Spain has affirmed its commitment to aid in the Philippines’ development with the extension of a partnership that aims to fund projects promoting the rule of law, good governance and better disaster management systems.
The Philippines is working to get the identities of the 20 Filipinos arrested in Spain for their alleged involvement in drug trafficking, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Wednesday.
They have been coming to the Philippines for years to enjoy the sun and escape the freezing winter in the Netherlands, but this time Truus and Jo Schoorlemmer are returning the hospitality by helping the victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” to get back on their feet.
After almost 500 years since Ferdinand Magellan landed in the Philippines, the place where he was born Sabrosa municipality, Portugal and the place where he died Cebu, Philippines, are set to be reconnected as sister cities.
The Philippine Embassy in Spain is already in touch with Spanish authorities regarding the rescue of the five Filipino sailors who were caught in a storm off the coast of northwestern Spain.