Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Major UAE road to be closed starting Friday

Major UAE road to be closed starting Friday

A major road in Abu Dhabi will be closed for 28 days starting June 21 to undergo major improvement, according to the Integrated Transport Center of Abu Dhabi (ITC). The ITC said closure starts at 12 midnight on Friday. The ITC advises motorists to abide by the traffic...

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Two arrested for trespassing on private property

Two arrested for trespassing on private property

The Criminal Court of Fujairah heard the case of two men accused of trespassing on a farm owned by an Emirati. It all started when the victim came to check on his farm which contains sheep and chicken, to be surprised when he saw the 2 men trying to enter without any...

Rules on lifetime cellphone number law to take effect, July 2

Rules on lifetime cellphone number law to take effect, July 2

The government has released the implementing rules and regulations for the lifetime cellphone number law. In a statement, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) said telco subscribers can now permanently own their numbers regardless of the telco network....

UAE telecom announces new roaming service

UAE telecom announces new roaming service

United Arab Emirates' Etisalat telecom launches a new roaming service for their subscribers. The service is called 'Roam Like Home' (RLH) where Freedom postpaid subscribers can enjoy local allowances even if they are travelling abroad. Etisalat said customers can...

Summer officially begins in UAE this June 21

The UAE is expected to officially begin its summer season marked by the summer solstice this June 21 at around 7:54 pm. As summer begins in the UAE, temperatures are forecast to be higher by around one to two degrees Celsius across all Emirates. The summer’s solstice...

Pacquiao coming to Dubai

DUBAI: It’s final. Sen. Manny Pacquiao will be in Dubai this September for a fun exhibition game with the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL). This was confirmed to The Filipino Times by MPBL Commissioner Kenneth Duremdes, himself a retired professional...

Smart Radars launched in Sharjah to reduce violations

As part of the Ministry of Interior's strategy to sustain roads safety, Sharjah Police has recently installed new noise control devices to reduce all types of noise produced by vehicles in many residential, industrial and commercial. Lt. Col. Mohammed Abdullah Alai,...

Cleaner kills colleague due to personal issues

The Criminal Court of Sharjah yesterday heard testimonies of witnesses in the case of a cleaner accused of killing her colleague in the apartment by stabbing the victim while drunk, due to some personal issues happened between the two in the dormitory. The first...

The Filipino Times: Through the years

The Filipino Times: Through the years

After over five years since inception, The Filipino Times has, by all indications, made its mark. Mainstream media in the UAE and the Philippines have developed the habit of monitoring TFT for news about Filipinos in the region – big events, elections, town hall...

Kuwaiti police are now on look out for the alleged 'rapist' of a Filipina dosmetic worker who just arrived in the Gulf state on the day the incident happened. The Attorney- General has ordered the filing of charges to the still unidentified suspect and a review of...

Ethel Booba hits Jay Sonza on WPS incident

Comedienne Ethel Booba has chided Jay Sonza on his statement regarding the West Philippine Sea (WPS) incident. Sonza shared several points on his Facebook account which was published on June 14 dissecting and doubting the fishermen’s story on the Red Bank incident...

Frederick Peralta clothes on sale for fund raising

Fashion designer Frederick Peralta suffered stroke last year, but it did not stop him from designing dresses and suits as he undergoes treatment at a nursing home. To help Peralta raise funds for his recovery from stroke, more than 50 dresses and suits he designed are...

Jason Dy of ‘The Voice PH’ finishes college

There’s no stopping Jason James Dy on his way to fulfilling another breakthrough in his musical career. On Tuesday, the singer posted in his social media accounts a photo of him wearing his toga. "Finally," Jason Dy wrote in the caption of his Instagram post,...

NTC bans airing of Shanti Dope’s ‘Amatz’

In what could be a win for the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) is ordering a broadcaster organization to stop airing the song 'Amatz' by Filipino rapper Shanti Dope. The NTC said 'Amatz' violates the...

Eddie Garcia wins 3rd Best Actor award in Gawad Urian

Veteran actor Eddie Garcia, who has remained in coma, today won another Gawad Urian Best Actor award and for the movie 'ML.' Garcia portrayed a military official in the time of martial law with alzheimer's disease in the film together with actor Tony Labrusca. Garcia...

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Renowned artist holds workshop at PCG

Renowned painter and sculptor Manuel Baldemor held an Interactive Painting Workshop at the Philippine Consulate General's Rizal Hall yesterday 18 June 2019. The workshop brought together some 25 painters/artists from Dubai and the Northern Emirates. Consul General...

LOOK: Arnel Pineda wows Dubai crowd with nostalgic hits

Filipino rock music fans of the 70s to date experienced a Flashback Friday of classic hits sung by Arnel Pineda, the current lead singer of Journey in a concert organized by DJMC Events that took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Performing to a crowd of...

Emirates airline commits to reducing single-use plastic on board

(WAM) -- Emirates airline has made a network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics on board its aircraft. As of 1st June, eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced and all Emirates flights will soon be plastic straw-free. The airline has been working on...

The Filipino Times: Through the years

After over five years since inception, The Filipino Times has, by all indications, made its mark. Mainstream media in the UAE and the Philippines have developed the habit of monitoring TFT for news about Filipinos in the region – big events, elections, town hall...

Netizen hospitalized after consuming too much milk tea, spicy food

When dining and eating, most Filipinos are reminded to eat in moderation – especially with the emergency of many eat-all-you-can concepts around town. However, even without the buffet concept, many Filipinos still fall into the trap of overconsumption, that may lead...

Dubai Summer Surprises to start this week

With nearly a week to go until the start of the 22nd edition of Dubai Summer Surprises, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment has announced the highlights of this year’s fun-filled programme. Running from June 21 to August 3, 2019, Dubai Summer Surprises will bring...

Get your free Mini Blizzards at this Dairy Queen branch

Dairy Queen’s newly opened branch at Al Ghurair Centre in Deira is currently giving out free Mini Blizzards or Cheese Burgers for their customers! The promotion, valid exclusively at their Al Ghurair Centre branch until June 30, 2019, gives each customer a choice of...

Vargas quits post as POC boss

Citing “corporate responsibilities and family sentiments” as having played a big role in his decision to do so, Philippine Olympic Committee President Ricky Vargas has called it quits. “After much introspection, I have determined that there would be other sports...

Over 1 million people celebrate Raptors’ victory in Toronto

Over a million people gathered across downtown Toronto on to join a parade held to celebrate the Toronto Raptors clinching their first NBA title. “You think the parade is going to be amazing and you can’t even picture this,” Raptors coach Nick Nurse was quoted by...

Pacquiao coming to Dubai

DUBAI: It’s final. Sen. Manny Pacquiao will be in Dubai this September for a fun exhibition game with the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL). This was confirmed to The Filipino Times by MPBL Commissioner Kenneth Duremdes, himself a retired professional...

Sharapova says she has ‘expectation’ on her return

Maria Sharapova said she has “expectations” for herself when she returns from a five-month injury absence in Mallorca, media reported. The five-time Grand Slam champion has not been swinging the tennis racket since withdrawing from the St Petersburg event in January...

It’s a draw: Ceres, Hanoi FC 1-1

MANILA, Philippines – It’s a 1-1 draw between Ceres Negros FC 1-1 and Hanoi FC in the 2019 AFC Cup Zonal semifinals held at the Pana-ad Park and Stadium in Bacolod. The Busmen are currently at a disadvantage as Hanoi leads on away goals thanks to Pape Omar Faye's 67th...

Soccer’s Messi, sports world’s highest paid

NEW YORK, USA – Forbes has released its annual sporting rich list and guess who’s on top? Move over Floyd Mayweather because Lionel Messi has just dethroned you. According to Forbes, Barcelona and Argentina star Messi raked in $127 million in salary and endorsement...

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