Posts Tagged migrant workers

Singapore’s migrant workers fear financial ruin after virus ordeal

UNTV News   •   June 9, 2020

As Sharif Uddin begins to dream about leaving the cramped Singapore dormitory where he has spent weeks under coronavirus quarantine, fears about his future are creeping in. The 42-year-old Bangladeshi...

30 distressed OFWs in Lebanon back in PH

Robie de Guzman   •   December 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A total of 30 distressed Filipino workers from Lebanon arrived in Manila through the government’s repatriation program, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday. The...

OFW remittances 4th biggest in 2018 – World Bank

Marje Pelayo   •   April 11, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Migrant workers contributed a huge share in the country’s economy in 2018, according to a recent World Bank report. Based on the World Bank’s April 2019 Migration...

Taiwan approves stringent measures to protect migrant workers’ rights

Marje Pelayo   •   November 27, 2018

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Abusive employers will face up to 300,000 NT (P500,000) fine under the newly amended Employment Service Act. Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan approved the measure on third reading in early...

DSWD resumes distribution of transport allowance to Boracay migrant workers

Marje Pelayo   •   May 1, 2018

BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) resumed Tuesday, May 1, the distribution of transport cash assistance to migrant workers in Boracay. The distribution of...

Foreign workers in Taiwan calls for better labor rights

admin   •   January 8, 2018

Foreign workers in Taiwan want reforms in the country’s labor law. One of which is to abolish the broker system. Migrant workers insist that they should be given freedom to...

World leaders praised the Philippines on how it hosted the ASEAN Summit

admin   •   November 15, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — “We also would like to thank the Philippines also for its chairmanship achievements under each of the three ASEAN pillars including the finalization of a framework on...

Bilang ng mga migrant worker na biktima ng human trafficking, posible pang tumaas – Office of the Vice President

admin   •   June 25, 2014

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Nasa pito hanggang sampung milyong Pilipino ang nagtatrabaho bilang migrant workers sa iba’t ibang bahagi ng mundo, base sa datos ng Office of the Vice President...


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