A total of 883 Filipinos died abroad and 3,154 jailed for various offenses, according to a newly released report from the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).Read More
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MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino has created a permanent committee to be headed by Vice President Jejomar Binay to come up with guidelines on how to deal with overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) on death row, including raising blood money for them.Read More
The Philippines has lowered the alert level in Yemen, citing improving security and political situation there.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario lowered the Crisis Alert Level for Yemen from 3 (voluntary repatriation) to 2 (restriction phase) based on the recommendation of the
Philippine Embassy in Riyadh.