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Bong Go assures OFWs of protection against human traffickers

Philippines
Stressing his commitment to safeguarding migrant workers from human trafficking, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Wednesday, November 6, met with overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait who ...
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DOFW: Anticipated justice for OFWs

Opinion
The creation of a Department solely dedicated to the needs and concerns of Overseas Filipino Workers has been trending lately. However, while it currently carries the support of ...
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OFWs celebrate new OWWA Deputy Administrator Mocha Uson

Opinion Philippines
Mocha Uson, a longtime OFW supporter, has been appointed as the new Deputy Administrator of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). The move has been praised by OFWs, ...
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Duterte, Go pushes for creation of new Department to address concerns of Overseas Filipinos

News
At the celebration of Araw ng Pasasalamat sa OFW Summit in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City, on Friday, President Rodrigo Duterte expressed his support for the proposal to establish ...
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OFWs, handang magbalik-bansa upang tumulong sa mga railway project ng DOTr

News Philippines
DOTr Press Release 04 July 2019 CLARK, PAMPANGA – “Bayan ko naman!” Ito ang pangunahing mensahe ng mga Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) sa kanilang pakikipagdayalogo sa mga opisyal ...
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3 Pinoys held hostage for 10 months in Libya freed

Philippines
By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora, PNA MANILA — The three Filipino engineers who were kidnapped and held hostage in Libya had been released and were repatriated to the Philippines ...
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SSS chief vows to work for OFWs’ pension coverage

Philippines
By Joann Villanueva, PNA MANILA — Social Security System (SSS) President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Aurora C. Ignacio assured Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) that her office continues to ...
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DOLE orders total deployment ban of OFWs to Libya

Philippines
By Ferdinand Patinio, PNA MANILA — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Wednesday ordered a total deployment ban of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for Libya. DOLE ...
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DOLE to probe reported abuses on OFWs in Jeddah

News
By Ferdinand Patinio, PNA MANILA — Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III has ordered an investigation into the reported abuses against overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) ...
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Distressed OFWs to receive employment aid – OWWA

Philippines
Over 100 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) recently rescued and repatriated from distressed employment situations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are being offered employment assistance by the ...
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