Health & Protection’s Middle East international private medical insurance roundtable

It’s essential for health insurance intermediaries to have minimum qualifications so customers can get more out of their healthcare, argued advisors at Health & Protection’s Middle East international private medical insurance (IPMI) roundtable. The panel unanimously agreed that the standards of several intermediaries in the emirate have to be raised. Nageen Sattar, Pacific Prime’s Director …

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How to deal with inflation and the stress that comes with it

If there’s one thing that can mess with your budget, it’s inflation. It increases the price of everything from fuel to groceries as purchasing power declines. With rising inflation affecting more people, many are left wondering how to cope with rising costs. In the UAE, inflation is predicted to rise to 2.2% in 2022 from …

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Ramadan 2022: Where to iftar in Dubai

This year, the Muslim holy month of Ramadan will begin on April 2 and end on May 1, during which local hotels and restaurants will offer various iftars – an evening meal that breaks the long day of fasting with family and friends. Whether you are fasting or not, iftar is a wonderful culinary experience …

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The best camping sites in Dubai you need to visit

Whether you’re a fan of camping, glamping, or lying under the stars, Dubai has plenty to offer all types of campers. The spotlight is currently on camping sites in the emirate, thanks to Dubai Media Council’s latest #DubaiDestinations initiative, which focuses on a wide range of attractions found in Dubai. But the emirate has been …

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How to work remotely from overseas for a UAE-based employer

If you’ve got a cushy job in the UAE and your employer is flexible, why not jump on the remote working bandwagon? Better yet – do it from overseas. Whether you go back to your home country to be near loved ones or to another country (possibly one with a lower cost of living), working …

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UAE’s new “Green Visas”: All you need to know and how to qualify for one

If you’re thinking of relocating to the Emirates, now’s your chance. Recently, the UAE announced new (and much easier to obtain) ‘Green Visas’ in an attempt to diversify its economy and reduce its dependency on oil. As you may know, the oil-rich UAE previously only granted expats limited visas tied to their employment. Long-term residency …

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The ultimate checklist for expats moving to Dubai in 2021

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is becoming a popular place for expats from all across the globe. With lots of job opportunities, high salaries, and a good standard of living, Dubai is one of the most expat-friendly cities in the world. However, there are some things you have to think about before making the move …

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