Monday, November 19, 2018

Oct 15 18, 3:37 pm

15 of 21 Filipino seafarers stranded in India back in PH

The first batch of Filipino seafarers who were abandoned by their Greek employer and stranded for three months in a port in southeastern India arrived in the Philippines. In a statement released by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), 15 of the 21 seafarers...

Coco Martin thanks Joey De Leon for helping him back then

by | Entertainment

Before he became one of the biggest names in the show business, Coco Martin had his fair share of struggles in making it to the industry.

Recently, he thanked “Eat Bulaga” host Joey de Leon for being one of the persons who helped him get to where he is now.

Last Sunday, October 14, de Leon decided to post a video on Instagram in celebration of his 72nd birthday.

Many netizens greeted the veteran comedian and TV host for his birthday, one of which is Martin who took a trip down memory lane and recalled how de Leon helped him when he was still a newbie in showbiz.

“Hindi ko po alam kung natatandaan niyo po ako pero isa ako sa mga taong natulungan niyo nung nag-uumpisa pa lang ako sa show ninyo sa channel sa TV5 sa ‘Teka Mona’,” Martin wrote.

‘Teka Mona’ is a now-defunct comedy skit show aired on TV5 from 2006 to 2007.

Martin said that he would like to meet de Leon one day to thank him personally. “Sana isang araw magkita po tayo ng personal para makapag pasalamat po ulit ako sa personal. Happy birthday po ulit, Tito Joey. Idolo po kita!” the “Ang Probindyano” star added.

De Leon replied to Martin’s message and birthday greeting by saying, “Salamat! I’m proud of you! Stay humble”.

Jobs

Editors Choice

DOLE intensifies drive to fight illegal recruitment of OFWs

DOLE intensifies drive to fight illegal recruitment of OFWs

The Department of Labor and Employment is intensifying its fight to curb illegal recruitment and human trafficking in all fronts, locally or overseas, to further safeguard the welfare of the Filipino workers from unscrupulous recruiters and syndicates. In an...

Saan aabot ang Dh100 mo?

Saan aabot ang Dh100 mo?

DUBAI: Finally, the festive season has arrived, and with it, plans by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) on how to spend this much-awaited part of the year. Some will be going home for Christmas. Others will try Yerevan in Armenia or Tbilisi in Georgia. Still others...

Plane makes emergency landing in UAE after kid dies on flight

Plane makes emergency landing in UAE after kid dies on flight

A four-year-old boy died mid-air to India forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing in Abu Dhabi on Monday, November 12. The boy, together with his family, were on their way home to India onboard an Oman Airways flight after performing Umrah in Saudi Arabia....

Former ‘Iskolar ng Bayan’ now a millionaire at 26

Former ‘Iskolar ng Bayan’ now a millionaire at 26

Not everyone is born with a silver spoon in his mouth. Same is true for Jhay-R, who came from a poor family. But only years after graduating from college, he is now a millionaire at the young age of 26. Jhay-R Reyes originally shared his success story in a now viral...

15 of 21 Filipino seafarers stranded in India back in PH

The first batch of Filipino seafarers who were abandoned by their Greek employer and stranded for three months in a port in southeastern India arrived in the Philippines. In a statement released by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), 15 of the 21 seafarers...

Here’s why pre-selling homes are a good investment

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are often at a lost on whether to invest their in pre-selling properties. It is difficult to choose what kind of property is worth our hard-earned money. For yuppies, condo units are the most ideal because of accessibility; for...

LOOK: New heart-shaped man-made lake in Dubai

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, shared a photo of a new man-made lake in Dubai that looks like two intertwining hearts. On Instagram, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan shared a photo of the majestic lakes, also called Love Lakes,...

Recent posts

We listed over 1,000,000 jobs from United Arab Emirates monthly.

Accomodation option available in the market.

Latest News
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and never miss a thing. No spam. Only hand-picked trending news.

THE FILIPINO TIMES is the biggest and most trusted Filipino newspaper in the UAE.

It has a print run of 60,000 copies and 250,000 readership per week; bolstered by 1 million visitors to its website every month. It also has an e-newsletter sent to its 250,000 subscribers every day.

The Filipino Times is FREE and has the widest targeted circulation across the 7 emirates of the UAE.

With more than 2,500 strategic distribution spots, TFT is available where the Filipinos are - at Smart Bus Shelters, Metro Stations, restaurants, supermarkets, schools, airport lounges, Emirates and Etihad Philippine-bound flights, churches, Filipino community events and many more.

THE FILIPINO TIMES. We are where the Filipinos are.

FOLLOW US

SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER

THE FILIPINO TIMES is the biggest and most trusted Filipino newspaper in the UAE.

It has a print run of 60,000 copies and 250,000 readership per week; bolstered by 1 million visitors to its website every month. It also has an e-newsletter sent to its 250,000 subscribers every day.

The Filipino Times is FREE and has the widest targeted circulation across the 7 emirates of the UAE.

With more than 2,500 strategic distribution spots, TFT is available where the Filipinos are - at Smart Bus Shelters, Metro Stations, restaurants, supermarkets, schools, airport lounges, Emirates and Etihad Philippine-bound flights, churches, Filipino community events and many more.

THE FILIPINO TIMES. We are where the Filipinos are.

FOLLOW US

SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER

© 2017 The Filipino Times. All rights reserved

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

More in Entertainment
Muzik Bucket’s Rap Battle Grand Finalists vie for a chance to collab with Ex Battalion
Published On  October 15, 2018
Maria Laroco reveals why her visa got denied during “X Factor UK”
Published On  October 15, 2018
TNT Boys helps raise $8.3 million during Singapore President’s charity event
Published On  October 15, 2018
Close