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Tropical cyclone might bring rain to UAE

Tropical cyclone might bring rain to UAE

The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) announced that a tropical cyclone, named 'Cyclone Mekunu', has developed in the Arabian Sea. The weather forecast of the Dubai Municipality predicted that the tropical cyclone might bring some rain, thunder, and heavy winds...

Peso falls to 12-year low; Dhs to PhP now at 14.24

Peso falls to 12-year low; Dhs to PhP now at 14.24

The Philippine peso plunged further to its weakest level in almost 12 years on Wednesday, closing at P52.47 per $1. This is the weakest currency rate against dollars since July 19, 2006, with P52.74 per $1. Meanwhile, latest exchange rate of UAE dirham to Philippine...

Weather in UAE today: Fair to partly cloudy

Weather in UAE today: Fair to partly cloudy

The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) announced that weather across the UAE today, May 23, is expected to be fair to partly cloudy in general and hazy at times. The NCM added that there will probably be convective cloud formation over eastern areas by afternoon....

Remains of slain Ilonggo OFW may arrive this week

Remains of slain Ilonggo OFW may arrive this week

The remains of slain Ilonggo OFW in South Korea are expected to be repatriated to the Philippines before the end of this week. Angelo Claveria, 34 years old, worked as a metal cutter in a factory in Hwaseong, Gyronggi Province. The last time he communicated with his...

LIFESTYLE CHECK: Are your work and eating habits killing you?

Most overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the UAE who have died of illnesses have had telltale signs but didn’t see a doctor because they “were too busy and didn’t have time." (Editor’s note: The Filipino Times is running this feature on the occasion of April 7 being...

Duterte approves 6-month closure of Boracay

President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the closure of Boracay for 6 months, starting on April 26, in the middle of the peak summer season. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque announced the closure of the world renowned tourist destination via Twitter. “Bora closed for six...

Remains of two OFWs killed in Saudi arrive in PH

The bodies of the two overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who died in a hit and run incident in Saudi Arabia has arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday, April 3. The kin of the OFWs, Mark Lancelot Agdan and Joel Banhaon, were in grief after seeing the crates containing...

Pinay job applicant molested by businessman in Dubai

The Dubai Court of First Instance has summoned a 45-year-old Indian businessman after being accused of molesting a Filipina job applicant. According to Khaleej Times report dated March 28, the Filipina was applying for a job at the company owned by the accused. She...

Slow movement for motorists bound Abu Dhabi, Sharjah

Motorists from Dubai bound Abu Dhabi and Sharjah will experience slow movement as high number of traffic resulted in congestion. Congestion erupted along two Dubai roads - Business Bay exit on Sheikh Zayed Road towards Abu Dhabi, and on the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed...

UAE residents to expect hotter temperature today

The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) updated on Twitter that the temperature across the country today is expected to increase. The weather bureau said that cloudy and dusty weather is also likely to happen, but relative humidity will increase at night and early...

OFW in Jeddah escapes possible execution, goes home to PH

The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday confirmed that an overseas Filipina worker (OFW) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia was saved from possible execution after being found guilty of smuggling illegal drugs in 2013. DFA said the unidentified OFW, described as “unwitting...

UPDATED LIST: New NAIA terminal assignments for airlines

New terminal assignments for several airlines at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) will be implemented starting August 31. According to Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) Media Affairs Division chief Jess Martinez, the following airlines will...

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UAE tourists to enjoy VAT refund

UAE tourists to enjoy VAT refund

The UAE Cabinet announced on Wednesday, July 11, that UAE will have a refund of the five percent value added tax (VAT) they pay during their visit in the country. With the refund system, which is expected to be implemented in the fourth quarter of the year,...

PH war on drugs inspires Sri-Lanka to hang drug criminals

PH war on drugs inspires Sri-Lanka to hang drug criminals

Sri-Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena announced on Wednesday that he is willing to sign on the death warrants of repeat drug criminals, reported the Inquirer. “From now on, we will hang drug offenders without commuting their death sentences,” Rajitha Senaratne,...

LIST: Oman extends hiring ban for OFWs, expats in several sectors

LIST: Oman extends hiring ban for OFWs, expats in several sectors

Oman has extended the currently imposed migrant workers’ ban on several work sectors until the end of the year. In an advisory released by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in Oman announced that the ban will be...

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