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VILLANUEVA : IMPLEMENT STCW IN MARITIME EDUCATION

Senator Joel Villanueva has warned that the European Union’s (EU) recognition for Filipino seafarers might be revoked if the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) is still not properly implemented in the country’s maritime education, training, and certification systems. Villanueva called on the heads of the Maritime Industry Authority […]

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EU SATISFIED WITH PH DELEGATION’S EXPLANATION ON DRUG WAR – SY EGCO

The European Union (EU) is “satisfied” with the Philippine government’s explanation on the campaign against illegal drugs by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte amid criticism that it is violating human rights. Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) executive director, Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, said the Philippine delegation, in a series of engagements in […]

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CREATION OF PTFoMS IS A WELCOME DEVELOPMENT – EU ENVOY

European Union (EU) Ambassador to the Philippines Franz Jessen described the move by President Rodrigo Duterte to form the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) as a good development in addressing media concerns in the Philippines. “The PTFoMS is indeed a welcome development,” Jessen said in his speech, delivered by Enrico Strampelli, head of […]