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Posts Tagged ‘Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)’

Search continues for two Filipino tourists missing in Thailand — DFA

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 11:39 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed that two Filipino tourists went missing at Freedom Beach in Phuket, Thailand on Tuesday (July 17). The DFA through the...

Phl appeals to Israeli gov’t to treat overstaying Filipinos in humane, sensitive manner

Posted on Monday, 24 June 2019 06:50 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has appealed to the Israeli government to treat overstaying Filipinos in a humane and sensitive manner.  The appeal stemmed from a...

DFA raises alert level in Sudan due to ongoing civil unrest

Posted on Friday, 14 June 2019 05:44 PM | No Comments
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday (June 14) announced that it raised the alert level in Sudan to Alert Level 2 on June 7, following the ongoing civil...

Alert level 4 raised in Libya—DFA

Posted on Wednesday, 1 May 2019 02:02 PM | No Comments
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) raised the alert level from III to IV in Libya due to the increased threats to the safety and security of the Filipinos in...

7 Filipino seafarers detained in Libya to return home

Posted on Monday, 11 March 2019 12:54 PM | No Comments
The seven Filipino seafarers who were recently released in Libya are on their way back to the Philippines. According to the statement of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). The...

DFA dismisses consular officer for disrespecting PWD applicant

Posted on Monday, 11 March 2019 12:23 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has relieved a consular officer from his duties on Friday after disrespecting and humiliating a polio-stricken journalist while applying for a...

Libya acquits 7 Filipino seafarers in oil smuggling case

Posted on Tuesday, 5 March 2019 03:49 PM | No Comments
Repatriation of the seven Filipino seafarers who were detained for alleged economic sabotage, is underway after the Libyan High Court ordered their release. The seven Filipino seafarers, who consistently denied...

DFA cautions Filipinos vs travel to Kashmir amid India-Pakistan tensions

Posted on Friday, 1 March 2019 09:17 AM | No Comments
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), on Thursday, advised Filipinos in India and Pakistan to stay vigilant and avoid travels to the Kashmir region. This is amid rising tensions between...

DFA cautions Filipinos in Libya amid armed clashes

Posted on Friday, 18 January 2019 12:04 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday (January 17) cautioned Filipinos in Tripoli in view of renewed armed encounter in the district of Qasir Ben Ghashir...

No need for birth certificates in renewal of passports — DFA

Posted on Wednesday, 16 January 2019 08:14 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs issued a new order removing the submission of birth certificates in the renewal of passports. In a tweet, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy...