ofws in qatar - updates

Rappler's latest stories on ofws in qatar


The hanging fate of OFWs buried in debt

Oct 20, 2017 - 10:01 PM

The burden of reporting illegal recruitment falls on workers. But with little to no legal recourse, what comes next?

OFW debt trap: Less money, more problems

Oct 20, 2017 - 2:29 PM

Workers whose jobs abroad are secured through murky loans and payment schemes leave hopes for a better life buried deep in debt

Philippines lifts moratorium on OFW deployment to Qatar

Jun 15, 2017 - 2:50 PM

Philippine labor attaché David Dicang says the situation in Qatar has normalized

SITUATION NORMALIZED. Labor secretary Silvestre Bello III lifts the moratorium on OFW deployment to Qatar. Photo by Rene Lumawag/Malacañang

DOLE urged to lift suspension of OFW deployment to Qatar

Jun 07, 2017 - 12:44 PM

The suspension order is premature as the government has not completed a formal assessment of the situation in Qatar says ACTS OFW Representative Aniceto Bertiz III

MIGRANTS. Thousands of OFWs based in Qatar gather as President Rodrigo Duterte arrives for his state visit. Photo by Simeon Celi/Presidential Photo

FAST FACTS: How big is the Filipino community in Qatar?

Jun 05, 2017 - 10:21 PM

Filipinos are the fourth biggest group of foreign workers in Qatar

Duterte: PH ready to send troops to Bahrain in event of attack

Apr 15, 2017 - 3:51 PM

If you want [our] soldiers under your command I m willing to send you one battalion one regiment one division to protect you Just say the word President Rodrigo Duterte recalls telling King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

BAHRAIN TRIP. President Rodrigo Duterte listens to a businessman during his speaking engagement before the Capital Club of Bahrain, a prestigious private business and social club composed of top Bahraini CEOs and businessmen. Screengrab from RTVM

OFWs in Qatar can have renewed passports mailed

Aug 13, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Qatar Postal Services signs a deal with the Philippine Embassy in Doha Qatar to handle passport deliveries for Filipinos workers