All DFA consular offices closed on August 12 for Eid’l Adha

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 10:57:42 +0000

All consular offices across the country will be closed on August 12 in observance of Eid’l Adha or the “Feast of Sacrifice,” the DFA said.

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Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 16:00:20 +0000

Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. suggested on Wednesday the removal of the visas-upon-arrival privilege for foreigners.

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Online payment for passport applications will be available ‘very soon’ — DFA chief

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 09:30:56 +0000

Online payment for passport application will be available  very soon, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said Thursday.

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Hurting Robredo’s family over ‘boba remark’ is Locsin’s ‘deepest regret’

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 08:42:59 +0000

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said hurting the family of Vice President Leni Robredo due to his “boba” remark was his “deepest regret.”

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Tons of garbage to be shipped back to Canada on May 30

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Mon, 27 May 2019 17:39:06 +0000

Tons of garbage to be shipped back to Canada on May 30

MANILA, Philippines — The tons of garbage from Canada illegally dumped in the Philippines several years ago will finally be shipped to its place of origin on May 30, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said on Monday. In a Twitter post, Locsin said that all garbage containers from Canada had already been “cleaned” and […]

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Remains of household worker killed in Kuwait to arrive on Thursday–DFA

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 09:32:53 +0000

THE remains of a household worker who was killed in Kuwait will arrive later on Thursday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said. The DFA said it requested the Criminal Evidence…READ

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No ransom paid for release of Filipino, Korean engineers–Locsin

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 09:46:24 +0000

NO ransom was paid for the release of three Filipino and Korean engineers kidnapped in July 2018 in Libya, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr said on Sunday. “No money…READ

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DFA: No Filipino hurt in Papua New Guinea quake

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 08 May 2019 08:39:24 +0000

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday said that no Filipino was hurt in the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Papua New Guinea (PNG) on May 7. Chargé d’Affaires…READ

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Filipino nurses flee Tripoli hospitals amid bombardment

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 23:00:20 +0000

Filipino nurses have fled hospitals in Tripoli amid escalating fighting between rival militias for control of the Libyan capital. Elmer Cato, charge d’affaires at the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli, informed Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. by Twitter on Thursday that embassy officials tried to extricate several nurses but were  unable to reach them due to […]

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