Two Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates are spearheading four community strategies to help resolve the disconnect between the approximately over 12 million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) worldwide and their legislators as well as policy- makers back home.
"If you miss that shot, you might not eat," says Ted Lerner, a US-born journalist who has made a life in the Philippines, summing up the pressure they play under.
After the initial announcement of a 12-hour shutdown, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) resumed flight operations. NAIA management announced on Tuesday that a number of recovery flights have started flying from this airport.
Rhea Bullos won gold in 400 metre, 800 metre and 1,500 metre competitions during the Iloilo Schools Sports Council Meet.
Sheikh Mohammed said on Twitter, “Today, we saw humanity and tolerance unfold through the Emirates Red Crescent's campaign that brought our citizens together with Filipino residents to provide aid to families affected by the Taal volcano in the Philippines. Humanity defines our society.”
Warning signs like earthquakes have been steadily waning since Taal burst to life two weeks ago, prompting at least 135,000 people into evacuation centres over fears of a massive eruption.
Dadey said due acknowledgement must be given to the Philippine government which had, considered among others, the $200.00 (Dhs730.00) each allocation to displaced OFs.
Waving flags and holding up placards, the protesters, wearing face masks amid a continuing rise in coronavirus infections, lashed out at an anti-terror law that Duterte signed early this month.
Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar, the head of the PNP Joint Task Force COVID Shield, said he already instructed all his police commanders and their men to conduct what would amount to an online patrol to find such violators.