Friday, May 24, 2019

Mar 25 19, 7:45 am

Peso-Dirham exchange slips further, now at Php 14.27

Filipino expats who have yet to send their money back to the Philippines can now get a great rate today, Friday, May 24 as the exchange rate favors OFWs more with a Dh 1 = Php 14.27 rate, according to the latest advisory from Sharaf Exchange. One of the main reasons...

Cebu Pacific offers seat sale, fly to Dubai for for 1,599 pesos

Manila, Philippines-- The biggest budget airline carrier Cebu Pacific will launch domestic and international seat sales starting tomorrow. Top local destinations included in the sale are Boracay, Siargao, Coron and Puerto Princesa Palawan which costs Php299 for a one...

Laguna hauls 109 medals Batang Pinoy 2019 Luzon Qualifying leg

by | sports

Mar. 25, 19 | 7:45 am

ILAGAN CITY, Isabela: Laguna Province breezed through Baguio City to dominate the Batang Pinoy 2019 Luzon Qualifying leg in this province.

Laguna’s 160-man delegation got a huge haul: 38 gold, 35 silver, and 36 bronze for a total medal of 109.

“We are happy with the best performance of our team. Though we are only a 160-man delegation compared to other local government units, we finished strong,” Manila Times quoted Gerardo Cantada, Laguna Province sports development officer III and head of the delegation, as saying.

Laguna won the most gold medals in swimming with 13 and seven from Pencak Silat, according to the Times report.

Baguio City bagged 36 gold medals on top of 47 silvers and 60 bronze medals for a 143 total. Quezon City finished with 54-total built on 24-19-11, still according to the report.

Justin Cain Lingat (280), Franz Michael Matos (281), Marvin Ramos (286), and Andrei Luigi Bautista (273) display their medals after winning the 4×400 relay in the final day of the Batang Pinoy 2019 Luzon Qualifying Leg on Saturday in Ilagan City, Isabela. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

In last year’s qualifying leg in Vigan, Laguna finished second to Baguio with 34 golds medals.

The event has 11 sports to be played straight to the national championships. These, among others, are cycling, gymnastics, ju-do, billiards, muay thai, rugby football, triathlon, soft tennis, weightlifting, wrestling, and wushu.

 

 

Jobs

Editors Choice

Pinoys in UAE upbeat about Expo 2020

Pinoys in UAE upbeat about Expo 2020

DUBAI: Preparations for the Philippines’ participation at Expo 2020 is fast gathering steam with the one-million-strong local Filipino community upbeat about the chance to showcase the country to the world through the much-anticipated event. A recent post on The...

Duterte bets enjoy landslide win in UAE

Duterte bets enjoy landslide win in UAE

DUBAI: The just-concluded absentee voting (OAV) for the Philippine midterm elections proved one thing: Support for President Duterte by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the UAE has not waned. And if numbers can tell a story, that will be of a head of state enjoying...

Ramadan is a time for compassion and respect

Ramadan is a time for compassion and respect

DUBAI: Ambassador Hjayceelyn Quintana asked the Filipino community to respect the teachings of Islam and observe proper Ramadan etiquettes. “I warmly extend my greeting of ‘Ramadan Kareem’ to our Muslim brothers and sisters in UAE and elsewhere as they honor their...

Tips when buying a secondhand car

In this day and age, having a car is not anymore considered a luxury. It’s a must especially for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) venturing into the field of entrepreneurship where mobility and connectivity are a must for success. Storypedia, created as a place where...

Peso-Dirham exchange slips further, now at Php 14.27

Filipino expats who have yet to send their money back to the Philippines can now get a great rate today, Friday, May 24 as the exchange rate favors OFWs more with a Dh 1 = Php 14.27 rate, according to the latest advisory from Sharaf Exchange. One of the main reasons...

Dubai gets a taste of Isabela mangoes from PH

Dubai will soon have its turn to relish  hand-picked mangoes from the Philippines as freshly harvested mangoes from Isabela left the Northern Luzon city today on board a Cebu Pacific flight to this international city that never sleeps. Inquirer reported that a maiden...

Recent posts

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

Accomodation option available in the market.

Latest News
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and never miss a thing. No spam. Only hand-picked trending news.

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 1 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 1 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

© 2018 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 sports
San Miguel ends elimination round the feel-good way
Published On  March 25, 2019
NFPS clinches Congen’s Cup
Published On  March 23, 2019
Pinoys haul 29 medals at Special Olympics World Games
Published On  March 20, 2019
Close