A WORKER of the National Parks Development Committee cleans the Flower Clock at the Rizal Park in Manila, a day after President Aquino signed a law setting the Philippine Standard Time, yesterday. (Photo by Michael Varcas)
Atheists should be seen as good people if they do good, Pope Francis said on Wednesday in his latest urging that people of all religions – or no religion – work together.
MEMBERS of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) rescue team, clad in fatigue uniforms, board a truck for their deployment in Manila to help clear the sidewalks of vendors and other obstructions. (Photo by KJ Rosales)
SENATOR Manny Villar and Senator-elect Cynthia Villar check the plastic school chairs, finish product of the Waste Plastic Recycling Factory in Barangay Ilaya, Las Pinas, which they inaugurated yesterday morning. The factory turns plastic wastes into durable school chairs that could last up to 20 years. (Photo by Linus Guardian Escandor II)
SINGER Richard Poon and actress Maricar Reyes are eyeing to tie the knot in an “exclusive” wedding some time this year.
GRANDMASTER Darwin Laylo (seated, left) is locked in a battle with GM Li Shilong of China during the sixth round of the Manny Pacquiao Cup Asian Continental Chess Championship at the Midas Hotel and Casino. Watching the game (from left) are GM Mark Paragua, NCFP executive-director Jayson Gonzales, NCFP secretary-general Cavite Rep. Bambol Tolentino and NCFP director - Rommel Tacorda.
MIAMI Heat guard Dwyane Wade battles for a lose ball against Indiana Pacers guard George Hill during the third quarter of Game 1 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Indiana Pacers against the Miami Heat in Miami. (AP photo)
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MY education as a labor advocate would never be complete without a personal visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. That visit should have taken place years ago when my father was Secretary of Foreign Affairs. My father, Ka Blas, and I as his chief of staff, were in Kuwait for an official visit. Saudi Arabia would have been next in the itinerary but for some reason, the visit was deferred.
Manila, Philippines – After more than one year, the last five Filipinos formerly working with a construction company in Saudi Arabia finally received their remaining end of service benefits amounting to 167,332 Saudi riyals (roughly P1.8 million).
According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Filipinos were the last batch to receive their benefits from the total of 88...
By JENNY F. MANONGDO
Manila, Philippines – Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Enrique T. Ona instructed yesterday hospitals to report suspected cases of the new coronavirus and send patient samples to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine for confirmatory testing.
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By JC BELLO RUIZ
Manila, Philippines – A migrant workers’ welfare group asked the Aquino administration yesterday to contest the new policy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia prohibiting the establishment of organizations by migrants and expatriate nationals.
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Manila, Philippines – The chairman of the House Committee on Overseas Workers Affairs has appealed to Saudi Arabia King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud “to have compassion” and spare Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Joselito Zapanta from the death penalty.
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Manila, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed yesterday that a Filipino driver is being investigated by Saudi officials for his alleged involvement in last week’s tanker truck explosion that killed 22 people, including another Filipino, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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Manila, Philippines – MORE benefits await first-time Saudi Arabia-bound Filipino household service workers (HSWs), under the new Standard Employment Contract (SEC), agreed upon between the Philippines and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The contract better protects the rights of HSWs, while boosting ties between the two countries. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)...
By ROY C. MABASA
Manila, Philippines – The Philippines and Saudi Arabia are set to lift the months-long recruitment ban of household workers (HWs) to the Kingdom.
This was announced by Saudi Ambassador to Philippines Abdullah Al-Hasan at the sidelines of the Saudi National Day held Monday night at a hotel in Makati City.
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Manila, Philippines – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia celebrates today its 80th Anniversary of the founding of the Kingdom by Abdul-Aziz bin Saud in 1932. It is the world’s leading exporter of oil, which accounts for 90% of its export earnings and 75% of government revenues. The country has the world’s largest oil reserves.
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Manila, Philippines – The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) said yesterday that it will not participate in the processing of umrah visa this year and left the job to private groups for the meantime.
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