• OWWA, PhilHealth financial assistance up to PhP50,000

    DUBAI – Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) implemented their new MEDplus program exclusively for overseas Filipino workers

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  • DOLE vows to ban HSWs in ME

    DUBAI – A Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) top official has promised to ban the deployment of household service workers (HSW) across the Middle East if another Filipino worker is

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  • Filipinos thump proposed 12% VAT on remittances

    DUBAI – Filipinos in the United Arab Emirates are questioning the Philippine government’s proposal to impose value added tax (VAT) on service fees on money remittance centers from 10 percent to

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  • TESDA certificates now available in UAE

    Abu Dhabi — The Philippine Embassy’s Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) Abu Dhabi has confirmed recently that Filipinos residing in the United Arab Emirates can now obtain Technical

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  • Yasay confirms Duterte’s ME visit in March, April

    DUBAI – Secretary of Foreign Affairs Perfecto R. Yasay Jr., confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte will be visiting the Middle East in March or April this year. Yasay announced the news on

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De Lima awaits arrest
New leaders inducted to continue the bayanihan spirit in the UAE
EDI bags RTA’s Best Service Provider Award – 2016 for the second consecutive year
Selected parking sectors in Abu Dhabi merged
OWWA, PhilHealth financial assistance up to PhP50,000
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Tantanan nyo si Aljur

Why o why, sibuyas bumbay? Bakit kaya hanggang ngayon ay ayaw pa ring tantanan ng mga utaw na mahilig sa bulung-bulungan ang tungkol sa kabuhayan showcase ni Aljur Abrenica? Taas-kilay kung




Guillian stuns Rim Rockers for OUPBL Anniversary Trophy

DUBAI – Guillian proved once again that they are the kings of the hardcourt in the Class D 5’8”, unrated category after smashing all opposition in the elimination rounds and crushing the hearts

PH News

De Lima awaits arrest

MANILA – Senator Leila de Lima will await her fate in her Senate offices.   This as the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court branch 204 issued earlier Thursday, February 23, a warrant for her

Fil Expat News

New leaders inducted to continue the bayanihan spirit in the UAE

DUBAI – Filipinos always shine their camaraderie wherever they go. Shouting kabayan when they see a fellow Filipino. There are over 700,000 Filipinos living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE),


US-Japan powerhouse in the Pacific

It is said that when the bully in the neighborhood is harassing you, you seek the aid of a bigger bully.  And that’s precisely what Japan did, which is being harassed by China over the Senkaku

Eviction due to sub-leasing

Another bus accident


The wise ignorant man

Many people have the mistaken notion that teaching is a vocation and a profession for academically challenged individuals. It is not infrequent among Filipinos, especially in the rural areas,

The Laurel Nursery


National Store partners with French smartphone brand Wiko

The company is moving towards portfolio diversification focusing on the mobile and IT National Store in charge of ground sales and distribution for Wiko Wiko plans to re-enter the power retail


Norma Acquio Moralde

Norma Acquio Moralde – The Boholana beauty Age: 45 Height: 5’1″ Current Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates Philippine Hometown: Garcia, Hernandez, Bohol Hobbies:  Dancing and



Behind the mask


Kabayan Weekly e-copy

PSME UAE-Abu Dhabi Gears