Meet Filipino diplomat in Baghdad who defends PH embassy in the besieged capital from ISIS’s rampage in Iraq

A public servant’s bravery and heroism can be assessed by his willingness to face risks in order to serve the homeland. For example, when we were lieutenants in the First Scout Ranger Regiment, we were contending for the assignment in Basilan. Unbeknownst to you, a few ambassadors from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) share similar… Continue reading Meet Filipino diplomat in Baghdad who defends PH embassy in the besieged capital from ISIS’s rampage in Iraq

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