Filipino doctor faces up to 50 years in US prison over narcotic drugs
A Filipino doctor in New York was among the doctors and other medical professionals charged with illegal distribution of the highly addictive prescription narcotic oxycodone. Dante Cubangbang, 50, and his nurse practitioner were arrested and charged ...
13 Filipino war veterans honored in California
Thirteen veterans and 47 surviving families joined Sacramento Filipino veterans for a special congressional medal of honor ceremony at the California state capitol building. Some veterans shared their stories like 95-year-old Alberto Acaya, who fought ...
1470 OFWs to be repatriated from Saudi Arabia
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III led a team of Philippine government officials to Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia to assist the thousands of displaced Filipino workers in going back home after their employer did not pay them their salaries for more than ...
Pia Cayetano files COC, evades issue on Duterte OFW kiss
... women and children. But Cayetano evaded questions on one of the biggest women's rights issues under President Rodrigo Duterte: the President's treatment of women, in particular when he kissed a married overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in South Korea.
Women's advocate Pia Cayetano mum on Duterte kissing OFW, rape jokes, etc.
Personal remittances increase to US$21.2 billion
Philippine Information Agency
MANILA, Oct. 16 -- Personal remittances from Overseas Filipinos (OFs) increased by 2.4 percent year-on-year to reach US$21.2 billion in the first eight months of 2018, BSP Officer-in-Charge Maria Almasara Cyd N. Tuaño-Amador announced today.1 ...
BSP: Decline in Middle East inflows pulls down remittances in August
The BSP said remittances contracted because of a "decline" on inflows from Saudi Arabia, Qatar and United Arab Emirates, where the bulk of overseas Filipino workers are based. Over the past months, remittances from the Middle East have been plummeting, ...
Growth in remittances slowing down
Remittances down 1.4% in Aug – BSP
Outgoing DFA chief cites reforms for OFWs, improved foreign policy
By Camille A. Aguinaldo, Reporter. OUTGOING Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano cited improvements in the government's regard toward issues concerning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) during his stint as the country's top diplomat.
Locsin will find his hands tied with critical issues once he assumes post as top PH diplomat
Saudi OFW shot, killed after allegedly stabbing manager
MANILA, Philippines – An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Saudi Arabia was shot and killed after he allegedly stabbed his Saudi manager and Pakistani coworker, and wounded several others on Wednesday, September 26. The Department of Foreign ...
OFW shot dead in Saudi Arabia after allegedly stabbing co-workers
OFW shot to death after stabbing manager, co-worker in Saudi
OFW shot dead after killing manager, co-worker in Saudi Arabia
Filipino overseas workers' 7-mo dollar remittances hit $18.5B
The amount of dollars sent home by millions of Filipinos overseas continued its unbroken uptrend in July due to an increase in remittances from both sea- and land-based Filipino workers, the central bank said on Monday. In a statement, the Bangko ...
108 Filipinos under UAE amnesty program arrive in Manila
Overseas Filipinos' cash remittances (July 2018)
CASH remittances recovered in July, the central bank reported on Monday, as overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) likely took advantage of a weakening peso. Read the full story. All rights reserved. Overseas Filipinos' cash remittances (July 2018).