covid 19 / Philippines

Covid-19 recoveries among Overseas Filipinos reach 12K-mark: DFA

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – A total of 12,004 Filipinos overseas have so far survived from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday. The tally is up by 604 from the 11,400 recoveries logged last week. The DFA, meanwhile, said at least 6,537 are undergoing treatment, of … Continue reading


Bill protecting OFWs’ remittances gets final House nod

Bill protecting OFWs’ remittances gets final House nod By Filane Mikee Cervantes   File photo MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved on third reading a bill seeking to limit charges and provide discounts on remittance fees shouldered by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). With a total of 224 affirmative votes, the … Continue reading