15 new COVID-19 cases in UAE bring total at 74

DUBAI: The number of COVID-19 cases in the UAE has further climbed to 74 following the discovery of 15 new cases from inbound traffic at the country’s ports of entry, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), announced on Tuesday night, March 10. Also on Tuesday, MoHAP said five more novel coronavirus patients have fullyContinue reading “15 new COVID-19 cases in UAE bring total at 74”

UAE confirms 14 new COVID-19 cases; total now 59

DUBAI: Efforts by the UAE to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus have yielded 14 more new cases, bringing the total to 59 from 45 just two days ago. This was gathered from the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) which tweeted today, March 9, that the cases involved four Emiratis, three Italians,Continue reading “UAE confirms 14 new COVID-19 cases; total now 59”

PH embassy in Jordan issues advisory about coronavirus verbal taunts

The embassy urged Filipinos to “refrain (from) replying to these taunts” and “avoid any further verbal engagements.” DUBAI: In the midst of the global COVID-19 scare, the Philippine Embassy in Amman, Jordan yesterday, Sunday March 8, advised the almost 39,000 Filipinos there to refrain from replying to verbal taunts – “Corona! Corona!” – which imply,Continue reading “PH embassy in Jordan issues advisory about coronavirus verbal taunts”

Filipino women in UAE urged to be smart in planning future

More than 70 participants and volunteers, mostly Filipino women from Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain, celebrated International Women’s Day yesterday (March 7), at the 6th FEME Forum where they were advised to set personal goals that are SMART or significant, meaningful, action-oriented, rewarding and trackable. Singapore-based Mel Rose Angeles, Director for HR ofContinue reading “Filipino women in UAE urged to be smart in planning future”

PH embassy, consulate in UAE use thermal screening to detect COVID-19 infected clients

DUBAI: The Philippine Embassy and Consulate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has today, Sunday March 8, started implementing COVID-19 precautionary measures, requiring clients to go through thermal screening prior to entry and to use the provided hand sanitizers while in the premises. “Those with body temperature higher than 37 Celsius will be requested toContinue reading “PH embassy, consulate in UAE use thermal screening to detect COVID-19 infected clients”

UAE coronavirus cases jump to 45

DUBAI: The UAE government on early Saturday morning March 7, announced 15 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total so far at 45 as the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus across the world continues with over 102,200 people infected since it was first detected in China around late December last year. This at hand, theContinue reading “UAE coronavirus cases jump to 45”

Health authorities urge UAE residents to avoid travel in light of COVID-19

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) today, March 5, urged UAE citizens and residents to avoid traveling abroad due to the spread of COVID-19 in multiple countries. Following this, Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes, head of the Philippine mission to Dubai and its neighboring northern emirates, asked Filipinos to follow the MoHAP advisory.Continue reading “Health authorities urge UAE residents to avoid travel in light of COVID-19”

UAE coronavirus update: 16-year-old student acquires virus from parents

A 16-year-old student of an Indian school in Dubai is the latest confirmed COVID-19 case in the UAE, with the infection having been contracted from one of the parents who had travelled abroad, the Department of Health Authority (DHA) has disclosed. DHA, in a statement said the parent of the 16-year-old student developed symptoms fiveContinue reading “UAE coronavirus update: 16-year-old student acquires virus from parents”

UAE reminds public to take preventive measures as COVID-19 cases jump to 27

DUBAI:  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reiterated its calls for the public to take preventive health and personal hygiene measures as the number of COVID-19 cases jumps to 27. This, following announcement issued on late Tuesday evening, March 3, by the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) that six new COVID-19 cases have beenContinue reading “UAE reminds public to take preventive measures as COVID-19 cases jump to 27”

Behave ba tayong mga Pinoy kung mag-drive ng kotse sa Dubai?

Some Filipinos back home are notorious on the road for being “kaskaseros,” having this propensity to always floor the gas pedal. In Dubai though, where you have people of different nationalities behind the wheel – and their own motoring habits developed back home – traffic police authorities ensure that everyone follows the rules. And theyContinue reading “Behave ba tayong mga Pinoy kung mag-drive ng kotse sa Dubai?”

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