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Skeletal remains of OFW found in South Korea arrive in Iloilo

The skeletal remains of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) found in a septic tank in South Korea arrived in the country on Sunday morning.
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PHL Consulate in Jeddah tells OFWs: Prepare for coming cyclone

Officials from the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah on Saturday warned OFWs in Saudi Arabia to take precautionary measures ahead of a powerful tropical cyclone that is expected to make landfall in the western region of the Kingdom.
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19 more undocumented OFWs repatriated from Kuwait –DFA

A fresh batch of 19 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) arrived in the Philippines from Kuwait on Saturday, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs.
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2 Pinay nurses killed in car crash in Australia –DFA

Two Filipina nurses were killed, while five others were hurt in a car crash in Australia, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Saturday.
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Pinoy in Saudi Arabia hurt in workplace asphalt accident

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia — A Filipino worker in Najran province suffered burns last weekend following a workplace accident involving hot asphalt.
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Solon questions new fees charged from Pinoy seafarers aboard Panama vessels

A lawmaker on Thursday urged the Department of Health to look into the additional medical examination fee worth P1,040 being imposed on Filipino seafarers aiming to work aboard Panamanian-registered vessels.
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‘Nut rage’ Korean Air heiress grilled for illegal Filipina maids

A Korean Air heiress known for a “nut rage” tantrum that sparked national uproar was summoned for questioning Thursday for illegally hiring immigrants to work as maids, the latest scandal to engulf her billionaire family.
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Pinoy photographer wins bronze in Moscow Int’l Foto Awards

In recognition of his modern take on Filipino sights and visuals, a Filipino photographer received the bronze prize in the Portfolio-Fine Art category in the 2018 iteration of the Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA).
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Number of countries that offer visa-free access to Pinoys now 66

The Philippines has climbed five spots in the latest Henley Passport Index released Wednesday by residence and citizenship planning firm Henley & Partners.
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PHL yet to deploy worker to Kuwait a week after ban was lifted

The country has yet to deploy a Filipino worker to Kuwait a week after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the total lifting of the deployment ban, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Wednesday.
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