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

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 »

Senate seeks synchronized efforts among gov’t agencies to prevent Ebola in PH

Senator Teofisto Guingona III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

All concerned government agencies must work together to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, and to ensure they are in sync, the Senate will convene stakeholders to check on their efforts regarding the issue.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DOH: Nurse with MERS-Cov, husband under tight watch

Passengers walk past a thermal scanner at the medical quarantine area at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila, Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

Health authorities in Western Mindanao said they have placed under tight watch two city residents and another one from Basilan to verify if they have been infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipina nurse tests positive for MERS-Cov

Enrique ona

Health authorities are tracking down a total of 390 passengers of an international and domestic flight that carried a 37-year-old Filipino female nurse who tested positive for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-Cov) in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aid given to family of OFW beheaded in Libya – DFA


The remains of the Filipino who was abducted and beheaded by Libyan militias in Libya last July are now back home with his family, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs, which has immediately worked on providing aid to the family of the victim.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »