Friday, January 18, 2019

Sri Lankan president all praises for Duterte’s drug war

Sri Lankan president all praises for Duterte’s drug war

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday, January 16, praised President Rodrigo Duterte’s war against drugs and dubbed it as “an example to the whole world”. During a state banquet as a part of Sirisena’s state visit in the Philippines, the Sri Lankan...

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Man dies, mother and daughter sustain injuries in Sharjah attack

Man dies, mother and daughter sustain injuries in Sharjah attack

Authorities are now investigating the incident which took place in a building in Al Butina area, Sharjah which took the life of a 46-year-old Sudanese man and left a 33-year-old Indian woman and her daughter injured. A police team immediately went to the scene of the...

Filipina tourist missing in Indonesia since Christmas

Filipina tourist missing in Indonesia since Christmas

A Filipina tourist has been missing in Bali, Indonesia since Christmas, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The Philippine Embassy in Jakarta said it has filed a missing person report for Ella Balmaceda Paaño after her family in the Philippines reported...

Sharjah Police nabs CCTV hacker who spied on a family

A 35-year old Arab national got caught red-handed by Sharjah Police for spying on a family through a CCTV system that he hacked. Sharjah Police managed to track the accused through their digital investigation department, headed by Lt. Col. Abdull Aziz Al Jarwan. The...

Man arrested for selling stolen phone to original owner

A man in Calamba, Laguna was arrested for unintentionally selling the phone he stole to its original owner. According to the victim’s daughter, her mother was walking along a road when her phone was snatched by the suspect identified as Richardson Garcia, reported GMA...

The Pope: Up Close & Personal in UAE

The Pope: Up Close & Personal in UAE

As the UAE, together with thousands of Catholic faithful residing and working here, thrills for the forthcoming visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the UAE, many Filipinos are already in great anticipation of what will be the first-ever visit of a Pope in the Middle...

UAE remains among top sources of OFW remittances in 2018

UAE remains among top sources of OFW remittances in 2018

With the United Arab Emirates among the top sources, the total amount of personal remittances sent to the Philippines by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) reached $29.1 billion in the first 11 months of 2018, newly released data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas...

UAE Churches begin registration process for Papal Mass attendance

UAE Churches begin registration process for Papal Mass attendance

Filipinos around the UAE are heavily anticipating the arrival of the Pope for the upcoming Papal Visit happening for the first time in the UAE this coming February 3-5. The visit brings the beginning of the UAE’s Year of Tolerance in a high note as the country will...

Is Carlo Aquino dating this non-showbiz girl?

Kapamilya actor Carlo Aquino has been spotted with a non-showbiz woman causing fans to speculate if he is already going out with her. Several photos of Aquino and the woman, who was identified as model Trina Candaza, vacationing in La Union and going out together...

Meet Jericho Rosales’ heartthrob son

It is safe to say that Jericho Rosales is one of the hottest celebrities in the Philippines that is why it should no longer come as a shock that his son is as equally as handsome as him. Due to his ageless appeal, some might fid it hard to believe the Jericho now has...

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Why is it costly to repatriate bodies abroad?

Following the death of the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) couple, Leomer and Erika Joyce Lagradilla, a fundraising page was created in order to collect enough funds to bring their remains back home. According to the page, a total of Php1,268,000 was needed to...

Hermanos win back-to-back championships

Basketball team Hermanos recently claimed two huge back-to-back victories at the Skillplus 5’9 Reinforce Category and at the UFOSA Junior Mosquito matches. Hermanos triumphed over team Secretariat for the Skillplus 5’9 Reinforce Category where Alfred Calma and Julius...

Abu Dhabi to hold grand Sinulog festival

Thousands of Filipinos are expected to gather tomorrow, January 18, Friday at Abu Dhabi’s St. Joseph’s Cathedral as a grand celebration of the annual Sinulog festival will take place. The festivities will begin with a procession at 11:30 am at the cathedral’s grounds,...

Filipinos wish to witness first-ever Papal Mass in Abu Dhabi

Thousands of Filipinos and other expats have been hoping to get their own free ticket to the historic Papal Mass set to take place this February 5 at the Zayed Sports Stadium and here are their thoughts if ever they will be given the chance to hear the mass in person....

Pope Francis: up close

Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church in March 2013, becoming Pope Francis. He is the first pope from the Americas. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Dec.17, 1936, Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis on March 13, 2013,...

Nufsh brings fashion to the forefront for UAE’s trendsetters

2019 brings in not only new opportunities to seize, but new fashionable wear to strut and check out yourself! One new  budding online fashion destination in the UAE and KSA is Nufsh, or “New Fashion” as it denotes, that brings an array of refreshing styles and trends...

SAVEX brings tons of savings to customers over the weekend

SAVEX, one of Dubai’s mega sale events that features many well-known brands, was welcomed with great joy by thousands of shoppers from Dubai and the UAE as it provided them with an opportunity to purchase top quality branded items at low prices. The event which took...

Crowds flock at Concept Big Brands Carnival Mega Sale

Filipinos and other expats continue to flock at the Dubai World Trade Center for the ongoing Concept Big Brands Carnival Mega Sale that started from December 19. The huge sale event is expected to run until December 23, Sunday – timings are from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm....

Hermanos win back-to-back championships

Basketball team Hermanos recently claimed two huge back-to-back victories at the Skillplus 5’9 Reinforce Category and at the UFOSA Junior Mosquito matches. Hermanos triumphed over team Secretariat for the Skillplus 5’9 Reinforce Category where Alfred Calma and Julius...

Pinoy Azkals fans to meet up for 3rd game to show support

After pushing through trials on their loss against Korea and China, the Philippines’ Azkals will be playing their final game for the group stages tomorrow, January 16, Wednesday against Kyrgyztan at the Rashid Stadium in Dubai. In the comment threads and at messages...

Triathlete siblings blazing trails

This is a story of two siblings who have one thing in common: triathlon, a sport that requires three level of disciplines swimming, cycling and running. Usually, ballgames require only one ball in order to play but in triathlon you must have two to finish the race....

Solyda dominates Mavericks, 61-55

The boys of Solyda got a good grip and did not let go from first to fourth frame to dominate the match against the Mavericks at the ongoing United OFW Basketball League (UOFWBL), where they maintained the lead to win, 61-55. But their glory was not without rough...

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