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DFA: Hunt on for Kuwaiti cop accused of raping Filipina worker

Posted on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 09:52 PM | No Comments
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday assured it is now working with Kuwaiti authorities for the arrest of a police officer accused of raping a Filipina worker in...

Ban on pork, pork-based products from ASF-infected countries still in effect – DA

Posted on Monday, 27 May 2019 11:48 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) reiterated that the ban on entry of pork and pork-based products into the Philippines remain in effect especially from countries affected by...

SSS reminds members of new table of monthly contribution

Posted on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 06:36 AM | No Comments
The Social Security System (SSS) has issued a reminder to all members of the new table of contribution. Through its Twitter account, the agency announced the new SSS Contribution Table...

DFA calls out to kin of repatriated Filipino suffering from amnesia

Posted on Saturday, 30 March 2019 11:07 AM | No Comments
The Department of Foreign Affairs is requesting the relatives of a Mr. Richard Soriano to contact their office. Soriano is suffering from amnesia. He was left in a hospital in...

SSS slammed for imposing P2,400 mandatory contribution for OFWs

Posted on Friday, 29 March 2019 02:08 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Former Bayan Muna Chairman Neri Colmenares and Bayan Muna Party-List Rep. Carlos Zarate criticized the Social Security System (SSS) for the imposition of mandatory contribution for overseas...

Cooperation on OFW protection signed between PH, Japan

Posted on Monday, 25 March 2019 11:50 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines and Japan signed on Tuesday (March 19) a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) that assures better protection for soon-to-be-hired overseas Filipino workers (OFW) under the new...

Duterte signs OFW Handbook bill

Posted on Monday, 4 March 2019 11:47 AM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Republic Act 11227 or “The Handbook for Overseas Filipino Workers of 2018” mandating the government to publish a handbook about the rights and responsibilities of...

DFA cautions Filipinos vs travel to Kashmir amid India-Pakistan tensions

Posted on Friday, 1 March 2019 09:17 AM | No Comments
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), on Thursday, advised Filipinos in India and Pakistan to stay vigilant and avoid travels to the Kashmir region. This is amid rising tensions between...

Illegal recruiter scams over P500,000 from 30 OFWs

Posted on Saturday, 23 February 2019 06:28 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Thirty (30) Overseas Filipino workers (OFW) have filed a report with the Task Force Against Human Smuggling of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) against...

Acquitted Pinay in UAE arrives home

Posted on Friday, 2 November 2018 09:59 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Jennifer Dalquez, the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who was sentenced to death in 2015 in the United Arab Emirates but later acquitted of the murder of her...