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Life after Skype

Life after Skype

It has come to a point where Skype wouldn’t want to be regulated by the UAE government and couldn’t comply with the requirement. Hence, UAE took action DUBAI: Skype is that app bridging the great divide between Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the UAE and their...

Loud honkers on UAE roads to be fined with Dh2,000

Loud honkers on UAE roads to be fined with Dh2,000

A fine of Dh2,000 and 12 black points will be sanctioned to all motorists who will use their honks loudly and recklessly. The Abu Dhabi police relayed the amended traffic law that aims to lessen the noise pollution on the road. This could also prevent vehicular...

Bello mulls talks with UAE on new ‘good conduct certificate’

Bello mulls talks with UAE on new ‘good conduct certificate’

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III weighed in on the new UAE Cabinet Resolution that requires aspiring job seekers in the UAE to obtain "Good Conduct and Behaviour Certificate" as a main condition to receive a work visa, starting February 4, 2018. In an exclusive...

Prayers for rain answered in UAE; more wet days ahead

Prayers for rain answered in UAE; more wet days ahead

Residents across the UAE started to experience the first rain of the year last Monday, January 8. Many citizens, instead of complaining, see the current weather as a blessing in the widely deserted nation. Today, January 9, the country woke up to wet roads again after...

Little Manila to open in Abu Dhabi on Nov. 15

Dubai, UAE: Considering how the interest in Filipino food is picking up, Little Manila, the UAE’s first Filipino food hub, is opening a branch in Abu Dhabi, its second outlet in the country, on November 14. Little Manila, owned by Al Ahli Group, is set to welcome many...

UAE to sign halal MOU with Philippines before year-end

‘The halal program is classified as a flagship project of the Philippine Dept. of Agriculture with an initial proposed budget of Ph44.63 million’ By Jojo Dass ABU DHABI – Overseas Filipino workers planning to return home for good just got one business proposition to...

PCG special consular service

The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai offered passport renewal processing and overseas absentee voting services to Filipinos in Dubai and Northern Emirates during a recent special consular day. Two hundred seventy-seven Filipinos renewed their passports on the...

3 OFWs lose cash, pasalubong in salisi modus

Three overseas Filipino workers (OFW) lost valuable possessions to a supposedly helpful woman yesterday, Nov. 8, as they made their way home from Kuwait to General Santos City. A CCTV footage of a hotel in Pasay City showed the suspect, who had introduced herself as a...

All set for this year’s Bayanihan Festival

An affirmation to the grand scale of the event are the special guests, including ASEAN dignitaries and Philippine government officials, who will be flying in to witness the colourful festivities. By Beverly Castro - FilClub Correspondent   What will you witness...

OFWs in UAE hail new metro timings

The new operating hours took effect Nov. 1, which coincided with Public Transport Day. By Jojo Dass Filipinos in Dubai have hailed the extended operating hours of the Road and Transport Authority’s (RTA). “Masaya ako kasi menos gastos kung ma-late ng uwi noting mahal...

Reported sexual assaults on Filipinas in the UAE

If it's unwanted, it's harassment The Filipino Times dives into the issue of sexual assaults on Filipinas in the UAE and the reasons why everyone must not turn a blind eye By Mark Nituma Toiling hard overseas, away from loved ones, is a tough job by itself for anyone,...

Meet Sanofi’s Filipina big boss for Gulf Countries

DUBAI:  To be part of top management at one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world is a feat – and Johrie Alban, TFT 2016 Marketing and Advertising Professional of the Year, has this story to share. Alban is currently Director – Head of Communications...

Yuletide peso-dirham rate will go up – experts

Hold your breath, money remittance experts said the Philippine peso continues to remain weak against the dollar – and consequently, the dirham – which means you have a really good chance to have more money this coming festive season to send home and tide you over the...

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Saudi Arabia to open first movie theater in 35 years this month

Saudi Arabia to open first movie theater in 35 years this month

Saudi Arabia authorities announced on Wednesday that the country’s first movie theater in 35 years is set to open on April 18. This comes after authorities gave AMC Entertainment licence to establish cinemas across the country. “AMC plans to open the kingdom’s first...

UAE bank allows average earners to loan Dh200,000

UAE bank allows average earners to loan Dh200,000

A bank in UAE announced on Wednesday that it is extending its loan limit for average earners to nearly Dh200,000. UAE bank Emirates Islamic said that the minimum income requirement for applicants is Dh7,500. The offering will be available until May 8, 2018. The loan...

RTA to impose Dh4 parking fee in Al Khail Gate in Dubai

RTA to impose Dh4 parking fee in Al Khail Gate in Dubai

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Wednesday that it will be imposing a payment of Dh4 per hour to motorists who will park their cars at the Al Khail Gate in Dubai. The RTA said the new rule will be implemented in the second quarter of 2018 as RTA...

Asian salesman in Dubai jailed in forgery case

Asian salesman in Dubai jailed in forgery case

A 34-year-old Filipino working as a salesman at a telco company has been jailed for three months due to forgery. According to an article on Gulf News, the Filipino forged documents for the same postpaid data bundle to get a Dh25 monthly incentive per sold package...

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