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There are 6 other Filipino crew members still in India who will be repatriated 'as soon as their exit clearances are issued'
An OFW father and the son he left back home are at the core of a new digital film by Century Properties
Despite difficulties and persistent challenges, government efforts to protect overseas Filipino workers continue to decisively progress
Jennifer Dalquez says she plans to start a small business in General Santos City
Of the 6,810 OFWs who availed of the UAE's amnesty program, 4,343 or 64% have opted to stay, according to records of the Philippine Consulate General’s office
The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs says it is seeking 'pathways for regularization' for overseas Filipino workers
The Manila International Airport Authority says the fees remain intact in a trust account, ready to be claimed as refunds
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(UPDATED) During an emotional meeting in Malacañang, President Rodrigo Duterte provides Jennifer Dalquez with cash assistance and instructions to government agencies to help find her a job
(UPDATED) The e-card reduces the number of documents needed when applying for programs and services offered by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
Jennifer Dalquez comes home after spending almost 4 years in an Abu Dhabi prison
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Some Filipinos in Saipan lost their houses due to Typhoon Yutu, known in the Philippines as Rosita, says the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs
Jennifer Dalquez, who was sentenced to death in the United Arab Emirates for murder but later acquitted, is expected to arrive in the Philippines on Friday, November 2
The 19 overseas Filipino workers, all females, were turned over to Philippine Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Adnan Alonto, says the Department of Foreign Affairs
The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs welcomes the release of the 7 overseas Filipino workers kidnapped aboard the Swiss vessel MV Glarus
(UPDATED) The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs reminds overseas Filipino workers 'to respect the laws and traditions of their host countries'
'My decision to run for public office stemmed from the 2016 election and how the political climate specifically targeted the communities that I serve,' says Daus-Magbual
‘Japan faces an aging society and lacks labor force, while the Philippines is abundant with young labor force with great potential,’ Ambassador Koji Haneda says
OFWs, bridge the gap by doing these little things for your family back home
The Department of Foreign Affairs is sending consular officers to Kakinada Port, more than 1,800 kilometers from New Delhi, to assist the Filipinos abandoned by their employer
DFA and DOLE meet to better integrate programs and services on OFW concerns
Ex-OFW Sheila Mabunga claims to be a 'human trafficking victim' of a recruitment agency formerly run by ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz, but the lawmaker's camp disputes this
Watch the special meeting on Wednesday, October 3
But ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz also says it is a line he usually uses whenever his wife gets angry
The 20 overseas Filipino workers in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, refuse to work due to two months' worth of unpaid salaries and food allowances
Men and women alike point out that having a monthly period is not a valid reason for ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz's rude behavior
(UPDATED) 'Kaming mga babae ay walang problema sa regla. Ang isyu ay ang arogansya niya,' says Gabriela Representative Emmi de Jesus
ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz says his behavior at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport was 'very uncalled for'
If no outside party files an ethics complaint against ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz, House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez says lawmakers themselves will trigger the probe
(UPDATED) 'Even the President complies with the security checks of the airport,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
The overseas Filipino worker allegedly stabbed his Saudi manager and Pakistani coworker, says the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs
At first I didn't know my story. Two movies helped me get there: 'Never Not Love You,' starring James Reid and Nadine Lustre, and 'Crazy Rich Asians.'
The search is on for the missing 7 Filipinos kidnapped off the coast of Nigeria, says the Department of Foreign Affairs
Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano is set to report to President Rodrigo Duterte the alleged kidnapping of 7 overseas Filipino workers in Nigeria
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'