Category Archives: ofw overseas filipino workers

DISPLACED SAUDI ARABIA OFWs TO GET P4-BILLION BACKPAY

PH, KSA labor officials to discuss pay

MANILA – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) officials will be conducting a series of discussions with its counterparts from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on the latter’s commitment to pay the more than PHP4 billion worth of salaries and benefits of some 9,000 displaced… Read More

DFA: Attempts to evacuate Pinoys in Afghanistan ‘unsuccessful’

 August 19, 2021

MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday reminded remaining Filipinos in Afghanistan to prepare to leave at moment’s notice after two attempts to land a repatriation flight failed on Wednesday night.Out of the 90 Filipinos who remain in the south-central Asian nation, at… Read More

Taliban allows OFW to fetch fellow Filipinos for evacuation

 August 19, 2021

MANILA – Overseas Filipino worker Elmer Presa was able to exit the crisis-hit Afghanistan together with his fellow nationals after getting permission from the Taliban.In a Facebook status on Thursday, Presa posted a photo of him and some gun-wielding men, apparently Taliban fighters for… Read More

BONG GO ASSURES seafarers of aid amid coronavirus pandemic

Duterte admin looking after seafarers’ welfare

 June 27, 2021

MANILA – The administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has been working hard to promote and protect the welfare of migrant and overseas Filipino workers, including the seafarers, amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said.“Sa lahat po ng mga… Read More