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SSS OFFICIAL STATEMENT: Mandatory coverage for OFWs

by SSS Media Affairs Dept The state-run Social Security System (SSS) on Wednesday stressed that the pension fund is duty-bound to implement the provisions stipulated...

Duterte will pursue OFWs rights in ASEAN Summit

By: Alvin Ilustrisimo President Rodrigo Duterte is planning on discussing the promotion of migrant workers' rights in the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The...

Minor basilica in Laoag attracts thousands of pilgrims

By: Alvin Ilustrisimo The Basilica of St. John the Baptist in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, attracts more pilgrims worldwide after it was considered as a...

PH’s del Rosario still contends for championship in women’s international bowling tourney

Winning her past eight championships, Liza Del Rosario places herself in position for another women’s open master’s crown after finishing second in round one...

“Case dismissed” Duque to Lacson on raising the 500M OWWA fund scam

Following a Senate hearing that raised old cases from the past administrations, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has reminded critics that the case against...

“We can never be slaves to anyone” – Palace assures Filipinos

Following allegations that the current administration is under the control of China as it takes a passive stand against the recent incident with Chinese...

21 flights delayed as MIAA issues 2 red lightning alerts Sunday

By Ma. Cristina Arayata MANILA -- Twenty-one domestic and international flights were delayed as the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) issued a red lightning alert twice...

32 Filipinos in Strait of Hormuz tanker attacks unharmed

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday reported that the Filipinos aboard the two tankers reportedly attacked in...

Why OFWs are heroes

The Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are being called the modern-day heroes of the Philippines because of their significant contributions to the nation When Filipinos celebrate...

Kuwaiti police issued arrest after OFW rape allegation

A Filipina household worker was reportedly raped by a Kuwaiti police officer, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday. According to the DFA,...

KSA, Philippines mark 50 years of diplomatic ties

On June 12, the Philippines commemorates the 121st anniversary of its independence. The theme of this year’s national day celebrations is “Courage of the...

No “oversupply” of nurses in the country, Nurses deployed abroad dropped to 23%

To address the shortage of local nurses, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is now eyeing to limit the number of their deployment...

Burj Khalifa lit in Pinoy colors in commemoration of Independence

MANILA, Philippines — The Filipino community in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, united on Thursday (Philippine time) as the world’s tallest skyscraper, Burj Khalifa, lit...

DND, DFA response to Chinese abandonment of Filipino crew after sinking their vessel

Right after the day the country celebrated its Day of Independence, the Philippine government is now condemning the alleged hit and run incident that...

No Filipino hurt in missile attack in Saudi airport: DFA

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA-- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday reported no Filipino was injured in the June 12 missile attack...