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Jeepneys to be phased out in 2020

Jeepneys to be phased out in 2020

The Department of Transportation has warned Public Utility Jeepney (PUJ) drivers that traditional jeepneys will be completely phased out by 2020. According to Transportation Assistant Secretary Mark de Leon, old jeepneys will be sold for P20,000- P30,000 to accredited...

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Int’l tribunal convicts Duterte of crimes against humanity

Int’l tribunal convicts Duterte of crimes against humanity

The International People's Tribunal (IPT) on Wednesday, September 19, has convicted President Rodrigo Duterte of crimes against humanity for human rights violations committed in the Philippines. The decision stated that Duterte committed "various crimes against...

Care box door-to-door company rolls out day-long treat

Care box door-to-door company rolls out day-long treat

Makati Express will tomorrow, Friday Sept 21, roll out its Makati Express Caravan Truck in Satwa and Al Nahda to their much awaited “Libreng Padala!” “Mga ka-TFT sa SATWA, Dubai at AL NAHDA Sharjah! Ngayong Friday, Sept.21 ang Makati Express, muling mamimigay ng...

Authorities arrest illegal recruiter for withholding passport of OFW

Authorities arrest illegal recruiter for withholding passport of OFW

Authorities arrested an illegal recruiter for asking cash from an overseas Filipina worker (OFW) in exchange of release of her passport. OFW Rosemarie Rodil sought the help of the Manila Police General Assignment and Investigation Section of the Manila Police District...

Online selling of domestic workers in Singapore sparks rage

Online selling of domestic workers in Singapore sparks rage

(PHOTO: Carousell screengrab by StraitsTimes Singapore) An online advertisement in Singapore drew the ire of many people because it offered to sell Indonesian domestic helpers. The advertisement was reportedly seen on the mobile selling app Carousell posted by a...

Al Maryah Mall in Abu Dhabi to open in 2019

Al Maryah Mall in Abu Dhabi to open in 2019

Al Maryah Central Mall is on its final phase of construction and will open its doors to shoppers on August 27, 2019. The Abu Dhabi mall’s design has already been approved by local authorities and it has already acquired the necessary certificates for safety standards,...

Woman in viral video apologizes to Filipina she insulted

The woman from the viral video circulating on Facebook issued an apology after Insulting a Filipina in a parking lot in Portland, Oregon. The Filipina, Selina Cairel, uploaded the video on her social media to expose the racism of the woman identified as Sierra...

Hard Rock Cafe to open in Dubai International Airport

Hard Rock Cafe is set to open a branch its second branch in Dubai in November - this time, at the Dubai International Airport. Customers of the world-recognized cafe will be treated to live performances and music-merchandise while enjoying their meals and hot cup of...

Chicking opens new store

Chicking opened its 18th store in the UAE, this time located at the Al Khail Gate community in Al Quoz, where up to 80% for residents are from the Philippines. Christine Gorreon, marketing manager said the fastfood chain gets its ingredients from the Philipines “kaya...

World’s biggest book sale comes to Dubai

The Big Bad Wolf Books Sale will debut in Dubai. It will run for 11 consecutive days from Oct. 18 to 28 – a full 24-hour-a-day book shopping with discounts of 50%-80% on over three million brand-new books. In picture from left are Andrew Yap, Founder Big Bad Wolf...

Korea recorded with most visitors to the PH

Tourist arrivals from Korea are the highest among other countries visiting the Philippines from January to August. This is according to the Bureau of Immigration that recorded a total of 4,352,929 foreign arrivals in the country. However, the record slid more than one...

Cebu Pacific aids Ompong victims

In an effort to aid those who were affected by the Typhoon Ompong, Cebu Pacific Air resumed partial operations at the Tuguegarao Airport on Tuesday, September 18, The airlines said in a statement that it will bring supplies, relief goods and volunteers to the victims...

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WATCH: Car ploughs into ATM booth in Dubai

WATCH: Car ploughs into ATM booth in Dubai

Two people sustained injuries when a car ploughed into an ATM booth at the BurJuman shopping centre in Dubai on Thursday, August 30. A CCTV footage inside the booth recorded around 10:30 p.m. shows at least five men queuing up inside the booth to withdraw cash when...

Over 1 million students in UAE head back to school

Over 1 million students in UAE head back to school

Summer is over for over a million students in the UAE as they head back to school today, September 2, 2018. WAM reported that around 1.1 million students studying at 616 public schools across the UAE are going back to their classes, amid extensive preparations by the...

Exit permit for amnesty grantees valid for only 10 days

Exit permit for amnesty grantees valid for only 10 days

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC) reminded amnesty grantees that their exit permits are only valid for ten days from the day it was issued. FAIC said that while there is no confirmation yet, the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners...

90% of OFWs vitamin D-deficient

90% of OFWs vitamin D-deficient

The relatively high temperatures make it less likely for the residents to put more time under the sun, hence leading to a tendency to develop vitamin D deficiency. DUBAI: The good news is that with the cooler “Ber Months” coming in, summer is on its way out. Odd as it...

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