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Trending OFW children

Trending OFW children

OFWs call them their “trophies,” the real fruits of their labor. In this edition, we feature them: The migrant Filipino workers’ children who have gone viral for giving their parents glory amid the pain and hard work. DUBAI: If you regularly ride Dubai’s metro, you...

First batch of amnesty grantees to return to PH on Aug. 15

First batch of amnesty grantees to return to PH on Aug. 15

The first batch of overseas Filipino workers who were granted amnesty by the UAE government is set to return to the Philippines tomorrow, August 15. A total of 98 Filipinos, including six minors, will be returning home via Philippine Airlines flight PR 659 at DXB...

Eid Al Adha holiday for private sector in UAE announced

Eid Al Adha holiday for private sector in UAE announced

The UAE government has announced the holiday dates for workers in the private sector on the occasion of Eid Al Adha. The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) said that the holiday will begin on Monday, August 20, until  Wednesday, August 22. Work...

OFW dies while waiting for unpaid salaries, benefits

OFW dies while waiting for unpaid salaries, benefits

An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) died in Saudi Arabia while waiting for his unpaid salary and benefits from his employer. The OFW, identified as Larry Rancap, died in a hospital in Saudi due to lung cancer, his daughter Lennylene Rancap Ongkiatco told GMA News....

Cancer-stricken former OFW dies while in police custody

A former overseas Filipino worker (OFW) died after he was allegedly beaten up by police officers while in their custody in Quiapo, Manila. Former OFW Allan Rafael was allegedly driving along Claro M. Recto Avenue near Quiapo when police officers stopped his vehicle at...

UAE announces one-week holiday to celebrate Eid Al Adha

The UAE Cabinet announced on Saturday, August 11, a one-week holiday for workers in government ministries and departments in celebration of Eid Al Adha. The holiday will begin on August 19, Sunday, and will last until August 23, Thursday. Work resumes on August 26,...

Top 10 Amnesty FAQs: All you need to know

The UAE government has implemented its amnesty program this 2018 aimed at either sending people back to their home countries without a ban, or allowing them to stay in the country to work legally. Others who need more time to land a job may also grab this opportunity....

Abu Dhabi-based firm to open supermarket in PH

An Abu Dhabi-based retail giant is planning to strengthen its presence in the southeast Asian region by opening a supermarket in the Philippines. Currently, LuLu Group operates in Malaysia and Indonesia. Other stores are located in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain,...

Libreng ticket para sa mga OFW Amnesty Seeker

A new beginning awaits overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the UAE who long to reunite with their families back home after overstaying in the UAE. The Philippine government, through the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Philippine Consulate in Dubai, has...

Blowing dust with chances of rain in UAE today

The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) announced on Twitter that weather across the UAE today, July 31, will continue to become hot and dusty in general. The weather bureau warned residents of blowing dust that can cause poor visibility across the country to less...

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PH Ambassador to the UAE arrives in Abu Dhabi

PH Ambassador to the UAE arrives in Abu Dhabi

Ambassador Hjayceelyn Quintana, the newly-appointed Philippine Ambassador to the UAE, has arrived in Abu Dhabi and has already begun her tour of duty yesterday, August 20. She was welcomed by the entire staff of the Philippine Embassy upon her arrival at around 4:00...

Duterte sick, in coma claims not true, Palace says

Duterte sick, in coma claims not true, Palace says

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque denied the allegations of Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Maria “Joma” Sison that President Rodrigo Duterte is sick and has gone in coma. Roque said Duterte is “fine and well” and that the president will...

Emirates airlines passenger proposes to girlfriend on flight

Emirates airlines passenger proposes to girlfriend on flight

A passenger from the Emirates Airlines decided to surprise his girlfriend by asking her to marry him while they were en route from Shanghai to Dubai. The airlines congratulated the couple and posted the video of the proposal on their social media which happened during...

Popeyes returns to the PH after a decade

Popeyes returns to the PH after a decade

American fast food chain Popeye is making a comeback to the Philippines after KUYA J Holdings Group, Inc acquired their exclusive master franchise deal. The brand first opened in the Philippines in 2001 and lasted until 2007 after encountering a problem with the...

Bantay Bata 163 relaunches Children’s Village for victims of abuse

Bantay Bata 163 relaunches Children’s Village for victims of abuse

Bantay Bata 163 is relaunching its Children’s Village program to home minors who have undergone trauma and abuse. First launched in 2003, the village was home to thousands of recovering distressed children. The program director, Jing Castaneda-Velasco said that the...

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