COVID-19 strikes Pinoy in South Korea

"The Philippine Embassy in Seoul received confirmation from the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) that a Filipino national tested positive with Covid-19 on 20 March 2020. This is the first confirmed case of Covid-19 infection involving a Filipino national in South Korea," the embassy said Friday night.

Saudi bans Filipinos

THE Philippines is among 38 countries covered by a temporary travel ban clamped by the Government of Saudi Arabia on Thursday in an effort to stop the increase of coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) cases in the Kingdom.

Stranded OFWs fear loss of jobs

February 23, 2020
HUNDREDS of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Special Administrative Region of Kurdistan, a northern province in Iraq which is violence free, has appealed to the Philippine Embassy in Baghdad to recommend the lifting of the deployment ban imposed by the government.