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Doha extends voter registration for Filipino expatriates

Doha extends voter registration for Filipino expatriates

Doha, Qatar – Giving time to the Filipino expatriates, the Qatari administration has extended the process for them by two weeks. The overseas voting registration for the Filipinos has now shifted from October 1 to…

Embassies
New Philippine e-Passport Renewal Centre inaugurated in Qatar to simplify application processing

New Philippine e-Passport Renewal Centre inaugurated in Qatar to simplify application processing

Doha, Qatar – Brand new Philippine e-Passport Renewal Centre (PaRC) has been inaugurated on Tuesday in Doha by Ambassador of the Philippines to Qatar, H E Alan L Timbayan. Located at Al Shoumoukh Towers, the…

Embassies
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…

Human rights
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…

Migrant workers
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…

Migrant workers
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…

Embassies
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…

Embassies
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…

Human rights
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,…

Human rights
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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