Posts Tagged Saudi Arabia

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....

Saudi Arabia opens to tourists with new visa, no abaya rule

Robie de Guzman   •   September 28, 2019

Saudi Arabia threw open its doors to tourists on Friday (September 27), launching a new visa program for 49 countries and appealing to foreign companies to invest in a sector...

Big-time oil price hike looms next week

Marje Pelayo   •   September 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Oil companies are set to impose another big-time oil price hike next week. This means an additional P2.00/L will be imposed on the price of gasoline and...

Saudi displays arms allegedly used in Aramco attack, blames Iran

Robie de Guzman   •   September 19, 2019

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday (September 18) displayed remnants of what it described as Iranian drones and cruise missiles used in an attack on Saudi oil facilities as “undeniable” evidence of...


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