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Philippines struck by 6.4 magnitude earthquake: NCM

The quake struck at sea some 66 kilometres east of the municipality of Sarangani, Davao Occidental

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UAE-Philippines strengthen aviation ties; flights, cargo capacity to increase

The agreement looks at increasing air cargo from 200 to 600 tonnes per week for every national carrier and approving the operation of Airbus A380 aircraft

UAE Space Agency signs MoU with Philippine counterpart to enhance cooperation

UAE Space Agency signs MoU with Philippines counterpart to enhance cooperation

The MoU enables exchange of space data to support various fields of common interest such as climate change, disaster management, emergency response, food security and agriculture

Expo 2020 Dubai pavilions: Bangladesh, India, Burundi, Austria, Philippines, Malaysia, Greece, Hungary

Here’s a list of eight participating country pavilions and their offerings

Abu Dhabi updates green list; Turkey, Philippines and Malaysia among new additions

The green list now includes 95 destinations in total

Emirates Dubai Philippines

Emirates resumes scheduled services between Dubai and Philippines

The airline will also operate special “Bayanihan” passenger flights to Manila this month

Covid-19 in Philippines Manila airport

Philippines to lift travel ban on 10 countries including UAE and Oman

The travel ban will be lifted on September 6, although foreign tourists are still not permitted to enter the country

Expats in Kuwait must have a monthly salary of over $8,300 to hire Filipino domestic workers – report

Kuwaiti nationals are not included in the new salary requirement clause

Philippines eases virus curbs, suspends entry of travellers from UAE, Oman

All travelers coming from Oman and United Arab Emirates or those with travel history to these countries will be prohibited from entering the Philippines effective May 15-31

Philippines extends Manila’s lockdown on surging infections

The government will decide in a week if the capital and nearby areas can shift to a looser lockdown so more businesses can reopen

Philippines to resume deployment of domestic workers to the UAE from March 31

The deployment of Filipino workers to the UAE has been suspended since 2014

Cebu Pacific offers Dubai-Manila flights at fares starting Dhs300

Special fares are available from January 22-28, for travel from March 1-June 30, 2021

Cebu Pacific offers Dubai-Manila flights at fares starting Dhs20

CEB’s promotional fare will run from September 9 until September 11, allowing travellers to book Dubai-Manila flights at cost-efficient rates

Kuwait to resume flights from Aug 1, bans residents from seven nations including India, Philippines

Kuwait had suspended all commercial flights to and from Kuwait International Airport in mid-March

Dubai’s Emirates to resume flights to Clark from August 1

The airline’s passenger network will grow to 68 destinations in August

Philippines to repatriate remains of 152 workers who died from Covid-19 in Saudi

A total of 8,361 Filipinos abroad have been infected by the virus, including 513 who died

Cebu Pacific to start domestic flights, Dubai-Manila route to remain suspended

The airline said all international flights remain suspended until June 30

Saudi Arabia bans travel, flights to EU, India, Philippines, among other countries

It has given a 72-hour period for its citizens and residents from the countries on the list to return to the kingdom

Filipina maid killed in Kuwait following abuse, Manila condemns act

‘I really want to kill the illegal recruiters who send Filipina maids to the Middle East’, says President Duterte

Kuwait, Philippines row could reignite over new worker guarantee

The Philippines has reportedly added a new condition to May’s labour deal requiring a deposit for each worker

Philippines’ Duterte says Kuwait work ban permanent after row

Kuwait has accused Philippine embassy staff of violating its sovereignty through unauthorised operations to rescue workers

Top 10 nations where people spend most time on social media

The UAE ranks among the top 10 countries worldwide

The Rise Of Remittance

As remittances grows, Gulf Business investigates whether huge currency volatilities present a challenge or an opportunity for investors.