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Manager to spend 3 months in jail for groping Asian cleaner

The Egyptian manager who groped a Filipina in Dubai lost his appeal on the case will be spending three months in jail for the crime. The Appeal Court on Sunday, December 9, confirmed the three-month jail sentence given towards the Egyptian manager after the court...

United Filipino Optometrists hold General Assembly

The United Filipino Optometrists held their General Assembly at the Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi last December 6. Over 80 of the UAE’s Filipino optometrists attended the event themed Optometry Management and its Clinical Challenges. The assembly was held in cooperation...

APO holds 93rd International Anniversary

Alpha Phi Omega – Abu Dhabi Alumni Association (APO-ADAA) recently held their 93rd Anniversary Banquet with over 50 members and guests in attendance at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Abu Dhabi last December 7. Themed, “Converging the strands of Leadership, Friendship and...

50 injured at free Coca-Cola concert in Pasay City

Fifty people were rescued after being injured in a free concert on Friday that was called off as bottles were hurled in the middle of the crowd. Fearing for a would-be stampede, the authorities requested the organizers to call off the event which was estimated to be...

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UAE is the second largest remittance market in GCC after KSA where Indians, Pakistanis, Filipinos, Egyptians, Americans, British and Bangladeshi expatriate remit money to their home country. Remittances by UAE expatriates have risen 17% in the first quarter of this year, according to state-run news agency WAM.

Remittance is vital, especially in a country like the UAE where the majority of the people residing are expats that send money back home. Furthermore, RAKBANK’s customer base are as diverse as the population here in the UAE, and to cater to them the Bank offers a more wholesome banking experience through its effective global award-winning remittance service, RAKMoneyTransfer (RMT).

RAKMoneyTransfer offers customers access to features such as real time transfers, competitive exchange rates, and 24-hour access to the RMT services without any cut-off time. The beneficiary based in the Philippines can instantly collect the money from any of the 1800 Cebuana Lhuillier branches with no deduction charges on the amount received as cash. Similarly, customers can also send money by directly crediting the amount to the beneficiary’s account for a minimum charge as low as AED 21.

Likewise, it is important to highlight features where the Bank’s customers have the flexibility to send money through to the Philippines via their RAKBANK Credit Cards. Thus offering benefits such as no hidden fees, competitive exchange rates, no cash advance fees limit charged for sending money abroad, and lastly customers can benefit from an interest free period of up to 55 days.

The Bank’s RMT service offers customers a secure, convenient, and cost-effective money remittance solution that can be completed at just the click of a button using RAKBANK’s Digital Banking platform and through all of the Bank’s branches. RMT is designed to enable everyday money transfer needs of customers when remitting money abroad.

Once customers use RAKBANK’s RMT services they will never go back to the old ways, it is simply better!

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Mga murang panregalo ngayong kapaskuhan

Mga murang panregalo ngayong kapaskuhan

DUBAI: The Christmas season for Filipinos nears its most festive celebrations! A few days more and all Filipinos, from the Philippines and all over the world, will be enjoying the most wonderful time of the year together with their families, friends, co-workers,...

Php4.2-billion China-funded bridge in Manila OK’d

Php4.2-billion China-funded bridge in Manila OK’d

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced on Tuesday, Dec. 4, that the construction of the Binondo-Intramuros Friendship Bridge will push through and promised to ensure that the China-funded bridge would not affect Manila’s heritage sites. In a...

Speed limit increased in parts of Abu Dhabi

Speed limit increased in parts of Abu Dhabi

Speed limit increase, now at 140kmph, has been implemented on Sunday, December 2, in several roads in Abu Dhabi. Authorities implemented the new speed limit following the results of various studies regarding causes of accidents in the UAE. Among the roads where the...

Off The Hook opens 4th branch in Abu Dhabi

Off the Hook has just launched their 4th branch located at Tourist Club area in Abu Dhabi in a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony last December 7, Friday. In attendance were Consul Rowena Pangilinan-Daquipil, Off the Hook Managing Director Rolly Brucales, together with Off...

United Filipino Optometrists hold General Assembly

The United Filipino Optometrists held their General Assembly at the Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi last December 6. Over 80 of the UAE’s Filipino optometrists attended the event themed Optometry Management and its Clinical Challenges. The assembly was held in cooperation...

APO holds 93rd International Anniversary

Alpha Phi Omega – Abu Dhabi Alumni Association (APO-ADAA) recently held their 93rd Anniversary Banquet with over 50 members and guests in attendance at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Abu Dhabi last December 7. Themed, “Converging the strands of Leadership, Friendship and...

50 injured at free Coca-Cola concert in Pasay City

Fifty people were rescued after being injured in a free concert on Friday that was called off as bottles were hurled in the middle of the crowd. Fearing for a would-be stampede, the authorities requested the organizers to call off the event which was estimated to be...

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