By Tina G. Santos
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration is to temporarily ban the deployment of Filipinos intending to work in Ukraine in light of the mounting tension in that country. “We will be implementing a deployment ban there for new hires,” said Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz. The Department of Foreign Affairs [...]
By Bong Lozada
The European Union top official for humanitarian assistance will arrive Friday night in Cebu City to assess the relief needs in areas devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) caused, a statement said.
Philippine airlines were banned from flying to Europe in 2010 due to concerns over the enforcement of aviation safety rules by the country’s regulators.
By Tarra Quismundo
Negotiations for the lifting of Europe’s blanket air ban against Philippine carriers are “on a very positive curve” as the European Union wants the issue resolved soon in hopes of bolstering trade and tourism with the Philippines, according to the EU ambassador here.
The European Union is set to roll out new poverty alleviation programs this year in Mindanao in support of the peace negotiations between government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
Despite being in a recession, Spain will continue to turn a “fraternal eye” on its former colony, the Philippines.
By Tina G. Santos
The Philippine government is considering Belgium as a new market for Filipino nurses.
The visit of British Minister of State Hugo Swire of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is a “reiteration” of the United Kingdom policy to reinvigorate its engagement with emerging countries in Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines, which the UK considers an “emerging power,” the Department of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.
By Jamie Marie Elona
Thinking about pursuing higher education in Europe? Find out more about available opportunities in a fair dubbed “Brighter Prospects” to be held Wednesday in Makati City.
By TJ Burgonio
President Benigno Aquino is flying to Laos at past noon Sunday with a 60-member delegation to attend the 9th Asia-Europe Meeting (Asem), and pitch the Philippines as an investment hub.
By Gil Cabacungan
President Benigno Aquino will seek the support of European countries for a Bangsamoro region in Mindanao during the 9th Asia-Europe Meeting (Asem) in Vientiane, Laos, next month.
By Marlon Ramos
Members of the government panel in the peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) leave Tuesday for Spain for a weeklong study of autonomy.