Posts Tagged DFA

DFA reminds Filipinos: Don’t bring animal products to South Korea

Robie de Guzman   •   January 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday reminded Filipinos that bringing of animal or livestock products to South Korea is prohibited. The DFA issued the reminder...

Two Filipinos trafficked into Iraq back in PH – DFA

Robie de Guzman   •   January 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Two Filipino women who were trafficked into Iraq have returned to the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday. In a statement, the DFA said...

Iranian foreign minister to secure safety of Filipinos in Iran amid tension

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 16, 2020

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was in talks with Filipino officials on Tuesday (January 14) to assure the safety of Filipinos in Iran. Philippine Ambassador to Iran Wilfredo C....

First batch of Filipinos repatriated from Iraq to arrive in PH Wednesday

Robie de Guzman   •   January 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The first batch of Filipino workers repatriated from Iraq will arrive on Wednesday afternoon, January 15, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. In a statement, 13...

Remains of Filipino worker murdered in Kuwait back in PH

Robie de Guzman   •   January 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The remains of the Filipino household service worker who was allegedly killed by her employer in Kuwait have arrived in the Philippines. The plane carrying Jeanelyn Villavende’s...

Japanese envoy to visit the Philippines

Marje Pelayo   •   January 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Motegi Toshimitsu, is set to visit the Philippines from January 8 to 9 as a guest of the Department of Foreign Affairs...

DFA, lawmakers express dismay over lack of protection for OFWs in Kuwait

Maris Federez   •   January 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), along with several lawmakers in the Senate, has condemned the killing of another domestic helper, Jeanelyn Villavende, in Kuwait. The DFA...

DFA closely monitors kidnapping of 2 Pinoy seafarers in Cameroon

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 1, 2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is closely monitoring the kidnapping of two Filipino seafarers in Cameroon on Tuesday (December 31). Eight seafarers were reportedly kidnapped after armed men attacked...

DFA confirms another Pinay killed in Kuwait

Marje Pelayo   •   December 31, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed another killing of a Filipino domestic worker in Kuwait. In its advisory, the DFA strongly condemns the killing of the...

US may not easily implement ban on officials behind De Lima’s detention – DFA

Maris Federez   •   December 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin Jr. believes that the US will not easily implement the ban on government officials who were involved in the...


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