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UAE approves anti-begging law

UAE approves anti-begging law

The Federal National Council (FNC) announced on Tuesday that the UAE has approved an anti-begging Federal Law which aims to completely obliterate beggary in the country. With the newly approved law, anyone who will be caught begging will be penalized with three months...

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Offloaded at NAIA? Here’s how to avoid it

Offloaded at NAIA? Here’s how to avoid it

It’s one of an OFW’s worst nightmares: being offloaded in the airport, minutes away from boarding a plane. Your bags are all packed and you have said your goodbyes to family and friends (who have wished you a safe flight in return) and you are flagged by an airport...

Weather forecast in UAE for the rest of the week

Weather forecast in UAE for the rest of the week

The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) announced on Twitter that weather across the UAE is expected to be partly cloudy today, with a rise in temperature. The weather bureau said that there will be an increase in the number of clouds during the afternoon with a...

Dubai Police book over 12,000 for using mobile phones behind wheels

Dubai Police book over 12,000 for using mobile phones behind wheels

Dubai Police on Sunday, April 8, reminded motorists to avoid the use of mobile phones while behind the wheels as it leads to lack of attention of the driver that poses great risk of accidents on the road. Deputy head of Dubai Traffic Police Col. Jumaa Salem bin...

Clouds stick around on Monday, with a little chance of rain in UAE

Clouds stick around on Monday, with a little chance of rain in UAE

The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) updated on Twitter that the weather across the country today is expected to be partly cloudy in general and hazy at times. The weather bureau said that there will be an increase in the number of clouds with a little chance of...

PH to celebrate First Philippine Republic Day every Jan. 23

PH to celebrate First Philippine Republic Day every Jan. 23

Philippines will celebrate First Philippine Republic Day every January 23 after President Rodrigo Duterte has signed it into law a bill. Republic Act 11014, signed April 5, states that the country will observe a special working holiday in celebration of the...

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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Fancy getting free smartphones, televisions, camera, accessories, backpacks, & even laptops? For a minimum purchase of AED 299 at the Jacky’s Electronics store, each customer will win one of these guaranteed prizes! The customer will just have to scratch a card and...

Asian man nabbed for sexually assaulting girlfriend

Asian man nabbed for sexually assaulting girlfriend

A 21-year-old Filipino was arrested by authorities for allegedly raping his girlfriend. According to a report by Asia Times published on April 16, the Filipino man, a holder of a Hongkong identity card, was with her girlfriend at a flat in a private housing estate on...

Four-year-old Filipina survives 4-storey fall

Four-year-old Filipina survives 4-storey fall

A four-year-old Filipina sustained serious injuries after falling from the fourth floor of a housing board flat in Tampines in Singapore. The little girl, identified as Sachi Hailey Unique Cruz, was left alone in their flat when her grandmother went to a nearby...

Pakistani pleads not guilty to groping Filipina paramedic’s chest

Pakistani pleads not guilty to groping Filipina paramedic’s chest

A Pakistani who allegedly groped a 31-year-old Filipino paramedic in Dubai pleaded not guilty to the charges before the Dubai Court of First Instance on Monday, April 16. According to reports, the 30-year-old accused was in charge of renting apartments in a...

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