Registered Filipino voters in the UAE are encouraged to exercise their right to suffrage at the April 13 to May 13 Philippine general-local elections even if they do not have any voter identification (ID) cards issued by Manila’s Commission on Elections (Comelec). They just have to present their valid Philippine passport or Emirates national ID card.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top UN official and an Asian lawmakers' group this week called a pattern of persecution and assaults on free speech.
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).
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China Sea, if it sets aside an international arbitral award that went against Beijing.
Bay told Gulf Today over the weekend: “Skills enhancement is the way forward. We are committed to pursue more of these assessments and certifications for the global excellence of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).”
An American woman who attempted to carry a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has been arrested at Manila's airport and charged with human trafficking, officials said on Thursday.
As many as thirteen Philippine lifestyle companies including four small-medium enterprises are in the UAE not only to build prospective partnerships with Middle East counterparts but also to explore the demands of the region
Search and rescue efforts were continuing after the fire on the M/V Lite Ferry 16 off Dapitan city in Zamboanga del Norte province, coast guard spokesman Armand Balilo said.
Footage on social media showed the chaotic scene as an ambulance drove towards a building that was engulfed in flames and witnesses shouted for help in the street.