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The Pinoy twang. Do you have it?

The Pinoy twang. Do you have it?

DUBAI: Filipino, according to some experts, is the most accent-neutral language, reason why the Philippines has replaced India as the “Call Center Capital” of the world. Philippine outsourcing revenue from call centers surged 160 percent to an estimated $23 billion in...

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LOOK: Palm Sunday 2019 mass schedules in the UAE

LOOK: Palm Sunday 2019 mass schedules in the UAE

Catholic faithful around the UAE are expected to gather at the churches today, April 14 as they celebrate Palm Sunday that marks the beginning of the Holy Week and the last week of the Lenten season. Palm Sunday commemorates the arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem before...

Overseas absentee voting for Filipinos begins

Overseas absentee voting for Filipinos begins

DUBAI: Registered overseas Filipino voters start trooping to the Philippine Embassy and Consulate on April 13 as they cast their votes in the Philippines' midterm election where 12 Senate seats and one in the lower house are at stake. This as Ambassador Hjayceelyn...

‘Go out and vote’ — PH officials urge OFWs

‘Go out and vote’ — PH officials urge OFWs

DUBAI: It’s all systems go for the Philippine Embassy and Consulate as polling stations open at 8am on Saturday, April 13, in what will be the start of a 29-day electoral exercise of some 361,265 registered overseas Filipino voters in the UAE, who will be making their...

New policy on sponsoring relatives

New policy on sponsoring relatives

DUBAI: The Filipino community in the UAE has welcomed the host government’s move to approve a measure requiring expats bringing their family members to the country to show proof of income instead of profession as has been the practice. Though an income bracket has yet...

30 undocumented Dubai-bound Filipinos intercepted at NAIA

30 undocumented Dubai-bound Filipinos intercepted at NAIA

Thirty undocumented Dubai-bound Filipinos were not allowed by Immigration officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to leave the country on Friday, March 29. The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said the workers, 18 women and 12 men, claimed that they would only...

Pinoys haul 29 medals at Special Olympics World Games

Photo: H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan declaring the games open before being embraced by Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 athlete Ali Saif from Special Olympics UAE. ABU DHABI: The UAE continues to show to the world that the country is a...

BREAKING: NBI nets suspect in Cebu teen’s slay

The boyfriend of Christine Silawan,16, was arrested and confessed to the crime of killing the Cebu student, as per the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). NBI did not disclose the name of the suspect as he is a minor but text messages and security footages helped...

Sniper radar records 170 traffic violations daily

The sniper radar, a powerful tool that pushes motorists to comply with traffic laws and speed limits, catches up to 170 traffic rule offenders, specifically overspeeding vehicles, in Ras Al Khaimah daily. Colonel Ahmad Al-Naqbi, Director of Traffic and Patrol...

OFW remittances hit $2.75B in January 2019

Personal remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFW) reached $2.75 billion in January this year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported over the weekend. In a statement, BSP said that the increase represent a 4.4 percent growth from $2.38 billion the previous...

Naka-ilang ‘lipat-flat’ ka na ba?

DUBAI: Increased rent and proximity to the work place top the reasons why overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) don’t stay in one shared accommodation for long while working in the UAE. This was among findings of a survey by The Filipino Times, which also revealed that an...

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Supreme Court junks VP Robredo’s  motion to dismiss Marcos’ protest

Supreme Court junks VP Robredo’s motion to dismiss Marcos’ protest

The Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal has junked the petition of Vice President Leni Robredo seeking to dismiss the electoral protect of losing candidate Bongbong Marcos. The Supreme Court said that it is still too early to dismiss Marcos'...

Gulf Air assigns first Bahraini woman country manager

Gulf Air assigns first Bahraini woman country manager

Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air appoints its first local female country manager earlier this month, Bahrain Today reported The airline has selected Shams Al Doseri to manage its Addis Ababa station in Ethiopia, making her the first Bahraini woman to run a Gulf Air...

Duterte: ‘I’m a religious person’

Duterte: ‘I’m a religious person’

President Rodrigo Duterte said that despite his pronouncements against the Catholic Church, he remains a religious person. “You might think that just because I quarrel with the cardinals and the bishops that I am not… that I’m irreverent. Yung, I could be a...

Pia Cayetano files bill integrating bikes to public transport

Pia Cayetano files bill integrating bikes to public transport

Senator Pia Cayetano has filed a bill seeking to integrate bicycles to the country's public transport system. Cayetano explained that there's a lack of policies, infrastructure, and facilities for bicycles in the country. "It is time to change our mindset about...

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