Law in conducting a series of legal seminars for the benefit of the large Filipino community in the UAE. The first in the series was the Legal Seminar on Credit Card and Bank Loans held last April 11.
Lest they risk a forced inheritance distribution, non-Muslim Filipinos in the United Arab Emirates were urged to make wills for their families.
Dubai // Non-Muslim Filipinos in the UAE have been urged not to treat making wills a taboo and instead draft one to ensure their assets go to their intended beneficiaries.
The seminar was conducted by Atty. Barney Almazar, Director of Commercial Law, Gulf Law Consultancy.
ABU DHABI // Filipinos are often unaware that their rights have been breached, accepting jobs with inferior terms and conditions, legal experts have said.
Dubai // Filipinos in UAE endangered by sweet and kind nature
DUBAI // The prestigious law firm, Gulf Law conducted the second
ABU DHABI // Buying illegal work visas in the UAE has its perils
Filipinos are being offered free legal seminars at their embassy and consulate to boost awareness of what is right and wrong while resident in the UAE.
SHARJAH // The Philippine diplomatic mission in the UAE has partnered with a group of Filipino volunteer lawyers to empower and make responsible citizens out of the nearly one million Filipinos across the seven emirates.
Dubai // Filipino expatriates need to reconsider their easy to forgive and forget nature and discern if they are being taken advantage of. But they also need to familiarise themselves with the UAE laws to avoid getting on the wrong side of the law.
ABU DHABI // A legal consultant has warned OFWs not to borrow money from illegal lenders because that would only compound their existing problem.
ABU DHABI // Filipinos who choose to go to illegal money lenders have been warned not to compound their problems by handing over their passports as guarantees for loans or agreeing to unreasonable interest rates.
DUBAI // Filipinos here wallowing in debt and unable to meet their payment obligations need not lose hope as legal experts say there are possible courses of action that could free them from a difficult situation.
ABU DHABI // Filipinos facing problems at work, mountains of debt or who are on the wrong side of the law can turn to a group of compatriots for guidance.