Thursday, November 21, 2019

Jan 28 19, 4:18 pm

Filipinos in UAE warned against immigration visa fraud

One of the goals that many Filipinos have as they work in the UAE is the opportunity to migrate towards other countries like Canada and Australia. However, they are also very wary of possible attempts of scrupulous individuals and companies who might take advantage of...

Immerse yourself in film, games, video or music at ON.DXB

Planning to build your career in the fields of film, games, video, or music? Dubai’s upcoming ON.DXB event will provide a comprehensive line up of speakers, guests, and on-ground events that will surely engage Filipinos and other expats who wish to rub shoulders with...

Rains in Ras Al Khaimah brought 1.71 million gallons of flood water

Around 549 emergency team members of the Ras Al Khaimah public works department drained 1,715,000 gallons of rainwater around the emirate following this week’s rainy days. The emergency team also responded to 20 reports during the onset of heavy rains. "Emergency...

UAE says cloud seeding not behind rainy weather conditions

Inclement weather conditions persist in the UAE. Schools have been ordered to close and some are facing delays to transport services.   The weather agency in the UAE said that the rainy weather will continue until the end of the week.  The National Emergency Crisis...

OFWs in the UAE climb a mountain to raise cancer awareness

by | News

Jan. 28, 19 | 4:18 pm

DUBAI: Some 110 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), a number of whom brought their young ones with them, held a climb-for-a-cause event on Jan. 25 dubbed, Fight and Survive, Beat Cancer – 3.

The event was held at Wadi Ghalilah, Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah. Participants were representatives from the UAE Mountainbiking Jumeirah, Filipino Mountaineers Federation and Firebase Alpha.

The climb was organized by Filipino Outdoor Xplorer (FOX.AE) Ninety of the participants did the actual trekking and climb; the remaining 20 did some activities at camp base.

Participants arrived in the evening of Jan.24 at around 10pm onwards at the Wadi Ghalilah Dam for night bonding and late dinner.

The trails and terrain were mostly cliffs and wadis, partly steep, but easy. The big group started their accent at around 8:30 am and reached the 1,500 meter summit at 4:30pm which was some 7,500 meters away from camp base, organizers said.

Descend started at 5pm. Base camp arrival 11:00pm.

Out of 90, only 53 climbers reached the summit; the others decided to bail out and turn back just halfway through.

Jobs

Latest News

Filipinos in UAE warned against immigration visa fraud

Filipinos in UAE warned against immigration visa fraud

One of the goals that many Filipinos have as they work in the UAE is the opportunity to migrate towards other countries like Canada and Australia. However, they are also very wary of possible attempts of scrupulous individuals and companies who might take advantage of...

Immerse yourself in film, games, video or music at ON.DXB

Immerse yourself in film, games, video or music at ON.DXB

Planning to build your career in the fields of film, games, video, or music? Dubai’s upcoming ON.DXB event will provide a comprehensive line up of speakers, guests, and on-ground events that will surely engage Filipinos and other expats who wish to rub shoulders with...

Rains in Ras Al Khaimah brought 1.71 million gallons of flood water

Rains in Ras Al Khaimah brought 1.71 million gallons of flood water

Around 549 emergency team members of the Ras Al Khaimah public works department drained 1,715,000 gallons of rainwater around the emirate following this week’s rainy days. The emergency team also responded to 20 reports during the onset of heavy rains. "Emergency...

UAE says cloud seeding not behind rainy weather conditions

Inclement weather conditions persist in the UAE. Schools have been ordered to close and some are facing delays to transport services.   The weather agency in the UAE said that the rainy weather will continue until the end of the week.  The National Emergency Crisis...

DOH: PH polio cases climb to 7

The Department of Health confirmed three more cases of polio, which brings the total number of patients to seven since September. In a statement, the DOH identified the patients as a 2-year-old girl from Maguindanao, a 1-year-old boy from Cotabato City, and a...

LOOK: Some UAE roads closed due to flooding

Due to the heavy downpour, some major roads were closed on Wednesday. According to the Umm Al Quwain (UAQ) Police, all exits leading to the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road were closed due to the floods. View this post on Instagram ‫أمطارالنخيل #رأس_الخيمة الآن‬...

Iñigo Pascual performs at NBA game halftime show

Kapamilya star Iñigo Pascual showcased what he's got at the halftime show during an NBA game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday. The game's host was celebrating Filipino Heritage Night and held at the Staples Center in Los...

Recent posts

We listed over 1,000,000 jobs from United Arab Emirates monthly.

Accomodation option available in the market.

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 2.5 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 2.5 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

© 2019 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
When’s the cheapest day to fly out of the UAE?
Published On  January 28, 2019
Up to 90% discount in final week of Dubai Shopping Festival
Published On  January 28, 2019
Four injured in Umm Al Quwain car collision
Published On  January 28, 2019
Close