Malacañang urges Filipinos in Afghanistan to seek repatriation amid Taliban takeover

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Following the Taliban’s startling takeover of Afghanistan, Malacañang on Monday encouraged Filipinos in the said country to prepare for repatriation. To facilitate their repatriation, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque advised Filipinos to liaise with the Philippine embassy in Pakistan, which has jurisdiction over Afghanistan. “Nanawagan tayo sa mga Pilipino. Nag-alert level 4 na po tayo. Gumagawa… Continue reading Malacañang urges Filipinos in Afghanistan to seek repatriation amid Taliban takeover

Fisherman are not prohibited from entering Bajo de Masinloc — PCG

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Fishermen are authorized to continue fishing in and near Bajo de Masinloc, better known as the Scarborough Shoal, according to a Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) official on Wednesday. Commodore Armando Balilo, a PCG spokesperson, said during a press conference in Malacañang that the PCG has not received any recent reports of fisherfolk being denied admission to… Continue reading Fisherman are not prohibited from entering Bajo de Masinloc — PCG