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A future-proof procurement system

Manila Bulletin 05 Dec 2023
BEYOND BUDGET ... Last week, together with the Philippine delegation composed of members of the DBM, PS-DBM led by Executive Director (ED) Dennis Santiago, and the outstanding Philippine Embassy team with our gracious Ambassador, Honorable Ma. Theresa Dizon-De Vega, we visited the Public Procurement Service (PPS) Headquarters in Daejeon, South Korea.

NBA Fact or Fiction: Mark Cuban, Miriam Adelson, the NBA and the ethics in business

Yahoo Daily News 01 Dec 2023
Some prominent voices, however, remained silent ... president's Charlottesville response ... He is keenly aware of the cost to the United States of losing credibility," Miriam Adelson wrote in a 2019 front-page editorial for the Las Vegas Review-Journal (owned by the Adelsons), after a contentious choice to move Israel's U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem ... .

A celebration of friendship

Manila Bulletin 28 Nov 2023
De Vega, and Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman H.E ... De Vega, and The Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines of the Holy See Archbishop Charles John Brown ... Marco Clemente and Ambassador of the Embassy of Romania H.E ... Embassy of The Repubic of Iraq Manila Counsellor Hassanien Hikmat with Dr ... De Vega, and Embassy of Kuwait in Manila Amb.

Filipino among first group of hostages freed by Hamas — PBBM

Manila Standard 25 Nov 2023
Marcos said Pacheco is “safe” and already in the custody of the Philippine Embassy in Israel ... For his part, Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Eduardo Jose de Vega said Pacheco is currently at the hospital for a medical examination. “(Philippine) Embassy people in Tel Aviv are with Pacheco at (the) hospital now,” he said.

14 more Pinoys depart Gaza, enter Egypt

Manila Standard 11 Nov 2023
The total number of Filipinos able to safely leave the conflict-stricken Gaza Strip since the Israel-Hamas war broke out has reached 98, the Philippine Embassy in Egypt announced Saturday ... Palestinian families and were welcomed by the embassy team led by Vice Consul Bojer Capati.

Marcus Rashford’s brother, Dane, ‘arrested in Miami on domestic violence charge’

Metro UK 09 Nov 2023
Daysi Vega-Mendez, the assistant state prosecutor for Miami Dade County, told The Telegraph that there is some confusion over Dane’s whereabouts and whether he is still in the United States after his bond was paid by Chantelle Maynard a week after he was arrested.

Gaza border reopens; 39 Filipinos set to leave Tuesday

Manila Bulletin 07 Nov 2023
"I'm pleased to inform you that today, they all have been approved for crossing todayThey are [being called] by nationality, the people who will be crossing today, but what our embassy in Amman and our embassy in Cairo [are] certain of is by tonight, local time, they will be able to cross into Egypt," de Vega said.

DFA: More Pinoys heading home as Gaza border with Egypt reopens

Manila Standard 07 Nov 2023
“I’m pleased to inform you that today, they all have been approved for crossing today They are by nationality, the people who will be crossing today, but what our embassy in Amman and our embassy in Cairo certain of is by tonight, local time, they will be able to cross into Egypt,” De Vega said.

Gov't repatriates first batch of Filipinos from West Bank

Manila Bulletin 07 Nov 2023
Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Undersecretary Eduardo Jose de Vega said the two Filipinos will leave the ... "We'd like to say that thanks to our partners, thanks to the work of our embassies, [they] will be able to cross," de Vega said.

43 Pinoys in Gaza coming home in 2 batches — DFA

Manila Standard 04 Nov 2023
At a news forum in Quezon City, Undersecretary for Migrant Workers’ Affairs Eduardo de Vega said ... De Vega said at the same news forum that the Philippine embassies in Israel, Jordan, and Lebanon have contingency plans in case the conflict spreads to other parts of the Middle East.

Mid-East contingency plans ready in case Israel-Hamas conflict escalates --- DFA

Manila Bulletin 04 Nov 2023
Citing DFA Undersecretary Eduardo de Vega, the Presidential Communications Office (PCO) affirmed that the Philippine government, through its embassies and consulates in Israel, Jordan, and Lebanon, are ready to effectively respond to emergencies and crisis situation there.

Filipinos waiting at Gaza border to leave today

The Manila Times 03 Nov 2023
He said the Philippine Embassy in Cairo is ready to assist the Filipinos fleeing the fighting in Gaza ... De Vega said the Philippine embassies in Jordan and Egypt have long submitted to Israeli and Egyptian authorities the names, profiles and papers of Filipino nationals who want to leave Gaza.

DFA hopes Egypt-Gaza Rafah crossing opens this weekend

Manila Bulletin 01 Nov 2023
DFA Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Eduardo de Vega said during the "Bagong Pilipinas" press briefing on Wednesday, Nov ... The Philippine Embassy in Beirut, however, would still need to process the permits of 112 Filipinos, De Vega said, citing Philippine Ambassador Raymond Balatbat.

1st batch escape war-torn Gaza

Manila Standard 01 Nov 2023
Two Filipino doctors working with the international humanitarian organization Doctors without Borders were among foreign nationals allowed to exit Gaza, Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Eduardo de Vega said. “This is just the initial list,” De Vega said ... “The Embassy thinks that they are not included in those who died,” the official stressed.

Filipino family chooses to go back to war-torn Gaza Strip, says DFA

Manila Standard 31 Oct 2023
“They returned to Gaza City from southern Gaza where they were having space limitations in a flat,” DFA Undersecretary Eduardo De Vega said. The DFA official made the statement even as the Philippine Embassy in Jordan said that 49 Filipinos remained unreachable in the Gaza Strip.