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Philippines investigates how President’s security team got Covid-19 vaccine, embassy in China oblivious

Philippines investigates how President’s security team got Covid-19 vaccine, embassy in China oblivious

Philippines investigates: Like rest of the developing nations, has been eagerly waiting to obtain the covid-19 vaccine doses to immunise a significant chunk of its population. The country reported second-highest number of coronavirus infection case…

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Anti-terrorism law in Philippines: UN offers help to ensure human rights compliance

Anti-terrorism law in Philippines: UN offers help to ensure human rights compliance

Philippines’ controversial Anti-Terrorism law has been making uproar among the human rights groups and activists in the country as well as internationally. To combat this, United Nations has offered help to Philippines to ensure that…

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Taiwan employers must pay migrant workers quarantine fees

Taiwan employers must pay migrant workers quarantine fees

The Labor Ministry of Taiwan announced on Wednesday that foreign workers should notify the authorities if their owners or employment agencies require them home quarantine charges. Violators will face a severe penalty. Stockbrokers will additionally…

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Filipino workers, when a mother gives up a piece of her heart

Filipino workers, when a mother gives up a piece of her heart

The CNN published a new moving reportage entitled “When love is not enough” about millions of Filipinos working overseas to support their families back home. Eight mothers and children shared their stories of separation. Over…

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Norway-Philippines’ UNDP partnership uplifts youth and women initiatives in Bangsamoro

Norway-Philippines’ UNDP partnership uplifts youth and women initiatives in Bangsamoro

The Government of Norway and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have consented to a partnership deal to promote the peacebuilding and mediation-arbitration capacity of ladies and encourage the commitment of youth in the Bangsamoro…

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Philippines Move To Take Care Of Its Overseas Returns

Philippines Move To Take Care Of Its Overseas Returns

The Philippines government is now moving towards self reliance as it makes arrangement for its own to return back to their land.  More than 300,000 Filipinos have returned from overseas without any reassurance of being…

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Deterioration of individual freedoms and human rights in the Philippines, a dangerous tunnel

Deterioration of individual freedoms and human rights in the Philippines, a dangerous tunnel

Human rights in the Philippines are waste paper. The alleged war on drugs has created a climate of total impunity in the country, which has led to an impressive number of killings by the police,…

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Why Is Lebanon Ignoring Its Migrant Population?

Why Is Lebanon Ignoring Its Migrant Population?

Migrant workers are facing a tough time keeping their heads above water in Lebanon. The lockdown situation along with the recent blast in Beirut has made their eviction an inevitable consequence. The blast has apparently…

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China requires Covid-19 negative certificate from all inbound travelers from Philippines: Chinese Embassy

China requires Covid-19 negative certificate from all inbound travelers from Philippines: Chinese Embassy

Chinese Embassy in Manila issued a travel advisory on Tuesday stating that starting August 20 all travelers to China in inbound flights from Philippines are required to take a nucleic acid test for Covid-19 and…

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Developing countries face sharp drop in remittances from migrant workers

Developing countries face sharp drop in remittances from migrant workers

Coronavirus pandemic has triggered an unprecedented socio-economic impact around the globe and hundreds-of-thousands of migrant workers are at the receiving end of the crisis. From Asia to Africa, migrants working overseas, particularly in developing countries,…

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