In addition to taking a physical fitness test, army chiefs and officials will now be required to take an English competency test, according to Army Chief General Chalermchai Sitthisart, in a meeting of officials of the Royal Thai Army’s organic units on Tuesday, July 4. This announcement came after an order by Prime Minister… Read more »
Topping TIME’s 100 list is Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte who earned 5% of the total ‘yes’ votes.
Statement of the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand on social media harassment of journalists in the Philippines
“Journalists should be allowed to do their jobs without being subjected to hate campaigns and incitements to attack them, on social media or anywhere else.”
Themed “Duterte and Philippine drug wars – Thaksin redux?” will be attended by panelists including former Filipino Congressman Walden Bello, BBC journalist Jonathan Head and other human rights advocates.
Following the directive of President Duterte to streamline processes in the deployment of OFWs, the POEA will no longer require qualified OFWs from getting a new OEC effective Sept 15, 2016.
The award was conferred by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Srinidon who represented her mother Her Majesty Queen Sirikit.
“It can be easily accessed especially by OFWs (overseas Filipino workers) and Filipinos all over the world.”
Some foreign observers were also present during the counting of votes. They also shared the same thoughts on the overseas election.
Check some of the photos of OFWs who cast their votes at the Philippine Embassy.
Based from the updated schedule, the Overseas Voting is conducted every day until May 9, 2016 including weekends from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.