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Roadside bomb hits Duterte’s security team ahead of visit

Seven members of president’s security team hurt a day ahead of his planned visit to an area gripped by intense fighting between militants and government troops. Manila: A roadside bomb in the southern Philippines on Tuesday wounded seven members of…

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Free WiFi during National Day holidays in UAE

Residents will be provided with free WiFi from November 30 to December 3, 2016. Dubai: Etisalat on Sunday announced that it will offer free WiFi in malls, restaurants and cafes in the UAE during the National Day holidays. In a…

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Registration for 2019 PH election starts Dec. 1

The Philippine Embassy has announced that registration for the 2019 midterm elections has commenced. “All qualified Filipino citizens who are not registered overseas voters may file their applications for registration at the embassy or Philippine Consulate General or other registered…

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Top 5 tips from Facebook to protect your account

1- Lock down your login, Login approvals (or two-step verification) are the best and easiest way to keep your Facebook account from getting hacked. When you log in from a new computer, phone, or web browser, you’ll enter a code…

Dubai ruler’s spot check finds empty desks

A spot inspection of civil service offices by Dubai’s ruler resulted in embarrassing footage of Sheikh Mohammed standing awkwardly by empty desks which should have been occupied by high-ranking officials. If there ever was a day not to turn up…

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Philippine President Duterte warns terrorists he can be ‘10 times’ more brutal than ISIS

He also warned that confronting the terrorist group will “bring the worst out of me,” adding that he will never allow his country to be destroyed by terrorism, even if it meant being forced out of office. “If you can…

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Thousands flee rising floods as more rains expected

Residents take shelter at a covered basketball court after their homes were destroyed by floods that was brought by monsoon rains in San Mateo, Rizal. Erik de Castro, Reuters MANILA – Rising floodwaters chased thousands to evacuation centers on Saturday…

UAE decree to ensure workers paid on time

Employers who fail to pay within 10 days will face severe penalties Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has issued a new decree to ensure employees’ wages are fully paid within a period not exceeding 10 days…

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After ‘tanim bala’ scare, OTS to be abolished

MANILA – The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) are taking over full supervision of all airport security screeners in the country. MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal confirmed that effective immediately, all…

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Philippines’ top lawyer urges more killings

Police have confirmed killing more than 110 suspects since Duterte won elections in May. MANILA: The Philippine government’s top lawyer called Monday for police to kill more suspected drug criminals, as he defended President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on crime…