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Firm ordered to pay Dh140,000 to injured worker

An Abu Dhabi court ordered a local construction company to pay Dh140,000 damages to a worker who suffered injuries after falling down at a construction site. A court of first instance found the company guilty of failing to comply with safety standards, blaming it for...

Emirati studying in US killed in car crash

A 21-year-old Emirati studying in the United States has been killed in a car accident in the US, according to his family. Suhail bin Waheera from Al Ain city was sent to the US on a scholarship to pursue higher studies and died on Tuesday. The official daily Al Bayan...

54 kilos of assorted meat confiscated at NAIA

Officials today seized at least 54 kilos of assorted meat at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) as part of precautionary measures to contain the threat of an African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak in the country . The Bureaus of Customs and Animal Industry...

Emirates named as one of world’s cleanest airlines

Passengers have voted Dubai’s Emirates Airlines as among the cleanest airlines in the world. These passengers were part of a survey conducted by UK-based Which? Travel in September and October 2018 where 7,901 members of its online panel participated. According to the...

New batch of OFW amnesty grantees from Dubai arrives in PH

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Sep. 24, 18 | 3:22 pm

The sixth batch of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who availed of the amnesty program offered by the UAE government has arrived in the Philippines on Monday, September 24.

The latest batch is composed of more than 100 OFWs, all of whom were from Dubai, reported GMA News.

They were welcomed by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) where they were given the Php5,000 financial assistance from the Philippine government.

Earlier, Philippine Ambassador to the UAE Hjayceelyn Quintana said that the Philippine government shouldered the exit permits and other penalties of the OFWs as well as the airline ticket on their way home. Transportation allowance was also given to OFWs upon their arrival in Manila to be used for their traveling expenses to their respective provinces.

The Philippine government continues to urge OFWs in the UAE with overstaying or absconding cases to avail of the amnesty program through the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Consulate in Dubai.

The program runs until October 31.

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Firm ordered to pay Dh140,000 to injured worker

Firm ordered to pay Dh140,000 to injured worker

An Abu Dhabi court ordered a local construction company to pay Dh140,000 damages to a worker who suffered injuries after falling down at a construction site. A court of first instance found the company guilty of failing to comply with safety standards, blaming it for...

Emirati studying in US killed in car crash

Emirati studying in US killed in car crash

A 21-year-old Emirati studying in the United States has been killed in a car accident in the US, according to his family. Suhail bin Waheera from Al Ain city was sent to the US on a scholarship to pursue higher studies and died on Tuesday. The official daily Al Bayan...

54 kilos of assorted meat confiscated at NAIA

54 kilos of assorted meat confiscated at NAIA

Officials today seized at least 54 kilos of assorted meat at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) as part of precautionary measures to contain the threat of an African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak in the country . The Bureaus of Customs and Animal Industry...

Gov’t assists three OFW women victimized by sexual abuse in Saudi

Gov’t assists three OFW women victimized by sexual abuse in Saudi

Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah has extended assistance to three of the five Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who claimed to have been sexually assaulted by their employers and passed on to different employers to do odd jobs for a fee. The Consul General...

Emirates named as one of world’s cleanest airlines

Passengers have voted Dubai’s Emirates Airlines as among the cleanest airlines in the world. These passengers were part of a survey conducted by UK-based Which? Travel in September and October 2018 where 7,901 members of its online panel participated. According to the...

Son stabbed by his own father

A man is facing charges in court for allegedly stabbing his 35-year-old son who was trying to save his mother from assault by the suspect, in the process sustaining a stab wound in the abdomen. His case was heard at the Sharjah Misdemeanor Court on Monday, according...

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