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3 Filipino families affected in Italy tanker explosion

THE Philippine Consulate General in Milan yeserday reported that three Filipino families in Borgo Panigale were affected by the fuel tanker explosion near the Bologna airport in Italy on Monday. Consul General Irene Susan Natividad said this brings to three…

3 Pinoy families affected in Italy tanker explosion

THE Philippine Consulate General in Milan reports that another Filipino family was affected by Monday’s fuel tanker explosion in Bologna. This brings to three the number of Filipino families whose apartments were damaged by the blast. The total number of…

P300-M tulong-pangkabuhayan inilaan sa mga organisasyon ng OFW

MAARING makatanggap ng tulong-pangkabuhayan ang mga organisasyon ng overseas Filipino worker (OFW) matapos maglaan ang Department of Labor and Employment - Overseas Workers Welfare Administration ng P300 milyon para suportahan ang mga gawaing pangkabuhayan ng mga samahan ng OFW. Ang…

EU grants 39 Filipinos scholarships

SOME 39 Filipinos will soon be leaving the country to pursue higher education studies in the European Union under the “Erasmus+ Programme.” The “Erasmus+ Programme” will allow them to pursue MA and PhD programs in different universities across the European…

P58K sahod naghihintay sa PH nurses sa Saudi

MAY malaking sahod at magagandang benepisyo na naghihintay sa mga Pilipinang nurse na mabibigyan ng trabaho sa Saudi Arabia. Nagbukas ang Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ng mga trabaho para sa mga Pilipinang nurse sa ilalim ng government-to-government program, ayon sa…

Accord signed on OFW remittances

THE office of the Philippines’ ambassador-at-large to China and a non-governmental regional alliance recently signed an agreement setting the standards and related services related to financial technology (FinTech) to ensure that remittances from thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are…

Gov’t mourns death of 5 Fil-Ams in Delaware car crash

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has joined the Filipino Community in mourning the deaths of five members of a Filipino-American family in a highway accident in Delaware on Friday. “We join our kababayan in the United States in mourning…

Czech envoy notes hike in Filipino tourists

THE Czech Republic has recorded an increasing number of Filipino tourist arrivals in the past few years due to growing interest in the Central European country. Czech Republic Ambassador to Manila Jaroslav Olša Jr. said that from 2,000 Filipino tourists…

Czech Republic to hire more Filipino workers

THE Czech Republic is set to hire more Filipino workers in different fields as negotiations for group recruitment is underway, the Czech envoy in Manila said. Czech Republic Ambassador to Manila Jaroslav Olša Jr., said starting this year, he is…

Ill-fated Pinay maid’s remains brought home

THE remains of a Filipino household service worker who allegedly committed suicide in Lebanon two weeks ago arrived yesterday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. In a statement, the DFA said the remains of the 35-year-old domestic worker from…

No Pinoys affected in California wildfire

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said no Filipinos so far have been affected by the wildfire in Northern California but is closely monitoring the situation of close to 2,000 Filipinos in the area. Residents in the path of the…

Probe OFW’s death, DFA presses Saudi

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said it has requested Saudi authorities to investigate the case of an overseas Filipino worker victim of a hit-and-run incident in Jeddah. The DFA also extended its condolences to the family of the…

DFA monitoring Pinoys in Ethiopia amid rally blast

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is monitoring the situation in Ethiopia where 800 Filipinos are working, following an explosion at a political rally in the capital Addis Ababa on Saturday that left as many as 80 persons injured. The…

Taiwan to put up medical center in PH

THE Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare has announced that the government of Taiwan will soon establish one medical center in six countries, including the Philippines, as part of its medical cooperation and industrial development program under the New Southbound…
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