ACT-OFW Partylist Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III slammed Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III over anomalies hounding in the distribution of OFW-IDs.
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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…
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P320-million "Buhay Carinderia" appears to be just the tip of the iceberg insofar as questionable projects implemented by the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) is concerned.
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A well known supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano to explain how his department is using the P1-billion fund for Assistance to Nationals (ATN) amid reports that overseas Filipino…
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III is not amenable in the decision of President Duterte ordering the total lifting of the deployment ban of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait.
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Senator Joel Villanueva on Tuesday urged the government to upgrade the skills of domestic helpers being deployed overseas so that they will not be treated as “slaves” by their employers.
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If he were to decide, Senate President Koko Pimentel would not allow the deployment of Filipino domestic workers to Kuwait.
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The recent tension between the Philippines and Kuwaiti government, brought about by the controversial video on the rescue mission on distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) should serve a lesson to the Department of Foreign Affairs…
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Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has met with his counterpart in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to check on the conditions of Filipinos in the Gulf state amid tensions following the series of attempted missile attacks…
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President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Special Adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Affairs Abdullah Mamao as a special envoy to Kuwait, Malacañang announced Tuesday (May 8).
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There is no better way to entice overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait to return to the Philippines than an assurance that they will “not end up unemployed” or underemployed back home.
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Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Villa may have been declared persona non grata in the Gulf state, but in the eyes of Philippine Ambassador to the United Nations Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr., he's a hero.
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Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano boneheaded moves to gain political mileage from the rescue of a Filipina domestic helper in Kuwait is not enough reason for the losing vice presidential candidate to resign, Senate President…
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Senator Sonny Angara on Tuesday said that the government, as mandated by the Constitution, must be committed to protect the rights and promote the welfare of Filipino workers "wherever they are."
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Tension between the two nations escalated following Kuwait's protests against the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait's rescue operations approved by Cayetano that later led to the expulsion of Ambassador Renato Villa.
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Veteran political analyst Emil Jurado thinks Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Cayetano and Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo were giving a bad name to President Rodrigo Duterte's Cabinet for their sheer ineptitude in running their respective…
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Several lawmakers renewed their call to end contractualization or “endo” and for the increase of the national minimum wage ahead of Labor Day, where labor groups are expected to hold a massive protests in various areas in Metro Manila.