Monday, February 19, 2018

FDA closes down Belo Medical Clinic pharmacy in Muntinlupa

FDA closes down Belo Medical Clinic pharmacy in Muntinlupa

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has closed down a branch of the Belo Medical Clinic pharmacy in Muntinlupa City on Monday. The agency ordered to padlock the pharmacy after they allegedly refused a government inspection and for selling 11 products that are all...

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Another OFW dies of illness due to alleged abuse in Kuwait

Another OFW dies of illness due to alleged abuse in Kuwait

Another overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from Kuwait died last week and her family is seeking justice for her death. Josie Lloren, a domestic helper from Kuwait, returned to the Philippines last January 26, gravely ill which urged her family to rush her to a hospital in...

SAP Go slams Rappler, Inquirer for ‘irresponsible reporting’

SAP Go slams Rappler, Inquirer for ‘irresponsible reporting’

Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go hit the online news outlet Rappler for writing what he called "fake news" about his alleged intervention in the Ph18-billion Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP) of the Philippine Navy. Go slammed Rappler for...

DOLE warns Filipinos against illegal recruiters in Macau

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) issued a warning to Filipino tourists and overseas workers in Macau on illegal recruiters offering jobs in mainland China, following a case of a household service worker defrauded by fellow Filipino. The victim, who...

No work for Filipinos in Russia, OFWs warned

Overseas Filipino workers' rights advocate Toots Ople said on Saturday that there are currently no vacancies for Filipino migrant workers in Russia. After the imposition of the total deployment ban in Kuwait, repatriated OFWs have been looking for alternative...

Senate set to probe abuses on OFWs in Kuwait

The Philippine Senate announced investigation on the abuses against overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in Kuwait, including the case of household service worker Joanna Demafelis, whose body was found in a freezer, on Wednesday, February 21. Senators Manny Pacquiao and...

Int’l manhunt launched vs. prime suspects in Demafelis death

Int’l manhunt launched vs. prime suspects in Demafelis death

The Interpol has launched a manhunt for the prime suspects in the death of a Filipina migrant worker in Kuwait, whose remains arrived in her hometown in Iloilo on Saturday. “Tayo naman ay nag-aantambay, umaasa na magkakaroon ng hustisya dito (We are just waiting,...

Top three predictions for the Year of the Dog

Top three predictions for the Year of the Dog

For overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), this is going to be a good year because as it is about more work, it goes without saying that it is also about making money, the expert said. MANILA: You are reading what the Year of the Dog holds for you. And as tens of thousands...

UAE Good Conduct law: Everything you need to know

UAE Good Conduct law: Everything you need to know

No, before Feb. 4, no. If they (employment visas) are already under process, they will be processed even without it (certificate). DUBAI: A top official of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) has said employment visas already being processed...

Do you need NBI clearance when you change your job in UAE?

Do you need NBI clearance when you change your job in UAE?

Filipinos who have been working in the UAE for less than five years will be required to submit a Good Conduct Certificate should they decide to change jobs and secure a new employment visa. On February 4, the UAE government implemented the 'good conduct and behaviour...

Say 1-4-3 on Valentine’s Day with Cebu Pacific

In this month of romance, let Cebu Pacific bring you to the some of the top island-destinations in the world. The Philippines’ largest carrier has a special treat this Valentine's Day for UAE residents with promotional fares from Dubai to Manila priced at AED143...

Armenia! Armenia! – Top reasons why you should come and visit

YEREVAN: Armenia is fast becoming a favorite travel destination among Filipinos in the UAE, especially those on a visa run, with good reason. This rustic country is rich in history and is relatively cheaper compared to other travel destinations, making it a travel...

Ras Al Khaimah calling!

City life can be gruellingly uncompromising - leaves you bone-tired and weary to the soul. But Ras Al Khaimah, with its great outdoors, beckons for what is a perfect weekend getaway. The emirate has lots of hideaways where you and your friends can enjoy team building....

3 REASONS WHY PEOPLE IN HAPPY RELATIONSHIPS CHEAT

You probably know people whose relationship was almost like a fairy tale. The girl was the damsel in distress who was saved by her mighty prince charming. And just like in the fairy tales, they lived happily ever after. (But that was not the end of the story.) Until...

Singaporean firm to design New Clark City

State-owned Bases Conversion and Development Authority and the Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport and Urban Development or Join teamed up with Surbana Jurong of Singapore to develop New Clark City. Surbana Jurong will help BCDA and Join...

VIDEO: UAE launched world’s largest aerial firework shell

RAS AL KHAIMAH: The UAE launched the world's largest ever pyrotechnics on New Year's Eve which has entered the Guinness World Records for the 'largest aerial firework shell'. The 2,400-pound (1,088kg) firework shell seemed like a huge spectacle of lights that hung in...

4 ways on how to improve your lovelife in 2018

Any relationship is something that is not supposed to be stagnant. It should continuously grow and mature as time passes by. How you were as a couple during your first few months will no longer be the same after 2 years of dating. As you spend time together, a sense...

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Will you marry me? OFW proposes to girlfriend mid-air

A video of an overseas Filipino worker went viral on Valentine's Day showing his marriage proposal to his girlfriend on a plane. Mark Mejorada, an OFW from Vietnam, popped the question to his girlfriend for five years after they boarded a flight headed to Vietnam,...

The legend: Ever wondered how the Chinese Zodiac came about?

Folklore has it that a long, long time ago, the Jade Emperor wanted to have 12 animals to guard the palace. So, he sent an immortal being into the man’s world to tell the animals that whoever comes first to the Emperor will have a better rank in the palace. The next...

3 ways to repel negative energies at home

Here are what the experts say you should do when ushering in the Chinese New Year 1. Cleanse your room or house - This is the most basic rule in shooing away negativities. It is not really necessary to re-arrange pieces of furniture in your home especially if it's...

Prince Abdulaziz bin Bandar Al Saud of Saudi Arabia passes away

The Saudi Royal Court has announced the death of Prince Abdulaziz bin Bandar bin Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The funeral prayer will be performed at Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque in Riyadh after Asr prayer on Thursday, the agency added. Source: WAM...

Say it with song! Harana

“Uso pa ba ang harana?” This is the wondering question raised by Parokya ni Edgar, the first line of their hit song about harana, a Filipino serenade tradition of a young man’s expression of his affection to the lady he desires. Harana became popular in the country...

Love at first “online profile” sight: Is it possible?

Today's social media savvy generation has done away with the "ligawan" and "haranahan" phase that our parents and grandparents used to enjoy. With apps and sites like Facebook, Snapchat, and Tinder - all it takes is a swipe right to get started with a conversation....

Backstreet Boys to stage concert in Dubai for 1 night only

American boyband Backstreet Boys is coming to Dubai to perform for one night only. AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell will be staging a concert as part of the Blended Music Festival on April 20, 2018 in the Dubai Media City...

Martin del Rosario weighs in on Mark Bautista’s revelation

Actor Martin del Rosario aired his opinion about the recent revelation of singer Mark Bautista in his book titled "Beyond the Mark", where the latter reportedly came out as bisexual and claimed that he had an intimate relationship with a certain guy friend before. In...

Angelica Panganiban takes another big jab at ex-boyfriend

The Hugot Queen Angelica Panganiban is back at it again with throwing shades at her ex-boyfriend who still remains unnamed. In an interview with Philstar, the 31-year-old actress said that she is already over her ex-boyfriend, but that did not stop her from spilling...

LOOK: Anne Curtis’ birthday boots costs more than P500K

It's Showtime host Anne Curtis definitely took advantage of her birthday to don an expensive OOTD (outfit of the day). Curtis, who celebrated her 33rd birthday on February 17, posted a photo on her Instagram account wearing a black velvet one-sleeve dress custom-made...

Lauren Young remembers former love team AJ Perez on his birthday

Actress and model Lauren Young paid tribute to her friend and former on-screen partner, the late actor AJ Perez, on his birthday. Lauren posted a short but meaningful message to AJ on her Instagram expressing how much she misses the actor. Happy birthday, AJ! Been...

What’s next for KZ Tandingan in “The Singer 2018”?

There is nothing that’s going to stop KZ Tandingan as she progresses to the next round of "The Singer 2018", a singing competition in China, as a regular contender and people are getting more hyped than ever. The singer, who entered the competition as a challenger,...

LOOK: Robin, Aljur pose for selfie with Kylie

Kylie Padilla posted a photo of her together with his boyfriend Aljur Abrenica and father Robin Padilla on Instagram which spurred reactions from netizens. Goodnight. Xoxo A post shared by kylie nicole (@kylienicolepadilla) on Feb 17, 2018 at 8:19am PST Before she...

61 Filipino Triathletes join 2018 Ironman 70.3 Dubai

Dubai, January 2018 – A total of 61 Filipinos joined the celebrated 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai. According to IRONMAN Head of Communications, Stefan Jaeger, the overall number of athletes participated this year is approximately 2,000. Among them are 60 professional...

2018 DUBAI TOUR ACTION

The Dubai Tour, the city's biggest cycling race, was back from Feb. 6 to 10 for its fifth edition. The race had teams of cyclists from all over the world flocking to Dubai to take part in. Organizers said that in all, there were five days of races covering more than...

Dubai Dolphins bag 2nd championship title in dragon boat race

Dubai Dolphins won the second overall championship at the Dubai Premiere Race Category during the 1st Dar Al Shifaa Hospital Dragon Boat Festival 2018. Although relatively new in the dragon boat scene in the country, Dubai Dolphins bested 40 competitors in the...

Dubai Tour Action

The Dubai Tour, the city's biggest cycling race, is back from Feb. 6 to 10 for its fifth edition. The race will see teams of cyclists from all over the world flocking to Dubai to take part. Organizers said there will be five days of races covering more than 850km all...

PH team all set for 2018 Federation Cup in Bahrain

The Philippine women's tennis team has arrived in Bahrain to compete for the Federation Cup Group 2 on February 6 to 10. The team is being led by 2017 Kuala Lumpur Southeast Asian Games silver medalist Ana Clarice Patrimonio, who debuted in the Fed Cup in 2011, and...

37 Pinoy athletes to join Asian Games test events in Indonesia

The Philippines is sending 37 athletes to the Asian Games test events in Jakarta, Indonesia starting Thursday, February 8. Test events are held by the host country to ensure the smooth conduct of the competition during the tournament proper. Some of these athletes...

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