With the passage of the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2), the government is looking to provide cash assistance to some 200,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
Overseas Filipino Workers
MANILA – Bishops and diocesan administrators in the country were asked to pray for former Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, who has tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
The government has assured financial assistance and other benefits to the families of the two overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were killed in a gas explosion at a restaurant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Monday.
Senator Imee Marcos has advised the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to give returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) technical assistance, not just money, to start a new business.
Sinabi ni Senate Committee on Labor and Employment Chairman Senador Joel Villanueva na base sa survey na ginawa ng Ateneo umaabot sa 400,000 Overseas Filipino Workers ang nawalan ng trabaho dahil sa pandemya dulot ng COVID-19.
Sa isinagawang pagdinig ng Senate Committee on Labor ukol sa kalagayan ng mga Overseas Filipino Workers ngayong panahon ng pandemya sinabi ni Committee Chairman Senador Joel Villanueva na bago ang pandemya ng Covid 19 nasa vulnerable ng…
More than 1,000 distressed overseas Filipino workers in Qatar are set to be repatriated starting Aug. 12, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Tuesday.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has approved the release of additional P5 billion for the repatriation and assistance to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, the Department of Labor…
President Rodrigo Duterte once again appealed to Congress to pass a bill creating a Department of Overseas Filipinos.
President Rodrigo Duterte instructed the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on Monday to provide scholarships to qualified dependents of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) whose jobs were adversely affected by the coronavirus disease…
The House of Representatives is ready to augment funds for the repatriation of more than 100,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) still stranded in their host countries.
Three ranking officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) have resigned after getting wind of “widespread corruption” inside the agency during a Zoom meeting, a source said Thursday (July 23).
Supreme Court (SC) Justice Marvic Leonen on Saturday (July 18) advised the country to prepare itself for the possible impact of United State’s economic drop plunge because of the COVID-19 virus.
Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete on Thursday (July 9) assured that the government continues its watch against human trafficking at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
MANILA – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Friday the July 4 deadline for the repatriation of the remains of 274 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia had been extended to early next week.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) admitted that the repatriation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are faced with different factors.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III dismissed Friday (June 26) reports that some overseas Filipino workers are digging through garbage bins for food while awaiting repatriation.
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) will decide next week whether to allow back into the country foreigners working on Philippine flagship projects, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on…
Malacañang extended on Sunday its sympathies to the families of the 282 migrant Filipinos who died in Saudi Arabia.
Malacañang asked the public to exercise precautionary measures while travelling.
The government has vowed to expedite the quarantine procedures for the 42,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are expected to return home this month without compromising public safety.
More than 16,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in different quarantine facilities in Metro Manila have been sent home, Malacañang said on Thursday.