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World’s longest passenger flight arrives in Sydney, Australia

Qantas flight QF7879 managed to finish what is dubbed as the world’s longest non-stop passenger flight in Sydney on Sunday. The flight arrived in Australia over 19 hours in the air. Qantas flight QF7879 took 19 hours and 16 minutes to fly from New York to Sydney. This...

12-year-old boy suspended after hugging female teacher

A 12-year-old boy has been suspended from school after he hugged his female gym teacher. In a news report by Telegram, the boy was playing dodgeball with his friends in Massachusetts in the United States when the teacher gave him a timeout. The boy then hugged his...

Abu Dhabi: Toll fines to be reduced by 25 percent

The Transportation Department in Abu Dhabi will be implementing a 25 percent discount on fines incured at toll gates. His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Department of Transportation, has ordered that a motorist will only pay 75...

Usec Manalo on Yasay’s CA rejection: ‘Ganun ang buhay’

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Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Policy Enrique Manalo said it was unfortunate acting Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr. – who had been President Duterte’s college dorm buddy – was rejected by the Senate Commission on Appointments.

“He was secretary of Foreign Affairs. Unfortunately, he was not confirmed. We have to live with that. He laid the ground work for some of our work today. But we have to go on,” Manalo told The Filipino Times.

“The DFA continues to perform his work even after he’s gone. We like to maintain the services and functions of the department. It was just unfortunate it happened, pero ganun ang buhay,” added Manalo, who assumed post as acting DFA secretary following Yasay’s rejection in March.
In his acting capacity, Yasay met with counterpart officials in the UAE government to explore areas of bilateral agreements in time for Duterte’s visit, which, by itself, has been postponed at least four times.

“We will continue work on that. Kung saka-sakaling magkaruon ng visit dito ang pangulo, we will have a number of bilateral agreement with the UAE, hopefully in the political and economic areas as well as sa labor,” Manalo said.

Duterte appointed Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano on May 10. The CA confirmed him a week after.

World’s longest passenger flight arrives in Sydney, Australia

Qantas flight QF7879 managed to finish what is dubbed as the world’s longest non-stop passenger flight in Sydney on Sunday. The flight arrived in Australia over 19 hours in the air. Qantas flight QF7879 took 19 hours and 16 minutes to fly from New York to Sydney. This...

12-year-old boy suspended after hugging female teacher

A 12-year-old boy has been suspended from school after he hugged his female gym teacher. In a news report by Telegram, the boy was playing dodgeball with his friends in Massachusetts in the United States when the teacher gave him a timeout. The boy then hugged his...

Abu Dhabi: Toll fines to be reduced by 25 percent

The Transportation Department in Abu Dhabi will be implementing a 25 percent discount on fines incured at toll gates. His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Department of Transportation, has ordered that a motorist will only pay 75...

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Meet the Filipinos who are part of the Expo 2020 team

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid reveals Emirati astronaut’s next mission

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12-year-old boy suspended after hugging female teacher

A 12-year-old boy has been suspended from school after he hugged his female gym teacher. In a news report by Telegram, the boy was playing dodgeball with his friends in Massachusetts in the United States when the teacher gave him a timeout. The boy then hugged his...

Bahrain’s cultural diplomacy hailed

With its various distinctions in cultural diplomacy, Bahrain affirms to prioritize the advancement of cultural peacekeeping as well as promote the civilized face of the Kingdom. In a report by Bahrain News Agency, Foreign Affairs Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al...

Shari’a seminar conducted for OFWs in Saudi Arabia

The Philippine Embassy in Saudi Arabia on October 18 held a seminar about the Shari’a law to help Filipinos based in the Kingdom be familiarized with its rules and regulations. The seminar, conducted on the Embassy grounds at 4 PM, was attended by dozens of Filipino...

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