When Carlo Navarro, his wife and 15-year-old daughter visited Japan from the Philippines in February, they knew they were taking a chance with the coronavirus, but thought they would be spared if they took precautions.
Legal experts described the SC decision as landmark and unprecedented, explaining this was the first time that the tribunal had ruled on an existing law called the Anti-Violence Against Women and Children Act of 2004.
Consul General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates Paul Raymund Cortes told newsmen on Sunday that 127 of the 382 were visit visa holders, the priority of Manila in this repatriation programme. There are approximately 127 terminated from work who have to exit the UAE between Aug.18 and Dec.31, 2020.
Tourism stakeholders in Thailand, host to half a million Middle East and North Africa citizens and 130,158 Emiratis in 2019, have begun gearing up for the arrival/return of foreign visitors even as the reopening of the premiere Suvarnabhumi Airport and other international gateways across the Southeast Asian kingdom, has yet to be calendared.
Restricted public transportation during the lockdown left many Filipinos walking for hours just to reach their jobs. The foundation saw the need and gave away mountain bikes to nominated individuals.
In terms of fatalities, India is the most affected country with nearly three-quarters of total deaths in the region – 67,376 deaths from 3,853,406 cases.
Education officials and concerned group of parents noted that the law restored the GMRC as a mandatory school subject seven years after it was removed from the basic curriculum with the introduction of K-to-12 programme in 2013.
Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar, the head of the PNP Joint Task Force COVID Shield, said he already instructed all his police commanders and their men to conduct what would amount to an online patrol to find such violators.
First there was Corona Kumar, then Covid Marie: parents have taken to naming newborns after the coronavirus, apparently unperturbed by the prospect of their children being forever associated with a deadly pandemic.