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DFA opens 100K passport appointment slots

DFA opens 100K passport appointment slots.....»»

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Relampagos’ flight an indication of guilt — Roque

MANILA, Philippines — The government could ask the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to speed up cancelation of the passport and extradition of former budg.....»»

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DFA opens 100000 new passport appointment slots - GMA News

DFA opens 100000 new passport appointment slots - GMA News.....»»

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DFA opens 100,000 new slots for passport appointments

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday, January 23, announced it had opened up 100,000 additional passport appointment slots for February to June. The news follows social media hubbub about the shortage of slots in the DFA's online scheduling system, making it nearly impossible for Filipinos ........»»

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DFA opens passport appointment slots

DFA opens passport appointment slots.....»»

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DFA opens 100000 passport appointment slots - CNN Philippines

DFA opens 100000 passport appointment slots - CNN Philippines.....»»

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Palace hails Mocha’s UST alumni award

MALACAÑANG on Monday said the University of Santo Tomas’ Alumni Association Inc.’s decision to give an award to Palace Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson validates President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to appoint her. “We’re happy for Asec. Uson and I suppose that validates that her appointment was for good reasons. It….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJan 22nd, 2018Related News

1K passport slots opened for 1st-time OFWs

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday announced that 1,000 passport application slots will be made available daily to first-time overseas Filipino workers. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said first-time OFWs can apply for passports through portals accessed by at least 170 Licensed Recruitment Agencies (LRAs) accredited by the Philippine….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2018Related News

DFA opens passport application portal for OFWs

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) opened yesterday its passport application portal for Filipinos working abroad for the first tim.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2018Related News

Thai cops nab Pakistani passport forger with ISIS links

BANGKOK, Thailand –  A Pakistani passport forger whose fakes may have been sold to Islamic State (ISIS) operatives has been arrested in Thailand, police said Friday, ending a career that helped people slip into Europe illegally. Mohammad Iqbal, 52, was arrested on January 14 in a Bangkok suburb in possession of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2018Related News

WATCH | Huge crowd jams mobile passport kiosk at Manila City Hall

A mob of applicants who jammed the Manila City Hall grounds on Thursday grew impatient at the efficiency of Department of Foreign Affairs consular staff manning the ambulant “passport-on-wheels” service, leading to a pushing, shoving and shouting exchange that turned unruly. Some of the women applicants were reduced to tears at the difficulty of applying […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJan 18th, 2018Related News

Treñas taps Rep. Defensor as Iloilo City’s ‘caretaker’

ILOILO CITY lone district Rep. Jerry Treñas requested 3rd district Rep. Arthur Defensor Jr. as “caretaker” of the city while the former serves a 90-day preventive suspension meted by the Sandiganbayan. Rep. Defensor said he is awaiting his official appointment as caretaker of the city. “Cong. Treñas has appointed me as caretaker of the district […] The post Treñas taps Rep. Defensor as Iloilo City’s ‘caretaker’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2018Related News

Chief Justice Sereno defends hiring of lawyer Jocelyn Fabian

MANILA, Philippines — Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Thursday defended the appointment of lawyer Jocelyn Fabian to a position in the Office of the Chi.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2018Related News

‘Citizen Pinoy’ wins media award for serving overseas Filipinos

DALY CITY, California --- "Citizen Pinoy," a weekly program dubbed as TFC's "passport to immigration information," won the Television Journalism Award -- Best Regular TV Program Category in the 2017 Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards last month. Attorney Michael J. Gurfinkel, a U.S. immigration attorney and host of "Citizen Pinoy," received the award at a ceremony held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila during International Migrants Day, December 18. Gurfinkel said that he was "really humbled and honored about the award because it represents the recognition of the Filipino Overseas Worker and the sacrifices they have made, especially those in Ame...Keep on reading: ‘Citizen Pinoy’ wins media award for serving overseas Filipinos.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 17th, 2018Related News

Abas reappointed as Comelec chair

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has renewed the appointment of Sheriff M. Abas as chair of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), subject to the confirmation of the Commission on Appointments (CA). The nomination of Mr. Abas, who was first appointed on Nov. 22, 2017 after former Comelec chair Andres D. Bautista resigned amid controversies and impeachment […] The post Abas reappointed as Comelec chair appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2018Related News

Hindi ko naman alam kung ibibigay sa atin -- PBA OIC Marcial

Philippine Basketball Association officer in-charge Willie Marcial remains non-committal about being appointed as league commissioner for good. Marcial said he’d rather wait until the 30-day grace period of his appointment as OIC has lapsed before making the appropriate move. His appointment as league caretaker is only good for a month or at least until the end of January. “No comment ako. Hihintayin ko na lang na matapos ko yung 30-days,” said Marcial, who was the special guests in the first Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum for the year at the Tapa King Restaurant at Farmers Market in Cubao on Wednesday. “Hindi ko naman alam kung ibibigay sa atin, kung ano yung expectations nila, at kung ano rin yung expectations ko sa kanila. Kaya hindi ko rin masabi.” A long time PBA personnel who rose from the ranks, Marcial was appointed OIC after the resignation of former commissioner Chito Narvasa became effective at the start of the year. A selection committee in-charge of choosing the next commissioner will be formed when the league board holds its first monthly meeting for 2018 next week. But if asked of his two cents worth regarding the qualities of the next league chief, Marcial mentioned two major attributes. “Dapat abugado o kaya (may alam) sa marketing,” said Marcial in the public sports program presented by San Miguel Corp., Tapa King, and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. “Kasi tatakbo naman yung liga kapag iyo ang mga kasama mo. Alam na nila yung sistema dahil matatagal na sila dito.” “Kaya kung sinuman ang magiging commissioner ng PBA, huwag siyang mag-alala sa mga empleyado ng liga dahil hindi nila ito pababayaan.” Marcial, the long-time league external affairs and communications head, was joined in the weekly session by PBA and D-League technical director Eric Castro, technical official Roscelle Teotico, D-League tournament supervisor Junior Bengua, and Tapa King  vice chairman Julius Magallanes, who reiterated his all-out support to the weekly Forum. “Nakita ko yung impact ng sports (sa tao) like discipline and competitiveness. I think malaking tulong ito para sa mga kabaatan na malayo sa mga bisyo. And this is one of our advocacies in our company,” said Magallanes. Castro meanwhile, also made use of the opportunity to invite the public for the opening of the D-League Aspirants Cup on Thursday. Marinerong Pilipino battles Zark’s Jawbreakers in the lone opening game at the Ynares Sports Arena.     .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 17th, 2018Related News

‘Passport on Wheels’

PEOPLE should welcome the launching of the “Passport on Wheels” (POW) program of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to decongest the pestering backlogs in the agency’s online scheduling system. In the view of many, the launching of the scheme is one of the best ways to show that the….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2018Related News

Duterte renominates Abas as Comelec chief

    President Rodrigo Duterte has again nominated Sheriff Abas as chair of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), replacing Andres Bautista who resigned amid allegations he has unexplained wealth.   On November 22, 2017, Duterte named Abas as Comelec chief but his nomination was deemed bypassed since the powerful Commission on Appointments did not act on his appointment before Congress went on a holiday recess.   Duterte again signed the nomination of Abas on January 16.   Abas, a nephew of Moro Islamic Liberation Front's (MILF) Mohagher Iqbal, was appointed to Comelec in 2015 by former president Benigno Aquino III.   Aside ...Keep on reading: Duterte renominates Abas as Comelec chief.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 17th, 2018Related News

LIST: 63 countries where Filipinos can travel visa-free

By Aika Rey/rappler.com – Are you looking for the next country to visit in 2018? Good news: Philippine passport holders can now travel to 63 countries and territories visa-free! This makes the Philippines rank 72nd out of 199 passports according to Henley and Partners’ latest Visa Restrictions Index for Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2018Related News

DFA launches passport on wheels in Metro Manila

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs had deployed four "passport on wheels" vehicles around Metro Manila to decongest its consular offices.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2018Related News