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OFW blames employer’s failure to pay her salary for child’s death

An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Saudi Arabia, lost his child to sickness after his employer did not pay his salary for six months. OFW Kamaloden Kazzan, one of the OFWs affected by Azmeel Contracting Corporation’s company lockout in Al Khobar, lost his nine-year...

LIST: 152 senatorial aspirants for 2019 elections

From fresh to familiar faces, a total of 152 senatorial wannabes filed their certificates of candidacy (CoC) for the midterm elections on May 2019, subject for evaluation of Commission on Elections (Comelec). This year’s number is lesser than 2016’s 176 COC filers...

Man stabs his sister 80 times in Abu Dhabi

A man committed premeditated murder to her sister by stabbing her 80 times using a knife. Living in her sister’s home in Abu Dhabi, he had been taken care of her sister as he was unemployed. Their mother had since left the country and resided in her homeland, reported...

Dubai Police launch ‘most advanced police vehicle in the world’

Dubai Police unveiled its latest addition to their incredible fleet of supercars in the ongoing Gitex Technology Week 2018 in Dubai. The new patrol car is dubbed as “the most advanced police vehicle in the world”, and it’s all for the right reasons. Aptly named the...

Enjoy 24-hour access and instant remittances with RAKMoneyTransfer

by | EDITOR’S CHOICE, News

UAE is the second largest remittance market in GCC after KSA where Indians, Pakistanis, Filipinos, Egyptians, Americans, British and Bangladeshi expatriate remit money to their home country. Remittances by UAE expatriates have risen 17% in the first quarter of this year, according to state-run news agency WAM.

Remittance is vital, especially in a country like the UAE where the majority of the people residing are expats that send money back home. Furthermore, RAKBANK’s customer base are as diverse as the population here in the UAE, and to cater to them the Bank offers a more wholesome banking experience through its effective global award-winning remittance service, RAKMoneyTransfer (RMT).

RAKMoneyTransfer offers customers access to features such as real time transfers, competitive exchange rates, and 24-hour access to the RMT services without any cut-off time. The beneficiary based in the Philippines can instantly collect the money from any of the 1800 Cebuana Lhuillier branches with no deduction charges on the amount received as cash. Similarly, customers can also send money by directly crediting the amount to the beneficiary’s account for a minimum charge as low as AED 21.

Likewise, it is important to highlight features where the Bank’s customers have the flexibility to send money through to the Philippines via their RAKBANK Credit Cards. Thus offering benefits such as no hidden fees, competitive exchange rates, no cash advance fees limit charged for sending money abroad, and lastly customers can benefit from an interest free period of up to 55 days.

The Bank’s RMT service offers customers a secure, convenient, and cost-effective money remittance solution that can be completed at just the click of a button using RAKBANK’s Digital Banking platform and through all of the Bank’s branches. RMT is designed to enable everyday money transfer needs of customers when remitting money abroad.

Once customers use RAKBANK’s RMT services they will never go back to the old ways, it is simply better!

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LIST: 152 senatorial aspirants for 2019 elections

From fresh to familiar faces, a total of 152 senatorial wannabes filed their certificates of candidacy (CoC) for the midterm elections on May 2019, subject for evaluation of Commission on Elections (Comelec). This year’s number is lesser than 2016’s 176 COC filers...

Man stabs his sister 80 times in Abu Dhabi

A man committed premeditated murder to her sister by stabbing her 80 times using a knife. Living in her sister’s home in Abu Dhabi, he had been taken care of her sister as he was unemployed. Their mother had since left the country and resided in her homeland, reported...

How to work part-time in UAE legally

Many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) all over the world juggle double jobs to earn extra. While jobs abroad tend to pay higher than in the Philippines, sometimes earning money on the side is still needed. If working part-time jobs has ever crossed your mind, here's...

One more long weekend in UAE before year-end

Employees in the UAE can still expect one more long weekend before the year ends. The long weekend will happen from November 30, Friday, to December 2, Sunday. During this long weekend, two public holidays will be celebrated. Martyr’s Day Earlier, President His...

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