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Bong Go Urges Response to OFW Concerns Amind Covid-19 Crisis; Pushes DOFW Bill

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Bong Go urges gov’t to improve response to OFW concerns amid COVID-19 crisis; pushes for passage of DOFW bill “Both the legislative and executive branches should work together ...
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Fact check: Dubai OFW casualty did not die from 2019 n-COV

Philippines World
The government of the United Arab Emirates confirmed on Friday that the recent death of a 58-year-old overseas Filipino worker based in Dubai City was unrelated to the ...
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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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Filipino wounded as rockets hit Tripoli proper

Philippines World
By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora, PNA MANILA — The Philippine Embassy in Tripoli reported that a Filipino was injured after several residential areas in Tripoli were hit by a ...
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DOLE to probe reported abuses on OFWs in Jeddah

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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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3 more underage OFWs intercepted at NAIA

Philippines
MANILA — Three more underage women recruited to work abroad were intercepted by Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). According to BI port ...
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Filipina OFW working as domestic helper in Hong Kong fired by employers after being diagnosed with cervical cancer

Philippines
Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Baby Jane Allas, 38, was diagnosed with cervical cancer early this year while working as a domestic helper in Hong Kong. She was placed ...
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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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BI fights trafficking, stops over 28k Filipinos from leaving the country

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The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has “intensified” its anti-human trafficking campaign this year. As a result, the first 10 months of 2018 saw more than 28,000 Filipinos stopped ...
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