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“One thing in the country’s favor is remittance flows from the 10 million Filipinos working overseas, which typically peak during the Christmas season and may provide an opportunity for the Central Bank to rebuild foreign-exchange reserves from a six-year low.” DUBAI:...

4th Filipino Times Awards honor Pinoy achievers, preferred brands

4th Filipino Times Awards honor Pinoy achievers, preferred brands

The Filipino community has become a major contributor of the development in the UAE. With an ever-increasing purchasing power, Filipinos are now the fastest growing consumer market segment in the UAE. DUBAI: Nobody said it could get any grander, but it did! The 4th...

Duterte set to ‘speak to the nation’ today—Palace

Duterte set to ‘speak to the nation’ today—Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte will be “speaking to the nation” on Tuesday, September 11, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque announced. During a press briefing, Roque said that Duterte announced in Davao City that he would like to address the nation tomorrow around 3 in...

Another batch of OFWs from Dubai returns to Manila today

Another batch of OFWs from Dubai returns to Manila today

A total of 112 undocumented overseas Filipino workers from Dubai have returned to the Philippines on September 10. The Department of Foreign Affairs said that the fifth batch of repatriates boarded Philippine Airlines flight PR 659 and landed at the Ninoy Aquino...

Over 1 million students in UAE head back to school

Summer is over for over a million students in the UAE as they head back to school today, September 2, 2018. WAM reported that around 1.1 million students studying at 616 public schools across the UAE are going back to their classes, amid extensive preparations by the...

Exit permit for amnesty grantees valid for only 10 days

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC) reminded amnesty grantees that their exit permits are only valid for ten days from the day it was issued. FAIC said that while there is no confirmation yet, the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners...

90% of OFWs vitamin D-deficient

The relatively high temperatures make it less likely for the residents to put more time under the sun, hence leading to a tendency to develop vitamin D deficiency. DUBAI: The good news is that with the cooler “Ber Months” coming in, summer is on its way out. Odd as it...

Xiamen Airlines to pay Php33 million for NAIA runway mishap

Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) announced a Php33 million fine against Xiamen Airlines after one of its planes skidded on a runway at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) causing the closure of the main Manila runway for two days. MIAA General...

UAE mulls to issue jobseeker visa valid for 3-6 months

In response to the high number of expats who availed of the UAE general amnesty program, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC) mulls changes in the current rules on issuing visas, including the introduction of visas specifically for jobseekers...

UAE workers can expect another holiday in 2 weeks

Workers in the UAE who still cannot get over their vacation during Eid Al Adha only need to wait for two weeks for yet another holiday. According to the official holiday dates released by the UAE government, the next holiday following Eid Al Adha is the Islamic New...

De Castro is new SC Chief Justice

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro as the new head of the Supreme Court on August 25. De Castro replaced former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno who was ousted on May 11. De Castro was chosen over her fellow senior...

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Thailand immigrant crackdown targets dark-skinned people

Thailand immigrant crackdown targets dark-skinned people

A Thai police operation called “X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner,” aimed at busting visa abusers and illegal immigrants, has sparked concerns about profiling based on skin color. As Thailand attracts tens of millions of tourists each year, its weak law enforcement allows the...

Construction of 3 bridges to Deira Islands to begin soon

Construction of 3 bridges to Deira Islands to begin soon

The construction of the three bridges connecting the Deira Islands in Dubai will begin soon, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Saturday, October 20. The bridges seeks to improve the entrances and exits of Deira Islands at the intersection of Al...

OWWA vows to penalize recruitment agencies deploying underage OFWs

OWWA vows to penalize recruitment agencies deploying underage OFWs

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration will look after recruitment agencies deploying underage OFWs to Saudi Arabia, an OWWA official said Friday. OWWA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said those proven guilty of violating overseas employment policies should be held...

Ultra Lotto winner had to borrow money to claim jackpot prize

Ultra Lotto winner had to borrow money to claim jackpot prize

One of the two winners of the Php1.18 billion Ultra Lotto 6/58 jackpot had to borrow money to be able to travel from Samar to Manila to claim his prize. Florante Solmerin, PCSO Deputy Spokesperson, said that the lotto winner from Samar was accompanied by a relative...

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