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More OFWs seek help despite progress in Kuwait-PHL talks

Posted on: March 14th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has reported a good progress in the discussion of bilateral agreement between the Kuwaiti and Philippine governments regarding overseas Filipino workers’ (OFW)...

Suspects in Demafelis’ freezer murder arrested in Syria

Posted on: February 26th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Authorities have arrested the suspects in the murder of Joanna Demafelis, the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who was found dead in a freezer at an apartment in...

Philippines, China set to conduct second bilateral consultative mechanism next month

Posted on: January 16th, 2018 | No Comments
The Department of Foreign Affairs or DFA defended itself from allegations that it is not taking steps to stop China’s ongoing militarization of the West Philippine Sea. Critics particularly refer...

DFA employees, travel agencies allegedly involved in online passport appointments syndicate

Posted on: January 12th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Complaints regarding the Department of Foreign Affairs’ passport appointment system are now trending on social media. Most of the complaints are about the lack of slots for...

Mary Jane Veloso calls on Duterte to allow her to testify against her recruiters

Posted on: January 11th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – January 10 is the 33rd birthday of Mary Jane Veloso. Mary Jane was arrested and was sentenced to death after smuggling heroin into Indonesia in 2010. In...

DFA to accept e-payments next year for passport applications

Posted on: December 7th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) shall implement the electronic payment of passports for citizens who wish to apply for a passport or renew one in 2018....

President Duterte designates ex-spokesperson as Foreign Affairs undersecretary

Posted on: November 24th, 2017 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has designated his former presidential spokesperson, Ernesto Abella as undersecretary for strategic communications of the Department of Foreign Affairs. Abella served as the presidential spokesperson for more...

No Filipinos hurt in NYC truck attack – DFA

Posted on: November 2nd, 2017 | No Comments
The Philippines has extended its condolences to the families of the victims in the recent terror attack in New York City and prayed for the immediate recovery of the injured...

10-year passport validity to take effect beginning January 2018

Posted on: October 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has released the implementing rules and regulations for the Republic Act Number 10928 or the Act Extending the Validity of Philippine...

Duterte-Abe meeting agenda in Japan: Regional security, economic and trade

Posted on: October 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte will have a working visit in Japan from October 29 to 31. According to Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), President Duterte and Prime Minister...