The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday revealed that at least 60 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were saved from possible arrest after they were repatriated by the Philippine Embassy in Moscow from January to June this year.…
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Filipinos based in Japan should watch out for scams involving investment and remittances, the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo said.
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Filipinos taking part in the Umrah pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia face a fine amounting to nearly P700,000 if they overstay in the Kingdom.
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The controversial videos showing Philippine embassy personnel rescuing a distressed overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Kuwait were staged, Politiko has learned.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Special Adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Affairs Abdullah Mamao as a special envoy to Kuwait, Malacañang announced Tuesday (May 8).
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Tension between the two nations escalated following Kuwait's protests against the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait's rescue operations approved by Cayetano that later led to the expulsion of Ambassador Renato Villa.
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With its "historic friendship" with Kuwait, the Philippines is optimistic the two nations' diplomatic rift will be fixed after Kuwait committed to cooperate with the Philippine government to maintain ties.
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President Rodrigo Duterte will no longer lift the ban on deploying Filipino workers to Kuwait amid the worsening diplomatic row between the Philippines and the Gulf state.
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Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano will not punish the Department of Foreign Affairs officials responsible for sharing the controversial video of Philippine embassy officials rescuing a Filipina maid in Kuwait, despite its role…
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Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Thursday slammed the Kuwaiti government for its pronouncements, chasing down rescued overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and embassy officials caught in the viral video and put them on trial for violating…
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Malacañang said Thursday it was hopeful that the memorandum of agreement (MOA) protecting Filipinos in Kuwait would be signed despite the Gulf state’s move to expel Philippine Ambassador Renato Villa over the issue on domestic workers.
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Senator Win Gatchalian on Thursday called for the inclusion of a provision allowing rescue mission efforts for distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait, underscoring a better, if not strengthened coordination between the two…
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Senator JV Ejercito on Wednesday called for an investigation into the viral video showing Philippine embassy personnel rescuing distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait which angered the Kuwaiti government.
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Kuwait's government summoned over the weekend the Philippine envoy there over "rescues" conducted by the Philippine embassy of abused overseas Filipino workers.
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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday that no Filipino was reported among the casualties in military strikes in Syria at about 4 a.m. Damascus time.
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President Rodrigo Duterte will fly to Kuwait to witness the signing of an agreement ensuring the protection of Filipino migrant workers employed there.
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The Philippine government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), on Saturday extended its sympathies to France after three persons were killed there while two others were wounded in a shooting and hostage-taking incident owned up…
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MANILA--More than 6,000 remaining undocumented Filipinos in Kuwait are urged to register early for repatriation, with amnesty program granted by the Kuwaiti government expiring in a month.
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Filipinos in Japan were warned against scams promoting two so-called digital currencies - the Philippine Global Coin (PGC) and the Benefit Credit Coin (BCC).
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Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has vowed to improve agency's passport system by the middle of his year amid the hot market for passport slots cornered by favored travel agencies.
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Filipinos seeking employment in Japan were warned against falling for a scam offering so-called refugee visas in exchange for a large amount.
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Filipinos are the most integrated immigrant community in Malaga in Spain, local officials told the Philippines' representative there.
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Filipinos in Saudi Arabia who have business with the Philippine embassy in Riyadh on Feb. 25 may have to schedule their visit for another day.