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Coronavirus death toll among Pinoys in UAE rises to 27

May 09, 2020 - 3:52 PM

(UPDATED) A total of 23 Filipinos died of the coronavirus in Dubai alone

AT HOME IN DUBAI. A man wearing a face mask gazes at the Dubai skyline as the city was placed on lockdown on April 4, 2020. Photo by Karim Sahib/AFP

No last goodbye for Gulf migrant workers lost to pandemic

Apr 22, 2020 - 5:21 PM

OFWs are among the migrants who die alone in the Middle East because of the coronavirus

Employees transport the body of a COVID-19 victim to be cremated at the New Sonapur Hindu crematorium in the Gulf Emirate of Dubai on April 19, 2020. The body of the Indian migrant who died from coronavirus far from home was kept inside the ambulance in front of the crematorium in case a friend came by for a last goodbye. But nearly an hour later no one had appeared, and the workers in protective suits had to carry out their grim task. In silence, the four men carefully moved the body, wrapped in a white plastic bag, to a furnace where it was reduced to ashes that were placed in a silver box. GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP

200 OFW 'baby cases' in Dubai in Q1 2018 – PH consulate

Jun 26, 2018 - 5:14 PM

'They know the culture. They know the rules. They know it’s illegal, yet they still do it,' says Vice Consul Von Ryan Pangwi

Jailed Bahrain opposition chief in trouble over tweets

Jan 24, 2016 - 11:12 PM

Sheikh Ali Salman is currently serving 4 years for inciting civil disobedience

Catching the golden waves

Apr 10, 2012 - 2:11 PM

It has been said that Pinoys come together wherever they may be In the case of these surfers they are giving surfers all over the world another reason to visit the so called City of Gold

SURFIN' UAE. PSOD members at Sunset Beach, in front of Dubai's iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel. Photo by Abdel Elecho.