Typhoon-hit PH gets USD300K humanitarian assistance from South Korea
The South Korean embassy in Manila announced it will provide a USD300,000 or about PHP16.2 million-worth of humanitarian assistance for the typhoon-hit regions in the Philippines. “To help relieve the suffering of communities from the typhoon damages, the government of the Republic of Korea had decided to provide the Philippines with humanitarian aid of USD300,000… (0 comment)

DFA: Talks with Kuwait ‘bearing fruit’
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is optimistic with the ongoing talks with Kuwait government regarding the welfare of Filipinos working there. Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said discussion with Kuwait officials are now “bearing fruit.” “Our communications are bearing fruit, the hard work of our people sa embassy are bearing fruit, yung mga… (0 comment)

PH, SoKor to further strengthen ties
The Philippines and South Korea seek to push for a stronger relationship, helping each other to heighten respective security and defense systems. To discuss opportunities to bolster ties, Seoul’s Defense Minister Song Young-Moo has met with Filipino Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana in Korea. This was on the sidelines of Lorenzana’s visit in the country to… (0 comment)

Two more vessels from Japan to arrive in 2021
The Japanese government is set to provide two more vessels for the Philippine Coast Guard. This was disclosed by Rear Admiral Elson Hermogino, PCG commandant, during the visit of Japanese Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Keichi Ishii late in April. The two 94-meter vessels are expected to be in the organization’s management by… (0 comment)

Vietnam: Duterte handles South China Sea dispute very well
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc praised President Rodrigo Duterte’s way of handling the issue over disputed waters in the South China Sea. This was disclosed to reporters by Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque after the both parties’ bilateral meeting recently in Singapore. Roque said Nguyễn raised the case as he seeks to get the support… (0 comment)

Kuwait, PH ties strengthened, to pursue bilateral relations
Relations between the Philippines and Kuwait have been reaffirmed, signaling both parties’ support to protecting overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). President Rodrigo Duterte showed the first move in resolving the recent conflict involving a Philippine embassy staff rescuing OFWs in Kuwait. He had a “frank” and “cordial” meeting with Kuwaiti Ambassador to the Philippines Saleh Ahmad… (0 comment)

Kuwait approves Duterte’s terms on OFW deal
President Rodrigo Duterte has succeeded in his quest to intensify protection for Filipinos working in the Middle East region. During his visit in HongKong on April 12, Duterte announced the good news that the Kuwait government agreed to the conditions he wanted to include in the draft agreement. “I’m going to Kuwait maybe for the… (0 comment)

Qatar gov’t to help put up new PH school in its state
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) revealed the Qatar government showed willingness to help establish another Philippine school in its land. This was in response to the educational needs of Filipino children in the Middle Eastern country, the DFA said in a statement. The agency quoted Dr. Mohammed Bin Abdul Wahed Al-Hammadi, Qatar’s Minister of… (0 comment)

QC’s Belmonte lauds Duterte’s move to protect OFWs
Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte lauded President Rodrigo Duterte’s continuous battle for the rights of Filipinas working overseas, particularly those located in Kuwait and other Middle Eastern nations. Belmonte expressed this following the President’s move to compel the Kuwaiti government to sign an agreement which seeks to ensure the well-being of Overseas Filipino Workers… (0 comment)