Why does the Philippine travel pass hinder Filipinos’ plans to go home

Dubai: Although unable to get an online appointment, UAE-based Filipino expatriates Mark and Phillip (names changed upon request) survived the summer heat and went to the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Dubai to validate their employment contracts and obtain an overseas employment certificate (OEC) – a mandatory travel document for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). They were not lucky because …

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Muslim-Muslim ticket, slap on Northern Christians-Philippines-based pastor

A Nigerian cleric in the Philippines, Rev. Tony Marioghae, on Thursday pleaded guilty to the decision of All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to choose a Muslim, Kashim Shettima, as his running mate for the 2023 election, describing it as “stupid” and a slap in the face to the Christians of Northern extraction. He also warned that Nigeria …

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The Philippines ended the stay of foreign peacekeepers in the south

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign peacekeepers who are credited with helping ease years of bloody fighting between government forces and Muslim rebels have left the southern Philippines after officials decided to end their presence, but talks are underway. to allow their possible return, officials and rebels said Friday. Members of the International Monitoring Team, or IMT, led by Malaysia, flew out …

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‘Polluter-friendly’: Green groups demand Philippine president Marcos scrap EPR bill | News | Eco-Business

“Because the Marcos administration has been strong in protecting Filipinos from climate change, the president should veto this bill because it could affect our climate goals,” Ledesma said. “[The bill] the situation could be exacerbated by the resulting greenhouse gas emissions from thermal treatment established by law, as well as the lack of restrictions or plastic reduction targets. ” The …

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ASIA/PHILIPPINES – In one year, a network of Catholic nuns rescued 26,000 women from human trafficking in Asia

ASIA/PHILIPPINES – In one year, a network of Catholic nuns rescued 26,000 women from human trafficking in Asia vaticanews Manila (Agenzia Fides) – As many as 26,065 women from Asia were detained and rescued from human trafficking in 2021 by “Talitha Kum”, a Federation of Catholic nuns dedicated to fighting and eradicating human trafficking.“Prevention is a priority of Asian networks. …

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The Catholic center of Manila continues to support the homeless, beggars

An estimated 26.14 million Filipinos will be living in poverty by 2021 and growing homelessness is a cause for concern in the country. The poor in St. Louis are asking for help. Arnold Janssen Kalinga Center in Manila. (Photo provided) Published: July 15, 2022 10:00 AM GMT Updated: July 15, 2022 10:20 AM GMT A Catholic center in the Philippine …

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