Despite being reprimanded by fellow lawmakers over the controversial airport incident, embattled ACTS-OFW party-list Rep. Aniceto “John” Bertiz III may still face tougher sanction due to a pending ethics complaint filed by a group of…
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The Universal Healthcare Bill is now closer to becoming a law after the Senate passed its version of the measure which would enroll all Filipinos, including Overseas Filipino Workers, to the National Health Insurance Program.
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After a series of controversies plaguing Rep. Aniceto “John” Bertiz III in the past week, the ACTS-OFW party-list solon is facing another tough battle after a group of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) filed an ethics complaint against him on…
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For a man who claims to represent overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), ACTS-OFW party-list Rep. Aniceto “John” Bertiz III lives a lifestyle befitting that of an employer.
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President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said the widespread support from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) helped him clinched the presidential election in 2016.
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Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson has often joined the travels of President Duterte and Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano due to the request of these offices.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has apologized to former United States President Barack Obama, whom he called a “son of a bitch” in September 2016.
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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) must provide aid to Filipino migrant workers who were gravely affected by the recent "chaos" at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
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Senator Grace Poe is seeking a Senate probe into the Xiamen Airlines’ crash landing Thursday (August 16) which caused “cataclysmic” two-day delays in the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia), the country’s main gateway.
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Potential cooperation deals in the areas of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and defense as well as on labor are up for discussion during the high-level visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to Israel in September.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the creation of a high-level task force that would deal with the ongoing hostage crisis in Libya, just days after he declared he will send warships to the African state.
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Senator Joel Villanueva on Wednesday stressed the importance of mental health among overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are experiencing depression due to long-term separation from their families.
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Ever wonder why President Rodrigo Duterte treats the United States and European Union as punching bags while he treats China and the country's Southeast Asian neighbors with kid gloves?
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Senator Franklin Drilon on the rising of peso-dollar exchange rate: Overseas Filipino Workers are celebrating, ordinary citizens are suffering
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Facebook, the world's biggest social networking platform, is teaming up with the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration to hold digital literacy seminars for overseas Filipino workers and their families.
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Senator Sonny Angara on Wednesday urged the government to strengthen its programs for families of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) to recognize the valuable contribution of the so-called “modern heroes.”
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Finally, an admission was made before Senate probes Wednesday on the rescue mission on distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait and which was filmed on video and posted online by Philippine embassy officials as a major slip-up.
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Executive officials on Wednesday managed to skirt the possibility of being grilled publicly over the controversial video showing the rescue of distressed Filipino domestic workers in Kuwait by asking Senate probers to discuss the matter in…