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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
« on: September 18, 2007, 12:33:29 AM »
Hows life there?ok ba? tahimik? malayo sa tukso? dapat bako makatulog at peace kung jan ang desti ng asawa ko? share naman kau mga sis ng opinions...tia
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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2007, 01:26:53 AM »
and also my chance ba na mkasama kmi ng baby kop sa hubby ko if natuloy sya? panu ba ang procedure and nego nun ? pls pls advise...
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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2007, 12:58:27 PM »
Hi sis!  my husband is there right now.  mag 5-5 months pa lang sya dun...malungkot dun kung tutuusin kasi strict masyado ang gobyerno nila dami bawal...pero since sa area ng husband ko may Filipino community, ok naman sila dun... pero iba pa rin kung sa Open City sya madedistino...

Usually kasi pag sinabing Saudi o Middle East ang perception natin, nakakatakot...pero so far (pwera usog) ok naman dun... nong bumisita ako nakita ko namang maayos kalagayan nila.

If ever san ba sya sa Saudi kasi sa Riyadh lang naman alam ko?

Sa case ng hubby ko, pede nya ko kunin dun pati baby (kaso la pa kami baby) ... part of his package yung Family Status.... so i guess it will depend kung ano nego niya with the company he's going to be with.
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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2007, 02:54:04 PM »
mga sis, dito ko sa saudi ngayon sa jeddah. ok naman dito before kasi sa ibang place naman ako sa khamis mushayt, province naman yon.  dito sa jeddah, city na sya. dami din malls. masasanay ka na lang na iba talaga yung culture nila. buti kasama ko dito si hubby same hospital kami nagwowork andito din son namin 3 years old sya. kinuha namin sya dependent at our own expense. madali lang naman kasi tutulungan naman ng employer ang pagkuha ng visa. sa question mo naman kung safe ba husaband mo dito,honestly depende sa tao din yun kasi karamihan sa tao dito kahit married eh feeling single syempre d naman lahat. maiinis ka din kasi kahit alam nung girl o guy na may family na eh papatol pa din. pero kung trust mo naman husband mo [textspeak!] kang dapat ikatakot. iba pa rin siguro pag open country, hinihintay nga ni hubby offer sa tawam hospital sa al ain



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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2007, 07:50:52 AM »
Di naman open city ang [textspeak!] db po? ang bilis nga ng mga pangyayari,just yesterday ive learned na alis na nila is november...waaaa.... heart breaking talaga.yeah pwd rin daw kami sama kaso at our own expense. di parin nya alam san place sya pero alshaya kasi ang company..have anyone here heard abt that company?mga shops sa dept stores ang lines line...

AND if ever dadalaw ako, panu ba procedures? apply visa, house etc? kasi my flat ata sila prov ng company..

So marami din pala immorality jan? akala ko strict sila sis sa ganyan?
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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2007, 07:55:53 AM »
[textspeak!] job mo jan sa jedah sis? kung mag aral bako care giving may chance ba jan? manangement kasi course ko eh mahigpit ata sa girl applicant jan sa ibang position eh.... hospital or as DH lang daw ang pwd sa gurl?
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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2007, 12:00:01 PM »
^naku sis madami din sa saudi...from the stories we've heard...pero i think sis larlaanne is right minsan sa tao din yun....
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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2007, 12:31:43 PM »
Waaaaa...Lalo naman sumikip dibdib ko...Wala ako kalaban laban dun kasi ang layo....[textspeak!] [textspeak!] [textspeak!]
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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2007, 02:23:44 PM »
sa hospital ako recruitment nagwowork ganito din kasi work ko dati sa agency sa pinas. hindi naman dh lahat na job sa hospital din mga nurses at medical jobs. yung caregiver dito kasi sa hospital namin ang kinukuha lang na nursing aide eh midwifery graduate with license o kaya underboard nurse.

nauna din si hubby dito ng 6 months eh sobrang naparanoid din ako kasi magkasama na kami dati ng work sa saudi eh umuwi kami nag end ng contract so may lam na talaga ko tungkol sa immorality dito. nauna sya makapasok ng work dito sa jeddah pero kung trust nyo naman isa't isa at laging may communication la namang problema. bale 2 cel nya nakaroaming sya ng smart para pag nagtext ako piso lang tapos dun na sya sasagot sa sim nya dito sa saudi kasi mas mura. tapos pwede naman kayo chat eh.

d ako sure dun sa company eh search mo sa internet ask mo din kung san specific place sa saudi kasi malaki naman kasi to.

mura lang naman housing dito kaso makikishare ka ralaga kung may housing allowance sya mas okay din. pwede ka pumunta visit visa pero mas maganda dependent visa na para makahanap ka din ng work dito.

hope i help...

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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2007, 02:32:49 PM »
Nasa pagmamahal nyo naman ng hubby sa isa't isa nakasalalay ang lahat sis eh.  Mag two months palang ang brother ko sa [textspeak!].  Ok na ok daw dun kasi provided ng company lahat.  Yun nga lang sobrang init daw dun ngayon lalo na pag lumalabas sila...

DOn't worry sis, wala naman masyadong babae dun eh.. Kaya nga kahit lalake nararape daw lalo na pag makinis at maputi. Kaya si hubby mo pagpatubuin mo ng bigote. Kung may bisyo ang hubby mo like alak and yosi, mahihirapan sya pero kung wala naman ok sya dun.. Basta trust mo lang sya. Madali lang naman ang communication dahil may cellphone and chat. ;)

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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2007, 04:21:18 PM »
hehe oo nga sis sabi nila dapat may bigote talaga... kaya si hubby ko biglang nagpatubo ng bigote don... malinis kasi sya tingnan masyado pag wala bigote kaya pati ako nanibago nong nakita ko pero sabi ng lahat ng nakilala ko dun... dapat talga may bigote...

OO nga sis, nasa sa tao rin yun kung gagawa ng kalokohan, kaya i agree tiwala lang...hirap talaga malayo sa asawa pero sabi nga marami namang ways to  communicate


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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2007, 05:28:10 PM »
E yon na nga ang problema mga sis, kulang pa talaga tiwala ko sa knya..dahil sa past experiences ko narin sa kanya..pero now pilit ko sya minomotivate na mag inagt sa [textspeak!] at wag gagawa ng kalokohan kasi baka mabitay sya... hayyy,.... hirap talaga... BTW sa easter pert ata ng [textspeak!] sila pero wala pa specific place.pero sa mall talaga sila.. store manager inaapplyan nya eh.gulat nga ako super bilis ng proccesing.

SIS PANU [textspeak!] DEPENDENT VISA? HOW MUCH AND PANO? TY TY TY
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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #12 on: September 23, 2007, 07:50:33 PM »
hi,
Assuming na allowed ng company ang family status:
1. your hubby(or company) can simply process your visit visa or dependent visa for you and the kids.

2. Sa visit visa (3 motnhs stay) ay walang bayad dito sa [textspeak!] to process, PERO, malaki ang taga ng agencies diyan sa atin kasi official na agency lang ang pwedeng mag-lakad ng passport para LANG itatak ang visa sa mga passports ninyo.( bawal na ang personal na lakarin ito) [textspeak!] namn silang gagawin dahil for stamping lang naman, well...
Agency charge = mga P5,ooo.00 per passposrt

3. Sa DEPENDENT VISA: 2,000 Saudi Riyals per family ang cost ng visa na ito, Usually, babayaran ng mister mo, company niya lang ang mag-pa-process.
Ngayon, para itatak uli sa individual passports diyan sa pilipinas, per applicant na uli ang bilang ng agency diyan sa atin. ( so, P5,000 per passport again)

4. Para sa plane tickets: depende kung provided ng company or i-shoulder ng mister mo. One way ticket ng adult is usually nasa 500 to 600 US DOLLARS per adult passenger, depende kung peak season.

5. Housing here: Usually ay mag-re rent kayo ng flats kung hindi provided ng compay. isang flat is around SR15,000 riyals a year, PERO karaniwan na iyong nakiki-share ng flat. (kuwarto lang), mga 5 to 8 thousand riyals a year, as in rent kayo ng isang room, kaya 1/3 ito. usually 3 rooms per flat kasi.

those are the basics.







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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #13 on: September 23, 2007, 08:03:03 PM »
by the way, eastern part (province) pala ang mister mo. dito sa amin banda yan, maliit lang ang area na iyan. Carrefour hypermarket ang mga bago dito sa area.

yong tungkol sa chicks, wag mong problemahin... unless talagang sadyain ng lalaki...marami rin akong kilala na wlang ganyang agenda.

sa ibang topic na natin i-discuss,  ;D

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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #14 on: September 25, 2007, 11:39:07 AM »
sis larlaanne, nasa jeddah ka ba ngaun? kasi yung brother ko biglaan yung alis nya kahapon as in nung morning lang namin nalaman na aalis na pala cya ng 6pm. sobrang cramming tlaga kami.
dyan cya sa jeddah pupunta, hanggang ngaun di pa rin cya tumatawag.
sa alsamir district cya...
natatakot tlaga ako kasi 1st time nya mag abroad.
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« Reply #15 on: September 25, 2007, 11:53:04 AM »
Ionex: sis,can u clarify [textspeak!] [textspeak!] mo na agency dito ang magtatatak,? agency ba as in agency ng asawa ko dito?([textspeak!] nagpaalis sa kanya) or any agency like travel agencies na affiliated by Saudi gov.? im into travel agency kasi but im clueless sa ganyan kasi never pako nag handle ng middle east accts... re housing ok lang ba makishare ng haus as in rent ng room kahit na may ibang males dun? db mahigpit sila sa women?tia
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« Reply #16 on: September 25, 2007, 11:55:40 AM »
[textspeak!] [textspeak!] ba malls sa eastern part? mall kasi sya assigned eh.
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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #17 on: September 25, 2007, 07:02:38 PM »
hi,

first of all, pasintabi..pero i'm not a sis. I am a father and had gone through the processing of visit visa  for my son.

any agency that handles business with the saudi embassy in the phils. can do it. maghahanap na lang ng mura. in my case, mahal ang natapatan ko. i paid 8 thousand pesos. meron palang 5 lang. if you ask around your circle, i am sure you'd find somebody who knows about this.

Alshaya is a decent company although i am not sure what products they are into. Parang sa pabango pa nga yata. basta, nakikita ko iyan sa mga logo ng outlets na nag-o-honor ng visa card.

for married females, they are essentially free to live a normal routine.  kasi, ang pina-guardian mo ay ang iyong hubby. in cases where, the hubby is not around, the hospital(usual employer) of te females acts as her guardian, i.e., may oras ang shopping, may curfew, at nakatira sa housing provided ng employer.

kung lalabas ang babae outside ng designated hours, kailangan may  mag-sponsor sa kanila to go out, usually a married couple. the married couple then takes responsibility while the lady is with them. she should be back  bago mag-curfew. 

Eastern province is laid back compared to riyadh and jeddah. just like any other city around the world where filipinos abound, either malulong ka sa kalokohan or malulong ka sa mga prayer groups na very active dito. maluwag na rin ang community organizations dito na worthwhile ang mga purposes. Channel 2 and channel 7 are both available dito. subscription of course.

bago maging nobela ito, hintayin ko na lang ang ibang queries mo..

regards.


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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #18 on: September 25, 2007, 08:53:50 PM »
sa agency din ako nagproprocess ng dependent visa ng anak ko bale 5k ang processing fee sa agency tapos 850 sa visa stamping. kelangan authenticated yung mga docs nyo from malacanang, dfa and saudi embassy. iba din yung bayad dun d ko sure how much. 1 day nga lang yung naging visa stamping ng anak ko kasi kakilala ko din naman yung sa agency.

sis fabchiq, yung sa brother mo d ko kasi kabisado dito sa jeddah malayo kasi yung hospital namin sa city eh pero sana naman ok na yung brother mo baka d pa nakabili sim. sana pinadalhan nyo ng smart roaming na sim.

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Re: [red][b][textspeak!][/b][/red] (Saudi)
« Reply #19 on: September 27, 2007, 11:43:03 AM »
Ionex sorry po bro ka pala.. di kasi naka indicate sa gt stat mo that ur a guytalker..hehe,i stand corrected. btw bro thanks sa reply.,
for sis larlaanne naman: sabi po ibang neighbor ko here, marami daw jan ibang nurses na nagiging mistress sa kapwa pinoy kasi sa homesick nga..how true ba? im really scared sa facts na yan.and im so so sensitive talaga re that issue. bukod dun ok nako.

and to all concerns here: esp bro ionex and sis larlaanne:
quote ko lang sis ha.. what do u mean by this?

"sa visa stamping. kelangan authenticated yung mga docs nyo from malacanang, dfa and saudi embassy"

U mean kahit di ako work, i have to submits docs authenticated pa by malacanang etc?
and if sumama na nga kami jan sa hubby ko., am i allowed to work narin ba? kahit parang immigrant lang kami?
tia
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