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  • DFA: 103 more Filipinos overseas get COVID-19; total now at 15,023

    DFA: 103 more Filipinos overseas get COVID-19; total now at 15,023

    The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday reported 109 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among Filipinos abroad, bringing the total tally to 15,023. The DFA said total recoveries climbed to 9,455 after 55 more Filipinos...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 6:56PM
  • Total COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad now over 15,000 with 109 new infections

    Total COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad now over 15,000 with 109 new infections

    MANILA - The number of COVID-19 cases involving Filipinos abroad climbed past 15,000 on Tuesday as 109 new infections were recorded, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The additional cases is the highest since February 12 when DFA...

    ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News • 2 March 2021, 5:13PM
  • No more domestic staff for PH diplomats abroad following Mauro case-- Locsin

    No more domestic staff for PH diplomats abroad following Mauro case-- Locsin

    MANILA - Diplomatic officers assigned abroad are no longer allowed to bring domestic staff to their overseas posts, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. revealed Tuesday, following the maltreatment of a Filipino household help by the former...

    ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News • 2 March 2021, 3:49PM
  • DFA reports 17 new COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad; total now at 14,914

    DFA reports 17 new COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad; total now at 14,914

    MANILA - The number of Filipinos abroad who have contracted COVID-19 rose to 14,914 on Monday as 17 new cases were recorded, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The DFA also reported 21 new recoveries and no new fatality among the group....

    ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News • 1 March 2021, 9:44PM
  • 17 more Filipinos overseas infected with COVID-19; total now at 14,914

    17 more Filipinos overseas infected with COVID-19; total now at 14,914

    The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday logged 17 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among Filipinos abroad, raising the total tally to 14,914. The DFA said total recoveries also rose to 9,400 after 21 additional Filipinos...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 1 March 2021, 7:10PM
  • 1 more Pinoy abroad sick with COVID-19 —DFA

    1 more Pinoy abroad sick with COVID-19 —DFA

    The Department of Foreign Affairs on Sunday recorded one new case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among Filipinos overseas, bringing the total tally to 14,897. The DFA said no new fatalities and recoveries were reported. Total recoveries...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 28 February 2021, 8:56PM
  • DFA: 2 more Filipinos abroad succumb to COVID-19

    DFA: 2 more Filipinos abroad succumb to COVID-19

    Two more Filipinos abroad on Saturday succumbed to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), bringing the death toll to 1,018, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). According to the DFA, the total case count climbed to 14,896 after 18...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 27 February 2021, 7:38PM
  • Filipinos abroad with COVID-19 now at 14,878 —DFA

    Filipinos abroad with COVID-19 now at 14,878 —DFA

    Five more Filipinos abroad on Friday have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), bringing the total to 14,878, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). According to the DFA, total recoveries and fatalities remained...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 26 February 2021, 5:45PM
  • DFA: 7 more Pinay victims of human trafficking in Syria returning home

    DFA: 7 more Pinay victims of human trafficking in Syria returning home

    Seven more Filipinas illegally hired to work in Syria are flying back to the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Friday. The repatriates, who had been housed at the Philippine Embassy in Damascus, left the Syrian...

    ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News • 26 February 2021, 4:57PM
  • Solon tells DFA: Urge US authorities to address rising hate crimes vs. Asians

    Solon tells DFA: Urge US authorities to address rising hate crimes vs. Asians

    Ako Bicol party-list Representative Alfredo Garbin Jr. has called on the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to urge American authorities to address the rising incidents of hate crimes against Asians, especially Filipinos, in the United States. In a...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 26 February 2021, 9:14AM
  • Solon to DFA: Tell US authorities to act on hate crimes vs Asians

    Solon to DFA: Tell US authorities to act on hate crimes vs Asians

    MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) should ask authorities in the United States to take measures on hate crimes against Asians in America, a lawmaker said Thursday. Ako Bicol Rep. Alfredo Garbin Jr. took note of the "rising...

    Inquirer.netInquirer.net • 25 February 2021, 10:00PM
  • Another overseas Filipino sick with COVID-19

    Another overseas Filipino sick with COVID-19

    MANILA, Philippines - Another Filipino overseas has been infected with SARS Cov2, the virus that causes COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases among Filipinos abroad to at least 14,800, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Thursday...

    Inquirer.netInquirer.net • 25 February 2021, 7:20PM
  • DFA raises alert level 2 for Filipinos in Myanmar

    DFA raises alert level 2 for Filipinos in Myanmar

    MANILA - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) raised the alert to Level 2 for Filipinos in Myanmar in light of "the developing critical situation" there following a military coup early this month, it said Wednesday. In a statement, the DFA said...

    ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News • 24 February 2021, 8:46PM
  • PH raises alert level 2 in Myanmar amid rising tension due to military coup

    PH raises alert level 2 in Myanmar amid rising tension due to military coup

    MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has raised Alert Level 2 in Myanmar in light of the "developing critical situation" there following a military power grab. DFA said it raised the alert level in the Southeast Asian...

    Inquirer.netInquirer.net • 24 February 2021, 7:31PM
  • Philippines raises alert level 2 in Myanmar

    Philippines raises alert level 2 in Myanmar

    The Philippines on Wednesday raised alert level 2 for Myanmar, restricting non-essential movement of Filipinos there due to ongoing pro-democracy protests against the military junta. "In view of the developing critical situation in Myanmar, the...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 24 February 2021, 7:26PM
  • 55 Filipinos repatriated from Myanmar amid COVID-19 pandemic

    55 Filipinos repatriated from Myanmar amid COVID-19 pandemic

    A total of 55 overseas Filipinos who were repatriated from Myanmar due to the COVID-19 pandemic arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Wednesday afternoon. In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs said the repatriated were...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 24 February 2021, 6:48PM
  • Cayetano ally sues 17 Daily Tribune staff, officers over SEA Games reporting

    Cayetano ally sues 17 Daily Tribune staff, officers over SEA Games reporting

    A former Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) official filed multiple counts of cyber libel against 17 journalists, officers, and the owner of the Daily Tribune newspaper over its reports on the alleged corruption in the agency. Ramon...

    RapplerRappler • 24 February 2021, 3:22PM
  • DFA: 59 more Filipinos abroad test positive for COVID-19

    DFA: 59 more Filipinos abroad test positive for COVID-19

    The number of Filipinos abroad who have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) rose to 14,871 on Tuesday after the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported 59 new infections. According to the DFA, 57 more have also recovered...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 23 February 2021, 5:37PM
  • DFA: 11 more Filipinos overseas infected with COVID-19

    DFA: 11 more Filipinos overseas infected with COVID-19

    The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday logged 11 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among Filipinos abroad, bringing the total tally to 14,812. The DFA said total recoveries also rose to 9,309 after eight additional Filipinos...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 22 February 2021, 6:07PM
  • 10 more Pinoys abroad get COVID-19; total now at 14,801

    10 more Pinoys abroad get COVID-19; total now at 14,801

    The Department of Foreign Affairs on Sunday recorded 10 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among Filipinos overseas, bringing the total tally to 14,801. According to the DFA, the death toll also increased to 1,014 with two new...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 21 February 2021, 7:49PM
  • DFA: 3 more Filipinos abroad die from COVID-19

    DFA: 3 more Filipinos abroad die from COVID-19

    MANILA - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday said 4 more Filipinos abroad have been infected with COVID-19, while 3 more died due to the disease. The day's newly reported infections pushed the total number of confirmed cases among...

    ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News • 20 February 2021, 10:08PM
  • 3 more Filipinos abroad succumb to COVID-19 –DFA

    3 more Filipinos abroad succumb to COVID-19 –DFA

    Three more Filipinos abroad succumbed to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) bringing the total to 1,012, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported on Saturday. The DFA also announced that the total number of cases climbed to 14,791 after...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 20 February 2021, 7:47PM
  • DFA: Filipino fatalities abroad due to COVID-19 reach 1,009

    DFA: Filipino fatalities abroad due to COVID-19 reach 1,009

    The number of Filipinos abroad who have succumbed to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) rose to 1,009 on Friday after the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported 11 new deaths. According to the DFA, 28 more Filipino nationals have also...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 19 February 2021, 8:02PM
  • Working justice system ensures no detention of innocents –de Lima

    Working justice system ensures no detention of innocents –de Lima

    A justice system that is truly working ensures that no innocent will be detained, Senator Leila de Lima said Friday. The senator issued the remark after Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Thursday said that the dismissal of one of the...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 19 February 2021, 7:06PM
  • De Lima acquittal in drug case ‘reason to respect’ PH justice system - Locsin

    De Lima acquittal in drug case ‘reason to respect’ PH justice system - Locsin

    MANILA, Philippines - The dismissal of one in three drug cases against Senator Leila de Lima is "further reason to respect" the country's justice system. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said this in a tweet Thursday, adding that the...

    Inquirer.netInquirer.net • 18 February 2021, 10:05PM
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