16 pass written phase of dentist licensure exam in Middle East

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:41:21 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 16 out of 69 examines passed the theoretical phase of the dentist licensure examination given in the Middle East last August 2019, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced Wednesday. The exam was given in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates; Al-Khobar, Jeddah and Riyadh in the Kingdom of […]

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Education seen as new niche market for PH tourism

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 09:11:21 +0000

Education seen as new niche market for PH tourism

The government is expanding “education tourism” to lure students from the Middle East and Europe to come to the Philippines and study.

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Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2019 02:08:49 +0000

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia

The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of the region’s oil import-dependent economies.

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Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 22:52:54 +0000

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

President Donald Trump on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit U.S. threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon considers beefing up defenses in the Persian Gulf area.

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US beefing up forces in Middle East to counter Iran

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 23:22:57 +0000

US beefing up forces in Middle East to counter Iran

The U.S. will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon said is an escalating campaign by Iran to plan attacks against the U.S. and its interests in the region.

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Global oil prices raising inflation fears

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 16:30:05 +0000

  WHEN market prices started rising last year, critics blamed the administration’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN) which, while lowering personal income tax rates, imposed a tariff of R2 per liter on diesel and other fuel imports where there had been none before. The new tariff raised the cost of diesel, thus […]

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Foreigners among those targeted in New Zealand mosque attack

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 02:02:54 +0000

Foreigners among those targeted in New Zealand mosque attack

Several of those killed or wounded in the shooting rampage at two New Zealand mosques on Friday were from the Middle East or South Asia

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Netanyahu: Israel would hit Iran to ensure its own survival

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:56:44 +0000

Netanyahu: Israel would hit Iran to ensure its own survival

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would be prepared to attack inside Iran if the Jewish state’s survival was at stake.

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Biometrics now required for nationals from Europe, Africa, Middle East

On July 31, 2018, nationals from countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East are required to provide biometrics (fingerprints and a photo) if they are applying for a Canadian visitor visa, a work or study permit, or permanent residence. Currently, Canada already collects biometrics from in-Canada refugee claimants and overseas refugee resettlement applicants, individuals […]

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