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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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600 Filipinos in Saipan to get aid after typhoon

Philippines World
According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), relief assistance has been distributed by the Philippine Consulate General in Agana, Guam to at least 600 Filipinos in Saipan, Northern ...
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Cayetano will be a great speaker – Duterte

Philippines Politics
  In an exclusive interview with Mindanation, President Rodrigo Duterte said that former Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alan Peter Cayetano will do a “great job” as the next ...
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Duterte renews commitment to fight corruption, abuses in gov’t

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DOHA, Qatar, April 16, 2017 (PNA) — President Rodrigo Duterte renewed his commitment to fight corruption, crime, and illegal drugs when he met overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) here ...
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18 Filipino seafarers stranded off Baltimore coast appeal for help

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By Ben Cal MANILA, November 8, 2016 (PNA) — Eighteen Filipino seamen have been stranded aboard their ship off the coast of Baltimore, Maryland in the United States ...
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Duterte promises safe Philippine streets for Japanese visitors

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OCTOBER 26, 2016 — President Rodrigo Duterte gave assurance that Japanese citizens will be safe in the Philippines, saying it is a gesture of gratitude for Japan’s goodness to ...
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