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  • PRC: No more CPD for OFWs

    DUBAI – Great news for all overseas Filipino workers! The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) of the Philippines has announced that it will defer Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

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  • PH Passport now valid for 10 years

    From five-year to 10-year validity DUBAI – The time has come mga kabayan! The Philippine passport will now have a 10-year validity. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has signed the new law on

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  • Itemize your balikbayan boxes starting Aug. 1

    DUBAI – Filling out a cargo with goods abroad is hard for some, but with new regulations, sending it will be more complicated as it will require more effort starting August 1. Cargoes, often

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  • POLO clarifies iDOLE, OEC

    DUBAI – An official from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Dubai confirmed that they have not received any instruction or information from their main office in Manila, Philippines on

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  • OFW ID rolls out end of July

    DUBAI – Filipinos who are working abroad may soon get a free unified ID that can help them pass through immigration seamlessly. Philippine Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) Secretary

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Sharjah-Dubai border commuters seek covered waiting area
Infiniti, Renault recall over 8,300 cars from UAE roads
Traveling? Dubai Police will watch your home
Filipina represents Philippines in Global Youth Summit 2017
English teacher urges parents to teach kids Tagalog
First ‘Fujairah Voice Idol’ competition winner bared
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‘Veteran’ na si Jennylyn

GMA’s ‘My Love From the Star’ is nearing its finale episode, the show is newbie actor Gil Cuerva’s “initiation” into acting. How is he and his leading lady Jennylyn Mercado so far? “Okay naman, I

Hubad na katotohanan

Too much love, Nadine


National Paints trounces Bubbles for ANTBL trophy

Sharjah – The 2017 Al Nahda Tropahan Basketball League (ANTBL) organized by Commissioner Eric Ubal once again successfully concluded its 10th Inter-Color Cup Pre-Summer Season last Friday, June

PH News

Earthquake shakes Leyte

DUBAI – An earthquake jolted Leyte, Philippines on Thursday, July 6. Measuring at magnitude 6.5, the quake’s epicenter is said to be eight kilometers southwest of Jaro, Leyte. The

Fil Expat News

Filipina represents Philippines in Global Youth Summit 2017

DUBAI – Young Filipina, Shawntel Nicole Nieto, represented the Philippines at this year’s Global Youth Summit. She was among one of the top 60 youth leaders present at the summit which was held


Still an employee during the 30 day notice period

Still an employee during the 30 day notice period Atty. Barney, I am a Filipino worker here in Dubai. Just recently, I submitted my resignation letter to the HR Department of our company. My

Digong’s juggling act

Dying Languages?


Paying zakat on savings

Paying zakat on savings Q: For the last five years, a direct monthly deduction goes out of my salary to my children’s saving accounts, which has now mounted to over AED 12,000. Do I have to pay

The wise ignorant man


QNET Celebrates World Water Day 2017 with HomePure

QNET is committed to providing safe drinking water with its NSF-certified HomePure Water Filtration Systems Dubai – Access to clean drinking water is a basic human right. On the occasion of World


Daryl P. Literal

Daryl P. Literal – The aspiring Model Age: 25 Height: 5’5” Current Location: Abu Dhabi Philippine Hometown: Quezon City Hobbies: Listening to music and playing basketball Job: Office Clerk

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