Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Man in Dubai threatens to publish woman’s naked videos

Man in Dubai threatens to publish woman’s naked videos

An Indian man in Dubai went on trial after allegedly blackmailing a Filipina woman that he would publish naked videos of her taking a shower if she would not have sex with him or pay him Dh2,000. According to the 39-year-old Filipina, she met the Indian man, who...

Dubai residents urged to participate in Car-Free Day

Dubai residents urged to participate in Car-Free Day

The Dubai Municipality urged residents to leave their vehicles parked on February 24 and opt to use public mode of transportation in celebration of the annual “Car-Free Day”. In a tweet, the Dubai Municipality encouraged residents to walk, bike, or use public...

Scaffolding collapses in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Municipality confirmed that a scaffolding collapsed at a building demolition site on Monday, February 18. The Abu Dhabi Crisis Management Team, Abu Dhabi Police, Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities, and the Department of Transport,...

Tricycle driver accused of raping Irish tourist in Palawan

A tricycle driver in El Nido, Palawan was accused of raping a 21-year-old Irish tourist on Wednesday night. The victim said that the 39-year-old tricycle driver, who was identified as Perry Gaspe, took advantage of her when she was on her way to a hostel, reported...

Meet former janitress-turned-millionaire

A former janitress earning Php280 per day seemed to have a Cinderella-like story and is now living the dream of being a millionaire. At a young age, Milane Pindot had been exposed to the harsh reality of life. She stopped attending the school at 16, and instead opted...

Immigration officers at NAIA banned from using phones while on duty

Immigration officers at NAIA banned from using phones while on duty

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has barred its personnel at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) as well as other international ports in the country from using cell phones while on duty. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said that the move seeks to ensure that...

Blackmailer of Filipino who committed suicide in Dubai to be deported

Blackmailer of Filipino who committed suicide in Dubai to be deported

The blackmailer of the Filipino who took his own life in Muhaisnah, Dubai in 2017 will be deported back to his home country after being found guilty of threatening to shame the victim on WhatsApp. The Pakistani man was sentenced to six months in jail to be followed by...

Maria Ressa arrested for cyber libel

Maria Ressa arrested for cyber libel

Rappler's CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa was arrested on Wednesday, February 13, for a cyber libel case in relation to a 2012 article "linking a businessman to illegal drugs and human trafficking." Officials from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)...

What to expect on Catriona Gray’s grand homecoming event

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray has arrived in the Philippines for her official homecoming celebration and her fans can't wait for the grand events prepared for her. On Saturday morning, Gray, accompanied by her Miss Universe team, returned to the Philippines from...

Meet the Filipino animator who earned Academy Award nomination

A Filipino-American animator earned a nomination from one of the most prestigious award-giving body in the film industry, the Academy Awards. Bobby Pontillas, who works as an animator and Art Director at Taiko Studios, is one of the three 91st Academy Awards nominees...

Ogie Diaz considers Liza Soberano as “blessing” in his life

Talent manager and showbiz reporter Ogie Diaz said during his guesting on ABS-CBN's morning show "Magandang Buhay" that he considers actress Liza Soberano as a blessing in his life. Diaz is the one who manages Soberano's career and said that the latter's showbiz...

The New Comedy Junction opens its doors in Dubai

Filipinos who want to destress and have some time off from their busy lives in the UAE can now experience the joys of classic Pinoy comedy and laughter at The New Comedy Junction located at Sun & Sands Sea View Hotel, at Al Baraha, Deira in Dubai. During the media...

TNT Boys to guest on US talk show

The TNT Boys, composed of Keifer Sanchez, Mackie Empuerto, and Francis Concepcion, are set to appear on a US talk show with English host and comedian James Corden. Corden first met the TNT Boys on "The World's Best", a global talent competition aired on the US...

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As the UAE still enjoys the chilly winds of the winter-spring season, this is likewise the perfect time to plan and get some shopping done for your outfits for the upcoming summer season. With accessible shops like Springfield ME, it’s now easier to find that outfit...

The New Comedy Junction opens its doors in Dubai

Filipinos who want to destress and have some time off from their busy lives in the UAE can now experience the joys of classic Pinoy comedy and laughter at The New Comedy Junction located at Sun & Sands Sea View Hotel, at Al Baraha, Deira in Dubai. During the media...

Philippines to compete in Special Olympics World Games this March

Following a solid performance at the Special Olympics IX Mena Games 2018, the Philippines is back with this year to participate in the world’s grandest stage that celebrates the resilience and drive of people with determination – the Special Olympics World Games in...

Filipino DJs bring love from Philippines to Dubai’s dance floors

Hundreds of expats partied all night last Valentine’s at “In-Toxicated – Love Hard, Party Harder” that took place at the Golf Park, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Deira. The event, which was organized by Mint Kraft Events was headlined by top Filipino DJs including ‘San Mig...

Plan your outfits ahead of the summer season with Springfield ME

As the UAE still enjoys the chilly winds of the winter-spring season, this is likewise the perfect time to plan and get some shopping done for your outfits for the upcoming summer season. With accessible shops like Springfield ME, it’s now easier to find that outfit...

Protect your sensitive skin from harsh weather conditions

Filipinos are in the constant look out for ways to take care of their sensitive skin despite the ever-changing weather conditions here in the UAE. This is why more and more Filipinos have started to consider products that Koreans opt for that manages to maintain their...

WATCH: Chinese expats celebrate Spring Festival in UAE

WAM/CCTV:  "As a Chinese, spending Chinese New Year here in the UAE, would be a novelty." That's how Sun Jian, a journalist who works for China Central Television, CCTV, is looking forward to spending the 4,000-year-old event away from home. It’s as it's been only six...

Do you want to migrate to Canada? Read this first

It was during one summer in the 1980s that Ding Taruc first set foot in Canada as an immigrant. Back then it was not so difficult to adjust to his new environment, he told The Filipino Times, but he still felt the need to seek the support of relatives and friends who...

And the richest NBA player is?

LOS ANGELES – LeBron James still is the top-earning player in the NBA while an increasing number of stars have boosted their income through off-field activities, Philippine Star reported citing a Forbes survey. According to the Star report, Forbes said that Los...

Akiko Thomson’s 26-year record broken by Fil-Australian

MANILA, Philippines – Olympian Akiko Thomson’s record in the women's senior 200m backstroke was finally put to rest after 26 years as Filipino-Australian Georgia Peregrina, 17, recently smashed it , clocking two minutes, 16 seconds and 33 miliseconds to clinch the...

Young martial arts aficionados reap what they sow

The contingent from the International Shotokan karate center - Japan Karate Association (ISKC - JKA Dubai) did a good harvest at the recent 15th JKS Cup held at Sharjah Sports Club. Pictures speak a thousand words and here are some snaps of the...

All-Star game marks latest milestone for Michael Jordan

Buzz Peterson knew Michael Jordan as well as anyone when they were in college. Roommates and teammates at North Carolina, they spent countless days competing on the basketball court in practice and endless hours talking hoops. Their nights often included shooting pool...

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