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OFWs in UAE welcome PH national ID system

OFWs in UAE welcome PH national ID system

DUBAI: News from the Philippines about the country’s national ID system finally set to get off the ground next month sent waves of approval among the estimated one million Filipinos in the UAE. They however, raised concerns ranging from security issues to the...

More than half of amnesty grantees prefer to stay in UAE, records show

More than half of amnesty grantees prefer to stay in UAE, records show

DUBAI: More than half of the 6,800 overstaying Filipinos, who have availed of the UAE government’s amnesty program, have preferred to remain in the country and try their luck at getting a job, according to records at the Philippine Consulate General’s office. In an...

OFWs can use OWWA e-card abroad to avail of gov’t services

OFWs can use OWWA e-card abroad to avail of gov’t services

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) on Tuesday, November 6, announced that OFW e-cards can also be used to avail of services offered by Philippine government offices stationed abroad. During the launching of the e-cards at the Philippine International...

OFW spared from death row in UAE meets Duterte

OFW spared from death row in UAE meets Duterte

The Overseas Filipino worker who was spared from the death row in the UAE, where she was jailed for nearly 4 years, met Pres. Rodrigo Duterte in Malacanang, November 6, days after her return to the country. A photo of Jennifer Dalquez hugging Duterte was posted on...

Inflation rate stays at 6.7% in October

Inflation rate stays at 6.7% in October

The Philippine Statistics Office (PSA) on Tuesday, November 6, revealed that inflation rate in the country remained steady at 6.7 percent for the month of October. National Statistician Lisa Grace Bersales said that higher annual increases were observed in six...

PDEA says P11-B shabu haul inside magnetic lifters possible

The four magnetic lifters that were found empty at a warehouse in General Mariano Alvarez, Cavite in August could have contained P11 billion worth of shabu, as per the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). In an interview with radio DZMM, PDEA Director General...

Are you dealing with the right balikbayan box forwarder?

For the first time in the UAE, freight forwarders to the Philippines come together under the watch of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to protect OFWs from fly-by-night operators. Find out who they are. DUBAI: With balikbayan box shipments at its peak for...

Dubai still most powerful city in MENA region

Dubai remains on top of the whole MENA region as it ranks among the most powerful cities in the world. In terms of economic strength, research and development, cultural interaction, and liveability, Dubai remains to be the powerhouse of the Middle East and North...

Poland to accept Filipino workers, exchange students

Poland has opened its doors for more than 100,000 foreign workers, particularly for Filipinos. The country needs migrant workers for manufacturing, agriculture, and information technology (IT) industry. Other in-demand jobs here are masons, carpenters, concrete...

Temperature dips in UAE, 4 to 7-ft high wave warning issued

The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) on Monday night, October 22, warned residents and seafarers of waves as high as seven feet over the Arabian Gulf as changes in the weather condition continue to bring rainshowers and strong winds in the country. The warning was...

How to work part-time in UAE legally

Many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) all over the world juggle double jobs to earn extra. While jobs abroad tend to pay higher than in the Philippines, sometimes earning money on the side is still needed. If working part-time jobs has ever crossed your mind, here's...

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4-year-old boy drowns in Sharjah school swimming pool

4-year-old boy drowns in Sharjah school swimming pool

A four-year-old boy drowned in the swimming pool of his school in Sharjah on Wednesday, November 14, resulting to his death. The tragic incident happened during a swimming class the child was attending. According to reports, the trainers noticed the child in an...

PAL recognized as “most improved airline in the world”

PAL recognized as “most improved airline in the world”

An airline safety and product rating review website dubbed the Philippines' flag carrier as the "most improved airline" for 2019. AirlineRatings.com gave Philippine Airlines (PAL) the "Most Improved Airline Award 2019" since it has "expanded its global footprint by...

Maid given life sentence for killing newborn baby in washroom

Maid given life sentence for killing newborn baby in washroom

The Filipina maid in Dubai who suffocated her newborn child to death inside a washroom was sentenced to life imprisonment on Wednesday, November 14. The Filipina was convicted of premeditated murder before the Dubai Court of First Instance, reported Gulf News. The...

Naked couple crashes truck into traffic post

Naked couple crashes truck into traffic post

A naked couple, who were allegedly having sex while driving a pickup truck, crashed into a traffic post in Cagayan de Oro City. The crash happened in Brgy. Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City causing the truck to flip on its side, reported Inquirer. Witnesses at the scene...

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