“Based on an ongoing investigation, the DFA confirms that Ms. Lo has no record in the DFA passport database and is continuing the process of ascertaining the facts of the case,” DFA Assistant Secretary Eduardo Menez told reporters.
The Philippine team was composed of students from the of the University of the Philippines-College of Engineering -- team leader Agustin Dominic Laplana, and team members Juan Raphael Contreras, Mae Pursia Orbon, Aaron Dave Tomas, Jolina Pagulayan and John Karlo Mercado.
“Taiwan’s impressive development would not be possible without the 150,000 Filipino nationals who work in Taiwan and contribute to our society,” Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) Representative in Manila Michael Peiyung Hsu said.
The new regulation helps ensure that travelers to Saudi Arabia are reminded of laws that concern public behavior, including rules on immodest clothing, public display of affection, taking photos or videos of people without permission and playing music at prayer times.
THE Philippine Embassy in Baghdad intensified its drive against human trafficking and illegal recruitment of Filipinos after a group of men transporting a Filipina to Basra was intercepted by Iraqi authorities.
Under KAMANDAG 3, U.S. and Philippine forces will conduct amphibious operations, live-fire training, urban operations, aviation operations, counterterrorism response operations, and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief missions.
The Embassy has repatriated 63 undocumented and distressed Filipinos from Kuwait, the sixth batch of the Embassy Assisted Repatriation Program (EARP) for 2019, bringing the number of OFWs who were sent home this year to a total of 327.
THE United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is stepping up its support to the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) to push for sustainable management of the Philippine alimasag (blue swimming crab) harvested in the Visayan Sea to be able to export it to the US.