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Asian man killed after truck tips over in Palm Jumeirah

Asian man killed after truck tips over in Palm Jumeirah

A vehicular accident in Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah on Sunday, October 14, claimed the life of an Asian man while two other sustained injuries. Dubai Police said that the overloaded truck carrying fruits and vegetables tipped on its side after its driver lost control of the...

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Immigration e-gates at NAIA Terminal 3 now functional

Immigration e-gates at NAIA Terminal 3 now functional

Filipinos with electronic passports can now use the immigration electronic gates at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3. Bureau of Immigration (BI) deputy commissioner Red Marinas said that a total of five immigration e-gates were in installed in...

Duterte does not have cancer, acting interior minister says

Duterte does not have cancer, acting interior minister says

President Rodrigo Duterte does not have cancer, the acting interior minister revealed on Tuesday, October 9, following the release of the results of the president’s medical tests. Eduardo Año told reporters that Duterte personally announced his health status during a...

Inflation rate reaches new 9-year high of 6.7% in September

Inflation rate reaches new 9-year high of 6.7% in September

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on Friday, October 5, reported that inflation rate in the country has further risen to a new nine-year high of 6.7 percent in September. The September inflation rate was slightly higher than the 6.4 percent rate reported in...

Bicam approves bill extending paid maternity leave to 105 days

Bicam approves bill extending paid maternity leave to 105 days

The bill seeking to extend paid maternity leave to 105 days for both public and private sectors is one step closer to becoming a law after the bicameral committee approved the resolution for lower and upper chamber ratification. The Expanded Maternity Leave Bill...

European business group urges PH to loosen rules on hiring of OFWs

European business group urges PH to loosen rules on hiring of OFWs

A European business group has urged the Philippine government to loosen its currently imposed restrictions on hiring of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) as many employers abroad seek to hire them for their skills. Guenter Taus of the European Chamber of Commerce in...

Php15!

“One thing in the country’s favor is remittance flows from the 10 million Filipinos working overseas, which typically peak during the Christmas season and may provide an opportunity for the Central Bank to rebuild foreign-exchange reserves from a six-year low.” DUBAI:...

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

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 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...

Earthquake jolts Japan after Typhoon Jebi

UPDATED As of 1:10 PM: Only days after Typhoon Jebi ripped through the western part of Japan, an earthquake hit the northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, September 6. The magnitude 6.7 earthquake lasted for almost a minute resulting to landslides which buried many...

Bigger, better Pinoy power!

DUBAI: Filipinos, numbering approximately one million, consist a sizeable bulk of the UAE’s expatriate community, having been instrumental in shaping the country as it is to date – from barren lands to bustling cities. Filipinos aren’t just confined to the field of...

UAE tourists can avail VAT refund starting November

The UAE's Federal Tax Authority announced that the Tourist Refund Scheme, which will enable tourists to refund VAT on purchases made at participating retailers through designated refund outlets, will begin in November 2018. The FTA has also chosen international...

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Winning 6/58 Lotto tickets came from these two regions

Winning 6/58 Lotto tickets came from these two regions

The two lucky winners who will split the P1-billion lottery prize pool placed their bets in Albay and Eastern Samar, according to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). The two bettors who correctly guessed the winning lotto combination 40-50-37-25-01-45,...

Here’s your chance to win Dh5 million cash, brand new cars

Here’s your chance to win Dh5 million cash, brand new cars

As a part of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), the Infiniti Mega Raffle and the Nissan Grand Raffle kicked off on Monday, October 15, giving residents and visitors the opportunity to win cash and brand new cars weekly, reported Gulf News. To have an entry for the...

2 Arab men arrested for using marijuana in PH

2 Arab men arrested for using marijuana in PH

Two Arab men were arrested for using marijuana inside a bar in Quezon City on Saturday, October 13. According to one of the staff of the bar, he was preparing to close the bar in Tomas Morato, Quezon City when he saw the two foreign customers, aged 24 and 25, using...

Facebook to test ‘Unsend Message’ feature soon

Facebook to test ‘Unsend Message’ feature soon

A new Facebook Messenger feature that enables senders to quickly delete any messages that they have recently sent is now in its testing phase as per one of TechCrunch’s tipsters. Jane Manchun Wong discovered that Facebook has now been working on the “Unsend Message”...

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