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Peso – dirham rate hits Ph14

The peso-dirham rate hit the Ph14-mark yesterday and money exchange experts are saying it is headed for Ph14.20 in the coming days. Purple  Juachon,  Al Rostamani marketing head for the Philippine corridor, told The Filipino Times, the rate was at Ph14.01 yesterday...
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PH embassies, offices in Middle East urged to streamline contingency plans for OFWs

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) called on Philippine embassies and consulates abroad, including in the Middle East, to streamline their contingency plans to ensure the safety of Filipino migrants amid geopolitical threats. DFA Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano’s...
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Abu Dhabi named safest city in the world

Abu Dhabi came out on top as the world’s safest city in the Ipsos city index last July 2017, with the highest safety index of 86.46 and the lowest crime index of 13.54, based on the mid-year 2017 crime index by Numbeo, the largest international database that collects...
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Construction of P12.55B new Clark terminal to start in December

    The government will start the construction of Clark International Airport's new terminal building in December this year, according to PNA. The report said the government is set to award the contract in November. Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA)...
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NEDA: Weak peso to benefit OFWs

With the Philippine Peso closing at P51.08 against a dollar today, its lowest in 11 years, Ernesto Pernia, Director-General of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), said that it should not be a cause of worry, instead it will boost a pillar of the...
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Peso – dirham rate hits Ph14

The peso-dirham rate hit the Ph14-mark yesterday and money exchange experts are saying it is headed for Ph14.20 in the coming days. Purple  Juachon,  Al Rostamani marketing head for the Philippine corridor, told The Filipino Times, the rate was at Ph14.01 yesterday...

Peso – dirham rate hits Ph14

The peso-dirham rate hit the Ph14-mark yesterday and money exchange experts are saying it is headed for Ph14.20 in the coming days. Purple  Juachon,  Al Rostamani marketing head for the Philippine corridor, told The Filipino Times, the rate was at Ph14.01 yesterday...
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Peso – dirham rate hits Ph14

Peso – dirham rate hits Ph14

The peso-dirham rate hit the Ph14-mark yesterday and money exchange experts are saying it is headed for Ph14.20 in the coming days. Purple  Juachon,  Al Rostamani marketing head for the Philippine corridor, told The Filipino Times, the rate was at Ph14.01 yesterday...

Abu Dhabi named safest city in the world

Abu Dhabi named safest city in the world

Abu Dhabi came out on top as the world’s safest city in the Ipsos city index last July 2017, with the highest safety index of 86.46 and the lowest crime index of 13.54, based on the mid-year 2017 crime index by Numbeo, the largest international database that collects...

Construction of P12.55B new Clark terminal to start in December

Construction of P12.55B new Clark terminal to start in December

    The government will start the construction of Clark International Airport's new terminal building in December this year, according to PNA. The report said the government is set to award the contract in November. Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA)...

NEDA: Weak peso to benefit OFWs

NEDA: Weak peso to benefit OFWs

With the Philippine Peso closing at P51.08 against a dollar today, its lowest in 11 years, Ernesto Pernia, Director-General of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), said that it should not be a cause of worry, instead it will boost a pillar of the...

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PH eyed as rising cruise ship destination

With over 7,000 beautiful islands, it’s no wonder that the country attracts tourists to experience the Philippines. With the improving China-Philippines relations, China is looking into the Philippines as a target cruise destination for Chinese tourists. Aboard cruise...

Senate panel approves DFA’s nearly P20-B budget for 2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) became the first government agency to have its budget approved by the Senate Committee on Finance and this is expected to help boost funding to ensure overseas Filipino workers (OFWs)’ welfare. Senator Loren Legarda, chair of...

19,000 kilos of chicken seized in CDO amid bird flu outbreak

A shipment containing 21 tons or 19,000 kilograms of dressed chicken from Luzon was seized in Mindanao due to the existing ban on exporting poultry products outside the 7-kilometer controlled area. Criminal charges will be filed against the importer of the shipment...

PH to host 2019 SEA Games—DFA

After initially withdrawing from the hosting of the biennial multi-sport event in July to allocate the hosting budget to rehabilitate Marawi and other parts of Mindanao, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that Philippines will once again host the 30th...

Province in Canada closes its door for migrant workers

A province in Canada has temporarily closed its doors for Filipino workers who are looking to try their luck as temporary foreign workers. The province of Alberta issued a two-year ban for temporary foreign workers, including overseas Filipino workers, in 29...

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Peso – dirham rate hits Ph14

Peso – dirham rate hits Ph14

The peso-dirham rate hit the Ph14-mark yesterday and money exchange experts are saying it is headed for Ph14.20 in the coming days. Purple  Juachon,  Al Rostamani marketing head for the Philippine corridor, told The Filipino Times, the rate was at Ph14.01 yesterday...

Abu Dhabi named safest city in the world

Abu Dhabi named safest city in the world

Abu Dhabi came out on top as the world’s safest city in the Ipsos city index last July 2017, with the highest safety index of 86.46 and the lowest crime index of 13.54, based on the mid-year 2017 crime index by Numbeo, the largest international database that collects...

Construction of P12.55B new Clark terminal to start in December

Construction of P12.55B new Clark terminal to start in December

    The government will start the construction of Clark International Airport's new terminal building in December this year, according to PNA. The report said the government is set to award the contract in November. Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA)...

NEDA: Weak peso to benefit OFWs

NEDA: Weak peso to benefit OFWs

With the Philippine Peso closing at P51.08 against a dollar today, its lowest in 11 years, Ernesto Pernia, Director-General of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), said that it should not be a cause of worry, instead it will boost a pillar of the...

Employer of abused Filipina maid gets life sentence

Employer of abused Filipina maid gets life sentence

In 2012, a Filipina maid sought the help of the police and the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) after being abused by her employers for three years. During her five years of serving the Marzan household, Bonita Baran got punched and  in the face, force-fed cockroaches,...

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Plunge into Burj Khalifa’s pool for only Dh50

After Emaar Properties partnered with RTA last month to allow UAE residents to visit At The Top in Burj Khalifa at Dh65 per person, another knock-off price has been offered. Filipino expats can now take a dip at the exclusive swimming pool inside the iconic Burj...

Latest IT jobs in UAE

Crossover, a remote team management company, is looking for the following: Java Software Architect Front End Software Architect Marketing Analytics Specialist Python Software Engineering Manager Order Management Specialist QA Engineering Manager C++ Chief Software...

Record-breaking giant HD screen unveiled at Dubai Aquarium

A leisure and entertainment subsidiary of Emaar Properties, Emaar Entertainment, has unveiled a record-breaking light-emitting diode screen above Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. The screen has received three Guinness World Records titles, in partnership with LG,...

2 OFWs still breadwinners at their 70s

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) Precila Nefalar and Milagros Villar, who are both facing the twilight of their lives, remain captives of financial instability even at the age of 70. Nefalar and Villar’s commitment to provide for their families have been tested...

LOOK: Delivery guy braves floods in QC for his job

The rainy season in the Philippines continues to bring heavy rains in many parts of the country. Last week, typhoon Gorio brought heavy downpour and even floods in Metro Manila and nearby places. For those who were helpless to head off the markets or restaurants, fast...

Pinays in Abu Dhabi learn more about fashion from ‘J-Lo’

The idea of having a certain style, or to be “in-style” denotes individuality. Nobody is exempted when it comes to styling. Even the shy personality types don’t have to be under dressed or “plain looking”. This is what Abu Dhabi-based fashion designers Aldwin “JLO”...

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Morisette Amon to represent PH in Asia Song Festival 2017

The Voice finalist Morisette Amon will once again showcase her vocal prowess in the international stage. Amon, one of the country’s finest “birit queens” is set to represent the Philippines in the upcoming Asia Song Festival 2017 in Busan, South Korea, where she will...

Is Anne Curtis leaving showbiz after marriage?

Fans of Anne Curtis celebrated when she and her fiance, Erwann Heussaff, announced their engagement, but some were disheartened because their marriage could signal the end in the actress’ showbiz career. However, Curtis recently assured her fans that she will not be...

James Reid to star as popular komiks character on TV

The Kapamilya actor rose up to the challenge to fight Philippine’s scariest creatures on the big screen. Viva Films confirmed that a film adaptation is on the works for the popular komiks character Pedro Penduko created by Francisco Coching, the “king of komiks”, and...

Angelina Jolie “calls-off” divorce with Brad Pitt

The decision to divorce is never easy, and it could be one of life’s most challenging experiences not only for adults but also for their children. Can hard work, counseling, and therapy stop couples from throwing in the towel? After their much publicized divorce...

Maine Mendoza opens fast food franchise

Aside from recently being awarded as one of the highest celebrity taxpayers, Maine Mendoza has checked another item on her bucket list. The phenomenal star, opened her newly franchised fast food restaurant last week in her hometown in Sta. Maria, Bulacan. Here are...

Aegis marks 20th anniversary with homecoming concert

The songs of Filipino rock band remain on top of the list in karaoke sessions. This year, Aegis marks their 20th anniversary in the music industry with a homecoming concert in the Philippines, following the success of their tour in the United States. Titled “Aegis na...

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