Friday, April 20, 2018

Dialogue On The Filipino Diaspora Held At Pcg

Dialogue On The Filipino Diaspora Held At Pcg

Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Strategic Communications Ernesto C. Abella (3rd left, seated) recently met with around 25 movers and shakers of the Filipino community in Dubai and the Northern Emirates and conducted a dialogue on diaspora engagement for...

Abu Dhabi Bayanihan Council Installs New Batch Of Officers

Abu Dhabi Bayanihan Council Installs New Batch Of Officers

The Bayanihan Council in Abu Dhabi recently held their oath taking ceremony at the Philippine Embassy, an event graced by Ambassador Constancio R. Vingno, Jr. together with Vice Consul Von Ryan Pangwi, Vice Consul Anna Guerra, Labor Attaché Ophelia Almenario and...

Duterte appoints new Comelec commissioner

Duterte appoints new Comelec commissioner

President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Court of Appeals (CA) Associate Justice Socorro Balinghasay-Inting as Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner on Tuesday, April 17. Inting will serve as COMELEC commissioner until February 2, 2025, replacing retired elections...

Traveling soon? Pay travel taxes online

Traveling soon? Pay travel taxes online

The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), and the DBP Data Center Inc. (DCI) reminded travelers that they can pay travel taxes using the internet via the Online Travel Tax Payment System (OTTPS)....

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to open on July 25

Abu Dhabi is set to open a $1 billion indoor Warner Bros. amusement park on July 25. With the opening of the theme park, the public will be able to experience 29 rides, daily live shows, and several family interactive activities featuring Warner Bros.' most popular...

UAE weather today: Fair, partly cloudy

The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) announced on Twitter that weather across the UAE today, April 19, is expected to be fair, and partly cloudy at times. Just like yesterday, the temperature in the country will continue to drop. NCM also warned residents that...

‘Peso-dirham rate headed for P14.40’

‘Peso-dirham rate headed for P14.40’

For the next couple of months, we are expecting a Ph14.40 rate. DUBAI: Remittance companies are keeping a close watch on global developments involving the US as the peso-dirham rate continues to break records, recently hitting a 12-year low at Php14.24 with a...

My “Oh, Man!” exit experience

My “Oh, Man!” exit experience

I wrote this not to discourage Filipinos who have future exits. Once you’re there, you’re actually not alone. Al Buraimi Hotel walls have witnessed struggles, have seen faces of hope and heard a lot of prayers - Contributed by Richard Cabico It all started three days...

India Palace Restaurant in Al Ain opens

AL AIN: H. E Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State for Tolerance inaugurated the India Palace restaurant in Al Ain on Saturday 7th April 2018 at 5.30 pm. The restaurant opened in Al Ain Town Centre is the first in the region and 13th India Palace...

Eat and dance the night away at Flirt Lounge and Club

One of the most popular places for Filipinos to mingle are bars since it houses everything that Filipinos love: food, karaoke, a dance floor, and lots of people of different nationalities to mingle with. Flirt Lounge and Club brings this combination of Filipino fun to...

Razon’s of Guagua promises good times ahead

By now, most everyone in Dubai has gotten word about Razon’s opening in Karama. Indeed, news that the best halo-halo in the Philippines is now available in the UAE created excitement such that suddenly everyone was at Razon’s in Block 2 of Wasl Hub to check it out....

Rauchi: Pan-Asian restaurant in the heart of Tecom

DUBAI: A hidden gastronomical gem in the heart of Tecom, Rauchi at Ramee Hotel, Barsha Heights offers the best in Asian fusion dining. It presents a unique culinary experience, combining four of the most popular Asian cuisines – Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Filipino –...

Chowking launches Wow Chao Fan Meals

DUBAI: Chowking, the go-to place for Filipinos looking for a quick fix of Oriental food, and the home of dimsum, siomao and Chao fan, is introducing new tasty treats that will surely captivate the palate of OFWs here. Wow Chao Fan Meals pack the goodness of Chowking’s...

UAE’s Vit D deficiency takes center stage in scientific seminar

ABU DHABI: As the UAE moves towards ensuring a healthier, longer life for all, key health players drum up awareness of the Vitamin D deficiency that affects most residents in the country. Addressing the population’s sunshine vitamin issue, Agthia Group PJSC...

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These OFWs planned the perfect surprise for their homecoming

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) long for the day they will be able to go home to the Philippines to see their children and family. So it’s no wonder why some OFWs choose to make this day extra special by making it a surprise. Here are OFWs who plotted the perfect...

“You’re road” couple: Are they still together?

There’s a famous adage that depicts love as a force strong enough to defy norms and social structures. It allows us to look beyond age and race, pushing aside even the smallest differences between two people. Larry, an American national, and Jenny, a Filipina, proved...

VIRAL: Father proud of son’s academic standing

Another school year has come to an end in the Philippines and it is the time for students to know how they fared in their year-long academic journey. During this time, many receive awards and distinctions for the efforts they have done for their studies. But one...

Central Luzon: A rising hub for property investors

As the government seeks to develop infrastructures outside the metro, there’s an optimistic view for its citizens and in turn, its investors with the promise of sustainable inclusive growth and reduction of poverty for many Filipinos. This thrust is also expected to...

Price check: Should you buy or rent a condo?

If you have fancied living in a condo, surely it has crossed your mind whether it’s more ideal if you just rent it out for a few months or perhaps buy one for yourself. DMCI homes takes you through all of the payables with figures of renting and buying to see which...

Love or Career? A Never Not Love You Film Review

Fans of James Reid and Nadine Lustre are in for a treat as one of the Philippines’ most popular love teams pair up for Antoinette Jadaone’s latest film “Never Not Love You”. Never Not Love You tells the story of Gio (James Reid) and Joanne (Nadine Lustre) about how...

WATCH: Nadine Lustre in Dubai.

Popular Filipina Actress Nadine Lustre personally came to Dubai to meet and greet hundreds of Pinoy fans at Reel Cinemas at the Dubai Mall for the launch of the screening of her latest movie with James Reid: “Never Not Love You”. “Jadine” fans swarmed the grounds of...

WATCH: Nadine Lustre in Dubai

Popular Filipina Actress Nadine Lustre personally came to Dubai to meet and greet hundreds of Pinoy fans at Reel Cinemas at the Dubai Mall for the launch of the screening of her latest movie with James Reid: “Never Not Love You”. “Jadine” fans swarmed the grounds of...

Why did Vice Ganda fire Negi from GGV?

No question about it. Vice Ganda and Negi are good friends, as seen on the former's late night comedy show, "Gandang Gabi Vice." However, Vice Ganda revealed in a previous interview with "Magandang Buhay" that he decided to fire Negi from the show to teach him a...

LOOK: Rachelle Ann Go’s beach wedding in Boracay

Filipino singer Rachelle Ann Go tied the knot with her fiance Martin Spies on April 18 in a beach wedding held at the Shangri-La resort in Boracay. It was originally reported that the wedding will take place on April 19 but it happened a day earlier. Congratulations...

ASG barely makes it vs Destroyers, 71-69

In what was a nail-biter of a game at the season 2 of Ligang Labas Jazzville League, the Destroyers got the upper hand during the opening minutes of the first quarter, leading by 10 points by employing air-tight defense and entrapment that made it awfully hard for...

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ASG Uragon wagi laban sa Destroyers by two points sa isang sagupaan kamakailan sa season 2 ng Ligang Labas Jazzville. Matibay sana depensa ng Destroyers sa unang bugso ng first quarter pero nakalusot at di na nagpatumpik-tumpik pa ang mga Uragons hanggang sa fourth...

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ASG Uragon wagi laban sa Destroyers sa isang sagupaan kamakailan sa season 2 ng Ligang Labas Jazzville. Matibay sana depensa ng Destroyers sa unang bugso ng first quarter pero nakalusot at di na nagpatumpik-tumpik pa ang mga Uragons hanggang sa fourth frame. Come from...

JK Sports opens the Junior Basketball League

Dubai – This year’s JK Sports Junior Jazzville Basketball League has officially opened at Dubai Club for People of Determination Gym with a special ceremonial toss by the Philippine Consul General Paul Cortes. The much-anticipated event for young players, which...

CONFIRMED: Pacquiao-Mathysse WBC title fight happening in July

Golden Boy Promotions has confirmed that eight-division world champion and Pinoy pride Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao will go head to head with reigning WBA welterweight champ Lucas Mathysse for the WBC world title on July 15. In a tweet, Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar...

4 Basketball Legends selected for Hall of Fame

The 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class has hailed new basketball icons as part of its prestigious roster, with Steve Nash, Ray Allen, Jason Kidd, and Grant Hill headlining the rest of the inductees. In a report from NBA, Maurice Cheeks, a four-time...

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