- 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
Pinoys in Saudi Arabia Must Set Appointment for E-Passport Renewals
To help applicants save time, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) has set up an appointment system for e-passport renewals. The Embassy said it will start accepting appointments for the new system on Saturday, August 27...
DFA: Pinoys Served in PHL Consular Outreach in Alaska
Some Filipinos based in the United States were served in a consular outreach conducted by the Philippine Consulate General in Kodiak, Alaska last August 5 and 6. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the Philippine Consulate...
DFA Sec Bares Advantages of New e-Passport
All government efforts to counter human trafficking will remain futile if perpetrators continue to evade the law by faking passports. Recognizing this problem, the Foreign Affairs Department has enhanced security by issuing an electronic passport that features...
Long Wait for Philippine Passport Stalls Travel Plans
Patricio, a Filipino IT executive in Dubai, blames passport snags for his prolonged bachelorhood. The 34-year-old man got married in the Philippines in December, but has been unable to start his married life in Dubai due to...
DFA Reopens Easy Passport Renewal Service for OFWs in Riyadh
Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have to renew their travel documents in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, need not make personal visits to the embassy with the reopening of the “Embassy on Wheels” (EOW) service of the Department of...
Filipinos in Qatar Join Saudi Protest Against E-passports
Filipinos in Qatar have joined their fellow expatriates in Saudi Arabia in questioning the implementation of the costly processing of the new electronic passport system. Philippine Ambassador to Qatar Crescente Relacion however explained the more convenient e-passport...
Macau Filipinos Protest New Passport Fees
Protests against the fees for the new Philippine passport are spreading and migrant workers associations of Macau and Hong Kong have joined an internationally coordinated action against it. However, speaking to Macau Daily Times, Macau’s Philippine Consulate...
E-passport Application Cheaper in Philippines: DFA
The application and processing fee for e-passports being issued by the Philippines government is cheaper than those in other countries, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. According to the DFA’s official website, the $60 application fee...
OFW Group in Riyadh Scores Hike in Passport Fees
A migrants’ rights group in Riyadh scored the Philippine Embassy there for the recent hike in passport fees after the implementation of the electronic passport (ePassport) program. Migrante-Middle East accused the Embassy of “overcharging” Filipino workers in...
Issuance of E-passports for OFWs in Abu Dhabi and Dubai Begins
A new electronic passport with far better security features is now ready for issuance starting today, June 14, at the Philippine diplomatic missions in Abu Dhabi and in Dubai to the over 400,000 Filipino expatriates here. The...