Monday, May 20, 2019

Former OFW in UAE appeals for help in rare cancer fight

Former OFW in UAE appeals for help in rare cancer fight

Manila, Philippines-- Maria Socorro Macapagal's life changed when she was diagnosed with a rare type of ovarian cancer in 2016. Macapagal used to be an Overseas Filipina Worker (OFW) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. She lost her job in 2018 and flew back to the...

98.28% of votes counted; Binay still in Magic 12

98.28% of votes counted; Binay still in Magic 12

With ober 98% of the votes already canvassed as of early Monday evening, re-electionist Sen. Nancy Binay is still holding on tight on the last available seat in the Senate race. As of 6 p.m. Monday, Binay was at 12th place with 14,449,208 followed by Senator JV...

Slain OFW in Kuwait was supposed to go home for a reunion this week

Slain OFW in Kuwait was supposed to go home for a reunion this week

Manila, Philippines-- The family and relatives of slain Overseas Filipina Worker in Kuwait, Carmelita Dayag were all excited for her to come home, it was gathered. Officials said Dayag was set to arrive in the country this week. But the excitement faded when news...

Khalifa issues law establishing Abu Dhabi Digital Authority

Khalifa issues law establishing Abu Dhabi Digital Authority

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued Law No. 16 of 2019 establishing Abu Dhabi Digital Authority. As an autonomous legal entity with full legal capacity, the Authority shall be affiliated to Abu Dhabi Executive Council and replace Abu...

Woman damages fiancé’s car over argument

Woman damages fiancé’s car over argument

An Arab woman damaged his fiancé’s car using scissors following an argument, News of Bahrain reported. According to the report, the couple headed for a romantic dinner in the Amwaj Islands near the coast of Muharraq in Bahrain but got into an argument upon reaching...

Senators approve creation of PH Space Agency

Manila, Philippines-- A Philippine Space Agency may soon be in place and provide opportunities for Filipinos to explore space. Senators have passed the Philippine Space Act on third and final reading with an 18-0 vote in favor. The agency will be tasked to plan,...

JV Ejercito still hoping for a miracle in Senate bid

Manila, Philippines-- The lawmaker behind landmark laws including the Universal Healthcare Act has found himself in a difficult spot in the recently held midterm elections. Re-electionist JV Ejercito is currently at 13th place and at least two hundred thousand votes...

26 local narco-politicians win in polls

UPDATED: The Philippine National Police (PNP) has bared that 26 local politicians, who were allegedly linked to the illegal drug trade, won in last Monday’s midterm elections. Local network media reported that PNP Director-General Oscar Albayalde said there actually...

Vic Sotto anxious about Vico’s Pasig mayoral race vs. Eusebio

Vic Sotto anxious about Vico’s Pasig mayoral race vs. Eusebio

Comedian and TV host Vic Sotto admitted that he felt worried about his son's, Vico Sotto, mayoralty bid in Pasig City against incumbent Mayor Bobby Eusebio, whose clan dominated in Pasig since 1992. Nevertheless, he never failed to show support to his son throughout...

Boat carrying vote counting machines capsizes off Catbalogan

Boat carrying vote counting machines capsizes off Catbalogan

A boat carrying a vote counting machine (VCM) and a number of passengers sunk near the Darajuay Island in Catbalogan, Samar. The sunken boat was supposed to deliver a vote counting machine to the villages Darajuay, Majaba, and Basiao in Catbalogan, Samar on Monday....

Megan Young denies marriage rumors

2013 Miss World Megan Young vehemently denied rumors that she will be tying the knot soon with her boyfriend, Mikael Daez. “Nothing yet!” said the international beauty queen and actress when asked by Pep.ph. She also said that she wasn’t engaged yet and that she...

WATCH: Kapuso star Sanya Lopez shouts ‘Darna!’

Kapuso actress Sanya Lopez took a shot at re-enacting Darna’s famous shout, which enables her to transform from an ordinary human to a super heroine. As seen in a short video circulating on Twitter, Lopez was put to the test and shouted Darna’s name which is the...

Daniel Padilla, James Reid team up in ‘action packed’ project

Manila, Philippines-- Actors Daniel Padilla and James Reid are teaming up for the first time in an action-filled project. Both actors announced on social media that they will be doing a project together with the working title "Doble Hataw." Padilla and Reid talked...

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LBC on the search for LBC Balikbayan Box Bae 2019

LBC Express Inc., one of the Filipino’s most trusted freight forwarding companies here in the UAE, is currently searching for its next brand ambassador that who will get the title “LBC Balikbayan Box Bae” and win Dh 10,000! The freight forwarding company is looking...

Megan Young denies marriage rumors

2013 Miss World Megan Young vehemently denied rumors that she will be tying the knot soon with her boyfriend, Mikael Daez. “Nothing yet!” said the international beauty queen and actress when asked by Pep.ph. She also said that she wasn’t engaged yet and that she...

Sharon Cuneta’s daughter Frankie graduates from high school

Frankie Pangilinan, daughter of megastar Sharon Cuneta and Sen. Kiko Pangilinan, will be graduating from high school soon. Sharon took to Instagram to share the wonderful news, getting emotional when she also revealed that her daughter will temporarily be parting ways...

Sharjah reserves to be featured in National Geographic documentary

National Geographic Abu Dhabi announced today a new short documentary film series focused on Sharjah’s biodiversity, in partnership with Sharjah Government Media Bureau and Sharjah Broadcasting Authority. Through the series, Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman...

‘A happy wife is a happy life.’ – 26 newly wed OFWs told

DUBAI: Some 26 couples tied the knot and exchanged wedding vows on April 16 in a ceremony officiated by Vice Consul Marianne Bringas at the Philippine Consulate in Al Qusais. The couples heard advice from among sponsors who, themselves have been married for years. To...

Did you know: Visit visa has 10-day grace period

  Individuals whose tourist or visit visa have already expired but are still within the 10-day grace period are advised by the UAE Government to travel back to their home country or any other country and return on visit/tourist or any other visa. For UAE...

Megan Young denies marriage rumors

2013 Miss World Megan Young vehemently denied rumors that she will be tying the knot soon with her boyfriend, Mikael Daez. “Nothing yet!” said the international beauty queen and actress when asked by Pep.ph. She also said that she wasn’t engaged yet and that she...

Sharjah reserves to be featured in National Geographic documentary

National Geographic Abu Dhabi announced today a new short documentary film series focused on Sharjah’s biodiversity, in partnership with Sharjah Government Media Bureau and Sharjah Broadcasting Authority. Through the series, Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman...

Samsung hints possible fix for Samsung Galaxy Fold

The hype for the Samsung Galaxy Fold subsided when reviewers who got the phone early on discovered a huge flaw with its durability, with many that noted problems with its signature foldable screen. While the Samsung Galaxy Fold has no new release date yet for the...

Cebu Pacific launches Shanghai-Cebu direct flights

  Cebu Pacific, the biggest and most budget-friendly flight carrier in the Philippines, have recently expanded their operations at the heart of Cebu with the launch of their nonstop Shanghai-Cebu flights. There will be six flights per week as the flight carrier...

LOOK: Kuwait-based Pinay kasambahay creates alluring art

When Filipinos overseas work in the service sector, most would place them within that standard box that fits the profile of their jobs. However, in this modern age, global Filipinos continue to prove that there’s more than what is on the surface – especially when it...

Green explodes for a 7th career record

Draymond Green exploded for a seventh career playoff triple-double as the Golden State Warriors rallied to defeat the Trail Blazers in Portland, 110-99 victory. The two-time defending champion Warriors trailed by 18 in the second quarter, but came from behind with...

Heartbreak match: Ateneo overpowers UST to clinch UAAP title

MANILA: The Ateneo Lady Eagles snatched the UST Golden Tigresses dream, overpowering them in straight sets, 25-17, 25-22. 25-22, in what has been a do-or-die, tooth-and-nail Game 3 showdown to bag the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball championship on Saturday, May 18,...

Mojdeh shines in Canada tourney

Philippine Swimming League-Swimming Pinas ace Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh swept three more gold medals highlighted by one new Philippine junior record and one meet record in the 2019 Ralph Hicken International Swimming Championship being held at the Markham Pan Am Center...

Phil Younghusband to play in SEA Games if notified

MANILA, Philippines — Azkals star Phil Younghusband said he’ll bring it on if called to play as one of two exceptions in the Philippine U22 football team in the coming SEA Games. “Yes, I think I would,” Philippine Star quoted him as saying. According to the Star...

Wilder knocks Breazeale out in first round

Deontay Wilder brutally knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their grudge match to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title, the Manila Times reported citing a dispatch from Agence France Presse (AFP). “Wilder, who has one of the most...

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