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Inaccurate news on Restriction on Travel from Bahrain to Dammam

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Advisory: Telephone Embassy of Philippine Embassy

Filipino Community leaders in KSA seeking audience with Philippine Vice President Jojo Binay

RIYADH – The official website of  Vice President and Presidential Adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers’ (OFW) Concerns Jejomar C. Binay announced that VP Binay will leave Friday to look into the situation of OFWs in the Middle East as per instruction from President Benigno Aquino III. The Vice President is expected to arrive Riyadh on […]

Maximizing the development impact of remittances

SINGLE –YEAR EXPERT MEETING ON  MAXIMIZING THE DEVELOPMENT IMPACT OF  REMITTANCES  Geneva, 14‐15 February 2011  MOBILIZING THE USE OF REMITTANCES TOWARDS POVERTY  REDUCTION AND ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL  DEVELOPMENT   THROUGH GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES:   THE PHILIPPINE EXPERIENCE By Saul DE VRIES Deputy Director National Reintegration Center for Overseas Filipino Workers Department of Labour and Employment Introduction  Compared to […]

PhilEmb Advisory re: Use of the Embassy Grounds

RIYADH:  The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia through Advisory No. 2011/12 dated 14 February 2011 wishes to inform the Filipino Community in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on the new regulations, procedures and conditions on the use of the embassy grounds and/or the use of  its facilities.   The Philippine Embassy issued the advisory in compliance to […]

To our flag carrier, our sad farewell…

The Philippine Airlines country manager in Riyadh, Mr. Reynaldo Garcia announced today that the country’s flag carrier will be suspending its flight operation between Manila and Riyadh effective 01 April 2011 due to commercial issues. Philippine Airlines Advisory – 007  dated today 8th February 2011 said that the  PAL management convey with extreme regret about […]

DOLE Reform agenda for OFW sector

The implementation of R. A. 10022 is a challenge that puts the DOLE at an even bigger forefront in pursuit of the goal of  President Benigno S. Aquino III  to reinvigorate labor and employment in the country and strengthen workers welfare and protection  both in the country and Filipino contract workers overseas. According to DOLE’s Report on President […]

Angat ka nga Pinoy!

ANGAT KA NGA PINOY! Habang naglalakad, tumitingin tingin, ng aking mabili Nang maipadala, sa aking pamilya, sapagkat nawili Habang namimili, tanong ng tindero, ‘ko daw ba’y nepali Sa arabong wika, sagot ko sa kanya, ”ana Pilipini” Tinderoy nag”thumbs up”, ibig na sabihin, ayos daw ang pinoy Sa bargain na damit, sa paghahalungkat, akoy nagpatuloy Habang […]

PhilEmb Advisory: Coverage of Royal Pardon & Procedures for Repatriation for Overstayers

Advisory No. 007-2011 26 January 2011 Advisory: Coverage of Royal Pardon & Procedures for Repatriation for Overstayers The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh recalls that the Saudi Government had graciously announced on 22 September 2010 a Royal Pardon or Amnesty for a period of six months for those who overstayed their visas and violated residency rules. […]