Wednesday, April 24, 2019

PAL brings back ‘Love Bus’ is in the air

PAL brings back ‘Love Bus’ is in the air

For those who have not seen or rode the Philippine Airlines' (PAL) Love Bus, worry no more as the airline has just brought it back. A quick trip down memory lane: Forty years ago, the flag carrier unveiled the Love Bus logo (a kiss mark) on an Airbus A300B4, a...

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No tsunami threat after magnitude 6.5 Visayas quake

No tsunami threat after magnitude 6.5 Visayas quake

There is no threat of a tsunami following the magnitude 6.5 earthquake that hit Eastern Samar, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) on Tuesday assured the public. The quake of tectonic origin, with a depth of 17 kilometers, struck 19...

Saudi police arrest 13 people involved in foiled terror attack

Saudi police arrest 13 people involved in foiled terror attack

Saudi Arabia police on Monday arrested at least 13 individuals involved in the foiled attack on a state security building in Riyadh province on Sunday. State news agency SPA reported that the arrested individuals were connected to Daesh, who earlier claimed...

Three mild earthquakes hit Siargao, Agusan—Phivolcs

Three mild earthquakes hit Siargao, Agusan—Phivolcs

After two major earthquakes over the last couple of days, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said that it has detected three more “mild” tectonic earthquakes Siargao Island and Agusan del Sur early Wednesday morning. In its bulletin,...

Sweden eyes Pinoy IT, health workers

Sweden eyes Pinoy IT, health workers

Sweden is eyeing to hire Filipino software engineers and health care workers, Swedish Ambassador to Manila Harald Fries said. Fries said Sweden lacks 30,000 software engineers and the Philippines can fill in that gap. “If they move to Sweden, it’s not necessary to...

Duterte picks war over uncollected trash

President Rodrigo Duterte has upped the challenge for Canada by threatening war just to take back their garbage impounded by Philippine Customs officials six years ago. “We'll declare war against them. Kaya man natin 'yan sila. Isaoli ko talaga. Tignan mo,” Duterte...

EARTHQUAKE ALERT: Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits Bataan

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOLCS) has recently reported about an earthquake that struck Bataan moments ago at 2:02 am, April 24 PH Time (10:02 pm, April 23 UAE time). Tremors were also felt at other areas of Luzon, as well as Metro...

PH flag draped on embassy’s rooftop in Tripoli

A PHILIPPINE flag was draped on top of the Philippine Embassy’s rooftop in Tripoli, to signal the faction trying to wrestle control of Libya’s capital not to hit them. In his tweet, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin Jr. said the Philippine flag is “the flag...

Overseas absentee voting at Asiana Hotel this weekend

The Philippine Consulate today announced that overseas absentee voting will be held at the Asiana Hotel’s Dynasty Ballroom on April 26-27, 2019 from 9am to 9pm. “Dahil hiniling po ng taongbayan, meron na naman pong field voting muli sa Asiana Hotel sa 26-27 Abril...

UAE Weather Bureau issues Sandstorm alert

Filipino drivers and commuters should take extra care on the road and better keep safe today, April 23 as the National Centre of Meteorology has announced a sandstorm that's expected to hit the UAE. pic.twitter.com/48Q9WaQfZx — المركز الوطني للأرصاد (@NCMS_media)...

World Bank: Philippines 4th biggest recipient of remittances in 2018

World Bank: Philippines 4th biggest recipient of remittances in 2018

The World Bank reported that the Philippines was the fourth biggest recipient of remittances from migrant workers in 2018, next only to India, China, and Mexico. Based on the World Bank’s April 2019 Migration and Development Brief showed that India’ had the most...

DFA responds to ‘misbound’ Philippine passport

DFA responds to ‘misbound’ Philippine passport

ERRORS happen. This is the response Foreign affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. gave to a netizen who raised to him the problem one traveller encountered with his Philippine passport. In an earlier report of The Filipino Times, a Facebook post by Carlos Canlas showed...

“The Terminal’ Pinay stranded in Sri Lanka airport for 6 days

“The Terminal’ Pinay stranded in Sri Lanka airport for 6 days

IF life imitates art, 34-year old Sunshine Sereno should've wished she would be Catherine Zeta Jones. But fate wanted to be insidiously funny sometimes. Sereno found herself being the Tom Hanks in the movie "The Terminal" -- being stranded at the Sri Lanka...

Fil-Canadian vlogger Mikey Bustos comes out

Filipino-Canadian YouTube star and vlogger Mikey Bustos has come out as a gay man through a social media post on Sunday. In his Instagram account, Mikey posted a photo of himself and his male friend, RJ Garcia, and #NewLife while on vacation in Puerto Galera. The post...

Kris Aquino just wanted to be with her kids during the tremor

Queen of All Media Kris Aquino was being interviewed by the media when the Magnitude 6.1 quake hit Metro Manila yesterday afternoon. “May lindol. And nawalan ng kuryente. Uwi na tayo. I wanna go home. My sons. Uy mag-check kayo. Tawag sa bahay!” Kris said while...

Is Jolo Revilla engaged to girlfriend Angelica Alita?

Several Instagram posts have elicited speculations from netizens who are saying that actor-politician Jolo Revilla might now be engaged to his girlfriend, Angelica Alita. The speculations started when Alita posted a video on her Instagram Story on April 20 wherein it...

Is this Coco Martin’s response to baby rumors with Julia Montes?

Kapamilya actor Coco Martin posted a lengthy message on his Instagram account and fans are wondering if that is his reaction to the rumors that he is now a father to Julia Montes' child. On April 21, Martin shared a photo of him and his grandmother and captioned it...

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Win free round trip tickets at PPIE 2019

Thousands of Filipinos are expected to gravitate at the Philippine Property and Investment Exhibition 2019, the biggest, longest-running and most trusted Philippine property and investment event in the region. And now, attendees have a chance to win free round trip...

4 telltale signs you’re becoming a Tito or Tita of Dubai

When a Filipino lands for the first time here in the UAE to begin their career, they are filled with overwhelming emotions of joy, hope, and the thrill of what the country has to offer – especially with their increased purchasing power with the huge salary discrepancy...

7 tips to help first time home buyers get their dream property

One of the most common goals of every Filipino expat is to buy a dream home for themselves that their families back home can live comfortably in. This is one of the many reasons why thousands of Filipinos gravitate towards the annual Philippine Property and Investment...

Hong Kong man flies to PH to take care of sickly former nanny

A man from Hong Kong did not hesitate to fly to the Philippines after he discovered that his former Filipina nanny who took care of him when he was younger has gotten sick. According to a report by The SUN Hong Kong, OFW Remelyn Zubiaga Yumul, 54, was diagnosed with...

Nazih Group organizes special gathering for industry partners

Total beauty product supplier and the undisputed hair and beauty expert in the MENA region, Nazih Group, organized a special gathering for VIP guests, media and key industry partners at the Nazih showroom in Blue Tower along Sheikh Zayed road. This is the first of its...

4 telltale signs you’re becoming a Tito or Tita of Dubai

When a Filipino lands for the first time here in the UAE to begin their career, they are filled with overwhelming emotions of joy, hope, and the thrill of what the country has to offer – especially with their increased purchasing power with the huge salary discrepancy...

Nazih Group organizes special gathering for industry partners

Total beauty product supplier and the undisputed hair and beauty expert in the MENA region, Nazih Group, organized a special gathering for VIP guests, media and key industry partners at the Nazih showroom in Blue Tower along Sheikh Zayed road. This is the first of its...

Explore Louvre Abu Dhabi’s waters in style with Kayaking

Filipinos and expats in the UAE can now enjoy the beauty of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s exteriors with a brand new experience as visitors can now kayak their way around the waters of the museum! The activity, aptly named ‘Kayaking at the Museum’ is available every Friday and...

LASA introduces new Boodle Fight offers

Filipinos and expats in the UAE better gear up for a new Filipino food experience as LASA, the UAE’s Pan Asian Bistro, is now offering their very own unique Boodle Fight menu! For as low as Dh 70 for two people and Dh 130 for a group of four, diners can now enjoy an...

Brooklyn Nets general manager suspended

NEW YORK, USA: For entering the referee locker room after a game, Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks, the NBA's first New Zealand-born player, has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000. Reports said Mark made the move Saturday, April 20, after...

Warriors clinch 3-1 lead in 2019 NBA Playoffs

LOS ANGELES, USA – Kevin Durant did 33 field goals for a Warriors 113-105 victory over the Clippers, 113-105 and a 3-1 lead in the opening round of the "We came in with that mindset to put our foot on the throttle and not let go," Agence France-Presse quoted Klay...

Out of shame, China bans 3 of its Boston Marathoners for life

SHANGHAI, China – China has banned three runners for life after breaking the rules at the recent Boston Marathon. The Chinese government accused them of giving the country a bad name even as it vowed to root out cheats, Rappler has reported, citing a dispatch from the...

Fil-Am breaks PH’s 17-year-old 800m record

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino-American Carter Lilly broke a near 17-year-old Philippine record in the 800 meters at a recent track meet in California, independent news portal, Rappler, reported. Lilly clocked 1:47.52 to finish 2nd in the Bryan Clay Invitational and...

Manny Pacquiao’s eldest son wins first amateur fight via KO

Manny Pacquiao’s eldest son Emmanuel “Jimuel” Pacquiao Jr. just proved to everyone that he also has the skills to follow in his father’s footsteps as a boxing champion. Jimuel showed everyone that he is a boxing superstar in the making during his first amateur fight...

Woods ends 11-year draught, bags Masters

AUGUSTA, USA –Tiger Woods got all praised on social media, among them President Donald Trump and Barack Obama, after his 11-year major drought was ended by a thrilling and emotional Masters victory, Rappler reported. "Congratulations to @TigerWoods," tweeted Trump,...

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