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‘May dumaang pison!’ — Kidapawan hit by Intensity 7 earthquake

Kidapawan City tonight experienced an Intensity 7 earthquake following a magnitude 6.3 tremor that hit North Cotabato. Reports reaching The Filipino Times showed General Santos was likewise hit with a fire breaking put in the aftermath. No details yet on the quake’s...

Kidapawan hit by Intensity 7 earthquake

Kidapawan City has experienced an Intensity 7 earthquake after a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit North Cotabato. No details yet on the quake damage to the city and casualties. "No reports even in the outskirts, so far so good, I hope magpapatuloy," Kidapawan City Mayor...

Savor Philippines’ finest flavors with Mother’s Best

Filipinos seeking unique flavors from the Philippines now enjoy an assortment of products shipped all the way from their home country with the help of Shankar Trading Company LLC. Among the products that bring forth the delicious, lip-smacking taste of the Philippine...

Newsbreak: Trending stories of March 5, 2019

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Mar. 05, 19 | 6:12 pm

Here are the top trending stories.

Child survives horrific Dubai-Al Ain road car crash that killed his parents, aunt

A child survived after being thrown from her family’s vehicle during a crash Saturday along Dubai-Al Ain road, 8:45 PM.

However, his Pakistani father, his mother, and aunt died after suffering severe injuries, local media reported.

According to the report, the Pakistani, 29, named Mohamed Fayaz parked his car in the middle of the road after being involved in a minor accident.

Minutes later, their car was rammed by an approaching vehicle of an Arab man.

The force of the impact was so strong that their car was thrown out of the road, as per the report.

In other trending news, Abu Dhabi will install radars detecting jaywalkers and motorist not stopping at pedestrian lanes.

Major-General Ali Khalfan Al Dhaheri, director of the Central Operations Sector at the Abu Dhabi Police, said that the new radars called “Hather”, which aims to reduce traffic casualties and limit violations, will be installed and will start operating within the year, reported Khaleej Times.

It will be equipped with two cameras, one for the vehicles who will pass by the zebra lines, and another one for pedestrians to detect jaywalkers.

The camera pointed at the vehicles will monitor car plates, while the other camera for the pedestrians will be for the visual recognition of people.

A fine of Dh400 will be imposed on offenders; a driver will have to pay a fine of Dh500 and get six black points on his traffic file for failure to respect pedestrians’ right of way.

Meanhile, UAE Presidential Palace will open its doors to the public on March 11. The directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the instructions of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Presidential Palace complex in the capital Abu Dhabi will house ‘Qasr Al Watan’ – a new cultural landmark that will open its doors to the public on Monday, 11th March.

The Palace is the official meeting place for the UAE Cabinet and the Federal Supreme Council – the highest constitutional authority in the UAE, and is where official state visits and global leaders are hosted. When it opens to the public, visitors will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the UAE’s governing traditions and values, and will be able to explore a well-preserved legacy of knowledge and tradition.

The Palace will also house Qasr Al Watan Library where scholars will be able to explore a vast collection of books and resources about the UAE’s political, social and cultural history and learn about the nation’s progressive journey.

The opening of Qasr Al Watan to the public comes in line with the UAE’s ambition to transition towards a knowledge-based economy as part of the Vision 2021 National Agenda, which aims to place the UAE among the best countries in the world by the Golden Jubilee of the Union in the year 2021.

And topping the trending entertainment news, a Filipino singer was able to make all four judges turn their chairs with his impressive rendition of Drake’s “Passionfruit” during the Blind Auditions of “The Voice US”.

Jej Vinson was able to impress judges Adam Levine, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, and Blake Shelton, who all wanted the Filipino singer to be part of their team.

“You’re a better singer than all of us,” Levine said after Vinson was done with his performance to which Vinson replied, “That’s not true!”
Vinson then shared that he is originally from the Philippines but now lives in Los Angeles, California.

Legend first praised Vinson for giving the song his own take.

Vinson will be moving onto the next round of the competition as part of Clarkson’s team.

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Meet the filipinos who are part of the expo 2020 team

Meet the filipinos who are part of the expo 2020 team

DUBAI: Just a year away before the opening of Expo 2020 Dubai, activities at the site in Jebel Ali have reached fever pitch as construction now in full swing and more structures near completion each day. One can just imagine how busy and cacophonous the hard hat area...

‘May dumaang pison!’ — Kidapawan hit by Intensity 7 earthquake

‘May dumaang pison!’ — Kidapawan hit by Intensity 7 earthquake

Kidapawan City tonight experienced an Intensity 7 earthquake following a magnitude 6.3 tremor that hit North Cotabato. Reports reaching The Filipino Times showed General Santos was likewise hit with a fire breaking put in the aftermath. No details yet on the quake’s...

Kidapawan hit by Intensity 7 earthquake

Kidapawan hit by Intensity 7 earthquake

Kidapawan City has experienced an Intensity 7 earthquake after a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit North Cotabato. No details yet on the quake damage to the city and casualties. "No reports even in the outskirts, so far so good, I hope magpapatuloy," Kidapawan City Mayor...

Savor Philippines’ finest flavors with Mother’s Best

Savor Philippines’ finest flavors with Mother’s Best

Filipinos seeking unique flavors from the Philippines now enjoy an assortment of products shipped all the way from their home country with the help of Shankar Trading Company LLC. Among the products that bring forth the delicious, lip-smacking taste of the Philippine...

OFW squashes rumors that he was raped, slain

An overseas Filipino worker in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia had to squash fake news circulating online that he was raped and died. Raymond Lopez took to Facebook his frustration over some viral posts, videos and memes, on social media bearing a collage of his photos along...

Taxi driver stabs roommate to death

The Dubai Court of First Instance has charged a taxi driver guilty of murder after he stabbed his roommate to death. Court records showed that the incident took in Al Muraqqabat on June 11. The Pakistani taxi driver stabbed his roommate multiple times and killed him...

Abu Dhabi reminds motorists not to stop at pedestrian lanes

The Abu Dhabi Police issued a reminder to motorists that stopping your vehicles in pedestrian crossings can endanger or threaten someone’s life. In a tweet posted Wednesday, the Abu Dhabi Police said “stopping your vehicle on the pedestrian crossing threatens lives”....

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