PH looking into reported exploitation of Pinoy workers in New Zealand

MANILA— The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday said the Philippine Embassy in Wellington is currently looking into the reported exploitation of Filipino workers in New Zealand. In a…

Decision on visa-free entry for Filipinos to Taiwan known soon

MANILA — The Taiwanese government is expected to make a formal announcement in September indicating the exact date of the visa-free entry for Filipinos to Taiwan. This was the statement…

New Zealand frigate Te Kaha arrives for a goodwill visit

PHL committed to beefing up defense ties with New Zealand

MANILA — The Philippines is committed in strengthening and deepening its defense ties with New Zealand. This was emphasized by Department of National Defense (DND) undersecretary Cardozo Luna during the…

Dam breaches following powerful quake in New Zealand

WELLINGTON — A dam on the Clarence River breached on Monday, releasing a “large wall of water” after a powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake rocked New Zealand. Local residents were urged to…

Two deaths reported, tsunami warning after New Zealand earthquake

WELLINGTON — Further casualties beyond the two reported deaths from a severe earthquake that rocked New Zealand early Monday cannot be ruled out, says Prime Minister John Key. Police and…