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More than 3 in 10 OFW households save for future plans

More than 3 in 10 OFW households save for future plans

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) revealed that 39 percent of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) remittances are kept by their households for savings. In a BSP report, the breakdown of OFW remittances showed that 94.2 percent of OFW households are using their money...

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WATCH: Attempt to smuggle Dh11 M worth of luxury cars botched

WATCH: Attempt to smuggle Dh11 M worth of luxury cars botched

Thirteen foreigners were netted by the Dubai Police for attempting to smuggle a string of 46 luxury cars worth Dh11 million out of the country. Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, said the suspects used visit visas to enter the...

2 Filipinas kidnapped in Iraq

2 Filipinas kidnapped in Iraq

Two Filipina were kidnapped on Saturday, July 7, when their vehicle broke down along a road in Iraq, military and local officials said. The women, with three other Filipina passengers, were traversing a road connecting Baghdad to oil city Kirkuk en route to the...

UAE weather: Brace for possible sandstorm this week

UAE weather: Brace for possible sandstorm this week

The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) announced on Twitter that weather across the UAE today, July 8, is expected to be hot in general and hazy at times. Over the weekend, some parts in the UAE, including Dubai, Al Ain and the northern emirates, experienced...

Shakey’s Pizza is now open in Dubai!

Shakey’s Pizza is now open in Dubai!

OFWs who lived in the 80s-90s era back in the Philippines will definitely relish in their memories of enjoying their pizza at the very iconic Shakey’s Pizza Parlor. Fast forward to the present, Shakey’s is now enjoying huge success with over 226 stores with the next...

Peso-dirham rate headed to Php15

Peso-dirham rate headed to Php15

Investors are pulling out of the Philippines and putting their money in the US, which gives higher interest rate. Consequently, the peso depreciates against the dollar. DUBAI: The peso-dirham exchange rate, which has continuously been moving up since last year and...

Saudi seeks to hire 1,000 Filipino nurses

Saudi Arabia is in need of 1,000 Filipino nurses who will earn a minimum of Php58,000 monthly, excluding additional benefits. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) announced that Saudi seeks to hire 1,000 Filipino nurses with different...

OFW set to get married today dies in car crash

A balikbayan overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from Hawaii who was set to get married today, June 28, was killed in a crash crash in Ilocos Norte on Wednesday, June 27. OFW Christian Philip Agravante was declared dead-on-arrival after their vehicle bound to Laoag City...

UAE temperature hits 48.4°C

It is going to be a hot day in the UAE today, June 28, the National Center of Meteorology (NCM) announced. In its official Twitter account, NCM said weather will be hot and hazy in general. NCM said that the highest recorded temperature in the UAE yesterday from 8:00...

New visa law: No more exits

“(I)n a step aimed at simplifying the process and easing the financial burden on individuals wishing to adjust or renew their visa, they can now do so for a fee without having to leave and re-enter the country. DUBAI: The UAE Cabinet, chaired by His Highness, Sheikh...

Filipina wins Tesla car worth Dh333,000 in UAE bank raffle

A Filipina expat in the UAE has been one of the lucky bank savers who won a brand new Tesla electric car in a raffle by Emirates Islamic Bank, as part of its Kunooz Savings campaign that encourages residents and expats alike to save money for a rainy day and for their...

Duterte calls Jesus’ apostles ‘idiots’

After his controversial remarks against God and the Catholic faith, President Rodrigo Duterte is not yet done with criticizing the beliefs of the Catholic Church. During his speech in Cagayan de Oro on Monday, Duterte questioned the account of the "Last Supper" in the...

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Emirati battling with cancer receives help from Dubai Crown Prince

Emirati battling with cancer receives help from Dubai Crown Prince

When Khalifa Mohamed Rashid Da’fous Al Muhairi posted a video on Instagram, he had no idea he would receive help from the Crown Prince of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. #حمدان_بن_محمد يتكفل بعلاج الشاب خليفة دعفوس المهيري...

OFW recovers bag with Php60,000 cash stolen by taxi driver

OFW recovers bag with Php60,000 cash stolen by taxi driver

An overseas Filipina worker (OFW) from Oman was able to recover her bag stashed with Php60,000 cash and other belongings from the taxi driver who tried speed away with the bag. OFW Catalina Prado, a laser technician from Oman, arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International...

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