The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday welcomed the release from prison of an overseas Filipina worker who was sentenced to death in 2015 for the murder of her employer in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
THE Department of Foreign Affairs said authorities in Saudi Arabia have agreed to temporarily release to the custody of the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh 19 Filipinos arrested in a raid at a Halloween party last Friday.
Daza said the Embassy has been coordinating closely with Indian port authorities and with Admiral Shipping Agency, the local agent in India, and Evic Human Resource Management Inc., the manning agency in the Philippines.
THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said no Filipinos were among the casualties in a shooting spree in Crimea and extended its sympathies to the families of the 20 persons who were killed at Kerch Polytechnic College.
THE Philippines urged other labor-sending countries in Asia to come together in support of the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration (GCM) to protect the rights and promote the welfare of their migrants regardless of migration status.
THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said some 105 overseas Filipino workers who availed themselves of the United Arab Emirates amnesty program are expected to arrive this evening from a flight from Dubai.