Philippines

Congress asked to prepare ‘standby fund’ for OFWs in Mideast

Congress asked to prepare ‘standby fund’ for OFWs in MideastBy Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday called on Congress to prepare a “standby fund” that could be used for the possible evacuation of Filipino workers in the Middle East amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. In a … Continue reading

Philippines

US-SEA submarine cable system to boost economic growth in Mindanao

US-SEA submarine cable system to boost economic growth in Mindanao By Aerol John Pateña MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The submarine cable system connecting the Philippines to the United States through Davao City is expected to strengthen Internet connection in the country. The USD250-million facility which was deployed by Globe Telecom will help further boost the growth … Continue reading