Philippines-European Union partnership: Panel to be formed to implement tie-up deal
The Philippines and the European Union (EU) plan to establish a joint committee to follow up and implement its recently ratified Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA). The PCA provides for the establishment of a joint committee composed of senior level officials from both sides to implement and promote its objectives. This joint committee will be… (0 comment)

Duterte-Trump meeting in Washington planned
A meeting between Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and United States President Donald Trump is being planned, US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim said. “President Trump has already invited President Duterte to visit Washington. It’s a question of scheduling as to when President Duterte would make a visit to the US,” Kim said. “There… (0 comment)

SAP Go leads “Marawi and Beyond” book launching
Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Sec. Christopher “Bong” Go graced the launching of a book series recognizing the heroic deeds of government troops who fought the five-month battle against the ISI-Maute Terrorist Group in Marawi City. At the book launch of “Marawi and Beyond: The JTF Marawi Story” in Bonifacio Global City on March… (0 comment)

Gov’t recognizes contribution of Filipinas in PH development
As March symbolizes National Women’s Month, the government has promised that it would continue to protect Filipinas’ dignity and rights. In a Palace briefing on March 1, Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said the Duterte administration recognizes the Filipino women’s role at home as well as in nation building. “We celebrate the accomplishments of Filipino women… (0 comment)

Sinulog Unites Pinoys in UAE
Filipinos in United Arab Emirates (UAE) continued to showcase the rich culture of the Philippines through the famous Cebuano tradition Sinulog. Already on its sixth year, the “Sinulog sa UAE 2018″ recently drew a record of more than 2,000 attendees,” Pamela Ovano Magallon, president of United Cebuanos in the UAE, said. She shared that this… (0 comment)

Bahrain vowed to protect OFWs rights
Amidst the controversy involving Filipinos working in the Middle East, the Kingdom of Bahrain has vowed to protect Overseas Filipino Workers’ (OFW). On February 13, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Bahrain’s Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salam Al Khalifa met with Philippine Ambassador Alfonso Ver on February 11. DFA noted Khalifa “expressed… (0 comment)

PH-Indonesia maritime cooperation to “intensify” to fight extremism
In the light of the recent Marawi City crisis in Mindanao, Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte the President of the Republic of the Philippines seeks to intensify maritime cooperation with Indonesia especially for preventing the spread of extremism in the country. Indonesia Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi paid President Duterte a courtesy call at the Presidential guest house… (0 comment)