Application for health insurance extended until 2017

By Claire Bautista DUBAI – Due to the number of entries by insurance companies in Dubai, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has extended the application for the mandatory health insurance in 2017. Mid section view of a doctor checking the blood pressure of a patient The health authority did not specify the new cut-off date. … Read moreApplication for health insurance extended until 2017

World-class stunt show ‘Speed…Chase…Action!’ to thrill Dubai at Global Village this season

By Claire Bautista A thrilling stunt show with car chases and motor bikes, ‘Speed…Chase…Action!’ is the most riveting show of the 21st Season at Global Village DUBAI – A captivating experience, Global Village’s stunt show “Speed…Chase…Action!” is the first production of its kind this season. A show filled with high-speed action and stunts, it offers … Read moreWorld-class stunt show ‘Speed…Chase…Action!’ to thrill Dubai at Global Village this season

Dubai-based Filipino wins second in intíl cooking competition

By Claire Bautista “Acquiring new knowledge is the biggest achievement I have gained” DUBAI – A Dubai-based Filipino on Wednesday, December 21 displayed his prowess in the kitchen to an international culinary face-off championship at the International Center for Culinary Arts (ICCA) in Dubai. After battling it out with 10 other contenders he won second … Read moreDubai-based Filipino wins second in intíl cooking competition

20 gents rock Christmas eve through male pageant

By Claire Bautista Indian Ansari Azharudin was hailed as the very first Dubai Man of the World International 2016 DUBAI – As the temperature dips in the country, 20 handsome and talented men thrilled the Dubai audience through a male pageant. Held at the Boracay Club at Asiana Hotel on Saturday, December 24, the first … Read more20 gents rock Christmas eve through male pageant

NBI agent convicted by Manila court

By Claire Bautista DUBAI — A former intelligence agent of the National Bureau of Investigation has been convicted by the Regional Trial Court of Manila with six counts of Falsification of Public Documents. Prosecutors presented documents showing that Crizalina Torres submitted falsified Daily Time Records (DTR) and applications for leave for the period August to … Read moreNBI agent convicted by Manila court

DSWD releases P206M for Nina victims

By Claire Bautista DUBAI — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Monday, December 26, said it has released over P206 million to 27 local government units that were affected by typhoon Nina (international name: Nock-ten). According to the DSWD, the assistance includes 580,857 family food packs, 2,459 ready-to-eat meals, 1,585 malong, 885 … Read moreDSWD releases P206M for Nina victims

Kobe vs Jordan 3-day basketball league opens

By Claire Bautista Dubai – The newest tournament in town organized by Commissioners Maki Ancajas and Nestor Guzman team up to facilitate a 3-day basketball league dubbed ‘Kobe vs Jordan’ exclusively for all Filipino players in the region classified as Unrated Class D category who idolize the great NBA players Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. … Read moreKobe vs Jordan 3-day basketball league opens

1st GCC All-Filipino Table Tennis Tournament opens

By Claire Bautista Last December 9, 2016, the first ever GCC All-Filipino Table Tennis Tournament was held in Zayed Higher Organization, Mafraq, Abu Dhabi UAE. Competitive Filipino table tennis players from all over GCC participated in the event. Thirteen teams are participating in the inaugural season: ADTTA (Abu Dhabi, UAE); TATAC (Abu Dhabi, UAE); IAFTTA … Read more1st GCC All-Filipino Table Tennis Tournament opens