October 16, 2019

Category: TRAVEL

UAE Strengthens Year of Tolerance 2019 through Various Initiatives

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — PEOPLES of the world — all seven billion-plus of them — should coexist in peace and respect regardless of color, culture, religion, and race. Obviously, this call is a core principle behind the United Arab Emirates (UAE) declaration making […]

China Marks 70th Anniversary in Manila as World’s 2nd Largest Economy

Highlights: — In 2019, as China celebrates its 70th National Day, the world wakes up to see the Chinese nation transforming itself as the world’s — — Second largest economy; — Largest manufacturing country; — largest trader of goods with aggregate economic output surpassing RMB 90 trillion (about US$13.6 trillion); — Its per capita climbing […]

Ambassador Al-Malki Leads Qatar Visa Center Inauguration

Highlights: Today, September 25, 2019, the Philippines becomes one of the first sites for a Qatar Visa Center, an important gateway for Filipino workers and tourists traveling to the Arab State of Qatar. Officials from the Qatar government, aside from those at its embassy in the Philippines, flew in for the inauguration of the center […]

Cebu Pacific Raises Bar with 63 New Airbus Jets

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News CEBU PACIFIC AIR raised the bar of expansion with order of 63 new Airbus aircraft. Charo Logarta Lagamon, Cebu Pacific director for Corporate Communications, said acquiring new aircraft is a long-term plan of the airline. She told SDN — […]

Eid Mubarak! PHL Muslims Mark Eid’l Adha with Early Morning Prayers

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News EID MUBARAK! Scores of Moros, the native Muslims in the Philippines, performed on Sunday, August 11, the early morning Eid’l Adha prayers. They performed the prayers in mosques and open fields like in other countries, Eid’l Adha, or […]

Microsoft Helps PAL’s Digital Transformation, Empowers Workforce

​Media Release: Microsoft Kaizala helps increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs by streamlining Philippine Airlines cabin crew operations ==============================================================  IN an effort to increase employee productivity and customer satisfaction while reducing costs, Microsoft introduces Microsoft Kaizala to the business operations of the flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) by streamlining communication channels. Microsoft Kaizala is a […]

Synopsys Says ​£183-M GDPR Fine on British Airways ‘A Cautionary Tale’

(SDN) — ​THERE is a lesson that can be learned from the situation the British Airways (BA) is in right now. The situation being referred to is the hefty fine/penalty the BA is facing, to the tune of ​£183 million being imposed by the United Kingdom’s (UK) Information Commissioner Office (ICO). It is an implementation of […]

Celebrating Eid’l Fitr 2019 in Jordan; Home Still Where Heart Is

“Asked what are the things they longed for most in the Philippines, many replied that it is not their favorite food at all since some of these foods are available here in Jordan. What they really missed are the personal and special bonding they have with their families – their kids, wives, siblings and parents.” By […]

No Sighting of Shawwal Crescent Moon; Eid’l Fitr Prayers on June 5 — Darul Ifta

Media Release: Here’s an announcement from the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) about conclusion of 2019 Ramadan fasting: June 4, 2019 NCMF 1440 Eid’lFitr Advisory: No sighting of Hilal or New Moon “The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF), as the Government agency tasked in providing accurate information in relation to the affairs of […]

Sen. Joel Villanueva Looking into Abused OFW Pido’s Situation in Malaysia

(SDN) — May 25 (Saturday) marks the 16th day of Penny Fritz G. Pido, 39, at the Borneo Medical Centre in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. For 12 days she was alone in her hospital room, no companion, only relying on the kindness of medical practitioners attending to her, like nurses. And some Filipinos who visited her […]