Philippine embassy in London says so far there has been no report of Filipinos affected by the incident
(UPDATED) The P550 terminal fee will be waived starting April 30 for face-to-face ticket purchases, and by the end of July for online ticket purchases
The labor department says most OFWs don't get their refunds because of lack of time and awareness
The Aguhon Awards recognizes Filipino men and women 'who are based in their home countries, creating an impact that ripples throughout Asia'
Lawmakers file a resolution urging President Rodrigo Duterte to seek executive clemency for Jennifer Dalquez
The Court of Appeals in Al Ain Judicial Court has postponed its ruling on the OFW's case, originally set for February 27, to March 27
Jennifer Dalquez claims her Arab employer tried to rape her at knifepoint and that she accidentally killed him while defending herself
Dinagat Islands Representative Kaka Bag-ao tells congressmen, 'Ang pagboto po natin ng yes sa death penalty ay katumbas sa pagdiin sa kanila sa kamatayan'
OWWA’s Repatriation Assistance Division (RAD) vows to assist the repatriates
'You have nothing to fear from me. It is I, judging by the lessons of history, who should be fearful.'
Events in both the United States and the Philippines trigger familiar feelings, according to martial law activists living in California
Felma Maramag was reportedly killed by two Jordanians on February 5
Lieutenant Colonel Leah Boling has broken barriers by becoming the first female chaplain of the 154th Wing of the Hawaii Air National Guard
While Filipino Americans in Hawaii grow in number, Filipino-American Senator Donovan Dela Cruz says their community cannot rest on their laurels
'A seaman’s success cannot be attributed to the hardworking husband or to his good wife alone. It’s a team effort.'
The House foreign affairs committee says extending the validity of passports will 'ease the burden' of OFWs and the traveling public
For Valentine's Day, these overseas Filipinos send to their relatives in the Philippines $12.5 to $32.5 more than usual
PART 1: Despite ASEAN's decade-long intention to protect migrant workers in the region, nothing has been done for the undocumented labor migrants, who continue to endure hardships in silence
The Trump administration's actions not only imperil Filipinos and other immigrants in the US but threaten to plunge the Philippines and its neighbors into war
Filipino-American members of the US Navy say it helps that Filipinos know the value of hard work
Internet access will not only benefit seamen but their employers as well, says an expert on maritime research
President Rodrigo Duterte decided on the iDOLE-OFW Identification Card System during a Cabinet meeting, says Malacañang
'President Duterte, marami sa mga undocumented dito sa Amerika, sumuporta sa 'yo,' says Filipino-American leader Lolita Lledo
The labor secretary issues the order to Angelita Narvaez for 'her inaction and lack of concern for our overseas Filipino workers'
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is in Winnipeg for a cross-country tour, passes by Jollibee's first branch in Canada
'It fans the cycle of violence affecting the vulnerable Filipino citizens,' said KASAMMAKO, an OFW group in South Korea
This is not the first time the country has mourned the execution of a fellow Filipino abroad
(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says the Philippine government 'exerted all efforts' to stop the execution of Jakatia Pawa
A mother of two, 44-year-old OFW Jakatia Pawa obtained a college degree, then later served as a domestic worker in Kuwait
Bleak as it may seem for many Filipinos living in America, there is a spirit of defiance among protesters – one fueled by hope
Obama didn’t teach me how to transcend my race. Instead, he taught me how to embrace it.
Bullying is more than just physical harm. It’s the harshest form of rejection, one that gets in the way of our growth and self-discovery
Anticipated protectionist policies in the US, the peso depreciation, and other factors cause the spike in remittances to the Philippines
Overseas Filipino workers laud the documentary film, which won Best Picture in the 2016 Metro Manila Film Festival but struggled to remain in theaters
'The diversity of the United States reflects the kind of Church we have in America,' the Nueva Ecija-born Bishop Oscar Solis says
'It was my vulnerability which forced me to be braver and more independent than I was'
Bureau of Immigration Spokesperson Antonette Mangrobang says 'the problem is not with BI but with POEA'
George Conway, the husband of Trump senior adviser Kelly Conway, could be the first Asian-American to become the US government's next top litigator
Undocumented migrant Regie Laborce had to send her two-year-old daughter back to the Philippines from the UK for practical reasons. After obtaining legal status, she brings back 19-year-old Gienell to the land of their dreams.
Regina Laborce came to the UK in 1997 with a tourist visa and worked as an undocumented domestic helper for 14 years before she got to see her daughter again
Celebrating the Month of Overseas Filipinos in December of every year, in line with the International Migrants Day, is recognizing the valuable role and productive contribution of migrants both in the Philippines and their countries of destination
The Bureau of Customs says it is asking Kuala Lumpur for information on the business of the personalities and companies involved, as well as the legality of their stay
'Our embassy is prepared to extend legal and consular assistance to make sure that she gets due process and her rights are not violated,' says Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose
The 22 pieces of allegedly stolen diamonds are found inside a balikbayan box from Malaysia
The ruling, which is not final, also calls for deporting the 32-year-old after serving a 10-year jail term
The Philippine president confers on them the Lingkod sa Kapwa Pilipino, Kaanib ng Bayan, Banaag, and Pamana ng Pilipino awards
'Leave the balikbayan boxes alone. They are a privilege accorded to OFWs.... Do not disrespect the law,' Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon tells customs inspectors
Instead of tipping her, students write ‘build that wall, Trump daddy’ on the receipt’s tip column and ‘nah’ on another receipt
To figure out what might have happened and what you can do, it might help to understand first the long journey balikbayan boxes go through
The 60-year-old Asia Society hails Ambassador Raul Hernandez for helping boost ties between the Philippines and Korea