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Court rules terminal fee integration ‘unenforceable’

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Pasay Regional Trial Court has found the government’s new order integrating the airport terminal fee into the cost of an international airline ticket “unenforceable” mainly due to its lack of publication.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DFA urges OFWs in 3 Ebola-hit African states to come home

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Department of Foreign Affairs building. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Filipinos in three Ebola virus-stricken West African states have been urged by the Philippine government to come home even if the government has assessed their chances of contracting the deadly disease to be “small.”

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DBM releases P50M for repatriation of OFWs in ‘troubled Middle East’

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OFWs from LIbya. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Tuesday said it has released an additional P50 million to the Department of Foreign Affairs for the continued repatriation of Filipinos in Libya, Syria, Iraq and Gaza.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Pimentel questions planned integration of terminal fees into airfare

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Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III wants the Senate to look into the planned integration of terminal fees into airfare starting Nov. 1, 2014, saying this would violate an existing law exempting overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from paying such fees.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino urged to respect law on OFWs’ exemption from airport terminal fee

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The plaster of the concrete ramp was remove to prevent from falling to pedestrians and motorists but remain unfinished Friday, Nov. 11 2011 at the Terminal 2 of Manila's international airport, Phillippines. The 30-year old international airport are finally getting a facelift after travel surveys voted the airport among the world's worst. (AP Photo/Pat Roque)

Migrant rights group Migrante-Middle East has urged President Aquino to respect a provision of a special law that exempts overseas Filipino workers from paying the P550 airport terminal fee.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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