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Global COVID-19 cases reach 1.2M, death toll now over 64,000

More than 64,000 people have died from the coronavirus pandemic, and the number of confirmed cases in 181 countries has passed 1.2 million, according to John Hopkins University figures.   Just over one in every four of the confirmed cases is residing in the United...
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Abu Dhabi extends closures of entertainment destinations until further notice

(WAM) -- The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) has issued a new circular extending the temporary closure of commercial centres, shopping malls, cinemas, electronic game halls (arcades) and other entertainment destinations in the emirate of Abu Dhabi...
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Exchange centers, banks in Dubai to operate with limited hours beginning April 5

Support sectors in Dubai are set to operate with limited timings starting today, April 5 for two weeeks, following the enforcement of a round-the-clock sterilization in the emirate. Workers in the support sectors are only allowed to commute and go to work during 8:00...
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VIDEO: Dubai suspends operation of Metro, tram services

VIDEO: Dubai suspends operation of Metro, tram services

Dubai's Metro and Tram services will stop operations temporarily starting April 5 until further notice, announced the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). There will be no access granted neither any other activities will be allowed in the stations during this period...

Sharjah Ruler directs not to bury any COVID-19 victim in Al Saja’a

Sharjah Ruler directs not to bury any COVID-19 victim in Al Saja’a

WAM:  H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, directed the Department of Islamic Affairs in Sharjah not to bury any of the victims of the oronavirus disease (COVID- 19) in Al Saja'a area in Sharjah and to ensure that...

UAE proposes new dates for Expo 2020

The Bureau International des Exposotions or BIE has confirmed that the UAE government already requested the postponement of World Expo 2020 in Dubai.  “The government also requested that the expo be moved from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022, and they be the new...

Pinoy Mediko sa UAE: Saludo kami sa inyo!

Pinoy Mediko sa UAE: Saludo kami sa inyo!

Thousands of UAE residents continue to support the country’s frontline health workers who the government’s against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. This comes as no less than His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and...

UAE Pinay nannies: The ‘household frontliners’ amidst COVID-19

UAE Pinay nannies: The ‘household frontliners’ amidst COVID-19

When schools and universities across the emirates grind to a halt on March 22, the daily routine of Janel Dimayacyac, Filipino mom of two, has only picked up steam. Though her company rolled out a work-from-home scheme, her daily schedule was stretched as she was...

Mohamed bin Zayed: ‘We will not let development grind to a halt’

Mohamed bin Zayed: ‘We will not let development grind to a halt’

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, emphasized during the national initiatives briefing to combat COVID-19 that the country will not let the development grind to a halt. His...

LOOK: Amazing drones disinfect streets in Dubai

LOOK: Amazing drones disinfect streets in Dubai

Dubai has sent out a fleet of drones to disinfect streets across the emirate as part of the National Disinfection Program, which has been extended until April 5. This move is being regularly conducted to curb the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the...

American singer Pink tests positive for COVID-19

American singer Pink and her three-year-old son have tested positive for the coronavirus disease or COVID-19. The singer revealed it on her Instagram account on Friday. RELATED STORY: COVID-19 vaccine in US shows promise, study says “Two weeks ago my three-year-old...

‘Get well soon’ messages fill Howie Severino’s IG

Messages of "get well soon" filled the comment section of Kapuso journalist Howie Severino's Instagram account. On early Friday morning, Severino shared a photo of two men wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) and wrote on his caption, "Frontliners." The image...

Marian Rivera, Dingdong Dantes donate food for frontliners 

Celebrity couple Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera joined the list of celebrities who are doing their share to help the frontliners in the fight against coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  The couple shared on their Instagram accounts how they personally prepared food...

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Pinoy nurse designs, produce Teletubbies-themed PPEs

Andrian Pe is an operating room nurse at The Medical City in Iloilo City. But on the side, he is budding fashion designer. As coronavirus patients pour into their hospital, doctors and nurses found themselves ill-equipped without personal protective equipment (PPE)....

LOOK: Pinoy farmer leaves fruit, veggies to street kids

Cordillera farmers went out of their way to help those in need especially street children. Facebook user Jake Gayog shared a photo of children who were still sleeping to whom he left the fruits and vegetables such as strawberries, broccoli, and others on a round...

LOOK: Sheikh Hamdan visits COVID-19 frontliners

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, personally checked the police patrol officers as they carry out their duties on Sheikh Zayed Road. A video was posted on @net_ad Instagram on Wednesday evening showing the Dubai...

Why not Croatia?

Travelers are always looking for new unique places to explore beyond the mainstream destinations. Especially for expats like Filipinos in the UAE, it is becoming a trend to venture into countries that not a lot of people get to discover yet. And being located in the...

Exciting World Food Festival events this weekend across LuLu stores

Filipinos will soon witness a delicious and extravagant food fiesta as LuLu continues its string of events for its World Food Festival across the UAE. Happening this weekend, from February 28 to 29, will be their ‘Pagkaing Pinoy’ which will feature different chefs...

Bicolana’s Aspiring Chef fulfilling her dreams in Canada

Dubai—27-year old Mae, kicked off her 2020 with a whole lot of new beginnings as she started her culinary studies at Fanshawe, School of Tourism, Hospitality, and Culinary Arts in Canada last month. Mae, originally from Ligao, Albay, was working as an Oriental Pastry...

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled to July 2021

Tokyo Olympics will run from July 23 to Aug. 8 in 2021, the organizing committee confirmed Monday. The games which had been scheduled to be held in Tokyo on July 24 this year, were postponed for the first time because of the coronavirus pandemic. RELATED STORY: Tokyo...

Stephen Curry chats with White House health advisor Dr. Fauci

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry hosted an Instagram Live discussion about the coronavirus with Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House coronavirus task force member.   It may not be as entertaining as watching Curry’s 30-foot jumper. But the NBA star’s interview...

BREAKING: Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponed until next year

The 2020 Olympic Games scheduled for Tokyo will be delayed until 2021. Japan, the host country, asked the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to postpone the international meet for one year due to COVID-19 pandemic. RELATED STORY: WHO: COVID-19...

More NBA players, staff test positive for COVID-19

More players and staff members of the National Basketball Association (NBA) are added to the list of athletes who tested positive for coronavirus disease or COVID-19. The Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday announced that two of its members have contracted the disease....

Kevin Durant, four other Brooklyn cagers test positive for COVID-19

Kevin Durant confirmed that he tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, and is currently in quarantine, Agence France Presse reported. “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We’re going to get through this,” Durant was quoted...

Hidilyn Diaz’s Olympics bid affected by COVID-19

Filipina champion weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz’s bid for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics now facing challenges due to the coronavirus disease or COVID-19. The virus has forced many countries to lockdown to prevent the spread of the virus. On her Instagram account, the SEA Games...

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