dual citizenship - updates

Rappler's latest stories on dual citizenship


DFA denies 'allegiance fee' to regain PH citizenship

Nov 03, 2017 - 5:10 PM

It's not an 'allegiance fee' but a 'one-time fee for the processing of the application' for dual citizenship, says DFA spokesman Robespierre Bolivar

NO 'ALLEGIANCE FEE.' Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) spokesman Robespierre Bolivar denies that the DFA collects an 'allegiance fee' from dual citizenship applicants. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Poe bill seeks to allow dual citizen appointees in UP, SUCs

Jul 27, 2017 - 4:37 PM

If amended the law would enable Filipino professors and experts of foreign citizenship to return home and impart their hard earned wisdom says Senator Grace Poe

Dual citizens in gov't have 6 months to renounce foreign citizenship

Oct 11, 2016 - 9:35 PM

UPDATED Failure to renounce foreign citizenship will lead to dismissal from government service says Civil Service Commission Assistant Commissioner Ariel Ronquillo

100% PINOY. The Civil Service Commission prohibits dual citizens from government service.

Indonesian minister sacked for having American citizenship

Aug 16, 2016 - 11:43 AM

Dual citizenship is not allowed in Indonesia but the minister held both Indonesian and Unites States passports

ARCHANDRA TAHAR DAN MEDIA. Menteri ESDM Arcandra Tahar memberikan keterangan kepada media usai mengikuti rapat koordinasi di Kantor Kemenko Maritim, Jakarta, Selasa, 9 Agustus. Foto oleh Akbar Nugroho Gumay/ANTARA

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Apr 26, 2016 - 12:49 PM

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Poe appeals to Pinoys in US: 'Become dual citizens'

Apr 10, 2016 - 2:22 PM

The advantages I assure you are substantial including regaining the right to vote and to own property in the Philippines

DUAL CITIZENS. Presidential bet Grace Poe urges some 4 million Filipinos working and living in the United States to avail of dual citizenship, as it has 'substantial advantages.' Photo by Yaj Selarom

Australia passes law to strip militants of citizenship

Dec 04, 2015 - 11:52 AM

Attorney General George Brandis says the Australian Citizenship Amendment Allegiance to Australia Bill updated existing law to reflect the new age of terrorism

A tale of two passports: A balikbayan reacquires citizenship

Nov 14, 2015 - 5:30 PM

It’s not the same world as before when being hyphenated was something to be ashamed of

Poe’s husband to renounce US citizenship

Nov 04, 2015 - 6:35 PM

UPDATED The presidential aspirant gives the assurance that Filipinos will not have an American boy in Malacañang in the person of her husband Neil Llamanzares

FAMILY. From L-R: Senator Grace Poe's son Brian, husband Neil Llamanzares, and mother Susan Roces.

In 2016, I will vote in the PH and US elections

Aug 22, 2015 - 6:12 PM

The most important lesson I took away from voting in the 2008 US election was to listen study and evaluate the platform of each candidate running for office

Angst as Russians forced to report dual nationality

Aug 03, 2014 - 2:53 PM

Many are wondering if there is a sinister intent behind the new citizenship law

Eurozone crisis spurs return to PH roots

Oct 04, 2013 - 1:19 AM

Since the Eurozone crisis the Philippine embassy in Athens has noticed an increase in the number of Filipinos opting for dual citizenship

Lanao Norte mayor clings to post despite SC ruling

May 11, 2013 - 12:31 PM

A former mayor in Lanao del Norte refuses to leave the town hall despite being unseated by the Supreme Court