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29 Pinays rescued from trafficking in Malaysia

Malaysian police have rescued 29 Filipinas who had been trafficked into work in bars, the Philippine embassy in Kuala Lumpur said on Wednesday.

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has issued a travel advisory asking travelers to Bangkok, especially those who will undertake non-essential travel, to reconsider their trip in the light of the flooding situation in Thai capital.

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An American family who fought alongside Filipinos during World War 2 received several medals from the government in recognition of their “heroism and service to the cause of freedom.”

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No crackdown

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Manila, Philippines – The Philippine Embassy in Amman, Jordan has belied reports that a crackdown is being waged by Jordanian authorities against illegal aliens, particularly Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). In a statement, Philippine Ambassador to Jordan Julius D. Torres belied published reports that 28 Filipinos were arrested starting last September 26 in the capital city […]

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White elephant?

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MANILA, Philippines – FROZEN in time. This was how Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Rafael E. Seguis described the old Philippine Embassy building in Baghdad, Iraq when he visited the abandoned structure which is being rented to the Philippine government for $70,000 annually. Seguis led a team dispatched by the Philippine government to Iraq to look into […]

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