Posts Tagged OFWs

BI to install e-gates at NAIA for departing OFWs

Robie de Guzman   •   December 9, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Monday said it is set to launch electronic gates (e-gates) at the departure area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)...

DOLE now accessible worldwide through mobile app

Marje Pelayo   •   November 27, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) now have ways to stay updated on the services and offers of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through a mobile application....

Filipinos in Saudi Arabia reminded of punishment over spreading rumors, fake news

Marje Pelayo   •   October 22, 2018

  KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA – The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh has warned Filipinos in the Kingdom to “avoid producing, spreading, or sharing electronically, anything that compromises public order, religious...

Repatriation underway for 1,470 displaced OFWs in Al Khobar

admin   •   October 17, 2018

  More than 1,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia have been displaced after they were locked out by their employer, Azmeel Contracting Corporation. Labor Secretary Bello...

109 undocumented OFWs return home from Dubai

admin   •   September 20, 2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday brought home 109 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Dubai. The agency has now repatriated a total of 838 OFWs since the amnesty...

2 Filipino workers killed in Saudi fire

admin   •   May 22, 2018

  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

admin   •   May 16, 2018

  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

admin   •   May 9, 2018

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

Marje Pelayo   •   April 30, 2018

  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

Marje Pelayo   •   April 30, 2018

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...


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