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aaa  The government has decided to extend the closure of Clark International Airport (CIA) due to the damage caused by the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck in Zambales late Monday afternoon. Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade said this morning that the airport could be opened either tomorrow (April 24) or on Thursday. “Based on the analysis and evaluation of our technical people, at the earliest we will operate tomorrow. At the latest, we will operate on Thursday,” Tugade told reporters during an interview. Because of this,...

April 23, 2019
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aaaAn alliance of more than 30 overseas Filipino worker associations in Hong Kong is calling for the removal of the ACTS-OFW representative Aniceto ‘John’ D. Bertiz III from Congress. The United Filipinos in Hong Kong (UNIFIL-MIGRANTE-HK) said Bertiz should be kicked out of Congress for his supposed disorderly behavior. “Bertiz has crossed the line so many times. He should be punished by the House of Representatives for disorderly behaviour and be expelled from Congress,” Dolores Balladares-Pelaez, chairperson of the United Filipinos...

October 1, 2018
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Overseas Filipino workers who failed to leave for their jobs abroad due to last week's runway accident at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport received financial assistance from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) through its Office of Migrant Workers Affairs.

The DFA started extending P5,000 financial assistance to affected OFWs Wednesday, August 22.

August 24, 2018