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THE NEW HERO: Filipina in Deira lauded for cooking, distributing free food for OFWs in need

A Filipina expat in Dubai has been earning praises in her neighborhood in Deira after she initiated a food drive for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), wherein she cooks all the meals. Feby Cachero Baguisa-Dela Peña, 34, first got the idea to make free meals for OFWs...
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449 new recoveries in UAE, total now at 17,546

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) reported that 449 patients have already fully recovered from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 17,546. ارتفاع حالات الشفاء في الدولة إلى 17,546، وذلك بعد تسجيل...
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Dubai to reopen mosques soon

UAE's Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department has begun to place circulars listing down new guidelines and preventive measures against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in preparation for its reopening. As of posting time, no specific dates have been...
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Intercity buses in Dubai remain suspended despite office resumptions

Intercity buses in Dubai remain suspended despite office resumptions

Intercity buses in Dubai will remain suspended amid the reopening of many businesses and establishments in the emirate. The website Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority states that the service will be unavailable until further notice. RELATED STORY: RTA renames three...

PH Consulate General in Dubai announces new business hours

PH Consulate General in Dubai announces new business hours

The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai (PCG Dubai) has announced new timings for their consular services and operations. In an advisory on social media, PCG Dubai released the following business hours for their various services: Passport Service Passport...

LOOK: Twin tornadoes sighted in Southern Luzon

LOOK: Twin tornadoes sighted in Southern Luzon

Filipino residents in Southern Luzon were startled with the sight of tornado formations over Laguna de Baé. Muntinlupa City Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Office Head Erwin Alfonso shared an image of a tornado seen over the bay, as netizen RJ Patdu Smith...

DOLE estimates job loss of 1 million OFWs until 2021

DOLE estimates job loss of 1 million OFWs until 2021

The Philippines' Department of Labor and Employment has forecast that around 1,005,031 overseas Filipino workers will lose their jobs as an effect of the impact of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). DOLE International Labor Affairs Bureau (ILAB)...

LOOK: Twin tornadoes sighted in Southern Luzon

Filipino residents in Southern Luzon were startled with the sight of tornado formations over Laguna de Baé. Muntinlupa City Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Office Head Erwin Alfonso shared an image of a tornado seen over the bay, as netizen RJ Patdu Smith...

DOLE estimates job loss of 1 million OFWs until 2021

The Philippines' Department of Labor and Employment has forecast that around 1,005,031 overseas Filipino workers will lose their jobs as an effect of the impact of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). DOLE International Labor Affairs Bureau (ILAB)...

LGUs agree to implement home quarantine for returning OFWs

Local government units in the Philippines have agreed to enforce home isolation for Overseas Filipino Workers returning to their cities instead of isolating them in a facility, according to Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año. In a...

Emirates flight from Manila to Dubai to cost Dh 2159

Filipinos with valid UAE resident visas can soon return to Dubai through Emirates Airline with two flights planned on June 5 and 6. The flight that leaves on June 5 costs $622 (Dhs 2284.57*) while the flight that leaves June 6 costs $588 (Dhs 2159.69*) EK335 departs...

Julia Barretto shares anxiety problems amid COVID-19

Actress Julia Barretto has admitted that she suffered from more anxiety attacks due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.   In an episode of Tim Yap’s Facebook Live program “Tim Yap Live” on May 26, Barretto said that the pandemic took a toll on her mental...

Michael Cinco unveils laboratory gown design for UAE frontliners

World-renowned Filipino fashion designer Michael Cinco has unveiled the laboratory gown he created for the medical health workers in the UAE battling at the front line against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In his Instagram, he revealed his newest design for...

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Dubai-based Filipino resident shows off home garden

A Filipino based in Dubai has shown off his garden in Jebel Ali full of vegetables and crops commonly seen in the Philippines—such as malunggay, sweet potato, melon, and lemongrass (tanglad). Ronnel Reyes, 45, said that he has always been fond of planting ever since...

PH’s mandatory quarantine: How it works

All OFWs planning to fly home to the Philippines are mandated to undergo a mandatory quarantine in accordance with the Philippine government's preventive measures against coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, set by the Inter-Agency Task Force on the management of Emerging...

4 things to consider before flying home to PH

Are you flying home to the Philippines? Make sure you’re informed about the necessary details that entail going home with these steps: Know flight fares Recently, major airlines such as Etihad, Emirates Airline, and Philippine Airlines have resumed select operations...

Returning to office? Check out these 7 steps to prepare yourself

As the UAE reels into the new normal, a lot of businesses and companies are starting to reopen and allow many of their employees to go back to work. However, a lot of us have become so used to telecommuting that adapting to yet another working lifestyle—especially...

Why not Croatia?

Travelers are always looking for new unique places to explore beyond the mainstream destinations. Especially for expats like Filipinos in the UAE, it is becoming a trend to venture into countries that not a lot of people get to discover yet. And being located in the...

Exciting World Food Festival events this weekend across LuLu stores

Filipinos will soon witness a delicious and extravagant food fiesta as LuLu continues its string of events for its World Food Festival across the UAE. Happening this weekend, from February 28 to 29, will be their ‘Pagkaing Pinoy’ which will feature different chefs...

Bicolana’s Aspiring Chef fulfilling her dreams in Canada

Dubai—27-year old Mae, kicked off her 2020 with a whole lot of new beginnings as she started her culinary studies at Fanshawe, School of Tourism, Hospitality, and Culinary Arts in Canada last month. Mae, originally from Ligao, Albay, was working as an Oriental Pastry...

Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed chairs ADSC’s virtual meeting

(WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, ADSC, chaired the first virtual meeting of ADSC's to follow up on progress taking place in Abu Dhabi’s sports sector. H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed also reviewed initiatives launched...

Baniyas Club launches UAE E-Games Challenges and Tournament

Baniyas Sports and Cultural Club has launched ‘UAE E-Games Challenges and Tournament’ remotely in cooperation with ‘GoGamers’, an entity specialising in e-games. The tournament aims to encourage the public, especially families, to stay active, maintain their fitness,...

UAE’s five-day Virtual Cycling Challenge now ongoing

The Dubai Sports Council (DSC) "Virtual Cycling Challenge," that forms part of its "Be Fit, Be Safe" campaign is currently ongoing until Thursday, April 23. The five-day challenge in five stages takes place between 17:00 and 20:00 each day, via Dubai Sports Council’s...

ZHO organises remote sports for People of Determination

The Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination, ZHO, launched a new community service for athletes of its affiliated sports clubs and centres in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Ismail Al Maraziq, Head of Sports Clubs at ZHO, said the ''Sports and Fun for People...

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