The head of a Philippine online news site, among media agencies deemed critical of President Rodrigo Duterte, was arrested again on Friday, this time over an alleged investment violation.
Mock elections, in which Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates and accredited media took part, in relation to the month-long overseas absentee voting (OAV) electoral process for the one-day Manila’s Mid-Term (General and Local) Elections on May 13, Monday, were held at the Rizal Hall of the Philippine Consulate General in Al Qusais, Dubai (PCGDXB) on Saturday morning.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a review of all contracts entered into by the government with companies and other countries to ensure none puts the country at a disadvantage, his spokesman said on Tuesday.
In order to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day, Mushrif Mall, Abu Dhabi, on Tuesday hosted activities to raise awareness of autism in the UAE as part of their annual CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)programme.
Some of the 318,992 registered Filipinos voters in the UAE for Manila’s mid-term elections took advantage of the first day-weekend April 13 to May 13 overseas voting (OV) on Saturday.
The Philippine Consulate General in Al Qusais, Dubai (PCGDXB) has two polling precincts operational until 9 p.m. to accommodate registered Filipino voters who only have evenings as their opportunity to exercise their right to suffrage for Manila’s May 13 mid-term (legislative/general/local) elections.
Three Philippine soldiers and four pro-Daesh militants were killed, and a total of 22 wounded during a brief, but intense, firefight on a remote southern island on Friday, the military said.
An aide of one of the top leaders of the Daesh-inspired Abu Sayyaf terrorists has been arrested in Metro Manila where he sought refuge to escape the unrelenting campaign launched against them in Mindanao, a senior police official confirmed on Tuesday.
Philippine Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes has issued a warning to Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates regarding the spread of fake news on the upcoming April 13 to May 13 overseas absentee voting (OAV).
Registered overseas voters at the Philippine Embassy and at the Philippine Overseas Labour Office (POLO-AUH) in Al Qubaisa, Abu Dhabi flowed in continually on Thursday, the sixth day of the 30-day overseas voting (OV) for the May 13 Manila mid-term (legislative-general-local) elections.