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PhilEmb Press Release # APV-11-2009

Dear Mr. Abdullah, Thank you for your comments in our entry below “PhilEmb-Ruh Invitation” dated February 28, 2009 @ 10:51 AM.  Allow me to reply your inquiry by posting this Philippine Embassy Press Release No. APV-11-2009 dated February 28, 2009. The said Press Release circulated to all Filipino Community leaders/organization in Riyadh was received via email […]

PhilEmb-Ruh Invitation

Puno for president movement launched

Puno for president movement launched by LEI CHAVEZ, | 02/25/2009 10:28 PM Supporters of Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno launched on Wednesday a movement to encourage him to run for office. Organizers of the Movement for Electoral Non-trapo (MEN) said their goal is to prevent “trapos from perpetuating” themselves in Philippine politics, and […]

Agusan del Norte Chosen Official Website Finalist

Agusan del Norte Chosen Official Website Finalist     After successfully hurdling the elimination, quarterfinal and semi-final rounds   was announced as one of the finalists in the 11th Philippine Web Awards, the award giving body that recognizes the best Filipino created web sites annually. The announcement was officially made last January  12, 2009 […]

King Abdullah Cracks the Glass Ceiling

King Abdullah Cracks the Glass Ceiling Written by Amina Rasul – Feb 21, 2009 at 08:07 PM Finally! A woman has been appointed to a ministerial position in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. On February 14, the appointment Norah al-Fayez as deputy education minister for female education affairs was announced. This is the most-senior position […]

For the right Reason

There comes a time that you’re stuck in the middle and you will decide on something but “you don’t know what to do”. Think and remember “You know what to do, just do the right thing for the right reason”.

Massive Fingerprinting of Expats Begins

Massive Fingerprinting of Expats Begins     7 Feb. 2009/Diraiyah, Riyadh Saudi Government through its Director General of the Passport Department are now  implementing finger-printing on all migrant workers here in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This massive fingerprinting of expatriates begins today 7 February, 2009 at Saudi Oger, Diraiyah compound. The order from the Passport […]

Exemplary Filipino

Dr. Rusty Balderian  has been featured in the Philippine Daily Inquirer with the title of “Doc Shares Blessings with Leyte Youth”  published on November 8, 2008. This is a story of a young man from a family which owned a sari sari store in the town of Tabontabon, Leyte who practically supported himself as a […]

PhilEmb Advisory re: OAV Continuing Registration