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Oil price hike in Philippines tomorrow ‘biggest’ in 2019

Oil price hike in Philippines tomorrow ‘biggest’ in 2019

Motorists in the Philippines would have to brace themselves for what is considered to be the biggest increase in oil prices this year.    Two oil companies will implement price increase effective 6 a.m. tomorrow in the Philippines, as per a report from the Philippine...

Survey: Filipinos still satisfied with Duterte’s war on drugs

Survey: Filipinos still satisfied with Duterte’s war on drugs

Majority of Filipinos are still pleased with the Duterte administration’s war on drugs, according to the Social Weather Stations (SWS) second quarter survey.   The independent research institution found that 82% of Filipinos were satisfied with the illegal drug...

Sogo hotel in Malate collapses

Sogo hotel in Malate collapses

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno immediately inspected the area after a Sogo hotel branch under demolition in Malate, Manila collapsed on Monday, injuring several people. Moreno immediately talked to Sogo officials and monitored the scene. An emergency team has already been...

DFA to Pinoys in Egypt: Avoid joining protest

DFA to Pinoys in Egypt: Avoid joining protest

The Department of Foreign Affairs has reiterated calls to the Filipino community in Egypt to refrain from joining protests in that Middle East country. This came as mass protests gripped Egypt again, this time calling for the ouster Egyptian President Abdel Fattah...

NCM issues warning against fog formations in parts of UAE

NCM issues warning against fog formations in parts of UAE

Fog formations were reported in some areas in the UAE early Monday morning. In an advisory posted at their official Instagram account, the National Center of Meteorology (NCM) cautioned motorists to take all precautions especially those hitting the road early. NCM...

Five alleged illegal recruiters of OFWs arrested

Five alleged illegal recruiters of OFWs arrested

The Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Anti-Trans National Crime Unit (CIDG-ATCU) have launched multiple entrapment operations in order to arrest five alleged illegal recruiters of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). The entrapment...

New Abu Dhabi police cameras are just for testing

Abu Dhabi Police have assured drivers that new sophisticated cameras deployed on the emirate’s roads recently are only for testing. A police spokesman told the official daily Emarat Al Youm that the cameras are of various types and that they are being tested for...

Rapist appealing sentence gets double jail term

A court of appeals in Dubai doubled a five-year jail term for an Asian man convicted of raping a woman on a beach in the emirate. The 46-year-old jobless man posed as a fake municipality official to stop the woman and her friend while swimming at a beach at night....

Tiger kills man, dog, donkey at Saudi farm

A tiger killed a farmer, a dog, a donkey and eight sheep at a remote Saudi farm and escaped to a nearby valley before it was captured. The farmer saw the tiger coming for him after he forgot to lock the cage door at the farm in a mountainous area near the western town...

Man jailed for life for molesting daughters

A Kuwaiti criminal court sentenced a local man to life in prison after he was convicted of molesting his minor daughters. An angry judge shouted at the defendant before issuing the sentence: "You have committed an act which even mad people do not commit." When the...

OFW and family in Surigao del Sur massacred

Four family members were massacred by a still-unidentified assailant inside their home in Barangay San Pedro, Cantilan, Surigao del Sur at dawn last Friday. The victims suffered several stab wounds in their bodies, an abs-cbn.com report said. PHOTO CREDIT: CANTILAN...

Bong Go meets with OFW he helped to recover from coma

Senator Bong Go went to Kalibo, Aklan to personally check the progress of an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who is recovering from being in a coma for six months.    Go met with Aljohn Andrade last week in Aklan. Andrade was a waiter in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He was...

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A Filipina duped out of her cash amounting to more than Dh20,000 made headlines in May this year. It sent shockwaves to Filipinos and other expats on how it is so easy for a phone scammer to siphon off their cash in a blink of an eye. But this particular incident is a...

Malacañang lifts suspension on PCSO lotto operations

Malacañang lifts suspension on PCSO lotto operations

Presidential Spokesperson Sal Panelo confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted the suspension of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) for lotto operations only. "The Lotto operation is less-prone to corruption because it is machine-operated. Maraming...

7 out of 10 Pinoys want to bring their families to UAE

7 out of 10 Pinoys want to bring their families to UAE

About 70% of the Filipinos working in the UAE whose salaries are within the new immigration bracket are planning to bring their families here. This was according to the recent poll conducted by The Filipino Times to 820 people, a few days after the re§cent...

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