Philippines and Mauritania: 5 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Today, September 30, we celebrate five years of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Mauritania. The Philippines and Mauritania established diplomatic relations on September 30, 2013. Mauritania is a country in Northwest Africa. It is the eleventh largest country in Africa and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, … Read more

First-Time Jobseekers Bill

Senator Joel Villanueva’s First-Time Jobseekers bill passed the second reading and will almost pass the third reading of congress. Update: First-Time Jobseekers bill is now a law called RA 11261. The First-Time Jobseekers bill when it becomes a law, will make it free for first time jobseekers to obtain the following documents for the pre-employment … Read more

Philippines and Bahrain discussed Global Compact on Migration

Secretary Cayetano and Bahrain Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohamed Al-Khalifa met on the sides of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday.   The two ministers discussed the partnership between the Philippines and Bahrain in advancing the goals of the Global Compact on Migration, which … Read more

Philippines and Guyana: 10 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Today, September 25, we celebrate ten years of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Guyana. The Philippines and Guyana established diplomatic relations on September 25, 2008. Guyana is a country on the northern mainland of South America. Guyana is the┬áthird-smallest sovereign state in mainland South America after Uruguay and Suriname. The … Read more