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Bong Go demands justice, ‘a life for a life’ as Senate probes killing of OFW in Kuwait

Philippines
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go demanded justice on Tuesday, January 28, for Jeanelyn Villavende, the 26-year-old overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from Norala, South Cotabato, who was reportedly killed ...
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Jeanelyn’s life was hell on Earth

Philippines
OFW Jeanelyn Villavende was murdered on December 28, 2019. Her alleged killers are her Kuwait employer and his wife. According to the embalming certificate released by the Kuwait’s ...
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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 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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POEA suspends OFW deployment to 4 Saudi firms

Economy News
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has suspended the deployment of newly-hired and returning workers to four companies in Saudi Arabia. “We have already suspended deployment to four ...
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President Duterte sends Php 500 million in aid to Saudi OFWs

News
While the Philippine media is busy elsewhere, it was reported in the Saudi Arabia press that the Duterte administration recently sent a team with Php 500 million (SR40 ...
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Solon files bill in support of Duterte’s proposal to create Department for OFWs

News
Following President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign promise to give more protections to our countrymen working abroad, a lawmaker is pushing for the creation of a department that will focus ...
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