Global Day of Action to free Mary Jane Veloso set on April 29
All over the world as of last September 2017, there have been 130 Filipinos in death row, 626 Filipinos in distress or under investigation for various offenses, and some 137 Filipinos, 33 of whom are female, serving life sentences abroad, based on a ...
Police nab illegal recruiters promising jobs in Japan
The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group -Anti Transnational Crime Unit (CIDG-ATCU) has arrested two illegal recruiters who prey on overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who want to work in Japan. The suspects were identified as Levy Mangino, a ...
EU Parliament calls for end to EJKs in Philippines
Reacting to this resolution, Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday evening said the EU Parliament "has crossed a red line when it called for unwarranted actions against the Philippines." "This resolution that the European ...
Cayetano slams EU Parliament for 'crossing the red line'
DFA sends additional help for distressed OFWs in Kuwait
The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait recently reported that they receive not less than five rescue requests each day. Because of this, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has sent an augmentation team to rescue a number of overseas Filipino workers ...
Duterte urged to visit HK again despite solon's criticisms
President Rodrigo Duterte has been urged to visit Hong Kong again to check on the condition of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), especially the domestic helpers. ACTS-OFW Rep. Aniceto “John” Bertiz said Duterte should ignore Magdalo Rep. Gary ...
Saudi rights agency to probe case of Pinoy forced to drink bleach ...
Saudi Arabia's highest human rights body will look into the case of the overseas Filipino worker who was hospitalized after her employer forced her to drink bleach, a Foreign Affairs official said Thursday.
Saudi human rights body probes case of OFW made to drink bleach
Alejano slams post attributing anti-OFW comment to him
“Duterte is mad at junkets but he himself is guilty of these,” Alejano said in Filipino on Twitter. The opposition congressman last week labeled Duterte as a “hypocrite” for firing government officials supposedly because of imprudent trips overseas but ...
Dollars remitted by expatriate Filipinos continue to rise
Dollars sent back home by expatriate Filipinos continued to rise in February on the back of larger remittance volumes from both land- and sea-based workers, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said on Monday. In a press statement, BSP Governor Nestor ...
Remittance growth slows to 5.4% in February
Remittance result 'below expectations'
Duterte vows to stop abuses vs OFWs
MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte on Saturday met with a Filipina who was abused in Saudi Arabia and assured her that his administration is working to stop the maltreatment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East. In a statement ...
Plan to give overseas Filipinos better pensions mulled
Duterte to meet maltreated OFW in Davao City
OFWs told to invest in PERA for old age, rainy day
The 'promised' bank
A wholly owned savings bank subsidiary of the Land Bank of the Philippines, the OFB was created following the signing of Executive Order (EO) 44 approving LandBank's acquisition of Philippine Postal Savings Bank, which became the Overseas Filipino Bank ...