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Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong from quake-hit provinces of Northern Luzon held simultaneous protest actions in POLO office (29/F)and Philippine Consulate (14/F) last Sunday to air disappointment over the slow-moving and difficulty in receiving financial assistance. Following the existing social measures, four members from Abra Tin...

2 hours ago
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General Situation Weather forecast for this afternoon and tonight The Strong Wind Signal, No. 3 will remain in force at least until 6 p.m. today. The need to issue higher signals subsequently will depend on the changes in the intensity of the tropical depression and the variation in local wind strength. The Observatory will closely monitor th...

August 9, 2022
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A trade union has hit out at the Immigration Department (ImmD) for the rise of denied visas for domestic workers on the basis of “job-hopping,” resulting in further silencing workers wanting to speak out against poor working and living conditions. On July 7, 2022, the Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Unions (FADWU) held a press...

August 9, 2022
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The Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health (CHP) recently conducted malaria screening for passengers at the airport and designated quarantine hotels. In the screening, a number of cases were detected. A total of 58 malaria patients were hospitalized in public hospitals. Zhang Zhujun, director of the Infectious Diseases Division...

August 6, 2022
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Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Secretary Susan "Toots" Ople said that DMW is allocating a P20-million support and assistance fund for families of OFWs affected by the recent 7.3 magnitude earthquake that hit northern Luzon. “This is just an initial allotment to help OFW families affected by the earthquake. I have directed the Overseas Wor...

August 2, 2022
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Binibining Pilipinas crowned new beautiful, brilliant, and elegant Filipinas during the 58th Grand Coronation Night on July 31 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Nicole Borromeo from Cebu took home the Bb. Pilipinas International title, Gabrielle Basiano from Eastern Samar earned the Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental crown, Chelsea Fernandez from Taclo...

August 1, 2022
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Former president Fidel V. Ramos has died yesterday at the age of 94, the country’s 12th President from 1992 to 1998. Prior to the presidency, Ramos was the chief of the then-Philippine Constabulary (now Philippine National Police), Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, and Secretary of the National Defense. Presi...

August 1, 2022
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The Immigration Department (ImmD) mounted a series of territory-wide anti-illegal worker operations codenamed "Twilight" on July 25 and 27. A total of eight suspected illegal workers, two suspected employers, and one suspected aider and abettor were arrested. During the anti-illegal worker operations, ImmD Task Force officers raided six target...

July 30, 2022