By Bong Lozada
Visa-free travel could do wonders for Japan’s tourism, the Philippine envoy to the Land of the Rising Sun said Wednesday. Manolo Lopez, Philippine ambassador to Japan, said in a television interview that once Japan lifts the visa requirements of Filipinos, Indonesians, and Vietnamese, the tourism industry of Japan could spike up, especially in the advent of the 2020 Summer Olympics.
By Tarra Quismundo and Tina G. Santos
President Benigno Aquino III has ordered government agencies to put up measures to prevent the spread of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) to the country.
By Nestor Corrales
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) warned Tuesday all Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in the Middle East on the breakout of the deadly disease in the region that has claimed the life of a Filipino and affected five others.
By Mico Letargo
Filipinos are slowly making their mark in the political realm in the United States. In California alone, a number of Fil-Ams have secured positions in the corridors of power, where they can create positive change for the Filipino community in the Golden State.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Department of Foreign Affairs is to revert to its normal passport processing schedule on Tuesday following the completion of maintenance work on the e-passport system, which had extended the waiting time for passport applicants from April 1.
By Norman Bordadora
There’s no rush to arrive at an agreement allowing increased US military presence in the Philippines in time for US President Barack Obama’s visit in Manila later this month, a Malacañang spokesperson said Saturday.
A Filipino paramedic in the United Arab Emirates has died after contracting Middle East respiratory syndrome and five others have tested positive for the virus, the Gulf nation’s interior ministry said Friday.
By Frances Mangosing
“Don’t lose hope,” a soldier previously assigned at BRP Sierra Madre tells future men who will be assigned there.
By TJ Burgonio
Even if a United Nations arbitration tribunal were to rule in its favor on the West Philippine Sea dispute, the Philippines cannot compel China to comply with the ruling, Malacañang said on Thursday.
By Matikas Santos
The Philippines and the United States (US) resumed talks Thursday on the enhanced defense cooperation agreement, part of which involves the increased rotational presence of US troops in the country.