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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
See ASAP 20 Live in UK, get registered as voter tooMANILA - Filipinos who will be watching the much-awaited ASAP 20 Live in the Un
See ASAP 20 Live in UK, get registered as voter too
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 15 hours ago
MANILA - Filipinos who will be watching the much-awaited ASAP 20 Live in the United Kingdom now also have the chance to register as overseas voter for the Philippines' 2016 Presidential elections next year. Pinoys of voting age by the time of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
New USAID mission chief vows to keep development thrust in PH WASHINGTON, DC — The new mission director of the United States Agency for Inter
New USAID mission chief vows to keep development thrust in PH 
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON, DC — The new mission director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for the Philippines, Pacific Islands and Mongolia will maintain the strong development partnership between the Philippine government and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Incoming USAID chief vows strengthening Philippines’ dev’t programsMANILA, Philippines – The incoming United States’ aid director to the Philippin
Incoming USAID chief vows strengthening Philippines’ dev’t programs
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines – The incoming United States’ aid director to the Philippines vowed to further strengthen the agency's development programs in the country. The newly appointed Mission Director of the United States Agency for International... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ph consul in Indonesia chided for ‘mishandling’ Veloso caseCelia Veloso, mother of Mary Jane Veloso, narrates before the House committee o
Ph consul in Indonesia chided for ‘mishandling’ Veloso case
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Celia Veloso, mother of Mary Jane Veloso, narrates before the House committee on overseas workers affairs her family’s ordeal with the Department of Foreign Affairs. NESTOR CORRALES/INQUIRER.net The House committee on overseas workers affairs on... Read more
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Starmometer
TFC and DFA Join Forces to Encourage OFs to Exercise Their Right to Vote in the 2016 ElectionsWith the deadline for the worldwide registration for the 2016 elections coming
TFC and DFA Join Forces to Encourage OFs to Exercise Their Right to Vote in the 2016 Elections
Starmometer / Posted 6 days ago
With the deadline for the worldwide registration for the 2016 elections coming to a close on October 31, premier Filipino network The Filipino Channel (TFC) and implementing arm of the Overseas Voting Act, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Overseas... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Thai PM to Noy: You speak so fastMANILA, Philippines - Others have noticed it, but none has dared draw President
Thai PM to Noy: You speak so fast
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Others have noticed it, but none has dared draw President Aquino’s attention to it. Until yesterday, when visiting Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, in a state luncheon at Malacañang, told his host, to laughter from the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Thai PM to Noy: You speak so fastMANILA, Philippines - Others have noticed it, but none has dared draw President
Thai PM to Noy: You speak so fast
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Others have noticed it, but none has dared draw President Aquino’s attention to it. Until yesterday, when visiting Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, in a state luncheon at Malacañang, told his host, to laughter from the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DFA: Another OFW in Saudi suspected of having MERS-CoVMANILA, Philippines - Another Filipina nurse in Saudi Arabia has been placed in
DFA: Another OFW in Saudi suspected of having MERS-CoV
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Another Filipina nurse in Saudi Arabia has been placed in isolation for suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) infection. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has withheld her identity. She is... Read more
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Sun Star
Another Pinoy in Saudi Arabia under observation for Mers-CoVALTHOUGH one Filipina tested negative from the deadly Middle East Respiratory S
Another Pinoy in Saudi Arabia under observation for Mers-CoV
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
ALTHOUGH one Filipina tested negative from the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (Mers-CoV) in Saudi Arabia, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday confirmed that another one is currently "under observation." Foreign... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
PH embassy in Malaysia recognizes 'model employers' of OFWsGot a tip? Send it to us at manila@coconuts.co. Thirteen companies based in Mal
PH embassy in Malaysia recognizes 'model employers' of OFWs
Coconuts Manila / Posted 8 days ago
Got a tip? Send it to us at manila@coconuts.co. Thirteen companies based in Malaysia were recognized for their being model employers of Filipino workers, the Philippine embassy in Kuala Lumpur said. The companies were chosen based on their track... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
PH embassy in KL recognizes 'model employers' of OFWsMANILA - Thirteen companies based in Malaysia were recognized for their being m
PH embassy in KL recognizes 'model employers' of OFWs
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA - Thirteen companies based in Malaysia were recognized for their being model employers of Filipino workers, the Philippine embassy in Kuala Lumpur said. "People are a nation’s best resource, and so it is with companies. Employees are a... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
4 Filipinos in Saudi Arabia positive of MERS The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday (August 24) reported that t
4 Filipinos in Saudi Arabia positive of MERS
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday (August 24) reported that the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh has confirmed four new cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)... Read more
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Pilipino Star
4 Philippine nurses have MERS in SaudiMANILA, Philippines - Four Filipino nurses working in a hospital in Saudi Arabi
4 Philippine nurses have MERS in Saudi
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Four Filipino nurses working in a hospital in Saudi Arabia were infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. DFA spokesman Charles Jose said... Read more
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The Manila Times
Two more Pinoys confirmed with MERS-CoVAugust 24, 2015 5:27 pm The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Mond
Two more Pinoys confirmed with MERS-CoV
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
August 24, 2015 5:27 pm The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Monday that two more Filipinos have been infected with the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi... Read more
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Sun Star
2 more Pinoys confirmed with Mers-CoVTHE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Monday that two more Filipino
2 more Pinoys confirmed with Mers-CoV
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Monday that two more Filipinos have contracted the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (Mers-CoV) in Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number of infected Filipinos to four. Citing a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Internet voting for OFWs opposed for lack of securityAn election lawyer urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec), on Sunday, to s
Internet voting for OFWs opposed for lack of security
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
An election lawyer urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec), on Sunday, to scrap plans of employing Internet voting technology for overseas absentee voting (OAV) in the May 2016 balloting in the absence of clear-cut rules on such a scheme. Laywer... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DFA confirms 2 Pinoy Mers cases in Saudi ArabiaDepartment of Foreign Affairs building. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO The Department of
DFA confirms 2 Pinoy Mers cases in Saudi Arabia
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Department of Foreign Affairs building. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has confirmed that two Filipino nurses in Saudi Arabia had been found positive for the dreaded Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers). Assistant... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
No travel advisory to S. Korea yetMANILA – A Palace official said there is no travel advisory to South Korea yet
No travel advisory to S. Korea yet
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 13 days ago
MANILA – A Palace official said there is no travel advisory to South Korea yet as it called for restraint on both sides to prevent any undue incident. "We have not released any at this time. We feel that it would be enough really to continue to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Malacañang assures protocols in place in South KoreaDeputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte. INQUIRER file photo. The Phili
Malacañang assures protocols in place in South Korea
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte. INQUIRER file photo. The Philippine government said on Saturday that it has protocols in place should there be a need for Filipinos to be evacuated in South Korea amid tensions there. “We have a good... Read more
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The Manila Times
No travel ban yet to South Korea –PalaceAugust 22, 2015 5:09 pm THE Philippine government is not yet inclined to issue
No travel ban yet to South Korea –Palace
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
August 22, 2015 5:09 pm THE Philippine government is not yet inclined to issue a travel ban for Filipinos going to South Korea amid the tension in the Korean peninsula, Malacañang said Saturday. In a radio... Read more
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The Manila Times
Manila calls for restraintAugust 21, 2015 10:53 pm by BERNICE CAMILLE V. BAUZON, REPORTER The Philippin
Manila calls for restraint
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
August 21, 2015 10:53 pm by BERNICE CAMILLE V. BAUZON, REPORTER The Philippines on Friday urged restraint in the Korean peninsula after a reported exchange of artillery fire between South Korea and North Korea. In a... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Pinay falls to her death from HK building Hong Kong (HK) police are now investigating the death of a 47-year-old Filipi
Pinay falls to her death from HK building
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Hong Kong (HK) police are now investigating the death of a 47-year-old Filipino household service worker (HSW) after she fell from a building in Sha Tin District earlier this week. Prior to her death, the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
DFA monitoring tensions in Korean PeninsulaMANILA - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is closely monitoring the situ
DFA monitoring tensions in Korean Peninsula
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 14 days ago
MANILA - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is closely monitoring the situation in the Korean peninsula after the exchange of fire between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Republic of Korea on Thursday. "The Philippines urges... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Thai envoy OK with PH warningThai Ambassador to the Philippines Thanatip Upatising. Photo from Thai embassy
Thai envoy OK with PH warning
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
Thai Ambassador to the Philippines Thanatip Upatising. Photo from Thai embassy website Thailand’s ambassador to the Philippines said the government’s advisory to Filipino citizens to avoid certain areas of his country’s capital city was... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
K-pop stars offer prayers in aftermath of deadly Bangkok blast In the wake of the Bangkok bomb explosion Monday night outside the Erawan Shr
K-pop stars offer prayers in aftermath of deadly Bangkok blast
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
In the wake of the Bangkok bomb explosion Monday night outside the Erawan Shrine that killed and wounded scores of people, Korean celebrities offered sympathy and prayers on social... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Pinoys in Thailand told to avoid areas specified by copsMANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday placed
Pinoys in Thailand told to avoid areas specified by cops
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday placed Thailand under Alert Level 1 (precautionary phase) following the bombing near the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok on Monday that killed 20 people and injured more than... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DFA responds to columnist on ‘overpriced’ OFW evac ship rentalINQUIRER.net columnist Rodel Rodis SAN FRANCISCO – A spokesperson for the Phil
DFA responds to columnist on ‘overpriced’ OFW evac ship rental
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
INQUIRER.net columnist Rodel Rodis SAN FRANCISCO – A spokesperson for the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs sent a response to INQUIRER.net columnist Rodel Rodis (Global Networking), whose Aug. 13 column questioned the cost of evacuating 766... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
What areas you should avoid in ThailandMANILA -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday placed Thailand
What areas you should avoid in Thailand
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday placed Thailand under Alert Level 1 (Precautionary Phase) after at least 22 people were killed and more than 100 were injured in a bombing near Erawan Shrine in Bangkok. Filipinos are... Read more
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Sun Star
Pinoys in Thailand urged to take safety precautionsTHE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has placed Thailand under the Crisis Al
Pinoys in Thailand urged to take safety precautions
Sun Star / Posted 16 days ago
THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has placed Thailand under the Crisis Alert Level 1 following the bomb explosion in Bangkok on Monday that killed at least 20 people and injured 123 others, including a Filipino. Alert level 1, according to the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DFA raises alert level 1 in ThailandThe Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday raised alert level 1 or pr
DFA raises alert level 1 in Thailand
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday raised alert level 1 or precautionary phase in Thailand following the deadly bomb blast in Bangkok. DFA said “alert level 1 is issued when there are valid signs of internal disturbance,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DFA raises alert level 1 over Thailand The Philippine government on Wednesday raised Alert Level 1, or Precautionary
DFA raises alert level 1 over Thailand
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
The Philippine government on Wednesday raised Alert Level 1, or Precautionary Phase, over Thailand in view of the bomb blast incident that occurred near the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok last August 17 that took the... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
Palace condemns Bangkok bomb attackMANILA — Malacanang, calling for solidarity against terrorism, condemned on Tue
Palace condemns Bangkok bomb attack
Zamboanga Times / Posted 17 days ago
MANILA — Malacanang, calling for solidarity against terrorism, condemned on Tuesday the bomb attack in Bangkok, Thailand that killed and wounded scores of people. "We condemn the bomb attack that killed and wounded scores of tourists, commuters and... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
DFA says Filipina among those injured in Bangkok bombingMANILA — A Filipina was among the dozens injured in the blast in Bangkok, Thail
DFA says Filipina among those injured in Bangkok bombing
Zamboanga Times / Posted 17 days ago
MANILA — A Filipina was among the dozens injured in the blast in Bangkok, Thailand, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Tuesday as it continues to verify reports that a Philippine national was killed in the attack. Department of Foreign... Read more
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Inquirier.net
UK-based charities to fete Filipino fashion and fabrics in LondonFormer Miss World Philippines contestant and musician Charlotte Tyler speaking
UK-based charities to fete Filipino fashion and fabrics in London
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
Former Miss World Philippines contestant and musician Charlotte Tyler speaking at the “Appelation of Origin: Philippines” pre-launch. PHOTOS BY CAROL PANDAY LONDON – Organizers of a first-of-its-kind fashion event in the United Kingdom to promote... Read more
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Sun Star
DFA: Pinay hurt in Bangkok blastTHE Philippine Embassy in Bangkok confirmed that a Filipina was injured when a
DFA: Pinay hurt in Bangkok blast
Sun Star / Posted 17 days ago
THE Philippine Embassy in Bangkok confirmed that a Filipina was injured when a large bomb rocked central Bangkok's Ratchaprasong area on Monday night. It, however, did not confirm international media reports that a Filipino was one of the three... Read more
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Sun Star
Pinoy 'killed' in Bangkok blast; DFA verifying reportMANILA -- The Philippine Embassy in Thailand is still verifying reports that a
Pinoy 'killed' in Bangkok blast; DFA verifying report
Sun Star / Posted 17 days ago
MANILA -- The Philippine Embassy in Thailand is still verifying reports that a Filipino was among the at least 20 people killed in a bomb explosion in Bangkok Monday night. Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose did not confirm international media... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines condemns Bangkok blast as act of terrorCHARRED. Thai soldiers inspect the scene after a bomb exploded outside a religi
Philippines condemns Bangkok blast as act of terror
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
CHARRED. Thai soldiers inspect the scene after a bomb exploded outside a religious shrine in central Bangkok late on August 17, 2015 killing at least 10 people and wounding scores more. Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP MANILA, Philippines – The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH gov’t denounces Bangkok bomb attackCommunications Secretary speaks to media in this file photo. INQUIRER The Phil
PH gov’t denounces Bangkok bomb attack
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
Communications Secretary speaks to media in this file photo. INQUIRER The Philippine government on Tuesday denounced the bombing in central Bangkok, which has killed at least 20 people. “We condemn the bomb attack that killed and wounded scores of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Filipino among 21 killed in Bangkok blastAugust 18, 2015 10:26 am BANGKOK: The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok is still v
Filipino among 21 killed in Bangkok blast
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
August 18, 2015 10:26 am BANGKOK: The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok is still verifying reports that a Filipino was among the 21 people killed when a large bomb rocked central Bangkok’s Ratchaprasong area on... Read more
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The Manila Times
DFA verifying Pinoy’s death in Bangkok attackAugust 18, 2015 11:10 am The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok is still verifying
DFA verifying Pinoy’s death in Bangkok attack
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
August 18, 2015 11:10 am The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok is still verifying reports that a Filipino was among the 21 people killed when a large bomb rocked central Bangkok’s Ratchaprasong area on Monday... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DFA: No travel ban to Bangkok following blastPolice investigate the scene at the Erawan Shrine after an explosion in Bangkok
DFA: No travel ban to Bangkok following blast
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
Police investigate the scene at the Erawan Shrine after an explosion in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, August 17, 2015. A large explosion rocked a central Bangkok intersection during the evening rush hour, killing at least 18 people and injuring others,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DFA hopes for internet-based voting for seafarers The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is hoping that the Commission on Elec
DFA hopes for internet-based voting for seafarers
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is hoping that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will be allowed to adopt internet-based voting especially for Filipino seafarers in the May 2016... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Got 'fined' in fine city of Singapore? Read thisMANILA - Filipinos who previously committed offenses in Singapore and want to r
Got 'fined' in fine city of Singapore? Read this
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 21 days ago
MANILA - Filipinos who previously committed offenses in Singapore and want to return there are required to submit a visit pass application for consideration, the Philippine Embassy announced. In an advisory posted on the Facebook page of the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Oman extends amnesty period for illegal workersMANILA - The amnesty program offered by the Sultanate of Oman for undocumented
Oman extends amnesty period for illegal workers
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 21 days ago
MANILA - The amnesty program offered by the Sultanate of Oman for undocumented foreign workers has been extended anew. The Philippine Embassy in Muscat said the amnesty program, which started last May 3, was to end on July 31. It has been extended... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
PHL joins China-ASEAN workshop to mount e-commerce industryFrom the Department of Trade and Industry With the goal of building the e-comm
PHL joins China-ASEAN workshop to mount e-commerce industry
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 21 days ago
From the Department of Trade and Industry With the goal of building the e-commerce industry in the Philippines, the DTI participated in an e-commerce workshop held in Beijing last July. E-commerce is increasingly becoming a global trend and heading... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pacquiao wants listing of OFWs in troubleA month after making a personal visit to death row convict Mary Jane Veloso in
Pacquiao wants listing of OFWs in trouble
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
A month after making a personal visit to death row convict Mary Jane Veloso in Indonesia, Saranggani Rep. Manny Pacquiao is asking the House committee on overseas workers affairs to catalog all legal cases involving Filipino overseas workers to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pacquiao seeks inventory of pending cases of OFWsMANILA, Philippines - An inventory of pending cases of overseas Filipino worker
Pacquiao seeks inventory of pending cases of OFWs
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - An inventory of pending cases of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and the adoption of a protocol for prompt and efficient legal assistance to those detained and facing criminal charges are being sought at the House of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Pacquiao calls for review of criminal cases vs OFWs Filipino boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao has called for an inve
Pacquiao calls for review of criminal cases vs OFWs
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
Filipino boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao has called for an inventory of all pending cases involving Filipino migrant workers abroad even as he proposed the formulation and adoption of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
$1.8M ship rent for OFW evac from Libya to Malta is questionableKevin Attard who found a better ship deal for the Philippines seen here with Ma
$1.8M ship rent for OFW evac from Libya to Malta is questionable
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
Kevin Attard who found a better ship deal for the Philippines seen here with Malta Pres. Marie-Louise Preca and Commission of Filipinos Overseas (CFO) Secretary Imelda Nicolas at opening session of Summit Conference of the European Network of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
More OFWs repatriate as extremist bombings rip IraqChargé d’Affaires Elmer G. Cato of the Philippine Embassy in Baghdad bids goodb
More OFWs repatriate as extremist bombings rip Iraq
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
Chargé d’Affaires Elmer G. Cato of the Philippine Embassy in Baghdad bids goodbye to the third batch of overseas Filipino workers who are returning to Manila under the mandatory repatriation program of the Department of Foreign Affairs. The four, who... Read more
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