The Philippines might not be only for beach bums and outdoor adventures, as the Department of Tourism (DOT) is gearing up the country to be also a “religious pilgrimage destination”, according to DOT Secretary Wanda Teo. The DOT is now planning to restore and develop old churches and historical shrines nationwide. In an interview with… Read more »
The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok has released a new set of forms for its constituents wishing for application or renewal. Three new formats are now out for 3 group classifications. White form: For renewal of ePassports for adults. Pink form: For all minors (below 18 years old); for new or renewal of their ePassports. Yellow… Read more »
Kabayan, a lesser-known club comprised of mostly Filipino professional basketball players, is set to represent the Philippines in the Southeast Asian basketball circuit. The Filipino team is trying its luck for the second time in the upcoming Thailand Basketball Super League (TBSL). The “kabayan” is composed of Eric Salamat, Lester Alvarez, ASEAN Veteran Leo Avenido,… Read more »
Another Filipino, Arthur Mina, 35, and a Burmese woman died in a vehicular incident in Patak Road, Karon, Phuket, on January 25. Police initial investigations said that Mina’s motorcycle collided with another motorcycle driven by a woman. The incident happened on a curved road. The two drivers were driving a high speed when the Burmese… Read more »
After a Suvarnabhumi employee’s post went viral on social media, the UNHCR has sent the Zimbabwean family to the Philippines after Thai airport authorities housed the said family at Immigration Detention Center in Suan Phlu area. A Zimbabwean family consisting of 2 men, 2 women and 4 children who were stuck at the Suvarnabhumi airport,… Read more »
After a successful “Rebuilding Marawi Concert” last November 18, the donations for the affected Filipino families in Marawi have now been turned over.
Another Filipino in Thailand succumbed to death in a motorcycle accident in Phetchaburi and family and friends are raising funds to repatriate his remains. Erick Peralta Gan, 30, a teacher who worked for Sarasas Witaed Phetchaburi, died in a motorcycle accident in the same province. Loss of control of the vehicle is seen to be… Read more »
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Duterte ordered MIAA to end its contract with MIASCOR after an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) from Canada complained that P82,000 worth of items was stolen from his luggage at the Clark International Airport.
OFBank shall serve as a “policy bank dedicated to provide financial products and services tailored to the requirements of overseas Filipino…”