The employer of Agnes Mancilla, 35, an overseas Filipino worker in Saudi Arabia, allegedly makes her work 20 hours a day and gives her only coffee for meals
Overseas Filipino workers send a total of $18.5 billion from January to July this year
Claims will be processed starting Saturday, September 15, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Clark International Airport, Mactan-Cebu International Airport, and Davao International Airport
Overall, there are an estimated 76,000 overseas Filipino workers residing in Israel and Jordan
'Nagtaka ako nung bibitayin siya, hindi siya umiyak, pero noong isang araw, umiiyak si Mary Jane. Ang sabi, 'Nanay tulungan niyo ako, inip na inip na ako,’ says Celia Veloso
'We request our kababayans to exercise due prudence and to ensure they carry their legal documents at all times,' says Ambassador Charles Jose
The Department of Foreign Affairs extends financial assistance to hundreds of affected overseas Filipino workers
Philippine embassies can issue certifications 'to explain to foreign employers the delay in the arrival of their Filipino employees'
(UPDATED) An apology from Xiamen Air and government officials is not enough, the OFWs have to be compensated, says Migrante, an advocacy group for the welfare of overseas Filipino workers
The Department of Foreign Affairs says the 52-year-old Filipina was reported missing 3 days ago. Her body was discovered on Saturday morning, August 18.
Manila Police District head Chief Superintendent Rolando Anduyan says the NBI is coordinating with their investigation unit on the death of Allan Rafael
Police say Allan Rafael died from shortness of breath, but his family says he was beaten to death by cops
(UPDATED) The original photograph is a Chinese frigate ship with the flag of China. PTV's news report changes the flag to that of the Philippines.
Poland is looking for information technology, medicine, and construction sector workers
Commission on Filipinos Overseas Undersecretary Astravel Pimenetel-Naik says the Kuwaiti social media influencer should be included in the POEA's 'list of undesirable foreign employers'
OFWs can look for their agencies and rate it with stars – 5 stars as the highest. Reviews cover recruitment fees, pre-departure orientation, and the employment contract.
'How would you feel if you worked for someone that didn't only not give you a day off but disagrees with the very ideology that you deserve a day-off?' Khalid Al Ameri asks Sondos Al Qattan
(UPDATED) MAC Cosmetics, one of the world’s largest makeup brands, joins the list of international companies that cut ties with controversial social media star Sondos Alqattan
Kuwait social media celebrity Sondos Al Qattan draws flak for slamming the Kuwaiti government's policy to give rest days to Filipino domestic workers
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says it is painful when the Philippines is criticized abroad, but he finds hope in the ordinary Filipino
'By projecting herself as a slave-owner, Sondos exhibits intoxication in her overinflated ego and false sense of superiority,' says Migrante
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Overseas Filipino workers have sent $13.2 billion year-to-date, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
The Philippine government seeks the help of Libyan and Iraqi authorities to locate 5 Filipinos separately abducted in Libya and Iraq
A string of dead local officials, the bench-clearing Gilas-Boomers brawl, updates on the boys trapped in a Thai cave
RJ Señeres' journey started way before his career in music – in their 3-bedroom apartment in Abu Dhabi, when he was just 11 years old. This is his story.
ACTS-OFW Representative Aniceto Bertiz III asks banks to cut charges on OFW remittances to 5%, from the current average of 10.57%
'They know the culture. They know the rules. They know it’s illegal, yet they still do it,' says Vice Consul Von Ryan Pangwi
'We expect the enlistment of Filipino sailors to increase along with international ship traffic, as the global economy continues to expand,' says ACTS-OFW Representative Aniceto 'John' Bertiz
Philippine government officials join the family of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Henry Acorda in receiving his remains on Tuesday, June 19
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says remittances sent through banks grew by 12.7% year-on-year, but were lower by 0.4% from March 2018
(UPDATED) The Court Of Appeals says the government must request Indonesia to allow the incarcerated Veloso to go to the Philippines and testify in courts here
The President is never going to change. Sexism, for him, is a default. It's time for us to recognize, if we haven't already, that this country has put machismo in power. But we can change this.
So far, only one lawmaker – Senator Sherwin Gatchalian – has justified President Duterte's act, saying what happened was like how actors shoot kissing scenes not with their wives
'That's nothing,' says Chief Presidential Counsel Salvador Panelo
Yet President Rodrigo Duterte makes no mention of the possible reaction of his longtime partner, Honeylet Avanceña, to the incident
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Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque moves to appease outrage over what he called President Rodrigo Duterte's 'playful act' which was 'appreciated' by Filipinos who witnessed it in South Korea
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The party advocating for women's rights also finds it 'unfortunate' that the OFW had to explain there was 'no malice' in the President's kiss
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Henry John Acorda, 36, was 'a hero who came to the rescue of the defenseless in a land that is not even his,' says Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano
President Rodrigo Duterte gives an overseas Filipino worker a kiss on the lips as he meets with the Filipino community in South Korea, drawing mixed reactions
'I'm sorry for the language that I was using but I'm very satisfied by the way you responded to the problems of my country,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells Kuwait
Ambassador Raul Hernandez says 66,000 Filipinos live in South Korea, and the voters among them 'gave 84% of their votes' to President Rodrigo Duterte
Jastine Valdez had just left her home in Wicklow County when she was abducted and murdered by a 40-year-old Irish man on the evening of May 19
Cyclone Mekunu triggers massive floods in Oman, where 49,000 Filipinos live and work
Angelo Claveria, a 34-year-old OFW, was found dead in a septic tank in South Korea in April, after he was allegedly murdered by a Filipino co-worker
'Sharing the words of our great Filipino forebears not only to our kababayans abroad…is our way of honoring their contributions,' says Project Saysay's Stacy Danika Alcantara Garcia