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Huge number of OFWs in Dubai 'big factor' in Duterte’s decision to join Expo 2020 – DTI

May 23, 2019 - 2:12 PM

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says EXPO 2020 Dubai will be one of the biggest events that the Department of Trade and Industry, together with other agencies that form part of the Philippine Organizing Committee, will participate in

PHILIPPINE TRADE CHIEF AND DUTERTE. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez (left) with President Rodrigo Duterte. Malacanang photo

Body of OFW who died while looking for a job brought home

Dec 23, 2017 - 7:38 PM

Aguilar, who was staying in Jafilia with a visit visa, suffers from a stroke and is confined at Rashid Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit on November 13. He dies on November 21.

Pinoy on visit visa dies while looking for a job in Dubai

Nov 24, 2017 - 9:37 PM

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

Dubai OFW wins P14 million in raffle, says 'I am coming home'

Aug 30, 2017 - 2:21 PM

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

Photo courtesy of The Filipino Times

Dubai OFWs: Filipinos must learn from Mary Jane Veloso

May 11, 2015 - 8:13 PM

This incident tells us not to be so gullible as to easily trust anybody because it could land us in jail

Indian man in Dubai convicted of molesting OFW

Mar 06, 2015 - 8:55 PM

The 24 year old man allegedly chased a Filipina housewife inside a building in Dubai cornered her and forced her to kiss him reports the Gulf News

Dubai OFWs urged to fight extortion at NAIA

Jul 10, 2014 - 1:30 PM

Some reports allege that up to 7 out of 10 jobseekers leaving the airport for UAE on visit visas are subject to extortion

Defending Filipino women from stereotypes

May 21, 2014 - 9:52 AM

OFWs not only carry the already heavy burden of scouring and scrambling for every dirham or dollar but we also unknowingly carry the additional load of being flag bearers for our country