THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) yesterday announced that Filipino travelers arriving from abroad may now use a total of 18 electronic gates (e-gates) already operating in the international airports of Manila, Cebu and Davao.
The yearly summit that became the go-to event for trainings and discussions designed to address the needs of the overseas Filipino workers and their dependents will be having its eighth edition this month.
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.