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Philippines’ Duterte fierce attack on ‘hypocritical’ EU

Philippines’ Duterte fierce attack on ‘hypocritical’ EU

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched an expletive-laden attack on the European Union after it condemned his brutal crackdown on crime. Mr Duterte said the EU parliament was acting out of guilt after it called on him to halt “the current wave of extrajudicial executions and killings”. He said “hypocritical” former colonial powers like France and Britain were trying to atone for their own sins. Since Mr Duterte took office on 30 June about 3,000 people have been killed. They … Read entire article »

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Hanggang P2-M na pautang, naghihintay sa mga umuwing OFW

Hanggang P2-M na pautang, naghihintay sa mga umuwing OFW

Habang patuloy ang patayan na resulta ng kampanya ng Duterte administration laban sa droga, kumusta naman ang mga OFW na nawalan ng trabaho sa ibang bansa at kailangang makapagsimula muli dito sa Pilipinas? May tulong na ba silang natatanggap mula sa gobyerno? Bandila, September 08, 2016, Huwebes … Read entire article »

Saudi Arabia king to shoulder OFW repatriation

Saudi Arabia king to shoulder OFW repatriation

MANILA — Saudi Arabia king Salman bin Abdulaziz promised to pay for the transportation and other fees of recently repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). In an interview with DZMM, Acts OFW party-list Rep. Aniceto “John” Bertiz III said Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello and other delegates coordinated with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) officials for assistance for the OFWs who appealed … Read entire article »

128 OFWs stranded in Saudi back in PH

128 OFWs stranded in Saudi back in PH

Another batch of Filipino workers from Saudi Arabia arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Wednesday. President Duterte was there to meet them. – ANC, The World Tonight, August 31, 2016 ABS-CBN News Posted at Sep 01 2016 01:23 AM … Read entire article »

PH doctors working as nurses abroad

PH doctors working as nurses abroad

Even before, doctors are one of the looked upon professions in the healthcare industry. Having to study to become a doctor may require much of a person’s time and effort but the result would be truly rewarding. Thus, many have dreamt of becoming a doctor one day. Sadly, Executive Director of the Association of Philippine Medical Colleges Dr. Fernando Sanchez said … Read entire article »

Trillanes proposes P73K monthly salary for gov’t doctors

Trillanes proposes P73K monthly salary for gov’t doctors

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Sunday pushed for the increase in salary and additional incentives of government physicians to prevent them from seeking work abroad. Trillanes filed Senate Bill No. 526, which seeks to increase the salary of government physicians, Medical Officer I, currently at Salary Grade 16 or equivalent to P28,417. “There has been continuous exodus of Filipino physicians abroad to … Read entire article »

Philippines, Saudi Arabia to negotiate over stranded OFWs

Philippines, Saudi Arabia to negotiate over stranded OFWs

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines said Saturday it would within days send government missions to Saudi Arabia to help thousands of jobless Filipinos left stranded across the kingdom after the plunge in oil prices. The first batch of officials would fly to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday “to provide immediate humanitarian, legal, and other consular assistance to the overseas Filipino workers stranded … Read entire article »

Duterte wants OFWs in Saudi repatriated

Duterte wants OFWs in Saudi repatriated

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the repatriation of stranded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were affected by the financial crisis in Saudi Arabia. Chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo said Duterte issued the directive during a Cabinet meeting last Monday in Malacañan. “The president wants to repatriate the stranded workers. He said they should be given assistance immediately,” Panelo … Read entire article »

Future doctors, the country needs you – PH VP Robredo

Future doctors, the country needs you – PH VP Robredo

It’s common to hear aspiring doctors from the Philippines aiming to migrate to countries like the USA, Canada, and the United Kingdom to practice their respective degrees and specialisations. Among the primary reasons would be better career opportunities and the chance to earn a higher salary than what their home country can offer. Philippine Vice President, Leni Robredo, would like future … Read entire article »

List of Passers: March 2016 Physician board exam results

List of Passers: March 2016 Physician board exam results

PRC on Wednesday, March 16, announced that that 483 out of 1,044 passed the Physician Licensure Examination. The physician board exam also known as medical board exam was conducted on March 6, 7, 13 and 14 in the cities of Manila, Baguio and Cebu. The members of the Board of Medicine who gave the exams are Dr. Miguel L. Noche Jr., Chairman; … Read entire article »

Embassy of the Philippines in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Embassy of the Philippines in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

ADDRESS: Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Site D3 Collector Road C Diplomatic Quarter P.O. Box 94366 11693 Riyadh Saudi Arabia TELEPHONE: (+966) 11 482-3559 (+966) 11 480-1918 FAX: (+966) 11 488-3945 EMAIL: rype@riyadhpe.com consular@philembassy-riyadh.org WEBSITE: riyadhpe.dfa.gov.ph OFFICE HOURS: HEAD OF MISSION Mr Ezzedin H. Tago, Ambassador Philippines in Saudi Arabia: In addition to the embassy in Riyadh, the Philippines also has a consulate general in Jeddah. Saudi Arabia in the Philippines: Saudi Arabia maintains an embassy in Manila. The Philippine embassy … Read entire article »

A total of 2,491 out of 2,921 passed the Physician Licensure Examination as announced on Wednesday.

A total of 2,491 out of 2,921 passed the Physician Licensure Examination as announced on Wednesday.

PRC administered the Physician board exam on August 15-16 and 22-23, 2015 in the cities of Manila, Cebu and Davao. The members of the Board of Medicine who gave the licensure examination are Dr. Miguel L. Noche Jr., Chairman; Dr. Edgardo T. Fernando, Dr. Restituto C. De Ocampo, Dr. Jose Y. Cueto, Jr., and Dr. Mildred N. Pareja, Members. Roll of Successful … Read entire article »

IBAN of Philippine Banks

IBAN of Philippine Banks

IBAN of Philippine Banks International Bank Account Number or IBAN is an identifier commonly used by European banks to lessen the risk of transmitting transcription errors when transferring money from one bank to another bank. Philippine banks have no IBAN because it is not an European bank, instead Philippine banks use SWIFT code. SWIFT means Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. Again, … Read entire article »