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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)...

PHL continues negotiation with China to rename 5 seamounts in Philippine Rise

Posted on: February 28th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The illegal entry of China in the Philippine Rise led to the naming of its five underwater sea features. But the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) noted that...

Kuwait extends amnesty program for undocumented Filipinos until April 22

Posted on: February 21st, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The Kuwaiti government has granted the request of the Philippines to extend its amnesty program for overstaying Filipinos in the Arab nation. Based on the statement of the...

DFA respects Kuwait’s deadline for amnesty application for undocumented foreign workers

Posted on: February 17th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Allan Peter Cayetano went on a meeting with the Kuwait Ambassador to the Philippines, Musaed Saleh Althwaikh, on Thursday. “There is a severe outrage or...