A batch of 56 troubled OFWs, which is a part of over a thousand workers promised to be brought home from Saudi Arabia before Christmas, arrived Sunday morning at the NAIA.
The Department of Foreign Affairs on Sunday said 15 of the 21 Filipino seafarers who were abandoned by their Greek employers and stranded in India since June have finally returned home.
An overseas Filipino worker lost P300,000 she earned to a woman who introduced herself as an OFW from Singapore, Jamie Santos reported on Saksi.
More than ten Asian seafaring nations on Tuesday convened to create the Manila Statement on the Fair Treatment of Seafarers, in a bid to ensure that maritime workers’ rights are recognized.
The Philippine government on Wednesday asked Filipinos in Israel to take the necessary precautions following the escalation of hostilities between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in Gaza.
With a marginalized position in Hong Kong society and low income, the force of more than 300,000 maids, mainly women from Indonesia and the Philippines, can find it hard to access public facilities like libraries and leisure centers.
The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday called on the Filipino Community in California who are in the path of at least three raging wildfires to heed the evacuation order of local authorities.
A total of 200 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from United Arab Emirates (UAE) arrived on Monday after availing the amnesty program of the UAE government.
New York cops have arrested a 20-year-old Filipino-American man for scaling a building in Manhattan.
JEDDAH –Overseas welfare officials are in high hopes Filipino workers affected by closure of the Saudi Oger firm would soon get their unpaid wages and service benefits soon, an official said last Friday.