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Department of Foreign Affairs

Kuwait’s Philippine embassy is monitoring with authorities on the inquiry over the death of Constancia Lago Dayag, a Filipina household service worker who was supposedly physically and sexually assaulted, the embassy said in a statement. Philippine Vice Consul Charleson Hermosura stated, “We are closely coordinating with the Kuwait Forensic Department and Criminal Investigation Department to ferret the truth surrounding the death of Ms. Dayag.” Hermosura established that noting the initial

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Canada voiced consternation at Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin’s Thursday decision to recall the Philippines’ top diplomatic officials because the Canadian government missed the midnight May 15 deadline for retrieving tons of garbage mistakenly shipped to Philippine ports. Locsin ordered Ambassador Petronila Garcia and the consul generals in Calgary, Toronto, and Vancouver to “get the next flight out” of Canada. “We shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada

Department of Labor and Employment

Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced Thursday that a Filipino household worker suffered and died at the hands of her employer in Kuwait – reportedly black and blue and with a “cucumber” inside her nether regions. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III in citing earlier reports stated that the 47-year-old victim was rushed to Al Sabah Hospital last May 14 but was declared dead on arrival. Bello said in a

Shinzō Abe and Rodrigo Duterte

With President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Tokyo later this month, the Philippines is anticipated to sign at least 10 economic arrangements with Japan as stated by Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Thursday. Lopez added the business-to-business deals with Japan were related to industries like electronics, manufacturing, data analytics, services, energy, transportation and tourism, like the establishment of theme parks and hotels. “So far, we have two MoUs (Memoranda of Understanding)

Bureau of Immigration

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) revealed on Wednesday that five women leaving for Malaysia and Lebanon were rescued from suspected human trafficking at the Clark International Airport in Angeles City, Pampanga, The bureau cited the women tried to leave the country on May 8 as tourists but were seized by Immigration officers before coming aboard their flights bound for Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates. Three of the women were

Duterte

Rodrigo Duterte is said to be visiting Japan by the end of May to appear in the annual Future of Asia conference. With sought out intentions to expand Manila’s bilateral ties with Tokyo. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo confirmed on Tuesday, “What I know is the invitation was personally carried here by the representative of the prime minister and according to what I heard also is that when the President accepted

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Edu Manzano was able to cast his vote at Xavier School in San Juan City on Monday morning. The actor-politician is seeking a post in congress as San Juan representative. A division noted Manzano was born to Filipino parents in San Francisco, California cited September 1955, “making him both a citizen of the Philippines and of the United States of America.” They also noticed that Manzano had served in the

Department of Foreign Affairs

Department of Foreign Affairs revealed on Friday that the overseas Filipino worker who was tied to a tree by her employer in Saudi Arabia is now back on Philippine soil. “OFW Lovely Acosta Baruelo from Saudi Arabia arrived in Manila at 8:55 PM on 9 May 2019,” the DFA stated A photo of the Pinay OFW tied to a tree made viral on Facebook with fellow Filipinos asking for help

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Almost 2 decades ago, SAJI CHERIVAN, left his native Kaymakam, in Kerala India, to settle and begin a new life in UAE. He appreciated the country and its culture and so the country did. SAJI CHERIVAN, 49 years old, have been through ups and downs in past times however nowadays his business is prosper ,and when he came across other people struggles he didn’t hesitate to support. Last year he

Department of Foreign Affairs

Canada has sworn to pay for all the expenses essential to ship out 69 container vans of garbage that arrived illegally in the Philippines as stated by Malacañang on Monday, May 6, during a Cabinet meeting. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo stated, “The DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources noted that the Canadian government is committed to shoulder all the expenses to ship out