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Filipinos in Dubai receive personal text message from Sheikh Hamdan

It’s not everyday you get to receive a text message from a member of the royal family. Dubai-based Filipina Rona Jaudian shared a text message she received from His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, inviting her and...
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Duterte vows to protect OFW families

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, Oct. 18, vowed to protect the families of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW), and build a safe country for their homecoming. Duterte, who delivered a speech in the seventh anniversary of the Buhay OFW and Anti-Trafficking OFW...
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Pasko na… ano’ng kwento ng padala mo?

It’s that time of the year when Pinoys across the UAE will once again play Santa to their loved ones back home, making their list, checking it twice. There’s more to it than being Santa actually as these nine stories of Christmas stored in a balikbayan box will show....
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Worst airport no more: NAIA off the list of world’s worst airports

The country’s premier gateway is out of the recently released list of worst airports in the world by travel website Sleeping in Airports. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), which previously held the fifth spot in the annual list, is no longer included as...
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Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Cardinal Vidal dies at 86

A week after he was rushed to the hospital due to fever and shortness of breath, Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal passed away Wednesday morning, October 18. Vidal, 86, fell into a coma October 12 at the Perpetual Succor Hospital in Cebu City but showed...
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Filipinos in Dubai receive personal text message from Sheikh Hamdan

It’s not everyday you get to receive a text message from a member of the royal family. Dubai-based Filipina Rona Jaudian shared a text message she received from His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, inviting her and...

Filipinos in Dubai receive personal text message from Sheikh Hamdan

It’s not everyday you get to receive a text message from a member of the royal family. Dubai-based Filipina Rona Jaudian shared a text message she received from His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, inviting her and...
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Filipinos in Dubai receive personal text message from Sheikh Hamdan

Filipinos in Dubai receive personal text message from Sheikh Hamdan

It’s not everyday you get to receive a text message from a member of the royal family. Dubai-based Filipina Rona Jaudian shared a text message she received from His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, inviting her and...

Duterte vows to protect OFW families

Duterte vows to protect OFW families

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, Oct. 18, vowed to protect the families of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW), and build a safe country for their homecoming. Duterte, who delivered a speech in the seventh anniversary of the Buhay OFW and Anti-Trafficking OFW...

Pasko na… ano’ng kwento ng padala mo?

Pasko na… ano’ng kwento ng padala mo?

It’s that time of the year when Pinoys across the UAE will once again play Santa to their loved ones back home, making their list, checking it twice. There’s more to it than being Santa actually as these nine stories of Christmas stored in a balikbayan box will show....

Worst airport no more: NAIA off the list of world’s worst airports

Worst airport no more: NAIA off the list of world’s worst airports

The country’s premier gateway is out of the recently released list of worst airports in the world by travel website Sleeping in Airports. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), which previously held the fifth spot in the annual list, is no longer included as...

Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Cardinal Vidal dies at 86

Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Cardinal Vidal dies at 86

A week after he was rushed to the hospital due to fever and shortness of breath, Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal passed away Wednesday morning, October 18. Vidal, 86, fell into a coma October 12 at the Perpetual Succor Hospital in Cebu City but showed...

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SWS: Duterte’s cabinet gets ‘good’ rating

Public satisfaction with top government institutions for the third quarter of 2017 remain ‘good’ despite a drop in their overall net satisfaction rating, the Social Weather Stations survey revealed on Tuesday, October 17. The net satisfaction rating of the Senate is...

13 Maute fighters, alleged financier killed—AFP

The Armed Forces of the Philippines have killed 13 Maute fighters in an overnight battle in Marawi City, on-ground military troops said in a press briefing today, Oct. 19. This leaves the number of Maute fighters down to around seven to 17. Malaysian professor Dr....

6 cops accused of raping female detainee

Six Olongapo cops have been placed under restrictive custody after they were accused of raping and maltreating a female detainee last June. The Pampanga Police Station 5 officials allegedly released the drug suspect from detention, then asked her to throw out the...

Duterte orders clampdown on illegal recruiters

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday Oct. 18 called for the clampdown on illegal recruiters that has long posed a threat to the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) community. In an anniversary event of TV show “Buhay OFW” and the Anti-Trafficking OFW Movement, Duterte...

Soldier turned hitman: Fil-Am charged for murder of Pinay

A Filipino-American former United States (US) army soldier who was sentenced to 20 years in prison last year for drug, weapons, and murder-for-hire charges, has again been indicted for another murder-for-hire scheme with two others. A US Department of Justice...

Duterte maintains his stand to reject EU aid

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, October 18, said the country will no longer accept grants from the European Union (EU), which provides humanitarian aid to developing countries such as the Philippines. The announcement comes at the heels of the visit of a...

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Filipinos in Dubai receive personal text message from Sheikh Hamdan

Filipinos in Dubai receive personal text message from Sheikh Hamdan

It’s not everyday you get to receive a text message from a member of the royal family. Dubai-based Filipina Rona Jaudian shared a text message she received from His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, inviting her and...

Duterte vows to protect OFW families

Duterte vows to protect OFW families

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, Oct. 18, vowed to protect the families of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW), and build a safe country for their homecoming. Duterte, who delivered a speech in the seventh anniversary of the Buhay OFW and Anti-Trafficking OFW...

Pasko na… ano’ng kwento ng padala mo?

Pasko na… ano’ng kwento ng padala mo?

It’s that time of the year when Pinoys across the UAE will once again play Santa to their loved ones back home, making their list, checking it twice. There’s more to it than being Santa actually as these nine stories of Christmas stored in a balikbayan box will show....

Worst airport no more: NAIA off the list of world’s worst airports

Worst airport no more: NAIA off the list of world’s worst airports

The country’s premier gateway is out of the recently released list of worst airports in the world by travel website Sleeping in Airports. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), which previously held the fifth spot in the annual list, is no longer included as...

Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Cardinal Vidal dies at 86

Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Cardinal Vidal dies at 86

A week after he was rushed to the hospital due to fever and shortness of breath, Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal passed away Wednesday morning, October 18. Vidal, 86, fell into a coma October 12 at the Perpetual Succor Hospital in Cebu City but showed...

Revamped Smart Drive app features Wi-Fi-less navigation

Revamped Smart Drive app features Wi-Fi-less navigation

The Road Transportations Authority (RTA) has updated the Smart Drive app to include more detailed information about the traffic conditions on highways, maximum speed limits on specific roads, better-quality displays of Dubai landmarks, and updated locations of parking...

TFT Lifestyle

World’s top 3 best islands from PH

Three Philippine islands topped the list of world’s best islands done by international travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler. In the magazine’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards, numerous travelers voted Boracay, Cebu and Palawan for the first, second and third best islands,...

Donita Rose admits financial struggles

Actress and host Donita Rose admitted Oct. 16 in an episode of ABS-CBN show “Magandang Buhay” that she went through a period of financial difficulty. “That particular day umiyak talaga ako. Para akong nabuhusan ng ulan. Nandoon ako sa kotse ko, iyak ako ng iyak. Sabi...

Miss Earth candidate experienced cellphone snatching in Manila

Miss Earth-Belarus Polli Cannabis expressed her sadness when she realized her phone was missing while visiting a mall in Manila Oct. 14 with other candidates and a security escort. Cannabis’ team manager told ABS-CBN News the representative from Belarus excluded...

There’s a beach party in Dubai this weekend!

A countdown celebration for the upcoming Expo 2020 will take place in The Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residences at Oct 20, and you wouldn’t want to miss it! Various attractions such as a ferris wheel and a six-metre zip line, live performances from local and international...

DOH: Top 12 tips to fight stress

With work troubles, pressing financial problems and the idea of being away from one’s family, an overseas Filipino worker is certainly exposed to a lot of stress. The recently concluded National Mental Health Week in the Philippines reminds everyone to keep his or her...

Study reveals secrets to better health

A study published on Tuesday, Oct. 10, shows that having a strong relationship with your spouse makes you healthier. According to the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, men who have strong marital relations have lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels...

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Airline CEO’s supposedly secret wedding goes viral on social media

Air Asia’s CEO Tony Fernandes exchanged “I do’s” with his Korean partner in a supposedly ‘hush hush’ wedding in the French Riviera last Saturday, Oct. 14. Although the couple asked their guests to keep the wedding a secret, Fernandes woke up the following day and...

WATCH: Atom Araullo’s documentary trailer is out

GMA News released a trailer of broadcast journalist Atom Araullo’s first documentary with the network yesterday, Oct. 17. On GMA News’ Instagram account, the 15-second video flashed shots of Philippine islands and small fishing boats across the sea. WATCH: Ang unang...

Meet Daniel Matsunaga’s new model girlfriend

After his much-publicized breakup with actress Erich Gonzales earlier this year, actor-model Daniel Matsunaga has found love again with a Polish model. Matsunaga confirmed the news last week during a press conference for his latest film, saying he wants to keep his...

Ed Sheeran’s Dubai concert to proceed

British singer Ed Sheeran’s Divide concert in Dubai will proceed as planned, event organizers said. “We have now received an update from the Ed Sheeran team that he is unable to perform for the immediate future. Since Dubai is the last show of the season, we have been...

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach transforms into a Game of Thrones villain

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach was beautiful without a heart in Preview Magazine’s October issue. Preview Magazine transformed the Filipino-German beauty queen into a heartless Game of Thrones villain for an edgy-themed shoot in La Mesa Eco Park. “There’s nothing a...

It’s Showtime host gets married on-air

Everyone loves a grand romantic gesture. In an unexpected twist during It’s Showtime’s annual Magpasikat Week competition, Teddy Corpuz took his game up a notch and decided to surprise his wife, kids, the judge, and the audience by popping the big question to his wife...

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