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P5.44 million worth of shabu seized at NAIA

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Friday, September 21, were able to seize 800 grams of methamphetamine or shabu amounting to P5.44 million at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). NAIA district collector Mimel Talusan said that the shabu was hidden inside an...

142 OFW amnesty grantees arrive in Manila

Another batch of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Abu Dhabi who availed of the amnesty program offered by the UAE government for expatriates with overstaying or absconding cases has arrived in the country. The 142 OFWs were welcomed by the Department of Foreign...

Filipinos still satisfied with anti-drug campaign

President Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-drug campaign is still satisfactory, according to the June survey of Social Weather Stations. The nationwide survey found 78 percent of Filipinos satisfied, while 13 percent is dissatisfied. The SWS net satisfaction rating for the 65...

Last week of overseas voter registration in UAE for 2019 elections

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the UAE have one week remaining to register as overseas voters for the 2019 midterm elections in the Philippines. Overseas voter registration will end on Sunday, September 30. The 2019 midterm elections will begin in the UAE on...

UAE to grant one-day entry visa for transit visitors

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The UAE Cabinet has approved a policy granting entry visa for transit visitors who wish to visit the country’s tourist attractions and landmarks.

The move was done to boost tourism in the country by allowing stopover passengers in any airport in the emirates to roam around the country for a day, WAM reported.

The decision comes after the Cabinet formed a working group, led by the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, to “propose a new general policy for transit visas in the UAE to promote the tourism sector and enhance local economy, as well to grant transit passengers the opportunity to explore UAE’s world-renowned attractions.”

Last year, 70 percent of the total number of aviation passengers were transit passengers. This led the Cabinet to utilize this market to boost tourism and economy in the country.

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Another batch of OFWs from Dubai returns to Manila today

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P5.44 million worth of shabu seized at NAIA

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142 OFW amnesty grantees arrive in Manila

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Filipino fighter Jon Chris Corton bags debut win in Brave 16

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