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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...

Kuwait gov’t questions PH Embassy’s rescue efforts for distressed OFWs

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has confirmed that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kuwait recently summoned Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Pedro Villa. The Kuwaiti government, according to...

PHL Embassy: No mushroom picker jobs available in Canada for OFWs

Posted on: April 16th, 2018 | No Comments
The Philippine Embassy in Canada has refuted reports of a Canadian mushroom farm looking to hire mushroom pickers and offering CAD 3,000 as salary. “Sa ngayon po, ayon sa POEA,...

PHL Embassy in Kuwait reminds undocumented workers of amnesty program deadline on Feb 22

Posted on: February 9th, 2018 | No Comments
Illegal or undocumented workers in Kuwait have until February 22 to take advantage of the amnesty program that the Kuwaiti government is offering. The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait has issued...

48 Filipino victims of human trafficking in Abu Dhabi to arrive home, Friday

Posted on: January 12th, 2018 | No Comments
Forty-eight (48) overseas Filipino workers are set to arrive in the country from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The OFWs hold visit visas and have been victims of human trafficking...

Over 100 Filipino victims of human trafficking in Abu Dhabi return to the Philippines

Posted on: November 2nd, 2017 | No Comments
“What happened to us there was really traumatic. For me, it’s not humane, it’s slavery. We were allowed to sleep for only two hours. We are also not allowed to...

Four Filipinos among those injured in the Barcelona van attack – DFA

Posted on: August 18th, 2017 | No Comments
At least 13 people died and more than 100 were injured when a van slammed into pedestrians in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas District on Thursday in Spain. The Department of Foreign...

PHL embassies in Guam, Japan and South Korea prepare contingency plans following NoKor missile threat

Posted on: August 11th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — “Experts say North Korea’s missile threat is not credible. But of course we shouldn’t take the current tension for granted,” Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Spokesperson Robespierre...

Philippine’s relations with Israel, to remain strong as the new administration takes over

Posted on: May 18th, 2016 | No Comments
The Bilateral Labor Agreement of Israel and the Philippines will remain under the Duterte administration. According to Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neil Imperial, the Embassy is continuously working with the...

PH embassy in HK expects a 50% voter turnout

Posted on: May 9th, 2016 | No Comments
HONG KONG — The Consul of the Philippines in Hong Kong is positive that voter turnout will get higher than 50% or an estimated 41,000 according to the latest list...