Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Sep 05 17, 3:28 pm

‘Ompong’ casualties climb to 74; 55 still missing

The number of casualties caused by Typhoon Ompong which hit the Philippines earlier this week continues to rise as missing bodies are recovered, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said. As of 6:30 p.m., September 18, the PNP Public Information Office has confirmed...

UAE to use digital tobacco stamp next year

Beginning next year, the UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA) will implement a digital tax stamp scheme to ease collection, ensure transparency and combat tax evasion. The new scheme is expected to reduce illegal smuggling of cigarette in the UAE. This means that every...

Fixer nabbed for extortion of Php1 million from foreigners

The Manila Police District has arrested an alleged fixer of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) in an entrapment operation on Monday, September 17, after he was reported by two foreigners for extorting almost one million pesos from them. The suspect was identified as...

Three Filipinos to fight in Brave 16 MMA showdown

Three representatives from the Philippines will join this year’s Brave 16 – a massive mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card happening at the Mubadala arena this Friday, September 21. The bouts will feature fighters coming from 17 nations around the world including the...

Winwyn Marquez is first Pinay to compete in Reina Hispanoamericana

by | Entertainment

She’s maybe the first ever Filipina to compete in Reina Hispanoamerica pageant, but the Winwyn Marquez is determined to make a huge impression and bring home glory to the nation.

Marquez said that she is pressured yet very willing to equip skills like learning Spanish just to make the Philippines proud of her.

“I’m just happy kasi I’m going to be the first Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas candidate, first ever Filipina to compete sa Bolivia. I’m going to fly, I think, end of October. I’m pretty nervous but it’s good na rin na malapit na siya kasi yung momentum ko nandoon pa rin. But I’m still going to train,” ABS-CBN quoted Marquez.

The daughter of Joey Marquez and Alma Moreno is determined that the former colony of Spain for over three centuries can win the competition on the first try.

Photo credit: Wyn Marquez/Instagram

The Philippines is the first and only Asian country to compete in the Hispanic-dominated beauty pageant.

But before her training for Reina Hispanoamerica begins, she will first celebrate her fresh hard-earned victory she got on September 3.

“I joined the pageant not expecting anything. Sabi ko I’m going to enjoy. I’m going to show people what I’ve got. I’m going to perform and I’m going to show people na I can answer well, that I’m ready. So God’s will siguro talaga. Sobrang overwhelmed,” she said.

Marquez previously joined Binibining Pilipinas in 2015, where she finished her journey as part of the top 15.

She is also seen in GMA shows lke Encantadia and Mulawin vs. Ravena.

SOURCE: ABS-CBN News
RELATED Former reporter crowned Miss World PH 2017; Winwyn Marquez, named Miss Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas https://filipinotimes.net/entertainment/2017/09/04/former-reporter-crowned-miss-world-ph-2017-winwyn-marquez-named-miss-reina-hispanoamericana-filipinas/

Jobs

Editors Choice

4th Filipino Times Awards honor Pinoy achievers, preferred brands

4th Filipino Times Awards honor Pinoy achievers, preferred brands

The Filipino community has become a major contributor of the development in the UAE. With an ever-increasing purchasing power, Filipinos are now the fastest growing consumer market segment in the UAE. DUBAI: Nobody said it could get any grander, but it did! The 4th...

Duterte set to ‘speak to the nation’ today—Palace

Duterte set to ‘speak to the nation’ today—Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte will be “speaking to the nation” on Tuesday, September 11, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque announced. During a press briefing, Roque said that Duterte announced in Davao City that he would like to address the nation tomorrow around 3 in...

Another batch of OFWs from Dubai returns to Manila today

Another batch of OFWs from Dubai returns to Manila today

A total of 112 undocumented overseas Filipino workers from Dubai have returned to the Philippines on September 10. The Department of Foreign Affairs said that the fifth batch of repatriates boarded Philippine Airlines flight PR 659 and landed at the Ninoy Aquino...

Emirates hailed as world’s best airline

Emirates hailed as world’s best airline

Emirates airline was hailed as the “World’s Best Airline for Long Haul Holiday” and “World’s Best Business Airline” by the Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Travel Awards. The award was based on votes from Condé Nast Traveller readers' which were collected from March 4 to...

‘Ompong’ casualties climb to 74; 55 still missing

The number of casualties caused by Typhoon Ompong which hit the Philippines earlier this week continues to rise as missing bodies are recovered, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said. As of 6:30 p.m., September 18, the PNP Public Information Office has confirmed...

UAE to use digital tobacco stamp next year

Beginning next year, the UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA) will implement a digital tax stamp scheme to ease collection, ensure transparency and combat tax evasion. The new scheme is expected to reduce illegal smuggling of cigarette in the UAE. This means that every...

Fixer nabbed for extortion of Php1 million from foreigners

The Manila Police District has arrested an alleged fixer of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) in an entrapment operation on Monday, September 17, after he was reported by two foreigners for extorting almost one million pesos from them. The suspect was identified as...

Three Filipinos to fight in Brave 16 MMA showdown

Three representatives from the Philippines will join this year’s Brave 16 – a massive mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card happening at the Mubadala arena this Friday, September 21. The bouts will feature fighters coming from 17 nations around the world including the...

Isuzu PH offers up to Php30,000 discount to OFWs

Isuzu Philippines is offering a discount of up to Php30,000 to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who will purchase an Isuzu mu-X and/or an Isuzu D-MAX. Under the ‘Isuzu Kababayan Promo’, OFWs and their immediate relatives can get a discount of Php20,000 when they...

Recent posts

We listed over 1,000,000 jobs from United Arab Emirates monthly.

Accomodation option available in the market.

Latest News
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and never miss a thing. No spam. Only hand-picked trending news.

THE FILIPINO TIMES is the biggest and most trusted Filipino newspaper in the UAE.

It has a print run of 60,000 copies and 250,000 readership per week; bolstered by 1 million visitors to its website every month. It also has an e-newsletter sent to its 250,000 subscribers every day.

The Filipino Times is FREE and has the widest targeted circulation across the 7 emirates of the UAE.

With more than 2,500 strategic distribution spots, TFT is available where the Filipinos are - at Smart Bus Shelters, Metro Stations, restaurants, supermarkets, schools, airport lounges, Emirates and Etihad Philippine-bound flights, churches, Filipino community events and many more.

THE FILIPINO TIMES. We are where the Filipinos are.

FOLLOW US

SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER

THE FILIPINO TIMES is the biggest and most trusted Filipino newspaper in the UAE.

It has a print run of 60,000 copies and 250,000 readership per week; bolstered by 1 million visitors to its website every month. It also has an e-newsletter sent to its 250,000 subscribers every day.

The Filipino Times is FREE and has the widest targeted circulation across the 7 emirates of the UAE.

With more than 2,500 strategic distribution spots, TFT is available where the Filipinos are - at Smart Bus Shelters, Metro Stations, restaurants, supermarkets, schools, airport lounges, Emirates and Etihad Philippine-bound flights, churches, Filipino community events and many more.

THE FILIPINO TIMES. We are where the Filipinos are.

FOLLOW US

SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER

© 2017 The Filipino Times. All rights reserved

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

More in Entertainment
Mariah Carey of Cebu goes viral
Published On  September 4, 2017
Where is she now? ‘Marimar’ star Thalia
Published On  September 4, 2017
Former reporter crowned Miss World PH 2017; Winwyn Marquez, named Miss Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas
Published On  September 4, 2017
Close