Posts Tagged Overseas Workers Welfare Administration

Quarantine hotels for OFWs now at 85% occupancy rate – OWWA

Marje Pelayo   •   March 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Around 9,500 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) stay in quarantine hotels in Metro Manila at present. According to Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac, around...

PH quarantine facility enough for returning OFWs – OWWA

Marje Pelayo   •   January 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – An average of 1,500 to 2,500 overseas Filipino workers (OFW) return to the Philippines every single day.  According to Overseas Workers Welfare Administrator (OWWA) Hans Leo Cacdac,...

Nueva Ecija appeals to OWWA for better system on returning OFWs

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 28, 2020

The Nueva Ecija Provincial Government has appealed to the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) to have a better system on returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Atty. OJ Cornejo, officer-in-charge of...

Gov’t assures relief assistance to OFWs in countries affected by COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 2, 2020

The Philippine government assures there will be relief assistance for overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in countries affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Based on the report of the Overseas Workers’...

2nd batch of Filipino workers stranded in HK returns home

UNTV News   •   December 27, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – At nine in the evening last Monday, the flight carrying the 49 Filipino Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) who were stranded in Hong Kong arrived at the Terminal...

Filipino workers scammed in Hong Kong over airline tickets returns to the country

UNTV News   •   December 26, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – Forty-one overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Hong Kong have arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) at 2 in the afternoon, Monday. They are among the...

291 repatriated OFWs arrive from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

UNTV News   •   July 21, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — 291 overseas Filipino workers from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Thursday. They were welcomed at the airport by members of...


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