Posts Tagged Saudi Arabia

DOLE prepares for repatriation of OFWs who died of COVID-19 from Saudi

Robie de Guzman   •   June 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday said it is now preparing for the repatriation of the bodies of Filipino workers who succumbed to novel...

OPEC and allies agree to extend historic output cut to end of July

UNTV News   •   June 8, 2020

REUTERS – The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies led by Russia, known as OPEC+, agreed on Saturday (June 6) to extend the historic 9.7 million...

Saudi-led ceasefire in Yemen begins, raising hopes for peace

UNTV News   •   April 10, 2020

A nationwide ceasefire in response to the global coronavirus outbreak went into effect in Yemen on Thursday (April 9), raising hope for an end to the five-year-old war that has...

Residents given 72 hours to return to Saudi Arabia in new travel ban

Marje Pelayo   •   March 13, 2020

SAUDI ARABIA – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Thursday (March 12) included Filipinos in the list of countries whose citizens are temporarily banned entry due to fears of coronavirus...

Saudi Arabia locks down province to contain coronavirus spread

UNTV News   •   March 9, 2020

Saudi Arabia imposed a temporary lockdown on its eastern Qatif province on Sunday to prevent further spreading of the novel coronavirus in the country. As all the confirmed cases the...

DFA advises Filipinos on temporary travel restrictions to Saudi Arabia

Marje Pelayo   •   March 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos with tourist visas bound for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are advised to reconsider their plans, based on the recent advisory issued by the Department of...

DFA to clarify scope of Saudi Arabia travel ban

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 2, 2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will coordinate with the government of Saudi Arabia to clarify the scope of its travel ban amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat. The Foreign...

Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrimage, tourism amid coronavirus

UNTV News   •   February 27, 2020

Saudi Arabia on Thursday (February 27) suspended foreigners’ entry for the Umrah pilgrimage and tourism from countries where the new coronavirus has spread, as a growing number of cases outside...

Duterte invites Saudi Arabia’s King, Crown Prince to visit Philippines

Robie de Guzman   •   December 25, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has invited Saudi Arabia’s King and Crown Prince to visit the Philippines as the two countries marked the 50th anniversary of bilateral ties this...

DOLE to limit deployment of OFWs to KSA in 2020

Maris Federez   •   December 17, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will set a limit on the deployment of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia next year....


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