Philippines Qatar relations - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippines Qatar relations


Gov't ready to help OFWs affected by Qatar diplomatic row

Jun 19, 2017 - 2:10 PM

The Department of Labor and Employment reminds OFWs that the transfer from one employer to another should undergo a formal hiring process for easier documentation

FOREIGN WORKERS. This file photo taken on October 03, 2013 shows migrant laborers working on a construction site on October 3, 2013 in Doha in Qatar.  Karim Jaafar/AFP

Only OFWs with contracts, OECs can go to Qatar, says labor dep't

Jun 07, 2017 - 5:40 PM

UPDATED The DOLE partially lifts the deployment ban on Qatar The suspension stays for those whose papers have yet to be processed

NO MORE BAN. Labor secretary Silvestre Bello III lifts the suspension of the deployment of migrant Filipino workers to Qatar. Rappler file photo

Philippines suspends deployment of workers to Qatar

Jun 06, 2017 - 3:10 PM

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III augments the manpower of Philippine overseas labor offices in Qatar and other countries in the Middle East to address the concerns of Filipino workers

Duterte: PH ready to send troops to Bahrain in event of attack

Apr 15, 2017 - 3:51 PM

If you want [our] soldiers under your command I m willing to send you one battalion one regiment one division to protect you Just say the word President Rodrigo Duterte recalls telling King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

BAHRAIN TRIP. President Rodrigo Duterte listens to a businessman during his speaking engagement before the Capital Club of Bahrain, a prestigious private business and social club composed of top Bahraini CEOs and businessmen. Screengrab from RTVM

Duterte in Qatar for last leg of Middle East trip

Apr 15, 2017 - 2:30 AM

UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte lands in Doha Qatar for his 3rd state visit to a Middle Eastern country

DUTERTE IN DOHA. President Rodrigo Duterte arrives in Doha, Qatar, for the 3rd leg of his trip to the Middle East. Photo courtesy of Malacanang