- 3 Pinoys From HK Busted in Indonesia for Drugs
- Aquino Urged to Allow Direct Hiring in HK, Crack Down on Greedy Recruiters
- PHL Consulate HK Advisory: Closed on Apr 4 and Apr 9
- Two Filipinas Charged With Manslaughter in Hong Kong
- ‘No Plans of Going Home,’ Declares Vallejos After Permanent Residence Verdict
- Placement Agencies End Ban on Sending Filipino Helpers to HK
- HK Ruling May Result in Unfair Treatment of Filipina Maids
- HK Top Court Rejects DH Permanent Residence Appeal
- Pinay in Hong Kong in Stable Condition After Contracting Deadly Flesh-eating Disease
- Pinay Seriously Hurt, Husband Killed in Attack by Teenage Son, Pal in HK
DFA Chief Flies To Syria For Repatriation Of 1,000 OFWs
Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Albert del Rosario left for Syria Monday to speed up the repatriation of more than 1,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) trying to escape the increasing violence there. “We were given a...
Search on for Filipinos in Syria
Officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs are going around conflict-torn Syria trying to locate undocumented Filipino migrant workers and negotiate with their employers for their repatriation, according to Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario. Del Rosario...
Filipinos in Troubled South Sudan Asked to Leave
The Department of Foreign Affairs has advised Filipinos to voluntarily leave South Sudan amid a deadly unrest in the northeastern African country. At the same time, Manila imposed a ban on deployment of Filipino workers to South...
400 Filipinos in Syria Want to Come Home
FOREIGN Secretary Albert del Rosario arrived on Tuesday from Syria to oversee the mandatory repatriation of thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) owing to the escalating violence in the Arab country. He said 10 percent of the...
Syria Promises Assistance in Repatriation of Filipinos
SYRIA HAS promised to assist the Philippine government in repatriating overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who refuse to leave the war-torn country, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. The assurance was obtained during a meeting yesterday...
Heed Calls for Repatriation, DFA Urges 4,000 Pinoys in Syria
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday urged anew some 4,000 Filipinos remaining in Syria to “heed government’s call for mandatory repatriation.” DFA Secretary Albert del Rosario expressed concern over the safety of 4,557 Filipinos who...
Filipinos in Berlin Lay Out Red Carpet for DFA Secretary
Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Albert del Rosario and his spouse, Madame Gretchen del Rosario, were warmly welcomed by the Filipino community in Berlin during the couple’s historic visit to Germany earlier this month, the Philippine...
Passport Application Moves from Regional Consular Offices (RCOs) to Shopping Malls
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced today it will soon start transferring its Regional Consular Offices (RCOs) to shopping malls around the country in a move that will not only further improve the delivery of passport...
Dept of Foreign Affairs to Shut Down 12 Embassies Abroad
THE Department of Foreign Affairs has agreed to close down 12 of its embassies and consulates and channel savings to embassies in countries that have more migrant Filipino workers. Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario refused to...
DFA Mulls Lifting of Iraq Deployment Ban
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has entertained the idea of lifting a longstanding deployment ban of Filipino workers to Iraq. DFA secretary Albert del Rosario has tasked a delegation of five members to Iraq to study...