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Revised SSS charter promises expanded benefits for members

Posted on: October 12th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The bicameral conference committee has recently approved the revised charter of the Social Security System (SSS) which promises expanded benefits for its members. The new SSS charter...

PH Embassy in Russia reports rise in OFW voters registration for 2019 polls

Posted on: September 28th, 2018 | No Comments
RUSSIA — 500 more Filipinos working in Russia were added to the list of overseas absentee voters following a series of voters registration held in Moscow. An on-site registration is...

PHL, Kuwait sign agreement over OFW protection

Posted on: May 12th, 2018 | No Comments
Filipino workers in Kuwait would now receive additional protection following the signing of an agreement between the Philippines and Kuwait. Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano and...

PH-Kuwait agreement on OFW protection to be signed on May 11

Posted on: May 10th, 2018 | No Comments
  KUWAIT– The Philippine delegation to Kuwait confirmed that a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on the protection of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) in the Gulf State will be signed on...

DFA identifies OFW found inside a septic tank in South Korea

Posted on: May 7th, 2018 | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Monday, May 7, that it has identified the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) whose remains were found inside a septic...

PH-Kuwait agreement on OFW protection to push through amid rift – Cayetano

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 | No Comments
SINGAPORE – Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has assured that the signing of the bilateral agreement between the Philippines and Kuwait will push through despite the recent setback...

Duterte meets Kuwait ambassador in Davao City

Posted on: April 24th, 2018 | No Comments
    President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday met with the Ambassador of Kuwait, Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh, in Davao City days after the Kuwait government protested the Philippine government’s action to...

Duterte’s visit to Kuwait ‘not sure,’ says Palace

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang cannot tell yet whether or not President Rodrigo Duterte will fly to Kuwait following the incident between Kuwaiti and Philippine embassy officials during the weekend. “I’m...

Final batch of repatriated OFWs in Kuwait arrives at NAIA

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The last batch of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who availed of Kuwait’s amnesty program has arrived in Manila. Onboard Qatar Airways, 216 OFWs from Kuwait landed at the...

Police nab illegal recruiters promising jobs in Japan

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 | No Comments
The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group -Anti Transnational Crime Unit (CIDG-ATCU) has arrested two illegal recruiters who prey on overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who want to work in Japan. The...