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RP Embassy in Ottawa issues advisory on Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Embassy of the Philippines Ottawa ADVISORY ON CANADA’S TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROGRAM (TFWP) (Source: http://www.vancouverpcg.org/) Following consultations with relevant Canadian authorities to whom concerns of Filipino temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in Canada were conveyed, the Philippine Embassy calls the attention of affected Filipino nationals to the following program changes and situations relative to the TFWP. 1. … Continue reading

Full text of President Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA)
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Full text of President Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA)

Full text of President Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivered before members of both Houses of Congress at the Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on Monday (July 25, 2016). “Kindly sit down. Thank you. Allow me a … Continue reading

PRRD to prioritize welfare of uniformed services
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PRRD to prioritize welfare of uniformed services

  ZAMBOANGA CITY (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte vowed on Thursday to give priority to the welfare of the military and police personnel as he urged them to intensify the government’s offensive against criminality and urban terrorism. In his speech before soldiers of the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), the President said, “In … Continue reading

Edmonton K-Days – summer festival fun for all
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Edmonton K-Days – summer festival fun for all

News Release Edmonton K-Days – summer festival fun for all Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda has issued the following statement about K-Days. “One of Alberta’s most popular summer festivals is set to begin and, as Minister of Culture and Tourism, I want to welcome everyone to K-Days 2016, July 22-31, at Edmonton Northlands. “K-Days … Continue reading

Overseas voters can participate in Brgy., SK polls on Oct.31
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Overseas voters can participate in Brgy., SK polls on Oct.31

News Release TRANSFER OF REGISTRATION RECORDS OF OVERSEAS VOTERS TO LOCAL REGISTRY FOR PURPOSES OF THE 2016 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS IS NOW OPEN Notice is given to overseas voters that the Commission on Elections has issued COMELEC Resolution 10152 dated July 15, 2016   entitled “ IN THE MATTER OF TRANSFER OF REGISTRATION RECORDS OF … Continue reading

President Duterte increases allowance of Olympics-bound athletes to USD 3,000
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President Duterte increases allowance of Olympics-bound athletes to USD 3,000

President Duterte increases allowance of Olympics-bound athletes to USD 3,000 By Jelly F. Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday increased the allowances of the 12 athletes bound for 2016 Rio Olympic Games from USD 1,000 to USD 3,000. President Duterte made the announcement during the courtesy call in Malacanang of … Continue reading