50 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths among Filipinos abroad

DAVAO CITY — The Department of Foreign Affairs on Sunday reported fifty (50) new coronavirus-19 cases among Filipinos abroad with 17 new fatalities in the Middle East. The additional new cases bring the total number to 8,854. While the death toll is now a 611 with eight new recoveries bring the total recoveries to 5,274. …

3rd repatriation flight brings home 204 more Pinoys from Japan

MANILA – The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo repatriated a total of 204 Filipino tourists, students, and overseas Filipino workers stranded in Japan via a chartered flight on Saturday. The embassy mounted the repatriation flight in close coordination with the Philippine Consulates-General in Osaka and Nagoya, the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO)-Tokyo …

37 new Covid-19 recoveries, 2 deaths among Pinoys abroad

MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday said 37 more Filipinos abroad recovered from coronavirus disease (Covid-19) while two died, bringing the total to 5,200 and 563, respectively. Most of the recoveries came from the USA at 35 with only two coming from Asia. On the other hand, the deaths were recorded in …

400 Filipino deportees to arrive June 30 in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY–A local official here has appealed to the national government to coordinate with the Malaysian government to request for a one-week deferment in the deportation of Filipinos via this city. Dr. Elmeir Jade Apolinario, City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) chief, said Monday the deferment would give them ample time to prepare for …

Exit Visas, loans and cases among the challenges besetting OFW repatriation – Bello

DAVAO CITY — It might just be as easy as ABC if one says the Philippine government repatriates thousands of its overseas Filipino workers, but the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is facing a lot of challenges in the process from the lack of exit visa, to unpaid loans and to other cases that …

DSWD social workers assist LSIs and ROFs arriving in Davao City

DAVAO CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) XI has deployed social workers from the Protective Services Division (PSD), to assist the arriving locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and the returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) at the Davao City International Airport, Sasa International Seaport, and, Davao City Overland Transport Terminal. In a press statement, …