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Immerse yourself in film, games, video or music at ON.DXB

Planning to build your career in the fields of film, games, video, or music? Dubai’s upcoming ON.DXB event will provide a comprehensive line up of speakers, guests, and on-ground events that will surely engage Filipinos and other expats who wish to rub shoulders with...

Rains in Ras Al Khaimah brought 1.71 million gallons of flood water

Around 549 emergency team members of the Ras Al Khaimah public works department drained 1,715,000 gallons of rainwater around the emirate following this week’s rainy days. The emergency team also responded to 20 reports during the onset of heavy rains. "Emergency...

UAE says cloud seeding not behind rainy weather conditions

Inclement weather conditions persist in the UAE. Schools have been ordered to close and some are facing delays to transport services.   The weather agency in the UAE said that the rainy weather will continue until the end of the week.  The National Emergency Crisis...

DOH: PH polio cases climb to 7

The Department of Health confirmed three more cases of polio, which brings the total number of patients to seven since September. In a statement, the DOH identified the patients as a 2-year-old girl from Maguindanao, a 1-year-old boy from Cotabato City, and a...

2018: The year that was

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Dec. 30, 18 | 2:37 pm

From regulatory issues to tax reform measures that had overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) thinking whether to go home for good and the controversial divorce measure in the Philippines favored by a lot of OFWs, one can say 2018 had its unique twist and turns.

Of course, there also were accommodation issues that The Filipino Times featured to warn newcomers about the downside of it all, and efforts by the UAE to foster closer ties with the Filipino community by tying up with TFT in matters of news and immigration affairs.

Who could have missed a move allowing OFWs in the UAE to undergo skills upgrade and obtain UAE-recognized certification that would enable them to get better-paying jobs? Or visa renewal with no exits? The peso-dirham rate? Amnesty for overstayers? And yes, tolerance, which is why we are here.

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Immerse yourself in film, games, video or music at ON.DXB

Immerse yourself in film, games, video or music at ON.DXB

Planning to build your career in the fields of film, games, video, or music? Dubai’s upcoming ON.DXB event will provide a comprehensive line up of speakers, guests, and on-ground events that will surely engage Filipinos and other expats who wish to rub shoulders with...

Rains in Ras Al Khaimah brought 1.71 million gallons of flood water

Rains in Ras Al Khaimah brought 1.71 million gallons of flood water

Around 549 emergency team members of the Ras Al Khaimah public works department drained 1,715,000 gallons of rainwater around the emirate following this week’s rainy days. The emergency team also responded to 20 reports during the onset of heavy rains. "Emergency...

Cambodia to ban riding of elephants around Angkor Wat complex in 2020

Cambodia to ban riding of elephants around Angkor Wat complex in 2020

Elephant rides at the Angkor temple park in Cambodia are now banned starting next year.    Long Kosal, a spokesman with the Apsara Authority that manages the park, said these rides will end at the start of 2020.    In a report by AFP, he added riding these elephants...

UAE says cloud seeding not behind rainy weather conditions

UAE says cloud seeding not behind rainy weather conditions

Inclement weather conditions persist in the UAE. Schools have been ordered to close and some are facing delays to transport services.   The weather agency in the UAE said that the rainy weather will continue until the end of the week.  The National Emergency Crisis...

Camille Prats on Angelica Panganiban: She is happy in her own ways

Camille Prats on Angelica Panganiban: She is happy in her own ways

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DOH: PH polio cases climb to 7

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LOOK: Some UAE roads closed due to flooding

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Iñigo Pascual performs at NBA game halftime show

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LOOK: New helicopter joins Dubai Police fleet

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Strong winds damage roof, cars in Ajman

Strong winds in the UAE on Wednesday caused the roofs of two car shops in Ajman to collapse. No casualties or injured were recorded. In a report by Khaleej Times, police responded on the site immediately and inspected the areas. A number of cars, however, were damaged...

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