ofws in dubai - updates

Rappler's latest stories on ofws in dubai


200 OFW 'baby cases' in Dubai in Q1 2018 – PH consulate

Jun 26, 2018 - 5:14 PM

'They know the culture. They know the rules. They know it’s illegal, yet they still do it,' says Vice Consul Von Ryan Pangwi

Around 1,000 OFWs diagnosed with cancer in UAE every year – doctors

Dec 28, 2017 - 10:51 AM

Working away from home and loved ones – with the emotional and psychological stress it entails – 'may play a role' in getting the dreaded disease, doctors share

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 Filipina empowers OFWs with free computer training

Aug 19, 2015 - 11:00 AM

So far the center has been able to train more than 33 000 Filipinos in Dubai and the northern UAE

A mom pleads for help for son in Dubai with leukemia

Mar 20, 2015 - 6:00 PM

The estimated cost of the bone marrow transplant is 40 000

Filipinos decry ‘gulf experience’ requirement by employers

Aug 22, 2014 - 9:05 AM

They say the practice discriminates against workers

More landlords in UAE shun Filipino tenants

Jul 07, 2014 - 10:06 PM

Filipino tenants tend to have overcrowded units distract neighbors with constant parties at home and cook exotic food Either they re rejected or evicted

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