Department of Overseas Filipino Workers - updates

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Proposed OFW dept would allow gov't to 'focus' on their plight – Cayetano

Sep 17, 2019 - 7:40 PM

House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says lawmakers are aiming for the bill creating a Department of Overseas Filipino Workers to be signed into law by December

FOCUS ON OFWs. Legislators are pushing for the bill creating the Department of Overseas Filino Workers. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Duterte says department for OFWs to come 'in a few months'

Apr 15, 2017 - 4:24 PM

However the bills filed in Congress to create the proposed department remain pending at the committee level

FILIPINO COMMUNITY MEET. President Rodrigo Roa DUterte raises his fist as he took the center stage during the meeting with the Filipino Community at the Marriot Hotel in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on April 12, 2017. Robinson Niñal Jr./Presidential Photo