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WestZone opens new branch, to welcome customers with free hampers

DUBAI: WestZone, one of the largest supermarket chains in the UAE is set to open their doors tomorrow Sept. 20, at their newest location in Al Muteena, near the Salah Al Din Metro Station in Deira, bringing their goods closer to where the Filipinos are. “Mamimigay ang...

PRC releases list of Nursing passers for SPLE 2018

The PRC has just released the official list of passers for the Nursing exam from the Special Professional Licensure Exams (SPLE) held all over the Middle East last August 24-25. 554 out of 1,568 examinees (35.33%) from the Middle East successfully passed. The complete...

Netizens react to Emmy’s Filipino nurse joke

Overseas Filipino workers who are nurses in the United States were a side topic during the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards because of a remark of one of its hosts. Emmy Awards Host Michael Che made a joke to his co-host Colin Jost about the lack of representation of...

Emirati vlogger Khalid Al Ameri proudly shares his TFT ‘Personality of the Year’ award to Filipinos in UAE

by | Feature, TOP STORIES

Khalid Al Ameri, a known Emirati social media influencer, has added another feather in his cap after receiving the ‘Personality of the Year on Social Media Award’ given by the The Filipino Times Awards 2018 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai, September 7.

The Filipino Times honored Al Ameri for being an influential social media personality who has created online material that has uplifted the morale and identity of the Filipino community, and has bridged the cultural differences between the Arab and Filipino communities.

After receiving the recognition, Al Ameri took to social media to thank the Filipino community for officially welcoming him as one of them.

He uploaded a video titled “I’m Officially Pinoy” on his Facebook page to express his gratitude for the support the Filipinos have shown him.

“The Filipino community officially welcomed my family and I into their world as one of them. I am honored. I am proud, and it was one of the greatest evenings of my life,” he said.

“Thank you so much Filipinos around the world for your love and support, it means the world to me and I promise to continue to work hard and make you all proud inshAllah,” he continued.

In the said video, Al Ameri recalled the time when he first created and uploaded a video about Filipinos on his Facebook page.

The Emirati vlogger has earned the admiration and respect of many Filipino netizens after he said that Filipinos in the UAE have positively influenced his country because of their joy of life, kindness, resilience, and optimism.

Al Ameri also visited the Philippines earlier this year and experienced what the country has to offer.

Moreover, he showed in the video that his content is more than just for entertainment per se, but something that can help inspire Filipinos across the globe.

“You know one thing that I’ve learnt by covering the Filipino community in the UAE and throughout the world, and what I tell people, is that if you take one step towards the Filipino community, they will take two steps towards you,” he said.

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PRC releases list of Nursing passers for SPLE 2018

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Netizens react to Emmy’s Filipino nurse joke

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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.

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