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DFA urges immediate repatriation of 21 Pinoy seafarers from India

Posted on: October 11th, 2018 | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is putting more pressure on Evic Human Resources Management for the immediate repatriation of 21 Filipino seafarers abandoned at Kakinada...

DFA shortens waiting period for passport applications

Posted on: September 27th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs announced that beginning October 1, applicants who paid P950 processing fee can collect their passports at the DFA consular offices in Metro...

109 undocumented OFWs return home from Dubai

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday brought home 109 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Dubai. The agency has now repatriated a total of 838 OFWs since the amnesty...

DFA identifies OFW found inside a septic tank in South Korea

Posted on: May 7th, 2018 | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Monday, May 7, that it has identified the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) whose remains were found inside a septic...

Cayetano says no to resignation unless Duterte orders it

Posted on: May 3rd, 2018 | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines – Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano maintained there is no reason for him to resign, at least for now, following reports of...

DFA opens passport appointment slots from July to September

Posted on: May 2nd, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced Wednesday that its online appointment system will start accepting new applications and renewal of passports for the months of July...

Kuwait expels Philippine ambassador amid diplomatic row

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 | No Comments
  The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)  has confirmed that the Kuwaiti government has expelled Ambassador Renato Villa and has given him a week to return to Manila. The expulsion...

Final batch of repatriated OFWs in Kuwait arrives at NAIA

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The last batch of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who availed of Kuwait’s amnesty program has arrived in Manila. Onboard Qatar Airways, 216 OFWs from Kuwait landed at the...

Cayetano slams EU Parliament for ‘crossing the red line’

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano lambasted the European Union lawmakers for its “unwarranted and uncalled for actions” against the Philippines, specifically against the government of President...

PNP investigates DFA employees conniving with passport fixers

Posted on: March 6th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The operation of the Philippine National Police (PNP) against passport fixers does not end in their apprehension. The PNP is now investigating some Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)...