THE Department of Foreign Affairs warned the public on a recruitment network in Pampanga and Pasay City, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and Erbil in Iraq deploying household service workers (HSWs) abroad.
Embassy Charge d’Affaires Mohd Noordin Pendosina N. Lomondot also said that the Embassy has requested Kuwait’s General Forensics and Evidence Department to expedite the release of the forensic report, which is usually processed within four to six weeks.
After his office call on Madrigal, Brown met with the Commanding General of the PAF Lt. Gen. Rozzano D. Briguez at Villamor Air Base, where they participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Monument of the Fallen Airmen and discussed building partner capacity in the Philippines.
The Secretary said the Department of Finance informed him that Canadian representatives did not show up in a meeting with Philippine Customs officials prompting Locsin to recall the diplomats assigned in Canada.
THE Department of Foreign Affairs – Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS) said that despite numerous challenges on the conduct and management of elections overseas, Philippine Embassies and Consulates General have pulled through, with the 2019 midterm elections having the highest voter turnout for any Senatorial and Party List election.
For the 2019 Senatorial and Party List Elections, the DFA employs two ways of overseas voting: (1) Personal voting, where the voter will go to the Philippine Embassy and Consulates General to cast his or her vote, and (2) Postal voting, wherein the Embassy and Consulates General send the official ballot to the voter, who then mails it back to the diplomatic post.
The latest evacuees brings to 19 the total number of Filipinos repatriated so far by the Embassy, the Department of Foreign Affairs, and the Department of Labor and Employment since fierce fighting broke out near the capital almost three weeks ago.
THE Canadian Embassy in Manila yesterday reiterated Ottawa’s commitment to resolve the “complex” toxic garbage issue with the Philippines amid a warning from President Rodrigo Duterte that he would declare war against Canada if it would not take back the trash in one week.
THE Philippine Embassy in Libya yesterday said the number of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are willing to return home have increased as fighting in the Libyan capital and its neighboring areas escalate.
THE Philippine Embassy in Tripoli has recommended to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to raise to level III the alert there amid intensified fighting that claimed the lives of 21 people and wounded more than 90 others.