Posts Tagged overseas Filipinos

3 more Filipinos evacuated from conflict-torn Afghanistan — DFA

Marje Pelayo   •   September 17, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed the latest repatriation of three overseas Filipinos from conflict-stricken Afghanistan. In an advisory on Thursday (September 17), the DFA said...

Comelec reports 52% voter turnout in internet voting test run among overseas Filipinos

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 13, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) reported a 52% voter turnout during the internet voting pilot test run for overseas Filipinos. In a press briefing, Comelec –...

DFA records 130 new COVID-19 cases among overseas Filipinos

Maris Federez   •   September 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported a total of 130 new COVID-19 cases among overseas Filipinos over the previous week, bringing the total number of cases...

Transfer of overseas Filipinos’ voter records for 2022 polls ends August 31 — DFA

Marje Pelayo   •   August 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs – Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS) reminds all overseas Filipinos who wish to transfer their voter records from abroad back to the Philippines...

Second batch of overseas Filipinos safely extracted from Afghanistan — DFA

Marje Pelayo   •   August 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has confirmed that another batch of 16 overseas Filipinos from Afghanistan is now safe and being assisted in the United Kingdom....

Afghanistan Crisis: OFWs escape to Dubai, Qatar with help from employers

Marje Pelayo   •   August 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Relatives of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Afghanistan confirmed with UNTV that their family members have reached Dubai safely after narrowly escaping the unrest in the Taliban-controlled...

Repatriates from the UAE reach 3,000 — DFA

Maris Federez   •   July 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has repatriated a total of 3,000 distressed Filipinos from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since the start of the pandemic. The...

Repatriated OFWs from countries on travel ban list to undergo stricter screening — DOLE-

Marje Pelayo   •   July 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is imposing stricter screening of Filipino repatriates following the surge of COVID-19 cases in neighboring countries. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello...

DFA logs two new COVID cases among overseas Filipinos

Marje Pelayo   •   June 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported two new COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad. Likewise, three overseas Filipino workers (OFW) recovered from the infection and no new...

DFA reports 19 new COVID-19 cases among overseas Filipinos

Marje Pelayo   •   April 20, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has logged 19 new COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad, bringing the total tally to 18,160 as of Tuesday (April 20)....

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