Presidential Assistant on Foreign Affairs Robert E.A. Borje, assisted by Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Migrant Workers’ Affairs Sara Lou Arriola, conferred the Order of Sikatuna, Grand Cross (with Silver Distinction), on Ausamah Abdulla Al Absi, a Bahraini anti-human trafficking advocate who promoted migrant workers’ rights in Bahrain and across the globe.
The decision of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on the continued use of face shields both outdoors and indoors is based on science and evidence-based studies, which show that face shields give an additional layer of protection, especially in light of the risks brought about by the highly transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19.
Filipinos have to continue abiding quarantine protocols and wearing of face masks and face shields to prevent a second wave of infections with the Delta variant, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte said Monday night.
The government’s vaccination strategy is going well with a steady supply of vaccines and aggressive daily vaccination, the country’s vaccine czar said on Monday.
Ph special envoy meets GCC Secretary General, tackles trade and investment, migrant worker protection
The Philippines and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have agreed to cooperate further to enhance trade and investment, regional cooperation, as well as combatting terrorism and promoting regional and global peace and stability.