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AS MANY as 35,000 Filipino seafarers are expected to come home after being displaced by a novel coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday.
THE Philippines on Thursday protested China’s creation of two new districts in the South China Sea because these are supposedly part of Philippine territory and sea zones.
THE Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday said 1,100 Filipino workers from the US, Indonesia, Singapore and Kenya have returned amid the coronavirus disease pandemic that has sickened 2.4 million and killed 165,000 people worldwide.
THE country’s envoy to Lebanon has died due to complications from the coronavirus disease 2019, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Thursday.
A TOTAL of 881 Filipino seamen came home from the US on Wednesday amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic that has infected about 862,000 and killed at least 42,510 people worldwide, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.
EIGHT more Filipinos tested positive for the new coronavirus strain inside a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, bringing the total infected Filipinos to 35, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
THE DEPARTMENT of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is ready to send the termination notice on the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States, even as the country’s top envoy said such a move would place the Philippines on the “losing end.”
THE Philippine and Indonesian governments have agreed to implement the deal which delineates the boundary between the overlapping exclusive economic zones (EEZ) of the two countries.
FORMER Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Albert F. del Rosario has resigned as non-executive director of Hong Kong-listed First Pacific Co. Ltd., citing poor health and his decision to focus on personal advocacies.
FOREIGN AFFAIRS Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. has asserted that cancelling the diplomatic passports extended to former secretaries of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is not unlawful, as opposed to the claim of Albert F. del Rosario.
THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday clarified it will still remain a participant of United Nations conferences on climate change, but through online communication.
FOREIGN AFFAIRS Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. on Wednesday said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will not allow its officials to attend climate change conferences “requiring air travel.”
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has said that most of the preparations are in place for the 2019 National and Local Elections (NLE) which will be held in less than three weeks.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday said the government should seek a compromise with China over the Philippine’s Pag-asa Island, saying the country would never win if it went to war over it.
THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in a statement on Thursday said “the presence of Chinese vessels near and around Pag-asa (Islands) and other maritime features in the KIG (Kalayaan Islands Group) is illegal.”
MALACAÑANG SAID on Monday it will look into the alleged passport data breach, together with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Presidential Communications Operations Office(PCOO), and the United Graphics Expression Corporation (UGEC).
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THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday said the arrested Filipino women in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia were already released by authorities.
BAHRAIN’s recent Flexible Work Permit or “blue card” will help regularize the immigration status of undocumented Filipino workers in the Persian Gulf State, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Saturday.
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