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At least two dead, 25 missing as migrant boat capsizes off Libya

Posted on Monday, 3 June 2019 04:57 PM | No Comments
At least two migrants died and around 25 others were missing after their inflatable boat capsized off the western Libyan coast, the coastguard said on Sunday (June 2). A total...

15 Filipino repatriates to arrive from Libya

Posted on Thursday, 30 May 2019 04:37 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Fifteen (15) Filipinos are expected to arrive home to the Philippines on Thursday (May 30) as part of the Philippine Embassy’s efforts to repatriate Filipino workers affected...

PH Envoy: 15 more Filipinos to return home from Libya

Posted on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 04:38 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – More Filipino workers in war-torn Libya will soon arrive home, Philippine Chargè d’Affaires Elmer Cato said on Wednesday. In a post on Twitter, Cato said the latest...

11 more Filipinos to arrive home from Libya

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 03:14 PM | No Comments
More Filipinos in war-torn Libya will be repatriated to the Philippines, Philippine Chargè d’Affaires Elmer Cato said on Friday. In a post on Twitter, Cato said 11 more Filipinos have...

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...

DFA calls on OFWs in Libyan hospital to take shelter at the Embassy

Posted on Tuesday, 30 April 2019 11:40 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has appealed to 60 Filipinos working in Ali Omar Ashkar Hospital in Esbea to immediately take shelter at the Philippine Embassy...

Envoy reiterates plea for repatriation after another Filipino gets hurt in Libya fighting

Posted on Thursday, 25 April 2019 03:14 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Chargé d’Affaires Elmer Cato on Wednesday (April 24) reiterated his plea for overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in Tripoli to go home. Cato reported on his social media...

DFA raises alert level 3 in Tripoli, Libya

Posted on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 03:09 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday raised the alert level from two to three in Tripoli and nearby districts amid the escalating violence in Libya....

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...

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...