ADVISORY NO. 2021 – 18 : TEMPORARY SUSPENSION ON THE PROCESSING OF REQUESTS OF FOREIGN NATIONALS WITH TRAVEL HISTORY FROM MALAYSIA AND THAILAND FOR ENDORSEMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS FOR TRAVEL BAN EXEMPTIONS TO THE PHILIPPINES

This is with regard to the requests of Foreign Nationals (“FNs”) for endorsement to the Department of Foreign  Affairs (“DFA”) for Travel Ban Exemptions (“TBE”) to the Philippines.   The Department of Information and Communications Technology (“DICT”) refers to the Memorandum from  Executive Secretary Salvador C. Medialdea dated 23 July 2021 regarding the Imposition of Travel continue reading : ADVISORY NO. 2021 – 18 : TEMPORARY SUSPENSION ON THE PROCESSING OF REQUESTS OF FOREIGN NATIONALS WITH TRAVEL HISTORY FROM MALAYSIA AND THAILAND FOR ENDORSEMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS FOR TRAVEL BAN EXEMPTIONS TO THE PHILIPPINES

ADVISORY NO. 2021 – 17 : TEMPORARY SUSPENSION ON THE PROCESSING OF REQUESTS OF FOREIGN NATIONALS WITH TRAVEL HISTORY FROM INDONESIA FOR ENDORSEMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS FOR TRAVEL BAN EXEMPTIONS TO THE PHILIPPINES

This is with regard to the requests of Foreign Nationals (“FNs”) for endorsement to the Department of Foreign  Affairs (“DFA”) for Travel Ban Exemptions (“TBE”) to the Philippines.   On 15 July 2021, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (“DICT”) received the  Memorandum from Executive Secretary Salvador C. Medialdea dated 14 July 2021 regarding the continue reading : ADVISORY NO. 2021 – 17 : TEMPORARY SUSPENSION ON THE PROCESSING OF REQUESTS OF FOREIGN NATIONALS WITH TRAVEL HISTORY FROM INDONESIA FOR ENDORSEMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS FOR TRAVEL BAN EXEMPTIONS TO THE PHILIPPINES

ADVISORY NO. 2021 – 16 : FOURTH EXTENSION OF THE TEMPORARY SUSPENSION ON THE PROCESSING OF REQUESTS OF FOREIGN NATIONALS WITH TRAVEL HISTORY FROM INDIA, PAKISTAN, NEPAL, SRI LANKA, BANGLADESH, OMAN, AND THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES FOR ENDORSEMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS FOR TRAVEL BAN EXEMPTIONS TO THE PHILIPPINES

This is with regard to the requests of Foreign Nationals (“FNs”) for endorsement to the Department of Foreign  Affairs (“DFA”) for Travel Ban Exemptions (“TBE”) to the Philippines.   On 06 July 2021, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (“DICT”) released Advisory  No. 2021 – 14, “Third Extension of the Temporary Suspension on the Processing continue reading : ADVISORY NO. 2021 – 16 : FOURTH EXTENSION OF THE TEMPORARY SUSPENSION ON THE PROCESSING OF REQUESTS OF FOREIGN NATIONALS WITH TRAVEL HISTORY FROM INDIA, PAKISTAN, NEPAL, SRI LANKA, BANGLADESH, OMAN, AND THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES FOR ENDORSEMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS FOR TRAVEL BAN EXEMPTIONS TO THE PHILIPPINES

ADVISORY NO. 2021 – 15

We have received several reports that certain individuals representing themselves as officials and personnel of DICT have been soliciting donations from private companies. The same scheme was also reportedly used to impersonate officials from other government agencies. The individuals responsible continue to mislead private companies using different mobile numbers not associated with any DICT official continue reading : ADVISORY NO. 2021 – 15