Gov’t on LSI travel moratorium: ‘Public health first’

CAMP AGUINALDO, QUEZON CITY (29 JUNE 2020)— Following the moratorium on travel imposed on locally stranded individuals (LSIs) bound for Cebu province, as well as those returning to regions VI, VIII and CARAGA, the government emphasized that the public’s health must be ensured if the country is to win the war on COVID-19. (more…)

Government declares OFWs COVID-free within 72 hours upon arrival at Clark Airport

CLARK, PAMPANGA (9 JUNE 2020)— Making good on its promise to send home Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) within five days or less upon their arrival in the country, the government has cleared 337 seafarers from Vancouver and Barbados who arrived at the Clark International Airport on June 6. (more…)

Statement of Secretary Jesus Dureza on the Release of Three Indonesians

2 October 2016 | 11:30 AM

Three (3) more Indonesians held hostage in Sulu were turned over by MNLF Chairman Nur Misuari to Sulu Gov Totoh Tan before noon today.

Chairman Misuari personally called me and informed me about another breakthrough in the efforts to recover hostages held by the Abu Sayyaf Group. I coordinated with Gen. de la Vega of Task Force Sulu to facilitate smooth turnover.

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