Posts Tagged OFWs

Hong Kong to allow vaccinated OFWs starting August 30

Marje Pelayo   •   August 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino workers who have been vaccinated in the Philippines will be allowed to enter Hong Kong starting next week upon presentation of vaccination certificates issued by the...

Over 500K OFWs repatriated amid COVID-19 pandemic – DOLE

Robie de Guzman   •   June 3, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government has brought home around 564,000 overseas Filipino workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Thursday. Labor Secretary Silvestre...

Deployment of OFWs to Israel remains suspended for three more weeks — DOLE

Marje Pelayo   •   May 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has extended to three more weeks the suspension on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Israel. According to...

Philippine Embassy prepares for evacuation of OFWs in Israel amid escalating violence

Marje Pelayo   •   May 17, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Around 300 Filipinos are working and living in Ashkelon and Ashdod — two areas vulnerable to attack being near the Gaza Strip where rockets from militant Hamas...

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...

Duterte urges Congress to expedite creation of agency concerning OFWs

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 28, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte urged Congress to expedite the creation of a new agency that will cater to the welfare of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). “So I proposed in the...

Ex-PhilHealth official reveals ‘fake receipts’ being issued to OFWs

Marje Pelayo   •   September 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — A former senior auditing system analyst of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has revealed that there is indeed a syndicate within the agency that takes advantage...

PRC’s plan to halt COVID-19 test on PhilHealth patients won’t affect OFWs — PCG

Maris Federez   •   August 18, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) assures the public that COVID-19 testing for overseas Filipino workers (OFW) will continue even if the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) decides to...

Duterte asks LGUs to accept returning OFWs cleared of COVID-19

Marje Pelayo   •   May 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte asked local government units to accept returning overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in their areas amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. This...

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