Posts Tagged overseas Filipino worker

Filipinos abroad with COVID-19 now at 9,607 – DFA

Robie de Guzman   •   August 4, 2020

The number of Filipinos overseas who have contracted novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has increased to 9,607 with 10 new infections, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday. In its...

Quarantined OFW in Hong Kong tests negative for nCoV – DFA

Robie de Guzman   •   February 7, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Hong Kong health authorities have released from quarantine one of the two Filipino domestic workers after she tested negative for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the Department of...

Remains of Filipina domestic helper killed in Kuwait arrive in hometown

Marje Pelayo   •   January 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Family and friends of Jeanalyn Villavende were both sad and furious as they welcomed the remains of the slain Filipina domestic worker at the General Santos Airport...

Remains of Filipino worker murdered in Kuwait back in PH

Robie de Guzman   •   January 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The remains of the Filipino household service worker who was allegedly killed by her employer in Kuwait have arrived in the Philippines. The plane carrying Jeanelyn Villavende’s...

Villavende died from shock, multiple injuries based on autopsy report

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 7, 2020

Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Jeanelyn Villavende died of “heart, respiration failure” due to shock and multiple injuries, based on the autopsy report released by the Department of Labor and Employment...

Remains of second victim in Singapore car crash to arrive in PH tonight

Marje Pelayo   •   January 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore confirmed that the remains of Arlyn Nucos, 50 arrived at Clark International Airport on Wednesday (January 1). She was received by her...

OFW railway engineer returns to PH to help build subway, LRT-2

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 5, 2019

An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) railway engineer in Denmark has returned home to the Philippines in order to help build the LRT-2 subway. Deo Miranda attended the flag ceremony of...

DFA sends biggest batch of repatriated OFWs

Marje Pelayo   •   August 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Repatriation of distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait continues with the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait sending the biggest batch on Wednesday (August 21). On Wednesday, the...

OFW falls to death in Morocco after row with employer – DFA

Robie de Guzman   •   June 24, 2019

A female Filipino worker died after falling from a third-floor apartment in Morocco, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday (June 24). In a statement, the DFA said...

Former OFW files ethics complaint vs. Rep. John Bertiz

Marje Pelayo   •   October 4, 2018

    QUEZON CITY, Philippines – A former overseas Filipino worker filed on Thursday (October 4) an ethics complaint against ACTS-OFW Party-list Representatives John Bertiz. Shiela Mabunga accused Bertiz of...


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