Around 170 Filipinos in Yemen are safe but are in need of help from the Philippine government as tensions soar in the country
Cardiac and pulmonary arrest are the most common causes of death among overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Dubai and the Northern Emirates
President Rodrigo Duterte tells OWWA's awardees for 2017: 'Hand in hand, let us continue to strive for a more prosperous and comfortable life for your family and to the future generation of Filipinos'
A Filipino died of a stroke in Dubai, barely a month after flying to the city with a visit visa and while looking for a job
Ana Fe Velasco-Bania went to Riyadh in 2015 to work as a domestic helper. She returns to her hometown ahead of the end of her two-year contract, in a casket.
Born in Lucena, Quezon, Filipino-Canadian Senator Tobias Enverga Jr 'passed away unexpectedly' on November 16, his office says
Rita Villadiego passed herself off as Times reporter 'Contessa Bourbon' since May 2015 to 'gain admittance to news conferences and other events,' according to the New York Times
The ASEAN Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers must be legally-binding and cover undocumented workers and migrants' families, Migrante International says
This is not the first time DOLE suspended the issuance of overseas employment certificates this year to investigate the same issue
After years of living alone abroad, how do OFWs adjust to family life in the Philippines?
Far from home, Filipino workers share stories of delayed wages, maltreatment, and challenges they face under the kafala system in Qatar. Yet they persist – seeking opportunities for a better future and a better life.
A study shows that making a favorable first impression on an employer can have long term benefits for some OFWs
Despite laws protecting migrant workers, OFWs continue to fall victim to illegal recruitment schemes
The burden of reporting illegal recruitment falls on workers. But with little to no legal recourse, what comes next?
Workers whose jobs abroad are secured through murky loans and payment schemes leave hopes for a better life buried deep in debt
OFWs in Qatar learn new skills so they could have a fall back when they come home
Entrepreneur Dahlia Agbanlog opens her first restaurant knowing that for Filipinos working abroad, there’s nothing like a cooked meal reminiscent of home
65 Filipino and Filipino American writers, artists, and academics said that we are in a “dark time in both the Philippine homeland and the adopted American home"
A bill seeks to amend the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995 to extend travel tax exemption to children of both solo and married OFW parents
The new law is signed in the United Arab Emirates amid concerns over human trafficking and illegal recruitment
The plan is for the Overseas Filipino Bank to be a 'policy bank dedicated to provide financial products and services tailored to the requirement of overseas Filipinos'
The revised rules on balikbayan boxes are suspended until March 21, 2018
“Reintegration is an empowering concept. You are leaving to reintegrate," says OWWA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac
Senator Cynthia Villar says she will file a resolution calling for an inquiry into the rising number of migrant domestic workers, as well as cases of abuse
Born to a Filipina mother and a Caucasian-Cherokee father, Elizabeth says she sometimes feels she has 'one foot in, one foot out' in these different cultures
Filipinos gather outside the Houses of Parliament in London to join the protests against Martial Law, the war on drugs, fake news, and human rights violations
Filipinos in different countries abroad join the national protest to remind Filipinos of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ Martial Law
The US Asian population grew from 11 9 million in 2000 to 20 4 million in 2015
UPDATED There are no Filipinos among the 21 reported fatalities due to the wrath brought by Hurricane Irma according to the Department of Foreign Affairs
Where and how many are the Filipinos in the US? How many are under the protection of DACA? Find out here
The Department of Foreign Affairs also removes the 1 200 slots a day that used to be reserved for travel agencies
In the 2016 elections Duterte received overwhelming support from OFWs – majority of whom voted for him on his promise to make working abroad an option instead of a necessity
One suggestion is to leverage the demand for Filipino migrant workers when going into multilateral or bilateral negotiations with host governments
More than a year since he sat in office what has President Rodrigo Duterte done to stay true to the promises he made before OFWs?
As monster storm Harvey hit Texas Filipinos in the United States set out to help the storm s victims
After working 11 years in the UAE Bansil looks forward to being with his wife and daughter every day for the rest of his life
The United States remain the top destination of choice for millennials who are willing to work outside of their country of residence according to a World Economic Forum survey
24 year old nurse Faith Barcelon shares the struggles of being a nurse in the Philippines
Samar native Loreto Mijares saved an old couple from gushing flood waters as Severe Typhoon Hato hit Macau on August 23
Various OFW groups condemn the killing of 17 year old Kian delos Santos and other deaths linked to the Duterte administration’s war on drugs
Exposure to different cultures and cities reminded me of what being Filipino is all about
The boy was earlier listed as among the missing after a van plowed through a pedestrian filled boulevard in the city center
A nuclear threat has raised concern over the safety of Guam residents who include thousands of Filipinos
DOLE and POEA should realize that the world does not revolve around their ludicrous and antiquated bureaucratic procedures OFW Bertrand Rodriguez says
A PhD student at the University of Melbourne starts BalikMSU to encourage students displaced by conflict to finish their education
The senator warns that the BOC s new rules might make the balikbayan boxes vulnerable to theft and pilferage
OFWs slam the agency for announcing the IDs without clear guidelines
For the first time in the history of Filipinos in Australia the creation of a nationwide student alliance comes closer to reality