July 3, 2020

Category: TRAVEL

Grab Forms SBBP to Help Small Businesses

Media Release: MANILA, June 30 –  Southeast Asia’s leading every day everything app, Grab today announced its Small Business Booster Program (SBBP) aimed at helping small businesses adapt to the new reality due to Covid-19. It includes tools and initiatives to make it easier for offline businesses to make the shift online and helps those […]

POLO-Riyadh Continues Distribution of DOLE’s ‘AKAP’ Assistance to OFWs

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN & DEEN MOHAMMAD MANILA/RIYADH (SDN) — OVERSEAS Filipino workers (OFWs) in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), have been receiving their Php10,000 financial assistance. This despite the pandemic surging in the KSA. ThePhilippine Overseas Labor Office of the Department […]

Waze Shares New Updates to Support Drivers amid Pandemic

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar091, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — DISRUPTION has been the order of the day, everywhere across the globe since December 31, 2019. That’s the period when China reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) about a then-mysterious pneumonia-like illness that was afflicting people […]

United Arab Emirates Marks 40th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations with Philippines

Media Release: TODAY, June 17, 2020 marks the 40th Anniversary of the formal establishment of diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Philippines. The UAE was established on December 2, 1972comprised of seven emirates, such as Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ras Al-Khaimah, Umm Al-Quwain, and Ajman. Since its establishment, the UAE […]

PHL Embassy Starts Test for Coronavirus; 1st Batch, Negative

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News By EDD K. USMAN & DEEN MOHAMMAD MANILA/RIYADH, July 16 (SDN) — UNDER Ambassador Adnan Alonto, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, has started Covid-19 tests for its its officials, staff, and employees. Good news, at least for the first batch of […]

Qatar Emir Lauds Completion of World Cup 2022 Education City Stadium

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current News By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — WORLD CUP QATAR 2022’s Education City Stadium (ECS) has been completed. To celebrate the milestone, the Arab State of Qatar presented on Tuesday, June 22, the third venue for the FIFA World Cup 2022, which Muslim country […]

347 Saudi OFWs Arrive in Manila Thursday — Amb. Alonto

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current News By EDD K. USMAN & DEEN MOHAMMADR RIYADH/MANILA, June 10 (SDN) — HOME COMING! Parents, husbands, wives, children are bound to be happy tomorow just by knowing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will arrive today, June 11, 2020, in Manila. In fact, 347 OFWs […]

Philippine Airlines Flying Soon, Flexes Wings for June Flights

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — PHILIPPINE AIRLINES (PAL) will take to the sky once more. With some regularity. SOON! This June 2020 soon. This bit of news came as the government announced the transition beginning June 1 from Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine […]

NCMF Awaits Saudi Decision on Hajj 2020

By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — ISLAM’S fifth pillar the Hajj still hangs this year. Thus, Muslims across the world are awaiting the decision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia whether to conduct the pilgrimage to Mecca, or cancel it in 2020. Pilgrimage comes around three months after Ramadan, which just concluded on Sunday, May […]

7,000 GrabTaxis Ready for Cashless Rides — Cu

Media Release: Grab Philippines has trained and prepared almost 7,000 taxi drivers across the country to adapt to cashless payments in support of the government’s mandate for cashless transactions for public transportation. Aside from mitigating the spread of infection brought about by the exchange of cash, adapting cashless payments will also allow for improved contact […]