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2 Filipino workers killed in Saudi fire

Posted on: May 22nd, 2018 | No Comments
  Two overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were killed in a blaze that struck their  construction site in Saudi Arabia early Sunday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a...

Russia eyes model employment contract for OFWs

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 | No Comments
  MOSCOW, Russia – The Russian government is considering the creation of an agreement with the Philippines on the welfare and protection of Overseas Filipino Workers. During his visit to...

Philippine delegation visits Kuwait to meet counterparts

Posted on: May 9th, 2018 | No Comments
The Philippine delegation led by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello and Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque went to Kuwait Tuesday night. Bello together with Roque, and other Philippine representatives met with...

Bello’s trip hopes to ‘iron out’ conflict with Kuwait

Posted on: April 30th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III is set to fly to Kuwait on May 7 to hopefully “iron out” things with the Kuwaiti government and rekindle warm...

Duterte directs PH embassies worldwide to open on weekends

Posted on: April 30th, 2018 | No Comments
SINGAPORE – President Rodrigo Duterte has directed all Philippine embassies across the globe to open on weekends to further assist Filipino workers and residents. During the President’s meeting with the...

Bello to fly to Kuwait to clarify Embassy ‘rescue mission’

Posted on: April 27th, 2018 | No Comments
  SINGAPORE – Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III is set to fly to Kuwait after Labor Day, May 1, to clarify issues concerning the Philippine...

Malacañang ‘disturbed’ by Kuwait’s expulsion of PH Envoy

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque has admitted that Malacañang is perplexed over the recent decision of the government of Kuwait to expel Philippine envoy Ambassador Renato Pedro...

#Saudi_support_Philippines trends on social media

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 | No Comments
  Support for Filipinos from Saudi Arabia has become a trending topic on social media amid recent rift between the Philippines and Kuwait. The #Saudi_support_Philippines ranked third on Twitter with...

Kuwait gov’t questions PH Embassy’s rescue efforts for distressed OFWs

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has confirmed that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kuwait recently summoned Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Pedro Villa. The Kuwaiti government, according to...

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...