Friday, July 20, 2018

PH Embassy and POLO-OWWA hold Post Arrival Orientation Seminar

PH Embassy and POLO-OWWA hold Post Arrival Orientation Seminar

The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi together with the Philippine Overseas Labor Office and the Overseas Workers Welfare Association held the Post Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) at the POLO-OWWA grounds. In attendance were Vice Consul Von Ryan Pangwi, Assistant...

Belt and Road Initiative, not China’s business alone: President Xi

Belt and Road Initiative, not China’s business alone: President Xi

WAM: ABU DHABI, 19th July, 2018 (WAM) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that despite China being the initiator and propeller of the Belt and Road Initiative, however, it is not his country's business alone. "It should also welcome other countries to board...

PH cops say sorry for anti-rape tips. Here’s why

PH cops say sorry for anti-rape tips. Here’s why

After earning the rage of netizens, the Angono Municipal Station issued an apology to the public regarding their anti-rape tips. The cops clarified that they only intend to remind everybody to avoid being a victim of rape. While their apology mentioned that the...

WHO recognizes sex addiction as new mental disorder

WHO recognizes sex addiction as new mental disorder

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared for the first time that excessive sexual activity is considered a mental condition. Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder or CSBD is characterized by strong sexual temptations urging repeated sexual encounters. People with...

DFA issues warning vs sellers of passport appointment slots online

DFA issues warning vs sellers of passport appointment slots online

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday, July 19, issued a warning against sellers of passport appointment dates on social media. DFA issued the warning following reports of social media accounts offering passport applicants passport appointment dates in...

2 new subway systems to be constructed in Makati

In an effort to improve the transport system in the financial city of Makati, two new subways systems will be constructed soon - the Makati Subway and BGC-Makati Skytrain. Makati Mayor Abigail Binay said that Makati Subway will have one station near Metro Manila...

Want to be nurse in Germany? Here’s how

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) announced that Germany is in need of 400 Filipino nurses who can earn as much much as P119,029 (€1,900) as a starting monthly salary under Germany’s Triple Win Project. The salary could go up to Php144,088...

Film director Joyce Bernal to direct SONA for free

Film and television director Joy Bernal is willing not to receive any monetary payment for directing the third State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte. In an interview with CNN Philippines on Wednesday, Bernal said that there has been no contract for...

Good news for OFW parents in UAE

Good news for OFW parents in UAE

During the summer, some OFWs opt to escape the heat to colder countries or go home in the Philippines back to their families. But with the recent announcement from the UAE cabinet, OFWs who long to see their children and young ones may not have to leave the country...

Summer getaways sa UAE na patok sa Pinoy

Summer getaways sa UAE na patok sa Pinoy

DUBAI: As daily average temperatures hover at 45 Celsius, Pinoys in the UAE shift to adventure mode, planning on anything from a weekend cycling run to something a bit more extreme like wadi hiking, even desert camping to get a close-enough feel of how the Bedouins...

Peso-dirham rate headed to Php15

Peso-dirham rate headed to Php15

Investors are pulling out of the Philippines and putting their money in the US, which gives higher interest rate. Consequently, the peso depreciates against the dollar. DUBAI: The peso-dirham exchange rate, which has continuously been moving up since last year and...

Dubai clothing store offers ‘shop-all-you-can’ for only Dh99

A clothing store in BurJuman Mall will be offering a pretty unique sale and it is something that would not burn a hole in your pocket. Ardene at BurJuman will be offering a 'shop-all-you-can' experience for shoppers and it will only cost Dh99. But there’s a catch. The...

Dinner + karaoke = perfect!

Come one, come all mga ka-TFT sa pinakahihintay na sing-along ng bayan: ang Kabayan Dinner Buffet Theme Night + Karaoke. Enjoy ka na sa food, enjoy ka pa sa ambiance. Higit sa lahat enjoy ka rin sa mga awitan. Taob ang mga singing kusineros dito, pagkat habang...

Get your visa change to 10 new destinations for free!

If you’re wondering how to get a UAE visa change like you’re going for a vacation, then here’s all you need to know about it. Earlier this week, Tabeer Tourism has announced new destinations for visa change passengers. Visa changes are a quick solution for visitors to...

Cebu Pacific and Tabléa Chocolate celebrate World Chocolate Day

Cebu, July 5, 2018 | Leading Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific has teamed up with Cebu-based Tabléa Chocolate to bring cheer to most delicious day of the year. To mark World Chocolate Day on July 7, all passengers on Cebu Pacific international flights out of Cebu on...

Shakey’s Pizza is now open in Dubai!

OFWs who lived in the 80s-90s era back in the Philippines will definitely relish in their memories of enjoying their pizza at the very iconic Shakey’s Pizza Parlor. Fast forward to the present, Shakey’s is now enjoying huge success with over 226 stores with the next...

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Top 5 must-see places for first-time visitors in Taiwan

Before you swoon over the latest heartthrob that is Dao Ming Xi, take a trip down the memory lane as we unravel the best of Taiwan, home of the popular series, Meteor Garden. 1. Relive your meteor garden days at Ying-de Academy Only Meteor Garden fan will understand.....

What to expect in Dubai Chinatown

Dubai is getting the region’s biggest Chinatown, the biggest shopping complex which will occupy the center of the real estate developer Emaar’s mega-project, Dubai Creek Harbor. Here is the list of what’s new in the Chinese community center. 1. Marina Positioned at...

REVEALED: Most popular UAE attractions for Pinoy travelers

With the recent UAE Cabinet decision to exempt children under 18 years of age from paying visa fee from July 15 to September 15 of each year, the country's popularity as a go-to haven for shopping and holiday break of choice for Filipinos is expected to see a huge...

OFWs on annual leave vow to use hard earned money wisely

DUBAI: From a road trip to Ilocandia to a holiday in the Visayas or down south in Davao’s Mt. Apo, it’s sky’s the limit – if you will – for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) going on their annual leave in the coming weeks. In fact, it’s that clichéd bucket list trip to...

Director reveals Willie Revillame’s intent to enter politics

TV host Willie Revillame might be another celebrity who will try venturing into politics. It can be recalled that speculations about Revillame running for a political position in 2019 sparked after he was seen having a "serious conversation" with President Rodrigo...

Celine Dion can’t wait to meet Filipino fans

Canadian diva Celine Dion has arrived in the Philippines earlier today at around 1:00 AM PHT for her two-night concert in the country which will be held on July 19 and 20 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Dion previously uploaded a photo on her Instagram account saying that...

LOOK: Sharon Cuneta, KC Concepcion reunite amid rumored rift

Sharon Cuneta and her daughter KC Concepcion posted photos on their respective Instagram accounts amid the issue that their relationship has hit a rough patch lately. It can be recalled that Cuneta revealed through a previous Instagram post last May that something has...

Did Kris Aquino publicly humiliate her makeup artist, PA?

A certain netizen who uses the Instagram handle @leecoj888888 accused Kris Aquino of humiliating her makeup artist RB Chanco and personal assistant Jack Salvador publicly. The netizen said Aquino made fun of her Chanco's teeth and no-makeup look and that the Queen of...

Lotlot de Leon to marry foreigner boyfriend

Wedding bells are ringing for veteran actress Lotlot de Leon as she said yes to the marriage proposal of her long-time Lebanese boyfriend Fadi El Soury. El Soury popped the question to de Leon through a romantic dinner last July 15 at the Nature Wellness Village in...

France nat’l football team’s goalkeeper has Filipino roots

Goalkeeper Alphonse Areola hoisted the World Cup trophy after Paris Saint-Germain defeated Croatia, 4-2 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals in Russia. But did you know that Areola has Filipino roots? The goalkeeper has Filipino parents but he was born and raised in...

NBA star Stephen Curry to visit PH for 2nd time

Filipino basketball fans will be in for a treat as NBA star Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors is set to return to the Philippines in September. The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player will be coming to Manila for the second time as part of his Asian tour with...

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