NICOSIA — Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday sacked the country’s police chief, as shock over the murders of seven foreign women and girls gave way to outrage at the authorities for a botched response.
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s approval rating has slid since release of the Russia investigation report, but instead of emerging bolstered in the 2020 presidential race, Democrats are torn over triggering impeachment proceedings that risk muddling their electoral message.
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.
TO bolster its ability to deal with cases of sexual violence committed against Filipino nationals, the Philippine Embassy in Moscow formalized its partnership with the Russian non-governmental organization (NGO) Sexual Assault Recovery Center Sisters, or Sisters Center for short.
THE Department of Foreign Affairs strongly advised Filipino workers from Tripoli and the surrounding areas who are currently on vacation in the Philippines and are scheduled to return to Libya in the coming days to postpone their travel amid the continuing tensions near the Libyan capital.
IN preparation for the May 13, 2019 elections, the Commission on Elections has conducted trainings for the officers and staff of the Philippine Embassies abroad where the overseas absentee voting will be held.
Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara, who is a senatorial candidate of both Hugpong ng Pagbabago and PDP Lanan, said the government should step up efforts to create more and better local jobs to end forced migration and to allow OFWs to return in the Philippines.