DFA: First Batch of Stranded OFW’s Is Set To Fly Home This Week

The first batch of Filipino repatriates from China is set to arrive in the country this week amid the difficulties in repatriating Filipino seafarers stranded in ships in other countries, said the Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday. According to DFA Undersecretary Brigido Dulay, the agency is now coordinating with China on getting home a … Read more

DFA said 58 Seafarers from California, Return back in Manila

Department of Foreign Affairs reported that 58 Filipino seafarers that are working in a cruise ship in California has arrived in Manila on Tuesday night. Based on a statement from DFA, the crew members of the Panama-flagged Carnival Panorama has arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 at 9:52 p.m. also, they were … Read more

Pinay Held in Saudi for Accused Suicide Vests

A Filipina in Saudi Arabia has been arrested on suspicion of helping a Syrian make explosive belts for suicide attacks, according to the Interior Ministry. The Syrian was identified as Mohamed al-Barazi. Philippine Ambassador to Riyadh Ezzedin Tago refused to comment on the arrest of the Filipina when GMA News talked to him. He said … Read more