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Connecting to Dubai metro’s Wi-Fi to go faster than the trains

DUBAI: Gone are the days when Dubai metro passengers trying to access the system’s wifi would usually be arriving at their station and still not be linked. As part of the “Chat with RTA” initiative, where the agency’s customers’ council listens to ideas and...

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Authorities arrest maid for using another woman’s Emirates ID

Authorities arrested an Asian domestic helper was arrested for presenting another woman’s personal ID to be able to enter a building to clean flats. Dubai Police arrested the 40-year-old Filipina domestic helper on April 9 who presented an Emirates ID of a different...

AlDub most tweeted Pinoy love team in 2017

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Twitter Philippines released the top five most tweeted Filipino love teams in 2017 and it looks like the AlDub fever is still strong and felt all over the country.

The Kapuso tandem beat out four of the most popular Kapamilya love teams; Kathryn & Daniel (Kathniel), James & Nadine (JaDine), Liza & Enrique (LizQuen), and the newest of the pack, Maymay & Edward (MayWard).

Maine Mendoza, the other half of the record-breaking duo, ranked fifth in the list of the world’s most tweeted celebrities in 2017, and her account is also the most tweeted in the Philippines while the “Pambansang Bae” Alden Richards is keeping it close coming in at number two.

Back in 2015 and arguably at the peak of their popularity in the country, AlDub broke several Twitter world records and in 2016, Guinness World Records recognized the hashtag #AlDubEBTamangPanahon to be the most used within a 24 hour period, racking up a total of 40,706,392 tweets.

Elsewhere, Kapamilya talents continue to dominate the most followers list with Showtime host Vice Ganda as the new most followed Filipino account with 10.2 million followers as of posting, with co-host Anne Curtis being dethroned from the top with her 10.1 million twitter followers. Completing the top five are Angel Locsin, Kathryn Bernardo and Yeng Constantino.

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