Secretary of Foreign Affairs Perfecto Yasay, Jr. said on Monday that he will send a Rapid Response Team (RRT) to Erbil, Kurdistan to assist the
Authorities in Iraq’s Kurdistan region pledged the Philippine Embassy that a thorough investigation will be conducted into the Capitol Hotel fire on February 5 which
As family members mourn the death of Filipino workers in a hotel fire in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, they may not receive the benefits from Overseas
The remains of the 13 Filipinos who died in a hotel fire in Erbil, Iraq last week have been repatriated Friday, according to local authorities,
Thirteen Filipinos were reportedly among 21 people who perished in a fire at a hotel in the capital of Iraq’s Kurdistan region. The number of
Amid the risk they face, and a mandatory repatriation ordered by the Philippine government, over a thousand Filipinos based in Iraq remain in the country.
Even with ‘Not Valid for Travel to Iraq’ stamped into Philippine passports, few Filipinos manage to travel into the country and even secure jobs there.
Despite the ongoing conflict in Iraq, many Filipinos working there are convinced that returning to the Philippines is a wise idea. So far, only two
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
The labour department has reiterated that government restrictions against sending Filipino migrant workers to certain “high risk” countries will remain in place to ensure their