Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Sep 12 18, 10:30 am

OFWs in Hong Kong risk losing jobs employers leave due to protests

Overseas Filipino workers in Hong Kong could lose their jobs as some employers mull on leaving the city state due to continuous protests and unrest, reports said. Protests in Hong Kong have been raging on for over 20 weeks and some of the have demonstrations turned...

Family visa transactions with GDRFA can now be done by phone

As part of the government’s efforts to make all transactions with public sector agencies paperless, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) has step up the plate and sent SMS advisories to residents yesterday that there henceforth will no...

Groundbreaking drug hopes to slow Alzheimer’s disease

A Biotec company in the United States believes that that they have created a groundbreaking drug that will slow down Alzheimer's disease. Biogen says it is now seeking approval of US authorities for the release of Aducanumab, a human monoclonal antibody, on the...

DFA urges OFWs to register as overseas voters

by | News

Sep. 12, 18 | 10:30 am

As the deadline of the registration for the overseas absentee voting approaches, the Department of Foreign Affairs urged overseas Filipino workers (OFW) to exercise their right to vote.

OFWs who will fail to register by September 30, 2018 will not be able to vote on the May 13, 2019 elections.

According to Republic Act No. 9189, otherwise known as The Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003, all citizens of the Philippines abroad who are not disqualified by law and at least 18 years old on May 13, 2019 may register as overseas voters and vote for Senators and Party-List Representatives.

OFWs who want to register must personally appear in a Philippine Embassy or consulate and must bring a valid Philippine passport, copy of Oath of Allegiance or proof of Philippine Citizenship (for dual citizens) and Copy of Seaman’s Book (for seafarers).

Jobs

Latest News

OFWs in Hong Kong risk losing jobs employers leave due to protests

OFWs in Hong Kong risk losing jobs employers leave due to protests

Overseas Filipino workers in Hong Kong could lose their jobs as some employers mull on leaving the city state due to continuous protests and unrest, reports said. Protests in Hong Kong have been raging on for over 20 weeks and some of the have demonstrations turned...

Liza Soberano, Enrique Gil team up for OFW teleserye shot in Croatia

Liza Soberano, Enrique Gil team up for OFW teleserye shot in Croatia

Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil are gearing up for their grand TV teleserye comeback as they team up for “Make It With You.” The LizQuen love team recently came back to the Philippines after shooting in Croatia. They said their new teleserye will now focus on the lives...

Family visa transactions with GDRFA can now be done by phone

Family visa transactions with GDRFA can now be done by phone

As part of the government’s efforts to make all transactions with public sector agencies paperless, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) has step up the plate and sent SMS advisories to residents yesterday that there henceforth will no...

Erik Matti to new Darna Jane De Leon: It’s not an easy role

Award-winning director Erik Matti has been vocal that he wants the role of Pinay super heroine “Darna” to go to Nadine Lustre because of her physique and Filipina beauty. He revealed his choice when Liza Soberano backed out from the project because of a finger injury....

Sue Ramirez: Stop sexualizing my body

Kapamilya actress Sue Ramirez has appealed to people to stop judging her from her swimsuit photos. The actress was asked by a member of the media on how she feels about people commenting on her sexy body that she often posts on her Instagram account. "Iyon na nga...

Groundbreaking drug hopes to slow Alzheimer’s disease

A Biotec company in the United States believes that that they have created a groundbreaking drug that will slow down Alzheimer's disease. Biogen says it is now seeking approval of US authorities for the release of Aducanumab, a human monoclonal antibody, on the...

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

© 2018 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 News
6 Filipinos pass Physical Therapy Licensure Exam in Middle East
Published On  September 12, 2018
NBI nabs Swedish extortionist
Published On  September 12, 2018
From the Moodie Davit Report: Dubai Duty Free wins The Filipino Times ‘Employer of the Year’ award
Published On  September 12, 2018
Close