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(WAM) -- Sunday, the 24th of May, will be the first day of Shawwal 1441 H, marking the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, announced the Moon-sighting Committee in a statement issued after its meeting tonight at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al...

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New batch of OFWs from UAE arrives in PH in amnesty scheme’s final week

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Nov. 24, 18 | 10:37 pm

Another batch of Filipino grantees of the amnesty program offered by the UAE government returned home on Friday, November 23.

Onboard Philippine Airlines Flight PR 657, the latest batch of OFWs from Abu Dhabi arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 around 8:30 a.m.

Transportation allowance was given to each OFW upon arrival in Manila. This will be used for their traveling expenses to their respective provinces.

Those that have to travel far were also given the choice to temporarily stay in a shelter provided by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).

All of them also received Php5,000 financial assistance from the government.

Under the amnesty program, overstaying expats in the UAE are given the opportunity to rectify their immigration status or to return to their home countries.

DFA continues to urge overstaying OFWs in the UAE, or those with absconding cases, to avail of the opportunity to return home before the program ends on December 1.

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UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

(WAM) -- Sunday, the 24th of May, will be the first day of Shawwal 1441 H, marking the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, announced the Moon-sighting Committee in a statement issued after its meeting tonight at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al...

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

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