Bato, Go lead senatorial race in UAE, party-list ACT-CIS win by landslide

DUBAI, UAE (May 16) – Only eight of the 11 Senatorial bets of President Rodrigo Duterte, made it to “Magic 12” in the recently concluded Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) midterm elections in the UAE. The month-long OAV which started on April 13 at the Philippine missions in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, closed simultaneously with Philippine …

TESDA to grant scholarships to distressed Filipinos in Dubai

Dubai, UAE – Women’s month became more meaningful to the 254 female wards sheltering at the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Dubai, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has promised to give them scholarships on the courses they wish to take once they are back in the Philippines.  The visit of Secretary Isidro …

Pope Francis visits UAE, OFWs attend the Holy Mass

Dubai, UAE – Thousands of Overseas Filipino Workers attend the historic mass officiated by His Holiness Pope Francis, at Zayed Sports City Stadium in the capital Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, February 5. The historic mass was attended by an estimated 180,000 Catholic faithfuls including the OFWs who were given the rare privilege to attend a …

Filipina OFW wins P14 million in Dubai promo

Dubai, UAE –  Filipina domestic helper Gina Realuyo Soriano,  can’t believe her life will change  when her name was drawn as the one-time-big-time winner of remittance center Al Ansari Exchange’s Summer Promotion for 2018. The lucky Filipina who was also named as the first female millionaire by Al Ansari Exchange, took home Dh1 million (Php14m) …