Philippines

20K Overseas Filipino Workers to get AKAP cash aid next week: OWWA

20K OFWs to get AKAP cash aid next week: OWWA By Ferdinand Patinio   (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Some 20,000 displaced and stranded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have applied for the Abot Kamay ang Pagtulong (AKAP) program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) are set to get their cash aid next … Continue reading

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BEIRUT EXPLOSION: Two Filipinos killed, eight wounded, 12 missing

Foreigners among victims of Beirut explosion   BEIRUT (Philippines News Agency/Anadolu) – Several countries and organizations have announced the death and injury of a number of their citizens and staff of their diplomatic missions in Beirut massive explosion which has left at least 100 people dead. The Egyptian Embassy in Beirut said in a statement on … Continue reading

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27.1% of Filipinos with Covid-19 abroad recovered: DFA

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – At least a quarter, or 27.1 percent, of the 634 coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases among overseas Filipinos have recovered, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported on Friday. “To date, the DFA reports a total of 634 confirmed Covid-19 cases among our nationals across the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, … Continue reading