Monday, October 14, 2019

Former Senator, PDP-Laban Founder Nene Pimentel in ICU

Former Senator, PDP-Laban Founder Nene Pimentel in ICU

Former Senate President and PDP-Laban Founder Aquilino 'Nene' Pimentel is now in a hospital's Intensive Care Unit (ICU). This was confirmed by PDP-Laban Spokesperson Ron Munsayac. "We are humbly asking our friends and partymates in the @PDPLABAN to pray for the full &...

Trader loses Dh1.2 million to scammers in Dubai

Trader loses Dh1.2 million to scammers in Dubai

An Indian and a Pakistani national are facing charges in court after they masterminded fraudulent transactions that cost a bank customer to lose over Dh1.2 million. The Court of First Instance heard the case that was filed by a 63-year-old Emirati trader, who later...

Man threatens uncle with katana, claims he was ‘possessed’

Man threatens uncle with katana, claims he was ‘possessed’

A gulf national was arrested after threatening his uncle by pointing a sword at him. The Sharjah police said that they responded to a call about the incident and immediately headed to the area, where they caught the suspect red handed, as per a report from Khaleej...

Lawmaker wants government officials to become minimum wage earners

Lawmaker wants government officials to become minimum wage earners

Gabriela party-list representative Arlene Brosas proposes a bill which will make government officials including senators and congressmen minimum wage earners. “Kahit ang senador at mga kongresista, minimum wage natin para nang sa ganoon, eksakto. Magkano ang pamasahe,...

Abu Dhabi courts to issue instant Filipino translations of judgments

Abu Dhabi courts to issue instant Filipino translations of judgments

The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) has recently introduced a new digital platform that will now allow litigants to see the instant translation of judgments into five languages including Filipino. This will now be available in Abu Dhabi courts in order to help...

Singapore to ban commercials on unhealthy, sugary drinks

Singapore will become the first country to prohibit ads on unhealthy and sugary drinks in its bid to stop diabetes. The ad ban will apply to those which will be classified as “least healthy” sugar-sweetened beverages. The ban will also cover all media platforms,...

Tourist arrivals in PH reach 5-million mark in August

Tourist arrivals has hit the five-million mark in August indicating that the tourism target can be reached in the last quarter of 2019. According the Department of Tourism (DOT), the number of inbound foreign guests reached 5,554,950 for the period of January to...

Abu Dhabi announces no toll charges until January 1, 2020

Abu Dhabi announces no toll charges until January 1, 2020

Abu Dhabi's Department of Transport has announced that the new four toll gates which will open starting on 15 Oct 2019 will be free of charge until January 1, 2020. This move aims to provide residents more time to planned travel times and explore alternatives. The DoT...

Futuristic mobility trends transforming the UAE

Futuristic mobility trends transforming the UAE

The UAE is pioneering new futuristic mobility options which are slated to change the way we travel. The Filipino Times gives you a breakdown of the transportation technologies that will make your daily commute a breeze. From smart metro gates to paperless airport...

158 OFWs from UAE repatriated back in PH

158 OFWs from UAE repatriated back in PH

Some 158 distressed Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from the United Arab Emirates have arrived in the country, Sunday. The Department of Foreign Affairs welcomed 78 repatriated OFWs from Abu Dhabi and 84 workers from Dubai. “In line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s...

Body of OFW who died of cardiac arrest in Dubai arrives in Pampanga

Body of OFW who died of cardiac arrest in Dubai arrives in Pampanga

The body of overseas Filipino worker Ma. Monica Manuel is finally home, Wednesday night, October 2. Monica’s sister, Angela Manuel, accompanied her remains from Dubai, United Arab Emirates on board an Emirates airlines flight at 6:55 a.m. Wednesday (PH time). At 7:20...

Bea Alonzo celebrates birthday with video on ‘Moving on’

Kapamilya star Bea Alonzo has chosen to celebrate her birthday through a vlog that talks about the ups and down of life. In a YouTube video entitled ‘Muli’, Bea shares an empowering message on how to come out stronger, “I’m celebrating my birthday tonight. I’m...

K-pop star Sulli dies amid severe depression

K-pop star and actress Sulli has been found dead at a house in Seongnam Seoul, South Korea. Authorities and police officials have stated that Sulli had been suffering from severe depression. No further details have been revealed by Sulli’s family as well as SM...

Marian Rivera on traffic comment: ‘Hindi po ako super rich’

Marian Rivera took to social media to defend herself from bashers after her recent traffic remarks drew flak from the public over the weekend. Marian was quoted saying: “Traffic? Traffic’s been going on for so long. There’s no reason for you to vex yourself with...

General Malvar’s descendant opposes Manny Pacquiao biopic

The great grandson of Filipino hero, General Miguel Malvar has expressed opposition on the planned biopic topbilled by Sen. Manny Pacquiao. Director Gabriel Malvar said majority of the hero's descendants were not consulted about the upcoming film project and only one...

Dulce tells Ethel Booba to be serious on ‘singing career’

Tawag ng Tanghalan viewers were reminded last week about Ethel Booba's great singing skills. The comedian made a name for her brand of comedy and viral tweets but some people might forget that Ethel is an award-winning singer too. Ethel was among the contestants on...

Maine Mendoza talks about her PBB audition before

Eat Bulaga! "Dabarkads' Maine Mendoza has revealed that she once auditioned for the reality TV series Pinoy Big Brother back in 2014. The audition clip of Mendoza was released by its director Lauren Dyogi last year on Youtube. The director admitted, "It was a bad call...

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The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has launched the National Seasonal Flu Awareness campaign to inform residents to get their flu shots immediately. The initiative under the slogan 'Get The Vaccine, Not The Flu' hopes to raise awareness about the complications...

ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon hosts free weekly training sessions

Only a few months remain before the UAE witnesses the annual ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon, the biggest marathon to be hosted in the Capital and organized by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council. To prepare for the annual event happening on December 6, the organizers have...

Eat Bulaga to bring laughter in Dubai this November 15

Eat Bulaga, the longest running noontime Pinoy TV Show in the Philippines will soon land here in Dubai! From Batanes to Jolo… and now here in the UAE - Eat Bulaga sa Dubai will be your opportunity to meet with your favorite stars and enjoy their classic noontime show...

Potential Pacquiao opponent hurt in car accident

American boxer, Errol Spence Jr., who is rumored to be the next opponent of Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, was injured after figuring in a car accident recently in Dallas. Spence, who holds the WBC and IBF welterweight crowns, was thrown out of his Ferrari...

David Beckham holds football clinic for Manila kids

Football superstar David Beckham is back in the country to conduct a football clinic for kids ages 8-12 years-old. This is Beckham's third visit in Manila. The football icon taught the kids basic drills such as dribbling, passing, and shooting the ball together with...

Carlos Yulo wins PH’s historic first gold for world gymnastics

After securing a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Carlos Yulo made the country once again as he bagged the gold medal at the World Artistics Gymnastics Championships at Stuttgart, Germany. Yulo was the first ever winner of the world artistic gymnastics gold in the...

Carlos Yulo wins PH’s historic first gold for world gymnastics

After securing a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Carlos Yulo made history for the country once again as he bagged the gold medal at the World Artistics Gymnastics Championships at Stuttgart, Germany. Yulo was the first ever winner of the world artistic gymnastics...

Valdez, Maraño lead PH volleyball team for SEA Games

Two of the country's brightest volleyball stars will spearhead the Philippine national team in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games that will be held in the country on Nov. 30 to Dec. 11. Alyssa Valdez and Aby Maraño wil form the core of the team that will also have Fil-Am...

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