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  • Pinoys sending more money home this year

    DUBAI – After slow remittance transactions in July, exchange centers are picking up again this month. “As per our data, there was a decrease [in remittance transactions] last July but it is

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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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NEWS

​More than 60 photographers join construction-themed photoshoot
55th Hypermarket of Nesto inaugurated in Fujairah
Get free consultation from Filipino pediatrician in Dubai
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ENTERTAINMENT

‘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

SPORTS

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

Embassy reminds Pinoys of taking, uploading photos

Ryan Thomas Namia DUBAI – DUBAI – The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi has reminded the Filipino community of taking of photos and videos in restricted areas, including consular missions and

OPINION

Cashing in on adversity?

THERE was a slight increase in the amount of remittances made by overseas Filipino workers and other Filipino expatriates in the United Arab Emirates to their loved ones back in the Philippines.

Digong’s juggling act

Dying Languages?

EDUCATION

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

BUSINESS

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

LIFESTYLE

Get free consultation from Filipino pediatrician in Dubai

  Filipino pediatrician specialist   DUBAI – Head down Prime Medical Center main branch in Deira, Dubai this weekend to avail a free consultation for your child from Dr. Ma. Theresa

Daryl P. Literal

Paula Franchesca Ramirez

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