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UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

(WAM) -- Sunday, the 24th of May, will be the first day of Shawwal 1441 H, marking the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, announced the Moon-sighting Committee in a statement issued after its meeting tonight at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al...

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

All systems go for PH National ID launch in September

by | EDITOR’S CHOICE, TOP STORIES

Mar. 13, 19 | 7:54 am

It’s all systems go for the implementation of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys), House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo announced, saying that the initial batch of six million individuals has been set in September this year.

Arroyo also said that the Philippine Statistics Authority expects to issue about 100 million PhilSys ID to registered Filipino citizens and resident aliens by 2022.

Lourdines dela Cruz, PSA deputy national statistician, earlier said that plan to cover with single identification system all Filipinos and foreign workers residing in the Philippines, as long as they are at least five years old.

The PSA is targeting to make the PhilSys ID available first to persons with disabilities, indigents, and government workers in several key areas nationwide.

PhilSys ID would include biometrics (thumbprint, iris and face scanning), full name, sex, date of birth, place of birth, blood type, address, and if one is a Filipino or a resident alien.

Meanwhile, information about a person’s mobile number, marital status, and online information would be made optional.

The PhilSys ID, which includes a person’s permanent identification number, is free of charge.

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UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

(WAM) -- Sunday, the 24th of May, will be the first day of Shawwal 1441 H, marking the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, announced the Moon-sighting Committee in a statement issued after its meeting tonight at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al...

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

An aircraft from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 99 passengers and eight crew members crashed at a residential area in Karachi on Friday, May 22. Pakistan immediately mobilized paramilitary troops and civil administration authorities to aid and rescue...

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