Philippines

Filipinos in countries covered by ban allowed to return home

By Azer Parrocha   File photo MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Filipinos in countries covered by temporary travel ban will still be allowed to return home as long as they are covered by the government’s repatriation efforts, Malacañang said on Sunday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this clarification after announcing that the Philippines has extended the travel ban … Continue reading

Philippines

Overseas Filipino Workers warned against illegal recruiters amid pandemic

OFWs warned against illegal recruiters amid pandemic By Ferdinand Patinio   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Administrator Bernard Olalia on Wednesday warned the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) against illegal recruiters particularly those engaged in third country recruitment. Olalia said unscrupulous individuals or groups are using the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic to entice … 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 32 new Covid-19 cases of Pinoys abroad

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday reported 32 new cases of overseas Filipinos who contracted coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “Today, a total of 32 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, six new recoveries, and no new deaths have been recorded among overseas Filipinos across the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, … Continue reading