Sunday, February 17, 2019

Locals starting to have preference for Pinoy foods

Locals starting to have preference for Pinoy foods

Photo:Trade and Industry Undersecretary Abdulgani M. Macatoman is flanked by Commercial Attaché Charmaine Mignon S. Yalong and Allan Bautista, chairman of the League of Freight Forwarders and and LBC regional senior sales and marketing manager. DUBAI: More and more...

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Blazing fast 5G internet speeds to be implemented in UAE this 2019

Blazing fast 5G internet speeds to be implemented in UAE this 2019

Filipinos know for a fact that the UAE’s internet speeds are no match for the services available back home – and the services are just about to get better as both du and Etisalat subscribers will soon roll out their 5G service. The UAE’s biggest telecom providers are...

Airfare in PH to become cheaper in March-April

Airfare in PH to become cheaper in March-April

Airline passengers in the Philippines will pay lower airfares starting March 2019 as jet fuel price continue to decline, according to the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). With the looming decline in the prices of jet fuel, airline companies will be required to lower...

‘World’s biggest airport’ in Bulacan eyed to open in 2022

‘World’s biggest airport’ in Bulacan eyed to open in 2022

The new international airport in Bulacan, which is dubbed as the ‘biggest airport in the world, is expected to open in 2022 if the construction will begin this year. Transportation Undersecretary Ruben Reinoso said that the first phase of the construction, which...

Payless to Liquidate U.S. Stores, wind down online operations

Payless to Liquidate U.S. Stores, wind down online operations

Payless Inc. is liquidating its U.S. and Puerto Rico stores and shutting down its online operations as the upheaval in the retail industry claims its latest victim. The discount shoe chain is starting liquidation sales on Feb. 17, and expects the stores to remain open...

E-cigarettes to undergo new nicotine standards following ESMA approval

E-cigarettes to undergo new nicotine standards following ESMA approval

The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) has recently set and approved new standards for electronic cigarettes in the UAE particularly on the nicotine components. The new measures set by ESMA are part of the UAE government’s initiative to reduce...

Duterte signs SSS Law, OFWs to get mandatory SSS coverage

OFWs around the world will soon be mandated by law to get SSS Coverage after Executive Secretrary Salvador Medialdea confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte recently signed the bill that was proposed to repeal the Social Security Law. The law, which will soon be...

Lawmaker in Slovenia quits over sandwich he stole

DUBAI: A Slovenian lawmaker made international news lately for walking out of a supermarket with a sandwich he did not pay for because, he said, the store’s staff kept ignoring him. Darij Krajcic, a member of parliament for the Marjan Sarec List (LMS) party — the...

Abused OFW in Saudi seek help to go home

An overseas Filipino worker in Saudi Arabia is crying for help after repeatedly experiencing maltreatment from her employer and agent in the said Gulf country. The 38-year-old domestic helper, identity withheld, started working in Saudi Arabia in 2017, reported GMA...

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)...

WATCH: Pierce Brosnan visits Louvre Abu Dhabi

Pierce Brosnan, an international actor widely known for his portrayal of James Bond, was recently seen visiting the Louvre Abu Dhabi yesterday, February 16. In the short video, the Irish actor was checking out a painting at one of the halls within the world-renowned...

New Hollywood movie starring Pierce Brosnan to be shot in Abu Dhabi

Irish actor Pierce Brosnan, known for being one of the actors to portray James Bond, is expected to come to the UAE next week to film his new movie "The Misfits". The European Film Market announced on Tuesday that "The Misfits" will be starting to shoot some scenes on...

Former child star Nash Aguas opens chicken inasal restaurant

Former child actor Nash Aguas might only be 20 years old, but he is already on his way to becoming a successful restaurateur. Aguas recently opened a new chicken inasal restaurant which he called Grillest. In an interview with ABS-CBN Lifestyle, the young actor said...

WATCH: Kelsey Merritt gets int’l fashion magazine feature anew

Model Kelsey Merritt made history as the first-ever Filipina to walk down the runway of Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and, since then, she has been getting international attention. Harper's Bazaar, one of the biggest fashion magazines in the world, featured Merritt...

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We all dream of finding true love, one that can stand the test of time. However, overseas Filipino workers sometimes have to exert extra efforts to make their relationship work. While some are lucky to be in a foreign country with their loved ones, most deal with the...

Pinoys come up with creative ‘bouquets’ for Valentine’s Day

When the world visualizes the ideal Valentine’s Day, it almost always consists of the combination of a lovely bouquet of flowers, box of chocolates, as well as a candlelit romantic dinner. However, for Filipinos especially for OFWs, there are much more important...

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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