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56 distressed OFWs arrive from Al Khobar in time for Christmas

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.
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Abandoned Pinoy sailors in India return home

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.
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OFW duped of P300k savings by ‘friendly OFW’

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.
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Asian countries unite for protection of seafarers

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.
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PHL issues security alert in Israel amid hostilities in Gaza

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.
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Hong Kong swimming class helps Pinoy domestics jump in deep end

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.
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PHL asks Pinoys in path of California wildfires to heed evacuation order

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.
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200 distressed OFWs from UAE back in PHL

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.
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New York cops nab Fil-Am for scaling Manhattan building

New York cops have arrested a 20-year-old Filipino-American man for scaling a building in Manhattan.
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OWWA expects Saudi firms will pay OFWs’ unpaid wages, benefits soon

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.
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