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Philippine president to inspect typhoon damage as death toll rises to 16

Philippine president to inspect typhoon damage as death toll rises to 16

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will inspect on Monday areas hit by Typhoon Goni, the world's strongest typhoon this year, as authorities claimed mandatory evacuations had prevented a higher death toll ...

Many OFWs to benefit from the abolishment of kafala system

Many OFWs to benefit from the abolishment of kafala system

Speaking at a live online programme of the Department of Labour and Employment, Bello III told reporters that many Filipinos will be encouraged to work in Qatar.

Philippine repatriation flight leaves Doha

Philippine repatriation flight leaves Doha

The Philippine government, under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte, repatriated 272 Overseas Filipino expatriates plus eight infants on Friday from Qatar ...

Philippine police warns of arrests if protesters defy ban on rallies

Philippine police warns of arrests if protesters defy ban on rallies

Philippine police on Sunday warned protesters they would be arrested if they defy a ban on rallies ahead of a speech by President Rodrigo Duterte in Congress.

Philippine doctors shield families with ‘quarantent’, safe spaces

Philippine doctors shield families with ‘quarantent’, safe spaces

After taking a job in a hospital's COVID-19 emergency room, Philippine doctor Jan Claire Dorado planned to move out of the family home to protect relatives from the risk of infection.

Philippine government repatriates more than 270 Filipinos from Qatar

Philippine government repatriates more than 270 Filipinos from Qatar

The Philippine embassy in Doha repatriated a total of 278 overseas Filipinos, including an infant, via a chartered Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight recently.

Philippine economy shrinks first time in two decades

Philippine economy shrinks first time in two decades

The Philippine economy contracted for the first time in more than two decades during the first quarter, but officials warned Thursday that the worst was likely yet to come as the nation reels from the coronavirus ...

Philippine president seeks powers over firms, supplies, funds to avert crisis

Philippine president seeks powers over firms, supplies, funds to avert crisis

The Philippine Congress held a special session over the internet on Monday to debate a push by the country's strongman leader to adopt sweeping emergency powers ...

Philippine domestic workers to be hired through QVC

Philippine domestic workers to be hired through QVC

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Thursday that domestic workers from the Philippines will be recruited through the Qatar Visa Centre in Manila from March 15.

Philippine vice president, fired from drug war, vows to stop killings

Philippine vice president, fired from drug war, vows to stop killings

Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo said on Monday she was determined to stop the spate of killings in the government's campaign against illegal drugs ...

Philippine state-owned agency eyes Qatari investments in industrial, tourism sectors

Philippine state-owned agency eyes Qatari investments in industrial, tourism sectors

The state-owned Clark Development Corporation (CDC) is exploring potential opportunities to attract Qatari investments into the Philippines for various sectors, such as logistics, tourism and leisure ...

Philippine energy chief says to draft plan for nuclear programme

Philippine energy chief says to draft plan for nuclear programme

The Philippines will prepare a detailed plan for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on how it could embark on a nuclear power programme, its energy chief said on Wednesday ...