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Ople Center warns Filipinos of “fake” job opportunities in Russia

Posted on: February 19th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Hundreds of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East were able to return to the Philippines through amnesty programs. With this, many of them are now...

Kuwaiti government vows to track and arrest OFW Joanna Demafelis’ murderers

Posted on: February 15th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — At three in the afternoon local time in Kuwait, the remains of Joanna Demafelis was flown back to the Philippines. The cadaver of the overseas Filipino worker (OFW)...

Bureau of Immigration confirms employed OFWs may return to Kuwait

Posted on: February 15th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) taking a vacation in the Philippines have been allowed to return to Kuwait. According to Bureau of Immigration spokesperson, Atty. Antonette Mangrobang, the...

Pres. Duterte says government to help subsidize OFWs returning from Kuwait

Posted on: February 14th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte once again expressed his anger over abuses against overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait during the oath-taking ceremony of newly appointed government officials in...

DOLE to allow OFWs return only after Kuwait signs bilateral agreement

Posted on: February 14th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III said that Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) returning to Kuwait will only be allowed to depart after the Kuwaiti...

Over 300 Filipino workers from Kuwait return to the Philippines

Posted on: February 13th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Two batches of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from  Kuwait arrived in the country, Monday. The more than 300 repatriated OFWs are among those who were granted amnesty by...

OFW advocates call for total ban on deployment of OFWs to Kuwait

Posted on: February 9th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Based on the report received by the ACTS-OFW party-list, burns, bruises, and wounds are what Filipino domestic helpers experience in Kuwait. The figures of the group show the...

More than 60 repatriated OFWs from Kuwait, relieved to be home

Posted on: February 9th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —  Irene Pamplona is among the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who experienced abuse from their employers. She is one of the 62 OFWs who arrived in the country earlier...

PHL Embassy in Kuwait reminds undocumented workers of amnesty program deadline on Feb 22

Posted on: February 9th, 2018 | No Comments
Illegal or undocumented workers in Kuwait have until February 22 to take advantage of the amnesty program that the Kuwaiti government is offering. The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait has issued...

DOLE allots P60-M worth of livelihood assistance for Mayon victims

Posted on: February 9th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – An additional P30-million fund was given by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) as a form of livelihood assistance for those affected by the activities of...