Eduardo Meñez - updates

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2 Filipinos catch coronavirus in Lebanon

Mar 09, 2020 - 1:20 PM

This means a total of 91 Filipinos based outside the Philippines have been infected with the novel coronavirus as of March 9, 2020

PRECAUTION VS CORONAVIRUS. Sanitary workers disinfect Beirut's public park on March 5, 2020.Photo by AFP

Saudi Arabia bans Filipino tourists over coronavirus outbreak

Mar 05, 2020 - 12:34 AM

But Filipinos with employment, work visit, business visit, and family visit visas will still be allowed to enter the Gulf state

PILGRIMS. Muslim worshippers wearing protective face masks walk in the sahn (mosque courtyard) surrounding the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque complex in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca on February 27, 2020. Photo by Haitham El-Tabei/AFP

Philippines to Saudi Arabia: Clarify scope of your coronavirus travel ban

Mar 02, 2020 - 4:47 PM

DFA Assistant Secretary Eduardo Meñez says the agency is also bringing cases of Filipinos negatively affected by travel restrictions to the attention of Saudi Arabia

PILGRIMS. Muslim worshippers wearing protective face masks walk in the sahn (mosque courtyard) surrounding the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque complex in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca on February 27, 2020. Photo by Haitham El-Tabei/AFP

House leader surprised to be barred from Saudi due to virus travel ban

Feb 28, 2020 - 11:07 AM

'To my knowledge government functionaries on official trips are not covered by this ban...I am a government official traveling with a diplomatic passport and a travel authority,' says Abante

PH LEADERS. House Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante Jr (R) sits beside President Rodrigo Duterte (L) during the celebration of the 120-year presence of the Baptist Churches in the Philippines at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City on January 16, 2020. File photo by Valerie Escalera/Presidential Photo

Filipino crew of Japan cruise ship infected with coronavirus now at 59

Feb 24, 2020 - 12:57 PM

(UPDATED) These 52 cases, including two who have recovered, will not be joining the more than 400 Filiipinos who will be repatriated sometime this week

QUARANTINED. A bus drives through dockside past the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which is in quarantine in the port of Yokohama, Japan due to fears of possible COVID-19 infection File photo by Philip Fong/AFP

PH gov't sends care packages to Filipinos quarantined on Japan cruise ship

Feb 17, 2020 - 2:25 PM

DFA Assistant Secretary Eduardo Meñez says the Philippine government would help Filipino passengers if they request to be repatriated

QUARANTINED. Passengers look out from their balconies on the Diamond Princess cruise ship, where around 3,600 passengers are still quarantined due to COVID-19. File photo by Charly Triballeau/AFP