Overseas Filipinos

The context behind Alex Gonzaga's much-bashed caption - InterAksyon

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InterAksyon

The context behind Alex Gonzaga's much-bashed caption
InterAksyon
Most of the time, Filipinos move overseas to have better opportunities. It's how you interpret that phrase and the joke is kunwari we're moving to Japan na with mommy Pinty. Hehe.” Alex has previously mentioned that she loves Japan, saying it's the ...

Over 200 'Overseas Filipino Workers in distress' to fly home soon from Kuwait - MENAFN.COM

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MENAFN.COM

Over 200 'Overseas Filipino Workers in distress' to fly home soon from Kuwait
MENAFN.COM
MANILA, May 24, (Agencies): The government of the Philippines says another batch of more than 200 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait will soon be brought home, according to abs.cbn.news. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Wednesday, ...
PRRD thanks Kuwait for giving his demands on OFW protectionptvnews.ph

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Speech, speech! - Inquirer.net

5 hours 39 min ago

Inquirer.net

Speech, speech!
Inquirer.net
Jabines chose to speak on the lives of our overseas Filipino workers in a speech titled “One Hour at a Time,” coming out of her own experience at seeing an OFW aunt in transit at the airport. Jabines spoke about the difficult lives of our OFWs ...

Over 200 'Overseas Filipino Workers in distress' to fly home soon from Kuwait - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

6 hours 43 min ago

Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

Over 200 'Overseas Filipino Workers in distress' to fly home soon from Kuwait
Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
Special envoy of Philippines president thanks Kuwaiti govt. MANILA, May 24, (Agencies): The government of the Philippines says another batch of more than 200 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait will soon be brought home, according to ...

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Philippine government to strengthen pre-departure program for Kuwait-bound OFWs - Arab News

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 21:09

Arab News

Philippine government to strengthen pre-departure program for Kuwait-bound OFWs
Arab News
“[The latest government effort] should ensure that Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) [bound to Kuwait] know their rights and responsibilities,” Hans Leo J. Cacdac, administrator of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) told Arab News.

SSS at your fingertips - Business Mirror

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 20:22

SSS at your fingertips
Business Mirror
SSS facility also allows them to set an appointment at any SSS branch, submit their benefit applications like salary-loan application, maternity notification for self-employed, voluntary, nonworking spouse and overseas Filipino workers. And just ...

New Senate leadership supports revival of death penalty - UNTV News

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 18:01

UNTV News

New Senate leadership supports revival of death penalty
UNTV News
MANILA, Philippines —The suspects in the killing of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Joanna Demafelis may face heavy punishment. “I understand, unconfirmed pa naman na sasampahan daw ng kasong murder at kapag na-convict, bitay daw,” said ...

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Palace assures Duterte will sign PH ID system bill - Manila Bulletin

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 17:00

Manila Bulletin

Palace assures Duterte will sign PH ID system bill
Manila Bulletin
Duterte, during his visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia last year, addressed the desire of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) for the Philippines to have a national identification system just like in Saudi Arabia. He said then that it would be “good” to ...

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Nigeria's military committed war crimes, crimes against humanity – Amnesty International report - UNTV News

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:39

UNTV News

Nigeria's military committed war crimes, crimes against humanity – Amnesty International report
UNTV News
It would also bring negative impacts to over 10 million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). “That's an international slap on the face of the Philippines before the international community. Para tayong sinampal at inilagay sa isang lugar na in-isolate ...

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Five govt agencies in PACC's crosshairs - The Manila Times

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:32

Five govt agencies in PACC's crosshairs
The Manila Times
The anti-corruption body was instrumental in the resignation of then-Labor undersecretary Dominador Say, who was accused of extorting P6.5 million from the president of a manpower agency for land-based overseas Filipino workers. The latest case to ...

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Filipino household workers will be able to work in Kuwait anew, Bello says - ABS-CBN News

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:03

ABS-CBN News

Filipino household workers will be able to work in Kuwait anew, Bello says
ABS-CBN News
Filipino household workers will be able to work in Kuwait anew, Bello says ... Filipino household workers will soon be able to work in Kuwait again. The Philippine and Kuwaiti government have also agreed on measures that will improve their working ...

24-year old Filipina student abducted,found dead in Ireland – DFA - UNTV News

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 18:45

UNTV News

24-year old Filipina student abducted,found dead in Ireland – DFA
UNTV News
LIMERICK, Ireland – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Wednesday that the remains of 24-year-old Filipino student, Jastine Valdez has been found. The Philippine Embassy in London said Valdez had just left her home in Wicklow country ...

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Filipino household workers can fly to Kuwait next week – Bello - Rappler

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:58

Rappler

Filipino household workers can fly to Kuwait next week – Bello
Rappler
'Skilled workers can fly to Kuwait anytime but the household service workers can fly next week, pending their visa application approval,' says Labor Secretary ...
Despite lifting of ban, no HSWs have left for Kuwait to workManila Bulletin
Kuwait vows to look into 'kafala' system - envoy | ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News

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Palace welcomes approval of PH ID system bill - Manila Bulletin

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:50

Manila Bulletin

Palace welcomes approval of PH ID system bill
Manila Bulletin
Duterte, during his visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia last year, addressed the desire of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) for the Philippines to have a national identification system just like in Saudi Arabia. He said then that it would be “good” to ...

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Duterte thanks Kuwait, says 'We're okay now' - UNTV News

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:25

UNTV News

Duterte thanks Kuwait, says 'We're okay now'
UNTV News
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte was pleased to announce that the Philippines' is “okay now with Kuwait.” This, after a controversial rescue mission of distressed Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) in the Gulf State induced an unwanted ...

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UP student wins world's largest public speaking competition - Inquirer.net

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 07:28

UP student wins world's largest public speaking competition
Inquirer.net
In chilly London last week, Johanne Jazmin Tan Jabines was given five minutes onstage. It was all the time the 20-year-old needed to share her meeting with a dearly missed relative and wow the competition's judges and her global audience. Jabines ...

Coca-Cola bids to empower women OFWs returning home - Manila Bulletin

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 22:00

Manila Bulletin

Coca-Cola bids to empower women OFWs returning home
Manila Bulletin
Addressing the plight of distressed women overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), Coca-Cola Philippines will conduct its second micro-enterprise training specifically designed for women who wish to start their own business. Coca-Cola Philippines, through its ...

UP student bags top prize in London speaking contest with speech on overseas Pinoys - GMA News

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:04

GMA News

UP student bags top prize in London speaking contest with speech on overseas Pinoys
GMA News
Johanne Jazmin Tan Jabines, 20, won the 38th iteration of the competition last week with a speech on overseas Filipinos, in line with the final's theme of "The best way to predict the future is to invent it." Her fellow participants included Harpreet ...

BOC turns over P11-M worth of shabu to PDEA - UNTV News

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:08

UNTV News

BOC turns over P11-M worth of shabu to PDEA
UNTV News
MANILA, Philippines – Forty-one overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Hong Kong have arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) at 2 in the afternoon, Monday. They are among the Filipinos stranded in Hong Kong after they were sold with ...

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PNP: Nurse, boyfriend 'masterminded' slaying of OFW in Batangas - Inquirer.net

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:04

Inquirer.net

PNP: Nurse, boyfriend 'masterminded' slaying of OFW in Batangas
Inquirer.net
SAN PEDRO CITY – The Calabarzon police on Tuesday announced the arrest of a nurse and her boyfriend over the killing of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in the victim's house in Lipa City, Batangas province. Danilo Henson, 57, was shot dead outside ...
Police nab woman who allegedly plotted killing of OFW in BatangasManila Bulletin

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