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CFO Ugnayan sa Hawaii Engages FilCom Orgs, Students, Young Professionals

HONOLULU 07 November 2019 — As part of its Ugnayan sa Hawaii program, Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) Secretary Francisco P. Acosta and his...

East-West Fusion: A Celebration of Filipino Culture in Colors

NEW YORK 07 November 2019 — New York-based Fil-Am artist Marie Fe B. Conde-Acera’s first solo exhibit featuring mainly the vibrant and bold colors...

Fil-Am Artists Showcased in Pangitain at Pananaw Art Exhibit

LOS ANGELES 07 November 2019 — In celebration of Filipino-American History Month, the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, in partnership with the Filipino...

DFA to open 6 new embassies, PCGs

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA -- The Philippines will open six foreign service posts by yearend, an official from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)...

DFA repatriates 26 distressed Filipinos from Jordan

By  Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA-- A total of 26 distressed Filipino workers from Jordan have arrived in Manila just in time for Christmas under...

DepEd Secretary Briones Co-Opens ASEAN-Russia Forum on Education

MOSCOW 06 November 2019 — More than 60 officials from government agencies and educational institutions from the member states of the Association of South...

PH Embassy in Mexico Joins 50th Anniv of Manila-Acapulco Sister-City Agreement, Int’l Day of...

  MEXICO 06 November 2019 — The Philippine Embassy in Mexico participated in the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Manila-Acapulco Sister-City Agreement and...

Filipino Night with New York Knicks Caps Off Fil-Am History Month

  NEW YORK 06 November 2019 — Around 800 Filipinos and Filipino-Americans from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut went to the iconic Madison...

Visa violators face severe penalties in Japan

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration yesterday warned Filipino workers of the severe penalties foreigners may face for violating Japan’s law on the proper use of...

Filipino wins two skateboard championship in Los Angeles

By Nariyoung Kim Margielyn Didal, a 20-year-old Filipino female skater, won two skateboarding championship for the 8th Annual Exposure Skate held at Huntington Beach, California on...

Hanoi Diary: Vietnam’s Beautiful Peace

by Patria Cabatuando-Rivera l Positively Filipino Lolo (Grandpa), what is war?” Out of the blue, Tinky, our soon-to-be-four-year-old granddaughter popped this question, as she woke us up...

PH Embassy in Manama launches Second Edition of WIKKA

MANAMA 30 October 2019 — With the aim to promote Philippine culture and create awareness among Filipino youth who were born and raised abroad,...

OWWA to provide cash aid to quake-hit OFW families

By  Ferdinand Patinio   MANILA -- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) on Monday said it is ready to provide cash assistance to families of overseas Filipino...

Meddling in ‘Aura’ incident will harm livelihood of PH mariners

by Azer Parrocha MANILA -- Stepping in the incident involving a Chinese vessel allegedly harassing a Greek oil tanker “Green Aura” with an all-Filipino crew near...

Select Filipino travelers to get addt’l discounts at Duty Free PH

by Joyce Anne L. Rocamora MANILA -- Filipinos traveling abroad who booked their trip from Duty-Free Philippines' (DFP) official partners will get exclusive "value for...