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To emoji or not to emoji?

To emoji or not to emoji?

Did you know that woefully inappropriate emojis that you use in your messages or post online can get you in jail in the UAE? TFT reveals emojis with double meanings that you must refrain from sending online The use of social media has been a part of the lives of...

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Bicam approves bill extending paid maternity leave to 105 days

Bicam approves bill extending paid maternity leave to 105 days

The bill seeking to extend paid maternity leave to 105 days for both public and private sectors is one step closer to becoming a law after the bicameral committee approved the resolution for lower and upper chamber ratification. The Expanded Maternity Leave Bill...

European business group urges PH to loosen rules on hiring of OFWs

European business group urges PH to loosen rules on hiring of OFWs

A European business group has urged the Philippine government to loosen its currently imposed restrictions on hiring of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) as many employers abroad seek to hire them for their skills. Guenter Taus of the European Chamber of Commerce in...

450 Pinays in UAE diagnosed with breast cancer every year

450 Pinays in UAE diagnosed with breast cancer every year

An alarming number of Filipinas are being found with this affliction. But there’s good news: Early detection is key to winning the battle. ‘According to WHO, there are about 1.38 million new cases and 458,000 deaths from breast cancer each year. Majority of deaths or...

OFW stabbed to death by fellow Filipino

OFW stabbed to death by fellow Filipino

MANILA: An overseas Filipino worker in Saudi Arabia who was scheduled to come home this month was fatally stabbed by a fellow Filipino. In a statement on Oct. 2, the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed the death of the victim, a 29-year-old family driver in...

PCOO Assistant Sec. Mocha Uson resigns

PCOO Assistant Sec. Mocha Uson resigns

Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Margaux "Mocha" Uson has resigned from her post on Wednesday, October 3. Uson made the announcement during the budget hearing of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) at the Senate. Her resignation...

3rd batch of amnesty grantees from Dubai returns home

A total of 97 undocumented overseas Filipino workers from the UAE have arrived on Wednesday morning, September 5, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs. The third batch of OFWs who availed of the visa amnesty in the UAE were able fly home via Philippine...

PH inflation rate in August hits new 9-year high of 6.4%

A government report released on Wednesday, September 5, revealed that the Philippines’ inflation rate in August 2018 hit 6.4 percent, a new high in nearly a decade. The new record high Inflation rate is only 0.2 percent shy from the 6.6 percent inflation rate recorded...

Trillanes’ amnesty voided: Everything you need to know

Amid Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s state visit in another country, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV was surprised by an advertisement issued by Malacañang and was published in the Sept. 4 issue of the Manila Times newspaper. In the said advertisement, the president is revoking the...

UAE declares holiday for Islamic New Year

The UAE Cabinet has announced that September 13 will be a holiday for ministries and federal entities in celebration of the Islamic New Year, or the new Hijri year. WAM reported that work will resume on Sunday, 16th September, 2018. The Cabinet takes the occasion to...

Duterte to Obama: Forgive me, I forgive you

President Rodrigo Duterte has apologized to former United States president Barack Obama for throwing curse words at him two years ago. "I am sorry for uttering those words," Duterte said referring to what he had said about Obama back in 2016. In his speech on Sunday...

Gold rates in UAE decline, 24K now at Dh145.50

After its slight increase last week, gold rates in the UAE have dipped once again on Monday, September 3, 2018. Today, based on the latest updates of Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group, 24K gold is now priced at Dh145.50 per gram. Other types of gold, such as 22K, 21K,...

Tech giant hopes Skype ban in UAE will be lifted soon

As talks between the UAE government and Microsoft continue to allow operation of Skype in the country, the tech giant expressed hopes that the ban on the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system in the country will be lifted soon. In a statement sent to The...

Asian gang nabbed by UAE police

A gang of 17 men was arrested by the Sharjah Police after the owner of a warehouse reported them breaking into his property and assaulting the security guard. The Asian gang also robbed money and two phones from the security guard. Most of them are reportedly staying...

WATCH: Car ploughs into ATM booth in Dubai

Two people sustained injuries when a car ploughed into an ATM booth at the BurJuman shopping centre in Dubai on Thursday, August 30. A CCTV footage inside the booth recorded around 10:30 p.m. shows at least five men queuing up inside the booth to withdraw cash when...

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DOLE sees 30% decrease in OFW deployment to Saudi

DOLE sees 30% decrease in OFW deployment to Saudi

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) observes a sudden decline in the deployed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Saudi Arabia beginning this year. “Hiring of Filipino workers (in the kingdom) may possibly drop by 20 to 30 percent this year because of the...

OWWA beneficiaries up by 250% in 2018

OWWA beneficiaries up by 250% in 2018

Around 35,000 to 40,000 displaced OFWs have benefited from Balik Pilipinas, Balik Hanapbuhay Program this year, according to Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). In an interview with GMA News, OWWA chief Hans Leo Cacdac said he sees a 250%-increase, from...

Win Dh150,000 by riding public transport in Dubai

Win Dh150,000 by riding public transport in Dubai

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will be giving away Dh150,000 to public transport commuters in Dubai in celebration of the 9th Public Transport Day on November 1. CEO of RTA’s Public Transport Agency and Chairman of the Organising Committee of RTA’s Public...

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