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Authorities arrest maid for using another woman’s Emirates ID

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LIST: 61 visa-free countries for Filipinos

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Did you know that there are 61 countries you can visit without worrying about securing a visa? All you need is your passport and, of course, your pocket money and luggage. Voila! You can fly straight to any of these countries.

The list of countries below is according to International Air Transport Association and the Department of Foreign Affairs.

1    Azerbaijan    If holding valid visa for Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Schengen countries, the United Kingdom and the United States    30 days

2    Bolivia    Visa not required    90 days

3    Brazil    Visa not required    90 days

4    Brunei Darussalam    Visa is not required    14 days

5    Burundi    Visa not required    30 days

6    Cambodia    Visa not required    15 days

7    Cape Verde    Visa issued upon arrival    

8    Columbia    Visa not required    90 days

9    Comoros    Visa issued upon arrival    

10    Cook Islands    Visa is not required    31 days

11    Costa Rica    Visa is not required    30 days

12    Djibouti    Visa issued upon arrival    30 Days

13    Dominica    Visa not required    21 days

14    Equador    Visa not required    90 days

15    Fiji    Visa not required    120 days

16    Gambia    Visa issued upon arrival    90 days

17    Georgia    If holding valid visa for Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Schengen countries, United Kingdom and the United States    90 days

18    Haiti    Visa not required    90 days

19    Hong Kong    Visa is not required    14 days

20    India    Visa issued upon arrival    30 days

21    Indonesia    Visa not required    30 days

22    Iran    Visa issued upon arrival    15 days

23    Israel    Visa not required    90 days

24    Kenya    Visa issued upon arrival    90 days

25    Kosovo    Visa not required    30 days

26    Laos    Visa not required    30 days

27    Macau    Visa not required    30 days

28    Madagascar    Visa issued upon arrival    90 days

29    Malaysia    Visa not required    14 days

30    Maldives    Visa issued upon arrival    30 days

31    Marshall Islands    Visa issued upon arrival    30 days

32    Micronesia    Visa not required    30 days

33    Mongolia    Visa not required    21 days

34    Morocco    Visa not required    90 days

35    Mozambique    Visa not required    30 days

36    Myanmar    Visa not required    14 days

37    Nepal    Visa issued upon arrival    90 days

38    Nicaragua    Visa issued upon arrival    90 days

39    Niue    Visa not required    30 days

40    Palau    Visa issued upon arrival    30 days

41    Peru    Visa not required    183 days

42    Saint Helena    Visa issued upon arrival    

43    Saint Lucia    Visa is not required    42 days

44    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines    Visa issued upon arrival    30 days

45    Samoa    Visa not required    60 days

46    Seychelles     Visa is not required    30 days (visitor’s permit)

47    Singapore    Visa not required    30 days

48    South Korea    Visa is not required    30 days (If arriving at Jeju Island only)

49    Sri Lanka    Visa issued upon arrival    30 days

50    Suriname    Visa not required    90 days

51    Taiwan        If holding valid visa for Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Schengen countries, United Kingdom and the United States    30 days

52    Tanzania    Visa issued upon arrival    30 days

53    Thailand    Visa not required    30 days

54    Timor Leste    Visa is not required    30 days

55    Togo     Visa issued upon arrival    7 days

56    Turks and Caicos Islands    Visa not required    30 days

57    Tuvalu    Visa issued upon arrival    30 days

58    Uganda    Visa issued upon arrival    

59    Vanuatu    Visa not required    30 days

60    Vietnam    Visa not required    21 days

61    Zambia    Visa issued upon arrival    90 Days

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