Posts Tagged human trafficking

Hontiveros calls on the DFA to address fake passports used in human trafficking

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—Senator Risa Hontiveros has called on the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to take actions against fake passports being used in human trafficking. During a Senate Committee hearing on...

BI rescues underage OFWs from trafficking syndicate

Marje Pelayo   •   April 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has warned the public against syndicates who are engaged in trafficking minors and underage females to work abroad. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente...

BI warns of illegal recruitment scheme victimizing former Overseas Filipino Workers

Marje Pelayo   •   April 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is warning illegal recruiters taking advantage of former overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) amid the current employment crisis brought about by the COVID-19...

13 human trafficking victims rescued in Basilan — PCG

Robie de Guzman   •   March 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Thirteen suspected victims of human trafficking were rescued in Basilan, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said Friday. In a statement, the PCG said the victims were rescued...

Hontiveros presents more revelations on human trafficking, pastillas scheme in Senate hearing

Marje Pelayo   •   March 17, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Risa Hontiveros recently disclosed a revelation from three Filipinas who claimed to be victims of human trafficking and were allowed to proceed to Syria despite the...

Hontiveros wants Senate probe into alleged trafficking of Filipino women in Syria

Robie de Guzman   •   February 2, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Risa Hontiveros on Tuesday called on the Senate to launch an inquiry into the reported human trafficking of Filipino women allegedly recruited to work in the...

DOLE tracks down recruitment agencies that sold Filipinos in Syria

Marje Pelayo   •   January 29, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government has vowed to bring home a group of Filipino migrant workers who were tricked into working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) only to...

Intercepted Filipino victims of illegal recruitment, trafficking down in 2020 – BI

Robie de Guzman   •   January 18, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Monday reported that close to 12,000 Filipino travelers were barred from leaving the country last year amid the bureau’s continued drive...

3 suspected trafficking victims rescued at Clark Airport — BI

Robie de Guzman   •   December 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers at the Clark International Airport have rescued three women suspected of being human trafficking victims who attempted to leave the country by...

7 alleged human trafficking victims intercepted at NAIA – BI

Robie de Guzman   •   September 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Thursday said its officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) recently intercepted seven Filipinos who were suspected of being victims...

REACH US

The Philippine Broadcast Hub

UNTV, 915 Barangay Philam,

EDSA, Quezon City M.M. 1104

(+632) 8396-8688 (Tel)

info@untv-newsandrescue.com (General inquiries)

ABOUT UNTV

UNTV is a major TV broadcast network with 24-hour programming. An Ultra High Frequency station with strong brand content that appeal to everyone, UNTV is one of the most trusted and successful Philippine networks that guarantees wholesome and quality viewing experience.