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Duterte declares state of calamity in CALABARZON

President Rodrigo Duterte has placed the entire Region IV-A or Calabarzon under state of calamity due to the aftermath of Taal Volcano’s unrest last month. Duterte signed the Proclamation 906 on February 21 declaring a state of calamity in Cavite, Laguna, Batangas,...

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Antarctica remains as last continent without coronavirus cade

Antarctica remains as the only continent on Earth without the coronavirus disease- after Brazil confirms its first case of coronavirus on Wednesday. Brazilian health officials said that a 61-year-old Sao Paulo man who traveled to Italy has tested positive for the...

Taal Volcano emits smoke, Alert Level 2 remains

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvolcs) confirmed that Taal Volcano emitted steam or smoke on Wednesday evening. Phivolcs said that the smoke was from 200 meters to 300 meters high. This is classified as moderate was observed. No ash or lava...

Employer abandons 21 Filipino seafarers in port

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Oct. 07, 18 | 1:53 pm

A total of 21 Filipino seafarers are calling for help after their Greek employer abandoned them in a port in southeastern India three months ago.

The crew were stuck onboard their vessel, MV Evangelia M, a Liberian-flagged bulk carrier, at Kakinada Port in India after their employer left them behind.

The Filipinos aboard the vessel are calling for the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) for their immediate repatriation and in the collection of their salaries from their employers.

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano instructed the Philippine Embassy there to immediately send Consular officers to the port to personally check on the status of the seafarers.

Cayetano has also directed the DFA Office of Migrant Workers Affairs (DFA-OMWA) to request the assistance of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to ensure that the manning company of the seafarers in Manila will facilitate the repatriation and the payment of the salaries of the stranded seafarers.

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Duterte declares state of calamity in CALABARZON

Duterte declares state of calamity in CALABARZON

President Rodrigo Duterte has placed the entire Region IV-A or Calabarzon under state of calamity due to the aftermath of Taal Volcano’s unrest last month. Duterte signed the Proclamation 906 on February 21 declaring a state of calamity in Cavite, Laguna, Batangas,...

LOOK: Newlyweds Matteo and Sarah go shopping for their new house

LOOK: Newlyweds Matteo and Sarah go shopping for their new house

Sarah and Matteo Guidicelli went shopping on Wednesday for their new home. In an Instagram post of Vicki Belo, the two were seen shopping for utensils and glassware at a mall in Makati. “Scarlet say congratulations to Ate Sarah and Kuya Matteo,” Belo told her daughter...

LBC Unli Air is Back!

LBC Unli Air is Back!

Now is the time to give a little extra! Load all you can in an LBC Junior Box for a flat rate of Dh350 for sending anywhere in the Philippines, delivered in 7 days or less. Sending love in the form of gifts to family back home doesn’t have to be only once a year....

Exciting World Food Festival events this weekend across LuLu stores

Exciting World Food Festival events this weekend across LuLu stores

Filipinos will soon witness a delicious and extravagant food fiesta as LuLu continues its string of events for its World Food Festival across the UAE. Happening this weekend, from February 28 to 29, will be their ‘Pagkaing Pinoy’ which will feature different chefs...

Antarctica remains as last continent without coronavirus cade

Antarctica remains as last continent without coronavirus cade

Antarctica remains as the only continent on Earth without the coronavirus disease- after Brazil confirms its first case of coronavirus on Wednesday. Brazilian health officials said that a 61-year-old Sao Paulo man who traveled to Italy has tested positive for the...

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