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OFWs send home up to 40% more during Christmas

OFWs send home up to 40% more during Christmas

DUBAI: An average Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) in the UAE sends up to Dh2,200 (Php30,000) to loved ones back home for Christmas, according to remittance company officials. “Usually maramihan at malakasan ang padala ng mga OFWs during December,” said Edwin Punzalan,...

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Rents going down

Rents going down

DUBAI: Prices of real estate properties across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are falling due to oversupply, real estate companies said, in what appears to be an opportune time for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) living with their families or friends to upgrade from...

Filipina in Hong Kong found hanging inside her employer’s flat

Filipina in Hong Kong found hanging inside her employer’s flat

A Filipina domestic worker in Hong Kong died over the weekend after she hanged herself inside her employer’s flat. In a report by Hong Kong News, police identified the 37-year-old Filipina as “Elen” who worked at 11 Hoi Fai Road. The spokesman for Police Public...

The Filipino Times Awards: The essence of excellence

The Filipino Times Awards: The essence of excellence

What does The Filipino Times Awards look for? This has been the question of many individual nominees for the upcoming The Filipino Times Awards set to take place this coming November 8. As the award-giving body thrusts towards its fifth year, it has received over 600...

66 distressed OFWs from Kuwait arrive in PH

66 distressed OFWs from Kuwait arrive in PH

Sixty-six distressed Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from Kuwait have arrived in Manila, Wednesday night as part of the government's repatriation program. The group forms the 8th Batch of OFWs assisted by the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait through its Assisted...

Filipinos among most law-abiding UAE expats, Abu Dhabi Police reveal

Filipinos among most law-abiding UAE expats, Abu Dhabi Police reveal

ABU DHABI: Police officials revealed at a recent townhall meeting that Filipinos commit the least number of crimes in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), indicating their utmost respect for the laws of the host country. “Filipinos commit the least (number of) crimes here...

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...

CENOMAR muna bago kasal

There is this Pinoy humor about how married men who go to work overseas pass themselves as singles – “Binata sa abroad!” This was echoed in a straw poll held by The Filipino Times of over 1,000 respondents, results of which revealed that up to eight in every 10 female...

6 Filipinos among injured in Taiwan bridge collapse

At least 20 individuals, including six Filipinos, were injured after a bridge in Taiwan collapsed Tuesday morning, smashing onto a group of fishing boats underneath. More victims are feared to be trapped in the rubble. Rescue operations are underway. Dramatic CCTV...

UAE leaders congratulate King Salman on Saudi Nat’l Day

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy...

Sustento: Paano kung may asawa’t anak na ako?

Money is a double-edged sword: As much as it brings comfort and happiness, it is also the reason why many relationships and personal connections are permanently damaged when poorly handled. This is most especially true for married couples here in the UAE – as they...

DFA to OFWs in Saudi: Stay alert

The Department of Foreign Affairs has asked the more than two million Filipino workers in Saudi Arabia to exercise further caution and be alert following the drone bombings on Saudi Aramco’s two major facilities Sunday. “Sa ating mga kababayan sa Kingdom Saudi Arabia,...

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Far Eastern University wins ‘Golden Kubeta Awards’

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The Far Eastern University topped the list of having the best and brightest ‘kubeta’ in the Philippines at this year’s Golden Kubeta Awards. Maynilad Water Services Inc., one of the Philippines’ most notable water concessionaires, spearheaded the awards. FEU topped...

59 new licensed Filipino architects inducted

59 new licensed Filipino architects inducted

November 9, 2019, marked the day that 59 board exam passers have become fully registered and licensed architects as they take their oath to the profession at the 9th Oath Taking Ceremony of the United Architects of the Philippines Dubai Chapter (UAP124 Dubai) held in...

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