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Embassy of the Philippines in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Embassy of the Philippines in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ADDRESS: Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Site D3 Collector Road C Diplomatic Quarter P.O. Box 94366 11693 Riyadh Saudi Arabia (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); TELEPHONE: (+966) 11 482-3559 (+966) 11 480-1918 FAX: (+966) 11 488-3945 EMAIL: rype@riyadhpe.com consular@philembassy-riyadh.org WEBSITE: riyadhpe.dfa.gov.ph OFFICE HOURS: HEAD OF MISSION Mr Ezzedin H. Tago, Ambassador Philippines in Saudi Arabia: In addition to the embassy in Riyadh, the Philippines also has a consulate general in Jeddah. Saudi Arabia in the Philippines: Saudi Arabia maintains an embassy in Manila. The Philippine embassy is one … Read entire article »

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A total of 2,491 out of 2,921 passed the Physician Licensure Examination as announced on Wednesday.

A total of 2,491 out of 2,921 passed the Physician Licensure Examination as announced on Wednesday.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); PRC administered the Physician board exam on August 15-16 and 22-23, 2015 in the cities of Manila, Cebu and Davao. The members of the Board of Medicine who gave the licensure examination are Dr. Miguel L. Noche Jr., Chairman; Dr. Edgardo T. Fernando, Dr. Restituto C. De Ocampo, Dr. Jose Y. Cueto, Jr., and Dr. Mildred N. Pareja, Members. Roll of Successful Examinees in the PHYSICIAN LICENSURE EXAMINATION Held on AUGUST 15, 2015 & FF. … Read entire article »

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IBAN of Philippine Banks

IBAN of Philippine Banks

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); IBAN of Philippine Banks International Bank Account Number or IBAN is an identifier commonly used by European banks to lessen the risk of transmitting transcription errors when transferring money from one bank to another bank. Philippine banks have no IBAN because it is not an European bank, instead Philippine banks use SWIFT code. SWIFT means Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. Again, Philippine banks have no IBAN! (adsbygoogle = … Read entire article »

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Royal Order: Weekend is on Saturday and Friday

Royal Order: Weekend is on Saturday and Friday

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Source: http://www.alriyadh.com The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued today a royal order saying that the official working days will be from Sunday to Thursday and the weekly holiday on Friday and Saturday. The royal order said that the decision was taken based on what the requirement of the public interest , and what imposes by the economic position of the Kingdom and … Read entire article »

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How to Obtain a Saudi Police Clearance

How to Obtain a Saudi Police Clearance

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); According to the Philippine Embassy in Saudi Arabia, all OFWs in Saudi should get a police clearance before their departure from the country. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh reiterates its advice to Filipinos who think they may need a police clearance in the future to secure a Saudi Police Clearance before final exit or departure from the Kingdom. The police clearance is a … Read entire article »

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Physician Licensure Exam Results 2012: Topnotchers and List of Physician Board Exam Passers

Physician Licensure Exam Results 2012: Topnotchers and List of Physician Board Exam Passers

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Physician Licensure Exam Results of the February 2012 Physician Board Examinations was announced by the Philippines‘ Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Thursday, March 1, 2012. Reports say that 520 out of 990 examinees passed the Physician Licensure Exam held in the cities ofManila and Cebu. The top examinee in the 2012 Physician Exam isRonald Resuma Ceriales of Our Lady of FatimaUniversity in Valenzuela City. Ceriales garnered a score of 88.50 percent rating. Jon Karl Delgado Velasco of Cebu Institute of Medicine (85.92 percent) and Miguel Rafael David Ramos of St. Luke’s College of Medicine (85.83) were second and third … Read entire article »

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~ Never Judge Anyone ~

~ Never Judge Anyone ~

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A doctor entered the hospital in hurry after being call…ed in for an urgent surgery. He answered the call ASAP, changed his clothes and went directly to the surgery block. He found the boy’s father going and coming in the hall waiting for the doctor. Once seeing him, the dad yelled: “Why did you take all this time to come? Don’t you know that my son’s life is in danger? Don’t you have … Read entire article »

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PRC: 22,760 pass nursing exam

PRC: 22,760 pass nursing exam

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that 22,760 out of 67,095 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination given by the Board of Nursing last December 2011.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); PRC said the examination were held in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dagupan, Davao, Iloilo, La Union, Legazpi, Lucena, Nueva Ecija, Pagadian, Pampanga, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga . The members of the … Read entire article »

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My patient threw a crumpled prescription at me.

My patient threw a crumpled prescription at me.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I never thought embarrassment and humiliation happened here in Saudi Arabia, or could be as demeaning as this one incident during my 12 years of experience as a doctor.  It happened during one of my tours of duty about 4 months ago in the emergency room with a male patient. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has 2 days, Thursday and Friday, as a week end off from work. Most of the company … Read entire article »

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Please, break my hand doctor!

Please, break my hand doctor!

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   It was a quiet afternoon, when there were only few patients visiting the emergency room where I was assigned. Another patient came in with a recognizable brown envelope with an x-ray film in it. He wanted to speak to me in private, so I asked my sister, the assisting nurse on duty, to leave for a while. I assumed he was going to tell me about some confidential illness or medical symptoms. … Read entire article »

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Eid Mubarak. May your religious holiday be blessed.

Eid Mubarak. May your religious holiday be blessed.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Eid Mubarak to all readers! It literally means a “Blessed Festival”and can be paraphrased as “May your religious holiday be blessed.” It’s a way of saying “Happy Eid” at the time of the Islamic Eid holidays. It is a phrase of greetings that is said among Muslims to congratulate each other on holidays. The appropriate answer when someone greets you is, “Allah yubarak feek!”(May Allah bless you also!) This phrase can … Read entire article »

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What to leave out of your resume

What to leave out of your resume

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By MensXP.com There’s a lot one is supposed to put on their resume, but have you remembered to pay attention to what should be removed? Detail If you have experience, your resume should show it. After all, your resume is the professional you – your life, experiences – everything that makes you a better candidates. And that doesn’t mean you scrimp on the print cost and use a small font-size and abbreviated descriptions so that … Read entire article »

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Beating Body and Back Acne with Head and Shoulders Shampoo

Beating Body and Back Acne with Head and Shoulders Shampoo

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Beating Body and Back Acne with Head and Shoulders Shampoo (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Blackheads and pimples don’t only appear on the face. For some, acne breakouts can be more widespread, affecting larger areas of the body. Besides the face, acne commonly occurs on the back, chest, neck, shoulders, and upper arms. Many ingenious acne sufferers have noted that washing with Head and Shoulders shampoo has done wonders for … Read entire article »

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