migrant life in qatar - updates

Rappler's latest stories on migrant life in qatar

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Filipino entrepreneur brings a taste of Pinoy food to Qatar

Oct 13, 2017 - 2:24 PM

Entrepreneur Dahlia Agbanlog opens her first restaurant knowing that for Filipinos working abroad, there’s nothing like a cooked meal reminiscent of home

NEW BUSINESS. Dahlia Agbanlog in JKCMom cafe, which she opened last summer. Photo by OM

Things to know about illegal recruitment in the Philippines

Oct 05, 2017 - 11:46 PM

Here's how OFWs can spot and avoid illegal recruitment activity

How much does it cost to work abroad?

Oct 04, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Here's what OFWs and their employers need to pay

How OFWs can avoid getting buried in debt

Oct 03, 2017 - 7:49 PM

For migrant workers, failing to pay off loans can mean jail time and loss of income

What you need to know about your overseas employment contract

Oct 03, 2017 - 7:14 PM

The overseas employment contract is a form of offsite protection for OFWs

Migrant life in Qatar: Ladies in waiting

Sep 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The women’s resource shelter offers skills training so the OFWs will have a fall back when they go back home

Photo by OM

IN PHOTOS: How migrant workers in Qatar spend their day off

Sep 23, 2017 - 11:46 PM

For migrant workers in Qatar, Fridays are the one and only day they have to themselves

Photo by OM

Are zero placement fees for OFWs scam or solution?

Sep 10, 2017 - 5:04 PM

Many migrant workers go into huge debt to pay placement fees just so they can work abroad. But some labor rights groups and companies say workers should not have to pay for a job.

BAGONG BAYANI. In this photo, a man stands outside The Philippines Overseas Employment Administration in Mandaluyong City. OFWs are also referred to as the Philippines' "bagong bayani" (new heroes). Photo by LeAnne Jazul

SNAPSHOT: Qatar's labor market

Sep 01, 2017 - 11:52 AM

Labor migrants comprise about 90% of Qatar's population