Pursuant to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) Resolution No. 23
dated 13 April 2020, all OFWs returning to the Philippines, whether sea-based or land-based,
are required to undergo a 14-day facility quarantine upon arrival in the country.
All arrangements regarding the mandatory 14-day facility quarantine will be facilitated and implemented by the Sub-Task
Group (STG) for the Repatriation of OFWs under the National Task Force (NTF) – Task Group on Response Operations.
ADVISORY - AVAILMENT OF USD$200 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS) DISPLACED DUE TO COVID-19
The Philippine Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has released the Guidelines on the Provision of Financial Assistance for Displaced Land-based and Sea-based Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) due to the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-2019). This is a one-time grant amounting to USD 200.00 under the DOLE “Abot-Kamay ang Pagtulong” sa OFWs or DOLE AKAP which is intended for OFWs who lost their jobs either because their employers are affected by the lockdown and other measures being implemented by their host country, or they got infected with COVID-19.
- United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
- Republic of Ireland
Please note that online submission is required in view of the lockdown, social distancing and other measures being implemented by the host governments to slow or prevent the spread of COVID-19, and to ensure the safety of everyone during these difficult times.
For eligibility requirements and other details, please refer to the attached Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Any related query or request for clarification may be communicated through the above-mentioned email address or Facebook page.
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London will be offering summer online classes for Filipino 1 and 3 (Tagalog) classes starting April and ending in June 2020.
SOAS will use COLLABORATE as an online platform as well as various interactive conversational tools.
New Filipino 1 students will receive a free digital textbook (a complete course covering Filipino 1-4). For returning Filipino 3 students, Part 3 of the same textbook will be completed.
The classes provide a thorough introduction to Filipino (Tagalog), covering the four key skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing, and offering a good balance between communicative activities, structure practice and grammar. The classes will help students develop an understanding of the main standard features of pronunciation, how to read and write and to build up basic knowledge about the Filipino language as well as basic awareness of Philippine culture and society.
Filipino (Tagalog) Beginners 1 classes will be on Thursdays from 19:00-21:00 for 10 weeks from 23 April – 25 June 2020. Filipino (Tagalog) Beginners 3 classes will be on Tuesdays from 19:00-21:00 for 10 weeks from 21 April – 23 June 2020.
UK: CEBU - MANILA
PR8860 (Airbus A321) - Depart CEB 0700H, Arrive MNL 0830H