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DFA’s Del Rosario grilled over Edca


A solon grilled the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) exempting American soldiers from paying taxes while they are in the country, but a Cabinet official said this is standard practice in mutual defense pacts.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

10 young Fil-Am leaders here to reconnect, explore ties

Ten young Filipino-American leaders from across the United States are in town for a weeklong “immersion” hosted by the Department of Foreign Affairs, under a program that seeks to reconnect them to their roots while exploring partnerships with local professionals or organizations.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Aquino reshuffles DFA, other gov’t agencies

President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

– President Benigno S. Aquino III has either reappointed or named new government personnel in the Department of Foreign Affairs and some government agencies.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

QC dads offer City Hall as site for DFA extension

The Quezon City council will formally ask the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to establish another satellite office in the city for the benefit of residents in need of DFA services and to shorten queues at the agency’s main consular office.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Storm showed we need US–Del Rosario

US Marines unload relief items from a cargo plane at the Tacloban airport on Thursday. President Aquino was under growing pressure to speed up the distribution of food, water and medicine to desperate survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The extensive role that the United States military has taken in disaster response operations in eastern Visayas has underscored the need for a greater presence of American troops in the country, Philippine and US officials said on Monday.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »