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OPS welcomes Taiwan s grant of pay hike for newly-hired foreign

FOR VETTING JFM8.14-6OPS welcomes Taiwan's grant of pay hike for newly-hired foreign workersMANILA - The Office of the Press Secretary (OPS) on Sunday welcomed Taiwan's move to increase wages of foreign caretakers and d.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsAug 14th, 2022

US sending ‘dangerous signals’ on Taiwan, China tells Blinken

'The Taiwan issue is an internal Chinese matter, and the United States has no right to interfere in what method will be used to resolve it,' China's foreign ministry cites Minister Wang Yi as saying.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

LTFRB approves October fare hike in Cagayan de Oro

The National Confederation of Transport Unions in Northern Mindanao welcomes the announcement, saying fare increases are timely and long overdue.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Transport group welcomes new fare hike but maintains it’s not the ‘best’ solution

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Though the petition for another round of fare hikes did not come from transport groups in Cebu, the decision of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) central office to allow another round of fare hikes, effective Oct. 4, 2022, will affect commuters, drivers, and operators here in Cebu. While […] The post Transport group welcomes new fare hike but maintains it’s not the ‘best’ solution appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 17th, 2022

Contingency plan for OFWs in Taiwan ready: DFA

MANILA - A contingency plan to ensure the safety of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Taiwan is in place, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday.In a press briefing, Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Eduardo Jose de Vega said the Manila Economic and.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

PH can ill-afford escalation: DFA amid tensions over Taiwan

MANILA -Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo said the Philippines and Southeast Asian nations cannot afford escalation in the region as tensions simmer between the United States and China over the recent trip of Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan.In a meeting with visiting US Secretary of St.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 7th, 2022

PH can ill-afford escalation: DFA amid tensions over Taiwan

MANILA -Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo said the Philippines and Southeast Asian nations cannot afford escalation in the region as tensions simmer between the United States and China over the recent trip of Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan.In a meeting with visiting US Secretary of St.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 7th, 2022

Blinken: China Should Not Hold Global Concerns Hostage

MANILA, Philippines - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday that China should not hold talks on important global matters such as the climate crisis 'hostage,' after Beijing cut off contacts with Washington in retaliation for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan earlier this week.Blinken spoke in an online news conference with his Philippines counterpart in Manila after meeting newly e.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 7th, 2022

EU agrees additional 500-M in military aid for Ukraine

BRUSSELS - The foreign ministers of the European Union (EU) member states on Monday agreed to grant Ukraine an additional 500 million euros (USD507.7 million) in EU military aid.Josep Borrell, high representative of the EU for foreign affairs and security policy, told a news conference here.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 19th, 2022

PH embassy honors sole Filipino to serve as ICJ judge

MANILA - The Philippine Embassy to The Hague is set to honor Cesar Bengzon, the sole Filipino to serve as a judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).The foreign service post will launch on July 19 the ICJ Judge Cesar Bengzon Hall at its newly-renovated chancery in The Hague.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 15th, 2022

DFA welcomes Manalo s appointment as top diplomat

MANILA - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday welcomed the appointment of seasoned career diplomat Enrique A. Manalo as its new chief.Manalo, who succeeded former Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., was warmly welcomed by ranking officials and employees at the agency.He arrived.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Japan, PH formalize P289-M grant for BARMM, PCG

MANILA - Tokyo will provide a 710 million Japanese yen (approximately PHP289.6 million) grant aid to the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced Friday.The grant was formalized during the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2022

Saudi Arabia welcomes 1st foreign hajj pilgrims since pandemic

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The first batch of Hajj pilgrims arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, for the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.A group of 358 pilgrims from Indonesia arrived at Prince Mohamed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in the holy city of Madinah, the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 5th, 2022

Shopee Kicks off most action-packed season with 9.9 Super Shopping Day, international superstar, Jackie Chan

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, launches the most exciting year-end shopping season starting with its signature 9.9 Super Shopping Day. As part of its biggest and most action-packed shopping season, Shopee also welcomes international superstar Jackie Chan, who will be featured in a range of activities across Shopee’s end of year shopping festivals......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Retrenched workers hired by new lifestyle brand

A newly-launched lifestyle brand hired retrenched workers from their previous jobs. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2021

Chan welcomes IATF move to study bid to allow foreign leisure tourists into PH

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan welcomes the move of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to study the possibility of allowing foreign tourists to enter the country for leisure travels. This after the Department of Tourism (DOT) proposed to the IATF-MEID to establish a […] The post Chan welcomes IATF move to study bid to allow foreign leisure tourists into PH appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

MCDRRMO’s newly hired staff undergo disaster training

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines– The 27 newly hired personnel of the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDRRMO) underwent rescue training on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Their training will last for three months before they will be allowed to respond to emergencies. Most of the personnel were nurses and drivers. Bryan Weith, one of the […] The post MCDRRMO’s newly hired staff undergo disaster training appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Webinar on Taiwan digital health solutions calls for healthcare rethink

This week, five medtech brands from Taiwan presented their latest digital health innovations in a webinar organized by TAITRA (Taiwan External Trade Development Council), Taiwan’s leading trade promotion organization, and Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

Canada will grant permanent residency to 90K students, foreign workers

Canada will grant permanent residency to more than 90,000 foreign students and workers who helped treat patients during the pandemic, the immigration minister announced Wednesday. The program, in effect from May 6, is intended for workers with at least one year of work experience in health care or dozens of other sectors deemed essential — […] The post Canada will grant permanent residency to 90K students, foreign workers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Animam, Tigers clinch title

Jack Animam stretched her winning ways on foreign soil as Shih Hsin University capped an unbeaten season with a 70-51 win over National Taiwan Normal University in the finals of the Taiwan’s University Basketball Association......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021

Philippines receives 1st of 2 C-130 planes from US

The US government on Thursday turned over the first of two C-130H Hercules planes to the Philippines under the Foreign Military Financing grant program......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2021