Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Pope Francis: People who break away from God can’t smile

Pope Francis: People who break away from God can’t smile

CNA – For Pope Francis, one of most needed virtues of modern time is hope, which is something he said must never be abandoned no matter how hard life gets, and which is often expressed in the simple act of a smile. “When we are in darkness and difficulty the smile...

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Balangiga bells return home; Duterte expected at turnover ceremony

Balangiga bells return home; Duterte expected at turnover ceremony

After decades of negotiations, the historic Balangiga bells return home to its rightful place, and they’re here to stay. The bells arrived at the Villamor Air Base around 10:30AM on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The bells were carried by US Air Force C-130, which left a US...

Get up to 90% discount in this 12-hour Dubai sale

Get up to 90% discount in this 12-hour Dubai sale

Just right after Christmas, shoppers in Dubai will be treated to another massive sale with discounts of up to 90 percent. During the first day of the Dubai Shopping Festival on December 26, there will be a 12-hour sale on different items in fashion, beauty, and...

Guard under trial for raping housemaid in Dubai

Guard under trial for raping housemaid in Dubai

A Filipina housemaid in Dubai filed a complaint against a security guard who allegedly molested her and threatened to kill her. According to the Filipina, the security guard opened the gate for her after she went to buy groceries at a nearby supermarket. The security...

Filipina in UAE given visa to help her pay Dh190,000 debt

Filipina in UAE given visa to help her pay Dh190,000 debt

A 43-year old overstaying Filipina in the UAE was given the opportunity to start a new life after she was given a jobseeker visa to help her look for jobs to pay off her debt. Fatma Abdulrahim Obaid, head of the Human Rights Section at the Abu Dhabi Judicial...

‘Aquaman’ star Jason Momoa finally arrives in Manila

‘Aquaman’ star Jason Momoa finally arrives in Manila

The much-awaited arrival of Aquaman lead star has come and we are excited!   In a report seen on ABS CBN, Filbar online shared the actor lining up at the airport, sporting his long gorgeous locks a leather parcel bag strapped across his hunky chest. The ensemble is...

WATCH: Mother cries as son beats her with broom

A mother in Bengaluru in India suffered beating from his son after she allegedly talked about her son’s failing grade in school. In a video that has gone viral on social media, the mother is seen sitting on a sofa while the son was standing in front of her while...

Trillanes post bail for libel charges of Paolo Duterte

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has evaded arrest once again after he posted bail for the libel charges filed against him by former Davao City vice mayor and presidential son Paolo Duterte and the latter's brother-in-law, lawyer Manases Carpio. Presiding Judge Melinda...

Bong Revilla not asked to return Php124 million, lawyer says

Sandiganbayan did not ask former senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. to return the Php124 million money in relation to the Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) scam, the senator’s lawyer said on Monday, December 10. In an interview with ANC, Atty. Ramon Esguerra...

Lian Paz says Paolo Contis doesn’t give child support

Lian Paz says Paolo Contis doesn’t give child support

Former EB (Eat Bulaga) Babes member Lian Paz candidly revealed on social media that she has been the sole provider of her two daughters as her former husband, actor Paolo Contis, stopped giving child support ever since they separated. It all started when Paz posted a...

Faces of Filipino expats under UAE visa amnesty

Faces of Filipino expats under UAE visa amnesty

When the amnesty program was first announced in June, thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) with overstaying and absconding cases came forward, eager to find a glimpse of hope to be able to return home. Others who availed of the program chose to stay. Here are...

Viral blind girl Elsie Balawing gets ASAP standing ovation

Just recently, a viral video of a blind girl made it all across Facebook and people can't get enough of her. Her 22 million view video propelled her to ASAP's centerstage where she can be seen belting with diva Regine Velasquez, KZ Tandigan, Yeng Constantino, Kyla and...

LOOK: Aljur Abrenica, Kylie Padilla tie the knot

Celebrity couple Aljur Abrenica and Kylie Padilla have remained mum about the details of their wedding that is why many netizens were surprised when they unexpectedly tied the knot on Tuesday, December 11. Kylie's father and veteran actor Robin Padilla posted a series...

How did Kpop emerge into the Philippine mainstream entertainment?

Back in the Philippines, after the regular evening news programs – families sit together in front of the television to watch their favorite ‘telenovelas’ from their preferred TV stations, lined up one after the other. It was with the Pinoy’s love for dubbed...

Raffy Tulfo pities Mystica, says she needs psychological help

Veteran journalist Raffy Tulfo has responded to former sexy singer Mytica's complaints saying that she did not receive any form of help after she appeared on the former's radio show. It can be recalled that Mystica posted a 40-minute Facebook Live video wherein she...

Enjoy timeless OPM hits at ‘90s Upload Concert

A few weeks more and Dubai will be enjoying the music jam of the year as five of the Philippines’ timeless hitmakers will perform for their fans in the UAE! The upcoming ‘90s Upload concert organized by La Verdad Events Management is set to take place at the Dubai...

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Avoid dementia, take a walk

DUBAI: With taking 10,000 steps a day becoming more and more popular as it is the rough equivalent of 30 minutes of activity as recommended by the Surgeon General, it should also be noted that walking also has a lot of positive results, among them positive brain...

Razon’s of Guagua reveals soft opening date in Abu Dhabi

Razon’s of Guagua will soon be ready to serve Filipinos and other expats in Abu Dhabi at Al Wahda Mall! Jose “Joey” Razon EVP at Razon’s of Guagua spoke to The Filipino Times and said that they will be opening their doors to the public in a week’s time. “Razon’s of...

Study reveals why Dubai expats continue ‘shifting’

DUBAI: Nothing lasts forever, as that clichéd  Pinoy “hugot” goes, and as living in accommodations has become a way of life in the UAE for most overseas Filipino workers . In fact, for a large segment of the expat community, moving or more popularly referred to as...

17 Pinoys shine at hospitality awards

DUBAI: Seventeen Filipinos shone bright at the recent Hospitality Excellence Awards 2018 held at Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City. The glamorous evening was attended by 400 top industry leaders and professionals. Among the winners who went home with the Gold were the...

du Tough Mudder 2018 ends on a high

A new generation of Middle Eastern ‘Legionnaires’ were created this weekend as ’Mudder Nation’ came together as a team to conquer their fears and complete the latest edition of du Tough Mudder in Dubai. Over 6,500 visitors came together at the event that took place at...

6 steps to renting out your condo

So, you want to rent out your condo but is quite not sure how to go about it. AyalaLand has these following tips. 1. Learn the Rules and Regulations for being a landlord, including permits. Becoming a landlord isn’t something you can just decide on and do overnight....

Enjoy timeless OPM hits at ‘90s Upload Concert

A few weeks more and Dubai will be enjoying the music jam of the year as five of the Philippines’ timeless hitmakers will perform for their fans in the UAE! The upcoming ‘90s Upload concert organized by La Verdad Events Management is set to take place at the Dubai...

Hello Kitty meets with fans ahead of the Hello Kitty Run Dubai

Hello Kitty made special appearances to the public for a quick meet and greet with her fans across the UAE ahead of the upcoming Hello Kitty Run Dubai presented by Babyshop! The most awaited fun run for kids, families, and Hello Kitty fans organized by MMC Sportz is...

Have a taste of Filipino Christmas with Chowking

December 24 and 25 falls during the weekdays – which would most likely mean that majority of Filipinos will still be at work since those aforementioned dates aren’t holidays. But knowing Filipinos, they would still find ways and means to celebrate Christmas with...

11 spots you shouldn’t miss visiting in Japan

Known all over the world as the “Land of the Rising Sun”, more and more Filipinos are finding their way towards Japan to enjoy their famous cherry blossoms, historic landmarks, and lovely tourist spots. TFT Lifestyle TV’s Dan on the Go found his way to Japan and gives...

Off The Hook opens 4th branch in Abu Dhabi

Off the Hook has just launched their 4th branch located at Tourist Club area in Abu Dhabi in a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony last December 7, Friday. In attendance were Consul Rowena Pangilinan-Daquipil, Off the Hook Managing Director Rolly Brucales, together with Off...

Are you ready for du Tough Mudder?

du Tough Mudder, the world-renowned obstacle course challenge will return to Hamdan Sports Complex for its third consecutive year this weekend and with new challenges designed to test your limits, along with signature returning obstacles, it promises to be a...

Bayanihan 2018 update: Preparations go full swing

DUBAI: The Bayanihan 2018 Organizing committees have been busy and in full swing even if there was a long weekend holiday in the UAE as preparations are now being made to ensure that the event would be a huge success. A press conference attended by UAE-based Filipino...

du Tough Mudder 2018 ends on a high

A new generation of Middle Eastern ‘Legionnaires’ were created this weekend as ’Mudder Nation’ came together as a team to conquer their fears and complete the latest edition of du Tough Mudder in Dubai. Over 6,500 visitors came together at the event that took place at...

DXB Titans clinch United OFWBL Winter League title

The recent championship match between DXB Titans and Banayad Boys was anything but boring with the scores tying at 27 on half time and the game ending at 56-47 to the Titans’ favor. In fact, every minute counted as one team’s error was another’s field goal but the...

Ateneo beats UP to win UAAP men’s basketball finals

The Ateneo Blue Eagles on Wednesday, December 5, defeated the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons to clinch their second consecutive title in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball. The Blue Eagles came out on top of...

Ateneo downs UP to take Game 1 of UAAP men’s basketball finals

The Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles on Saturday, December 1, drew first blood against the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball finals. After a convincing performance...

UP alumni in the UAE ecstatic about Maroons’ victory

DUBAI: From 0-14 a few seasons back to a formidable team in the championships fighting against powerhouse Ateneo Blue Eagles, the University of the Philippines’ Fighting Maroons appear all set to reclaim its place in history where, 32 years ago, it had its first taste...

Azkals set eyes on AFC 2019, finetune plans

After securing a spot in the 2018 Suzuki Cup semifinals following a recent 0-0 draw against Indonesia, at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, the Philippine Men's National Football team has set its sights on the upcoming AFC 2019. The Azkals will be at the AFC...

ADFIVA hosts one-day Chairman’s Cup

The Abu Dhabi Filipino Volleyball Association recently held its 3rd season of their Chairman’s Cup at Emirates Heritage Club in Abu Dhabi last November 23. In attendance was Vice Consul Anna Guerra, Bayanihan Chairman Elmer Casao, together with community leaders and...

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