Philippines

DOH reports 4.9K new Covid-19 infections, active cases at 66K

DOH reports 4.9K new Covid-19 infections, active cases at 66K By Marita Moaje   PH COVID-19 BULLETIN. The daily Covid-19 bulletin of the Department of Health reported 4,935 new cases on Saturday (Sept. 12, 2020). This brings the total tally of active cases in the country to 66,455. (Photo courtesy of DOH) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Department of … Continue reading

Philippines

Duterte signs P165.5-B Bayanihan 2 law

Duterte signs P165.5-B Bayanihan 2 law By Filane Mikee Cervantes   BAYANIHAN 2. President Rodrigo Duterte signs into law the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act,  which provides for a PHP165.5-billion fund to finance the country’s Covid-19 response efforts. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Senator Christopher “Bong” Go were present when Duterte signed the measure into law.  … Continue reading

Philippines

Filipinos with Covid-19 abroad near 10K mark: DFA

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday reported 26 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases among Filipinos in the Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East, raising the overall case count abroad to 9,959. Eight more recoveries and seven fatalities were also recorded by the agency, bringing the numbers to … Continue reading

Philippines

DFA records 18 new Covid-19 cases among Filipinos abroad

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday reported 18 new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) among Filipinos abroad, bringing the total number to 466. “As of 3 April 2020, 18 new Covid-19 cases among overseas Filipinos in the following regions: Asia and Pacific, Europe, and Americas, have been confirmed, … Continue reading

Philippines

Philippines looking into reported exploitation of Pinoy workers in New Zealand

  PH looking into reported exploitation of Pinoy workers in New Zealand By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday said the Philippine Embassy in Wellington is currently looking into the reported exploitation of Filipino workers in New Zealand. In a statement, DFA Assistant Secretary … Continue reading

Alberta

Philippine Consulate General Calgary warns of `Online Job Recruitment Scam’

The Philippine Consulate General’s Office in Calgary has warned the Filipino community of an “online job recruitment scam”. In an advisory emailed to Pinoy Edmonton News today, the advisory stated that the “Philippine Consulate General wishes to inform Filipinos and Filipino-Canadians in Alberta and Saskatchewan that the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa has received an increasing … Continue reading