Gov’t sees rise in PH workers’ deployment to Israel

MANILA — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is expecting an increase in the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), particularly caregivers, to Israel after the deployment cost has been…

TOUR AT MDA

Duterte hopes for ‘stronger’ PH-Israel ties

MANILA — Hopeful that ties between the Philippines and Israel flourish over the years, President Rodrigo R. Duterte told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Filipinos will continue to extend their…

OFWs give Duterte ‘rockstar’ welcome in Israel

JERUSALEM, Israel—Close to 2,500 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Israel gave President Rodrigo Duterte a “rockstar” welcome at the Ramada Hotel on Sunday night. Duterte, who arrived here on a…

DUTERTE WITH THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY IN ISRAEL

Israel starts deportation of African migrants

TEL AVIV — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that the country’s authorities have started the procedure of deportation of thousands of African immigrants. “Today, we have started the…

DFA: No Filipino casualty in the latest terror attack in Istanbul

MANILA — No Filipino was injured or killed in the shooting at an Istanbul night club that left more than 30 people dead. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on…

New Zealand MPs demand release of women in Gaza protest boat

WELLINGTON — New Zealand lawmakers on Thursday called on Israeli authorities to quickly release a New Zealand Green Party Member of Parliament (MP) who was aboard a boat intercepted off…

World leaders gather in Jerusalem for funeral of ex-President Peres

JERUSALEM — World leaders gathered Friday morning in Jerusalem to bid farewell to one of Israel’s founding fathers, Shimon Peres. More than 70 delegations from around the world attended the…