14 missing after fishing boat collides with Hong Kong cargo ship off Mindoro

MANILA, June 29 (Mabuhay) — Fourteen people were reported missing after their fishing boat collided with a Hong Kong-flagged cargo vessel off the coast of Occidental Mindoro, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on Monday. Among the 14 missing is the fishing boat’s...

Gov’t ready for return of more OFWs as CAAP adds more flights

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — The government is ready to serve more returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) displaced by the pandemic, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) assured Sunday. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said DOLE’s assistance programs and other...

Foreign business travelers may be allowed entry to Philippines under MGCQ — DOT exec

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Business travelers from other countries may be allowed to enter the Philippines once quarantine restrictions have been eased to modified general community quarantine (GCQ), an official of the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Sunday. Tourism...