Friday, May 25, 2018

Slain OFW in Batangas | Here’s what we know so far

Slain OFW in Batangas | Here’s what we know so far

Here's what we know so far on the Filipina nurse and her alleged boyfriend, accused of killing of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Lipa City, Batangas province on the day of his arrival. The Calabarzon Police announced their arrest on Tuesday. The victim, Danilo...

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Saudi to gradually replace Riyal notes with coins

Saudi to gradually replace Riyal notes with coins

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) announced the gradual replacement of Riyal notes with coins in the country. The agency said that they will be slowly withdrawing Riyal notes until they are no longer in circulation. Authorities at SAMA said the move will be done...

MH17 downed by Russian military missile—probers

MH17 downed by Russian military missile—probers

Investigators revealed results of their probe on the missile which shot down the MH17 plane on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 passengers and crew. They disclosed Thursday that the missile traveled from a Russian military brigade. The Joint Investigation Team "has come...

Household worker scalded by employer

Household worker scalded by employer

ABU DHABI| A mother of three scalded her maid by pouring hot water on her face for failing to take good care of her children. She denied the accusations, but medical reports presented before the court showed that the maid suffered physical abuse. She suffered major...

IKEA to sell products at low price for PH customers

Swedish furniture company IKEA promised to sell its products at a low price to attract more Filipino consumers. IKEA market development manager Georg Platzer said the price of the items that will be sold in their first store in the Philippines will be "so low that as...

PH-Kuwait labor row is now a thing of the past

The labor row between the Philippines and Kuwait is now a thing of the past, Presidential adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers and Muslim Concerns and Special Envoy to Kuwait Abdullah Mama-o said. “The two countries actually had forgotten everything. What happened in...

PH drops 9 places in world competitiveness report

The Philippines dropped nine places in the 2018 World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) ranking published by the International Institute of Management Development (IMD). The Philippines ranked 50th in the list this year, a drop from last year’s rank of 41. This was...

Sotto ready to be replaced anytime as Senate President

Newly-elected Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III said he is ready to leave his post as head of Upper Chamber if majority of the senators want him ousted. Less than a week into his position as Senate President, Sotto said he trusts the decision of the members of...

TESDA mounts OFW desks in int’l airports

TESDA mounts OFW desks in int’l airports

In a bid to better inform overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) of the free technical vocational (tech-voc) courses they can get free, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has set up desks at the country's international airports, including the...

Du30’s projects pushing  land values up

Du30’s projects pushing land values up

This high demand will keep pushing up property values. This is why now is the right time to invest in the Philippines so OFWs can enjoy the huge potential returns of property investment. DUBAI: With the Duterte administration’s “Golden Age of Infrastructure” well...

Filipino ‘VIP waiter’ remembers the late Sheikh Zayed

Filipino ‘VIP waiter’ remembers the late Sheikh Zayed

‘I was instructed to go inside the rest house and was totally surprised to see the late president, His Highness Sheikh Zayed, alone and having an afternoon snack. I came to know that I was there just to serve him.’ (Ed. Note: The Filipino Times will be publishing a...

MGA BAGONG JOLLIBEE MAGBUBUKAS!

Jollibee sa Al Ain, Al Wahda Mall sa Abu Dhabi at City Center Deira coming soon, ayon kay Ellen M. Leyco, quality manager ng Jollibee. Samantala, kinalooban ng certification ng Prime Certification and Inspection ang Jollibee BurJuman kahapon bilang patunay na pasado...

Passion for fashion: An OFW stylist’s journey to success

Making it big overseas is a feat. Not everyone has the guts and the right attitude to hurdle all the challenges that come with success. But with the right attitude and perspective, it is always possible. One Filipino is now living his dream: being a fashion stylist in...

3-day mega sale awaits shoppers in Dubai this weekend

A three-day mega sale awaits residents this weekend in Dubai. The Super Sale Weekend, happening this weekend, May 10-12, will feature 300 brands across more than 1,000 outlets, all coming together to offer discounts ranging from 25% to 90% on beauty, fashion, and...

Fair to partly cloudy weather in UAE today

Weather in the UAE today, May 6, is anticipated to be fair to partly cloudy and hazy at times, the National Center of Meteorology said. In a Twitter post, the weather bureau said temperature in the country is also seen to slightly increase. Moderate winds are expected...

Al Futtaim Watches and Jewellery holds 3-day seasonal clearance sale

Al Futtaim Watches and Jewellery will have a sale on April 26 to 28 – seasonal clearance on selected items – at The Watch House Bawadi Mall, Al Ain branch. There will be mega offers of up to 50% off on selected items. Al Futtaim Watches and Jewellery has in its stock,...

LOCKETS OF LOVE

BEAUTIFULLY COMPLEMENTING THE PANDORA FLOATING LOCKET COLLECTION, PANDORA LAUNCHES A NEW CUSTOMISABLE DANGLE AND PANDORA ROSE FLOATING LOCKET JUST IN TIME FOR THE NEW SEASON. The meticulously crafted PANDORA Floating Locket designs – a dangle and pendant in PANDORA...

Gerry’s Grill: An OFW’s haven for grilled Filipino food

In the Philippines, when an occasion calls for a celebration – one of the go-to places is Gerry’s Grill, which has long been known to be a place where Pinoys hang out to enjoy memorable moments. And now, OFWs in the UAE as well as people of other nationalities can now...

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Royal wedding souvenirs now sold online for P145,000

It is a tradition for couples to give away souvenirs or commemorative gifts to their wedding guests, and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were no different. The couple invited 1,200 guests to witness their wedding live outside St. George Chapel in Windsor Castle. They...

READ: Get to know the Justices who voted for Sereno’s ouster

The Supreme Court (SC), the highest court in the Philippines, recently made waves with its decision to oust Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, a move considered to be unprecedented and historic. The SC en banc voted 8-6 in favor of the quo warranto petition that...

LOOK: The price of this pair of ‘jeans’ will shock you

There is no denying that denim with cut-outs is one of the hottest trends in streetwear fashion, and there is no questioning why. It is comfortable, simple, and you can mix and match it with other pieces of clothing. However, CARMAR Denim, a Los Angeles-based denim...

Filipino stars under 25 who already have their own houses

We have all conjured our dream houses in our minds, with everything planned down to the smallest detail --what materials to be used and maybe even the color of its walls. For many, it is not just about having your own space; putting up your dream house speaks more...

Solenn Heussaff to netizen: I’m Filipino by blood and by heart

Model and actress Solenn Heussaff was quick to respond to a netizen who questioned accused her of not being a true Filipino. Twitter user Pepe Alas first shared Heussaff's statement from an interview where she said that she is still a Filipino despite having a mix of...

Where is PBB’s Kit Thompson now?

Kit Thompson was only 15 years old when he dared to enter the world of showbusiness by joining the fourth installment of Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition. Despite his relatively short stint in the house, only staying there for 49 days, Thompson made a lasting impact...

Cristine Reyes walks out when asked about husband Ali Khatibi

Filipino actress Cristine Reyes avoided an interview and walked away from reporters after she was asked about the state of her relationship with husband Ali Khatibi. Reyes made her first public appearance after the rumors of her separation erupted during the 49th...

LOOK: Sharon Cuneta announces new movie project

Megastar Sharon Cuneta took to Instagram to happily announce that she is set to work with Star Cinema for another movie. A grateful Cuneta wrote on her Instagram, "In Star Cinema now, being presented my brand new movie! Yippee! So very happy! Thank You, Jesus!" In...

FIFA World Cup match schedules in UAE

Football fans in the UAE are now on their toes in anticipation of the upcoming FIFA World Cup which will be held in Russia from June to July. While some have already booked their flights to Russia to attend the sports event, others have decided to stay in the UAE and...

Here’s where you can watch FIFA World Cup games in UAE

The 21st installment of the FIFA World Cup, one of the biggest and most anticipated events in sports, is set to begin next month and as early as now, fans are clamoring over it. Thousands of fans are anxious to see the sports action between 32 competing football teams...

Young Filipina skater bags gold at Skate Emirates 2018

Photo: Character Dramatic Spotlight as Ballerina “FS2 Gold Medal” Skate Emirates 2018. Dress by Filipino fashion designer Carla Fuentes. ABI DHABI: Eight-year-old Filipina Megan Orcilla made her country proud by bringing home two medals at the Skate Emirates 2018 held...

ASG barely makes it vs Destroyers, 71-69

In what was a nail-biter of a game at the season 2 of Ligang Labas Jazzville League, the Destroyers got the upper hand during the opening minutes of the first quarter, leading by 10 points by employing air-tight defense and entrapment that made it awfully hard for...

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ASG Uragon wagi laban sa Destroyers by two points sa isang sagupaan kamakailan sa season 2 ng Ligang Labas Jazzville. Matibay sana depensa ng Destroyers sa unang bugso ng first quarter pero nakalusot at di na nagpatumpik-tumpik pa ang mga Uragons hanggang sa fourth...

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