July 12, 2020

Category: CURRENT AFFAIRS

395 Filipino Deportees from Sabah Arrive — Sinarimbo

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — FILIPINOS deported by Malaysia numbering 395 arrived today, July 4, in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi. The arrivals comprised the first batch out of more than 5,000 mostly undocumented Filipinos who sneaked onto oil-rich Sabah, one of the states of […]

Covid-19: NCMF Responds to 140K Calls for Assistance Nationwide

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — WITH the Moro people dispersed across the Philippines, addressing their needs in this time of Covid-19 pandemic is a big challenge. Consider the numbers. Lawyer Saidamen Balt Pangarungan, CEO and secretary of the National Commission on Muslim […]

Qatar Joins Arab Ministerial Meeting About Libya

Media Release: DOHA —  THE State of Qatar participated in an extraordinary meeting of the Arab League’s Council at the ministerial level to discuss developments in Libya and the file of the Renaissance Dam. His Excellency Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi represented during the meeting, which was held on June […]

UN FAO Has New Assistant Director General, Regional Representative

​Media Release: ROME/BANGKOK: THE Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Qu Dongyu, has appointed Jong-Jin Kim as assistant director-general and FAO regional representative for Asia and the Pacific, effective July 1, 2020. Kim, a national of the Republic of Korea, has a long and distinguished career in public service. […]

Qatar Provides UNRWA US$12.7-M in 2020 for Palestinian Refugees

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar091, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs Since 2015 the Arab State of Qatar has provided more than US$100-million assistance to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — COMPASSION continues to flow from the kind heart of […]

EU Provides Php10-M for PHL Covid-19 Response

​ Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current News   By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — THE European Union (EU) has allocated around Php10 million funding to the Philippines justice sector agencies for their response to the impact of Covid-19. EU drew the money from the GOJUST Programme. GOJUST or Governance […]

Mayor Kit Nieto Addresses Constituents’ Employment Needs

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current News By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — MAYOR JOHNIELLE KEITH PASION NIETO! Remember him, the local government chief executive of Cainta, Rizal, who sold his expensive shoes collections to help his constituents put food on their table? He continues to be relevant as political […]

LGUs Provide Transportation Assistance for Commuters during GCQ Period

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — “LIBRENG SAKAY”! (FREE RIDES) That’s good news in these tryingest of times. It’s because transportation has been one of the biggest problems in and around the country as the restrictions in daily life to prevent the spread and transmission […]

Ministers Ampatuan, Ambolodto Seek Creation of BARMM Treasury Office

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — AN HONESTY OFFICE in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)? Well, there should be an honesty office in every government agency but, as experience is the best teacher, like in the defunct ARMM, more so […]

OFW from Zamboanga Victim of Hit-and-Run in Batha, Riyadh

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current Affairs WARNING, with graphic image that may turn off some viewers. Apologies. By DEEN MOHAMMAD & EDD K. USMAN RIYADH/MANILA (SDN) — AN overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from Zamboanga City, Western Mindanao, was reportedly a victim of hit-and-run in Al-Batha, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. SDN — Science […]