Posts Tagged Middle East

Bilang ng napapauwing OFW, limitado dahil sa protocols vs COVID-19 — Sec. Bello

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 1, 2021

Pahirapan pa rin ang pagpapauwi ng mga distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFW) sa ibang bansa lalo na sa Middle East. Ayon kay Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre...

10 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths among Filipinos in Middle East, Africa

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases among Filipinos abroad rose to 10 cases with 5 deaths recorded, based on the report received by the Department of Foreign Affairs...

87 distressed Filipinos from Middle East return home – DFA

Robie de Guzman   •   March 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – More than 80 distressed Filipinos from the Middle East have returned home after availing of the government’s repatriation program, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. In...

DOLE assures cash, livelihood aid for Filipinos repatriated from Middle East

Robie de Guzman   •   January 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has assured that overseas Filipino workers (OFW) who were recently repatriated from the Middle East will be provided with livelihood...

Iran calls for unity to expel US from Middle East during visit by Syrian PM

UNTV News   •   January 14, 2020

By Marina Villen Tehran – Iranian authorities on Monday called on the region’s countries to unite to expel US troops from the Middle East during a visit to Tehran by...

Cimatu heads to the Middle East as forced evacuation of OFWs begins

Marje Pelayo   •   January 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu is leaving for the Middle East on Thursday (January 9) to oversee the immediate repatriation of Filipinos there amid the escalating tension between...

All PH foreign posts on alert amid US-Iran tension

Marje Pelayo   •   January 8, 2020

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PCG to send BRP Gabriela Silang to repatriate Filipinos in Middle East

Robie de Guzman   •   January 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Wednesday said its most modern vessel, BRP Gabriela Silang, stands ready to repatriate overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in the Middle East...

Philippines orders mandatory repatriation of its nationals in Iraq

UNTV News   •   January 8, 2020

Manila – The Philippines ordered Wednesday the mandatory repatriation of the country’s 6,000 nationals living in Iraq, after two bases there containing United States troops were attacked by Iran. The...

Duterte to back US if Filipinos are harmed in Middle East tensions – Palace

Robie de Guzman   •   January 7, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte will side with the United States of America if Filipinos in the Middle East are harmed amid the brewing tensions between the two countries,...


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