For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act.
Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. inaugurated the first-ever outsourced alternative Philippine e-Passport Renewal Centre (PPRC) at the VFS Global premises in Wafi Mall in Dubai on Thursday, part of the commitment of the Duterte Administration to better serve overseas Filipinos (OFs).
The new Philippine e-Passport Renewal Centre (PPRC) at the VFS Global premises in Wafi Mall, Dubai is tops.
Five hundred fifty-three of 598 Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates (DNE) who had opted for the assessment of their respective technical/vocational skills by authorized Manila officials during the five-day UAE National Day celebrations have been certified and are now qualified to seek better jobs and employment.
The Philippine Embassy ushered in the Spirit of Christmas with the over 300,000 Filipinos in Abu Dhabi and the Western Region in the recent weekend.
Expo 2020 Dubai has provided the platform for the “re-setting” of the Filipino image whose DNA has historically and scientifically proven to be an “amalgamation of ethnicities” as recent as five centuries back and as ancient as 65,000 years ago.
A powerful earthquake struck near the Philippines city of Davao on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the latest tremor to strike the southern part of the country in recent months, causing damage to buildings but no tsunami.
Members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) set off a landmine explosion along the national highway in Eastern Samar province in the Visayas, killing a polceman and a grandmother barely a week after President Duterte announced he was willing to resume peace talks with the insurgents, the military confirmed on Saturday.
The crater of the volcano exploded to life with towering clouds of ash and jets of red-hot lava on Sunday, forcing those living around the mountain south of Manila to flee to safety. Some 30,000 are currently in shelters.
Donations from hundreds of UAE residents for the over 38,000 evacuees from the imminent eruption of Taal Volcano in Batangas Province, approximately 71.8 kilometres south of Manila, poured at the Philippine Overseas Labour Office in Al Qusais, Dubai (POLODXB) on Saturday.