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TRENDING: iPhone 8 and 8 Plus announced with wireless charging, True Tone display, A11 Bionic processor

TRENDING: iPhone 8 and 8 Plus announced with wireless charging, True Tone display, A11 Bionic processor

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Apple just unveiled the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus at its press event. It looks a lot like the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but with a glass back. The iPhone 8 still has a single camera while the 8 Plus has a double camera. It comes in silver, space grey and a new gold finish that looks like a mix between gold and rose gold. These phones are sealed to be water and dust resistant. Apple also announced the iPhone X at the same conference, a new, premium model with a screen that fills the front of the device. Read more in our separate post. There’s a new retina HD display. It has true tone technology like the most recent iPad Pro. It adapts to ambient light. Speakers are 25 percent louder and have deeper bass. Inside, it has an A11 Bionic chip. It is a 64-...
BREAKING: Pinoy Transsexual Faces Passport Cancellation, Persona Non-Grata Status For this!

BREAKING: Pinoy Transsexual Faces Passport Cancellation, Persona Non-Grata Status For this!

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PH consul now searching for Pinoy transsexual who lewdly danced to Lupang Hinirang She will have her passport cancelled to compel her to return to PH and face charges NHCP said offender can also be blacklisted in case she has changed her citizenship MANILA, Philippines  –  The Philippine consul in Los Angeles is on the hunt for the Filipino transsexual who lewdly danced to the Lupang Hinirang following an outcry of complaints over her act. According to News5, it was the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) that requested the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to have Maria Sophia Love’s passport cancelled to compel her to return to the Philippines and face charges for disrespecting the national...
One of the best airlines in the world has lost its biggest market

One of the best airlines in the world has lost its biggest market

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On Monday, the governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain announced that they have severed diplomatic relations with Qatar. Caught in the diplomatic crisis is the country's national airlines, Qatar Airways. All three Gulf nations have refused the Qatari airline access to its airspace. Unfortunately for the Doha, Qatar-based airlines, Saudi Arabia along with the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai happen to be some of its biggest markets. In fact, according to CAPA - The Center for Aviation analyst Will Horton, Saudi Arabia is Qatar Airways' largest market. Conversely, the Qatar Airways' presence in Saudi Arabia is the largest of any international airline. Qatar Airways was not immediately available for commen...
Qatar may have paid $1 billion in ransom for release of royal family members captured while hunting with falcons

Qatar may have paid $1 billion in ransom for release of royal family members captured while hunting with falcons

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A ransom payment of up to $1 billion to Iranian and al-Qaeda-linked forces in Syria may have been the tipping point for Qatari-Gulf Arab relations, the Financial Times reported on Monday. Qatar paid out the hefty ransom to secure the release of 26 members of a falconry party, some of whom were members of Qatar's royal family, who had been hunting in southern Iraq, "commanders of militant groups and government officials in the region" told the Financial Times. The news of Qatar's ransom comes after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and a powerful military leader in Libya allsevered ties with Doha on Monday . SPA, a Saudi state news agency, said that the kingdom cut ties because Qatar "embraces m...
President Khalifa orders early payment of salaries ahead of Eid

President Khalifa orders early payment of salaries ahead of Eid

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President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered payment of salaries of all federal government department employees by June 20 ahead of Eid, official news agency WAM reported on Monday. The order will also benefit pensioners and citizens who are eligible for social assistance, it added. Dubai government employees to get June salary early Source:  www.gulfnews.com
Saying Nice Things About Qatar Could Get You Arrested in Dubai and Beyond

Saying Nice Things About Qatar Could Get You Arrested in Dubai and Beyond

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Earlier this week, several nations cut their diplomatic ties with the State of Qatar, claiming the country supports terrorist groups. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates shut down all air, ground and sea routes with Qatar, and by Monday night, Qatar Airways wasn’t permitted to fly into or over the aforementioned countries. Now, restrictions are growing even tighter — even for those transiting through the UAE. Today, the country threatened that it would punish anyone who expressed sympathy toward Qatar with up to 15 years in prison and a fine of at least 500,000 dirhams ($136,000), and it announced that it was going to bar entry for Qataris to the country. If you’re traveling through the UAE, including D...
Farmers’ wing in Rajasthan plans statewide protest from June 15

Farmers’ wing in Rajasthan plans statewide protest from June 15

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Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) a peasant’s wing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is gearing up for a showdown with the government. The organisation will hold an indefinite dharna from June 15 at all the divisional headquarters against the government’s “anti-farmer policies”. Members of the organisation alleged that the government’s apathetic attitude towards the problems of farmers is compelling the newer generations to give up agriculture. “It is not a good sign for the nation and the economy,” Ram Kumar Nagar, BKS state coordinator said. “The oppressive and anti-farmer policies of the government have made farmers beggars,” BKS vice-president said. “Suicide by hundreds of farmers because of debt and other econ...
Five days on, five things to know about Qatar-Gulf rift

Five days on, five things to know about Qatar-Gulf rift

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Qatar vows to defy pressure as Saudi-led bloc hardens stance against Doha despite a flurry of diplomacy. On Monday, June 5, most residents of Qatar were still fast asleep when neighbouring Bahrain announced it was cutting diplomatic ties with Doha, delivering the first of a series of coordinated diplomatic strikes that has left the region in disarray. It happened at 5:50am local time, on the 10th day of Ramadan. Within 10 minutes, Saudi Arabia, the Gulf's biggest power, had followed suit. The kingdom announced via state media that it was taking action to "protect its national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism". By 6:20am, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had completed the troika. "It was bound to h...
Have UAE visa rules changed? Ministry clarifies

Have UAE visa rules changed? Ministry clarifies

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The UAE Ministry of Interior on Thursday rubbished rumours of changes to UAE's residence laws, and said no amendments have been made. In an official statement on its Instagram account, the ministry said such rumours doing the rounds on social media were completely baseless. Of late, rumours had been doing the rounds that the government had modified visa rules for Pakistanis and Bangladeshis, and this resulted in thousands of queries landing in Khaleej Times mailboxes seeking clarification. The ministry also urged the public not to rely on unofficial statements on social media, and informed that all official policy changes will be announced directly by the government. The ministry also warned people spreading these rumours, and said such rumourmongers will be pros...
These devices can no longer use Skype in UAE

These devices can no longer use Skype in UAE

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Skype is a popular way to get in touch with relatives back home For many UAE expats, one of the easiest ways to get in touch with their relatives back home is through Skype. The app allows expats to talk to their families -- be it voice calls or video calls. However, Skype has recently announced that they will be retiring the service on certain devices. This came to light when Skype sent out emails to users informing them of the move. According to the image above, Skype will no longer be accessible on devices running Windows Phone 8 and 8.1, Messaging App for Windows 10 Mobile, Windows RT and TV. Starting July 1, users of devices running these versions of Windows software won't be able to access Skype. If you are using one of these versions, ...