Thursday, March 21, 2019

BI intercepts 3 underage OFWs at NAIA

BI intercepts 3 underage OFWs at NAIA

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) barred three underage overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from leaving the country. The three Filipina women, who were about to a flight bound for Saudi Arabia, were intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Sunday after...

VP attends Special Olympics World Games 2019

VP attends Special Olympics World Games 2019

WAM: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said that hosting the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 has given the country an opportunity to show the world how it is a model for...

DFA data shows OFW voters double in number

The number of registered Filipino voters overseas for the upcoming polls has increased by more than 100 percent than the figure six years ago. According to the data of Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), 1,822,115 million overseas Filipinos have been registered for...

Pinoys haul 29 medals at Special Olympics World Games

Photo: H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan declaring the games open before being embraced by Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 athlete Ali Saif from Special Olympics UAE. ABU DHABI: The UAE continues to show to the world that the country is a...

Another super tall building to rise in Dubai soon

Dubai is home to some of the world's greatest man-made structures and another sky-high building will soon rise in the city. The said building, which is located in Downtown Dubai, will boast 75 floors that will have 254 hotel rooms, 371 flats, and 321 hotel apartments....

First in UAE history: Two female judges appointed in Judiciary

First in UAE history: Two female judges appointed in Judiciary

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has appointed two female judges at the Federal Judiciary as part of the overall initiative to recognize women’s integral role in the development and progress of the nation. His Highness Sheikh Khalifa issued...

OFWs hail UAE’s ranking as safest country in the world

OFWs hail UAE’s ranking as safest country in the world

Overseas Filipino workers hailed the ranking of the UAE as the safest place in the world, reflecting positive feedback from most residents and expats living and working in the country. In its national agenda index in 2018, Lt General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy...

Is this video the final moments of doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight?

Is this video the final moments of doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight?

A video is making the rounds online purporting to show the final scene onboard the doomed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed near Addis Ababa minutes after its take off. There is a silent panic among the passengers, but their ordeal is amplified by the...

No deportation of OFWs from UAE, says PH labor department

No deportation of OFWs from UAE, says PH labor department

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Wednesday assured that there will be no deportation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), amid the news circulating online that the Middle Eastern country will deport all foreign...

Sunshine Dizon, Timothy Tan accused of mistreating former maid

Actress Sunshine Dizon and her husband Timothy Tan faced accusations from their former maid who said that she was mistreated when she worked for them. The maid who introduced herself as Angela Agullo appeared on the Raffy Tulfo's radio show "Raffy Tulfo in Action" on...

Beckham admits using phone while driving

LONDON, United Kingdom – Former England captain, David Beckham was  charged for using the mobile phone while driving, having admitted to it, police said. A member of the public told police they saw the 43-year-old ex-Manchester United and Real Madrid player on the...

Darna actress Angel Locsin to play as Marvel’s Wave?

Actress Angel Locsin is the first choice to portray Wave, the new Filipina superhero in the  Marvel universe. Leinil Yu, the Filipino artist who co-created and designed the Pinay superhero, already have one lady in mind to play the role of Wave, who has yet to...

Pinoy artistry showcased at Art Dubai’s opening night

Hundreds of party goers became captive audience, mesmerized as they were, by a 45-minute  parade of some 120 OFW volunteers in what was dubbed as "A Walk into the Night," a large scale celebratory procession and a magical play of light and shadow at the Madinat...

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World Balance, Philippines’ iconic footwear brand is now in Dubai

Filipinos and expats in the UAE searching for comfy, stylish and durable shoes to match their active-lifestyle will now enjoy one of the Philippines’ most beloved footwear brands as World Balance launches in Dubai and the UAE, located at Global Feet Store at the 2nd...

Take your taste buds to experience the flavors of Asia at LASA

It’s no secret that Filipinos are quite adventurous when it comes to food – which is why their tastebuds are easily excited with the thought of experiencing new flavors. One of their undeniably favorite servings include the Pan Asian dishes spanning Japanese, Chinese,...

Brgy. Tanod in Cebu graduates cum laude in civil engineering

A civil engineering student who works part-time as a community patroller graduates as cum laude. Janryll Tan, a Cebu resident, has been an inspiration to his classmates and teachers for never neglecting his studies while serving as a peace enforcer in their Barangay...

Savor Sushi straight from Japan’s finest at Sushi Your Way

Sushi has long been a favorite for Filipinos, even if its origins hail all the way from the kitchens of Japan. For those who have actually been to the land of the rising sun, it takes a keen sense of taste to easily discern if the sushi was really made by an authentic...

Palau wins prestigious tourism award

BERLIN: The Republic of Palau, an archipelago of some 500 pristine, unspoiled islands and surrounding water famous for sea adventures, just got another feather in its cap – the prestigious Internationale Tourismus-Börse (ITB) Earth Award given at the recent 2019...

Meet the Pinay named Sharjah

DUBAI: So, there actually is a Filipino named Dubai, whom popular vlogger, Khalid Al Ameri has stumbled across while doing a random interview in a mall. Well, Mr. Dubai Silvino, say hello to Madam Sharjah Besaiso (nee Flores). “Yung tiyahin ng tatay ko na nurse sa Abu...

Happy days for OFW mallers as Deira City Centre gets ‘facelift’

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has embarked on an Dh377 million redevelopment project at its first flagship mixed-use shopping destination, City Centre Deira to elevate the...

First S Hotel officially opens in Dubai

The first S Hotel in the Middle East celebrates its grand opening in Dubai, with VIP guests and media gracing the grand ceremony.  A stylish and elegant retreat for modern travelers, The S Hotel Al Barsha is centrally located at the heart of the new lifestyle hub of...

Plan your outfits ahead of the summer season with Springfield ME

As the UAE still enjoys the chilly winds of the winter-spring season, this is likewise the perfect time to plan and get some shopping done for your outfits for the upcoming summer season. With accessible shops like Springfield ME, it’s now easier to find that outfit...

Pinoys haul 29 medals at Special Olympics World Games

Photo: H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan declaring the games open before being embraced by Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 athlete Ali Saif from Special Olympics UAE. ABU DHABI: The UAE continues to show to the world that the country is a...

Pinoys’ love for basketball knows no boundaries

DUBAI: Basketball, the Philippines’ national pastime has crossed oceans and landed in Dubai where easily eight of 10 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are ito the sport. Weekends are for matches rolled out by dozens of tournament organizations, among them the United...

Warriors gain lost grounds, beat Timberwolves, 117-107

MANILA, Philippines – The San Antonio Spurs, apparently having gotten their act together following an upset loss,  bounced back to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 117-107. Steph Curry put in 36 field goals, including 8 treys, on top of 5 assists and 3 rebounds as the...

Harden leads Rockets to 108-102 victory over Suns

LOS ANGELES: With 41 points, 11 assists, nine rebounds and six steals, James Harden led the Houston Rockets to victory over the Phoenix Suns for the 10th straight game at108-102. “Houston was behind for much of the game and shot poorly from beyond the arc but their...

NLEX beats Blackwater to get closer to playoff bid

MANILA, Philippines – NLEX got closer to the playoff with a 122-101 victory over Blackwater that gave them their second straight win in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. Philip Paniamogan and Poy Erram delivered a fatal one-two punch as and has so...

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