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SAUDI ARABIA AND IRAN
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                    [ArticleID] => 1548806
                    [Title] => UN chief urges compromise, realism between Saudis and Iran
                    [Summary] => 

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon used a stopover in the Middle East on Monday to urge Saudi Arabia and Iran to compromise and interact responsibly, seeking to calm a flare-up in tensions between the two regional rivals.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-01 08:17:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1548494 [Title] => DSWD not yet alerted on Middle East tensions [Summary] =>

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has not yet been called in to join a government effort to map out contingency plans for the evacuation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) as tension worsens in the Middle East.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-31 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1664250 [AuthorName] => Rainier Allan Ronda [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20151209/Dinky-Soliman-DSWD-budget-cut.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1548142 [Title] => DFA creates contingency plan for OFWs in ME [Summary] =>

A regional contingency plan has been formulated to ensure the safety of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East amid tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-30 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804865 [AuthorName] => Pia Lee-Brago [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150516/dfa-8.jpg ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1545907 [Title] => Remittances to remain resilient amid low oil prices, Saudi conflict [Summary] =>

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said remittances from overseas Filipinos would remain resilient amid the tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran as well as the continued decline in oil prices.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-24 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097197 [AuthorName] => Lawrence Agcaoili [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1544351 [Title] => Government urged: Ensure safety of OFWs in Middle East [Summary] =>

Former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman and senatorial aspirant Francis Tolentino urged the government yesterday to ensure the safety of more than two million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-19 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805358 [AuthorName] => Non Alquitran [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1542922 [Title] => OFW remittances hit $22 B in 11 months of 2015 [Summary] =>

Money sent home by Filipinos abroad rose 3.2 percent to $2.19 billion in November from $2.12 billion a year ago, but the growth still fell short of the revised expansion target set by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-15 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097197 [AuthorName] => Lawrence Agcaoili [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20160116/phil-money-3.jpg ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1542703 [Title] => Philippine embassies in Middle East told to review contingency plans [Summary] =>

Vice President Jejomar Binay urged yesterday Philippine embassies in the Middle East to prepare and review their contingency plans should tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran escalate.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-14 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804518 [AuthorName] => Ghio Ong [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1541723 [Title] => Oil firms cut pump prices anew [Summary] =>

Another round of fuel price cuts greeted motorists today as petroleum companies implemented rollbacks to reflect the continued drop of crude products in the world market.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-11 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1540347 [Title] => Philippines calls for calm in Gulf amid Saudi-Iran rift [Summary] =>

The Philippines called for calm and restraint in the Gulf region as the Saudi Arabia-Iran rift widened.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-07 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804865 [AuthorName] => Pia Lee-Brago [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1539710 [Title] => No ban on Saudi travel, deployment [Summary] =>

The government does not intend to impose a travel or deployment ban to Saudi Arabia and Iran amid the tension between the two countries.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-05 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097338 [AuthorName] => Mayen Jaymalin [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20140516/DFA-charles-jose-south-china-sea.jpg ) ) )
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