PHILIPPINES NEWS AGENCY

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The Philippine Embassy in Moscow on Friday noted progress in cases filed against illegal recruiters in Russia where overseas Filipino workers (OFW) had been “hired” despite the country’s “no work visa” policy for foreigners. Citing statistics, the embassy said at least 5,000 Filipinos in Russia are left without legal status,…

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The Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) is seeking new ways of further promoting the use of Filipino, the country’s national language. “We’re encouraging the academe, professionals and others to come up with ideas on the matter and present these to our office for consideration as possible projects,” said KWF language…

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LEGAZPI CITY: Mayor Noel Rosal assured tourists that security measures remain tight despite the robbery incident that took place on a trail in Mayon Volcano on All Saints’ Day. “The incident was an isolated one, I assure our visitors that though security measures are in place, we will see to…

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An expert has raised the urgency for stronger international cooperation on conserving migratory species worldwide. There must be better synergy on the matter as habitat destruction, pollution, live catching and other dangers continue to threaten the survival of these species, noted Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild…

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Newly-appointed Health Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd said his department will give priority to the rebuilding of health infrastructure damaged during the five-month siege of Marawi City. “Ang priority program natin ngayon [Our priority program at present] is to help rebuild Marawi City,” Duque said when asked about his priorities during…

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Full awards were made Monday’s T-bill auction with a Treasury official noting that investors were waiting for news as to who would be the next US Federal Reserve chief. The yield for the benchmark 91-day T-bill declined to 1.957 percent from 1.958 percent during the auction last October 9. National…

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The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) wants the Office of the President to accelerate the approval and proclamation of new economic zones. Only six out of 58 applications for economic zones were released as of early this month, PEZA Director General Charito Plaza said. The six new economic zones cover…

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Budget carrier Cebu Pacific Air is postponing the launch of a Zamboanga-Sandakan service originally scheduled to start before the end of the month. CEB was supposed to fly the route four times weekly — Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays — beginning October 29. The company, through its wholly-owned unit Cebgo,…

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Business groups want the Trade department to conduct inspection and testing at the port of entry, aside from pre-shipment testing, for cement and steel products. In a press conference on Monday, Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) Chairman Jesus Arranza said port of entry inspection and testing would ensure compliance with…

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