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.
PHILIPPINE Ambassador to Norway Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia has relayed the condolences of Foreign Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano to Maria Monato, mother of Filipina Mailyn Conde Sinambong who was murdered in Sweden.
PALU, (AFP) -- The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia leapt to 832 Sunday, as stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water and looting spread.