Bayan Muna mulls challenging Mocha appointment before SC | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, October 2). Bayan Muna mulls challenging Mocha appointment before SC. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/02/1956760/bayan-muna-mulls-challenging-mocha-appointment-sc Bayan Muna mulls challenging Mocha appointment before SC Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – October 2, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Party-list group Bayan Muna is considering questioning before the Supreme Court (SC) … Continue reading

Palace confirms resignation of Arnell Ignacio from OWWA | Inquirer News

Reference: Esguerra, D.J. (2019, February 27). Palace confirms resignation of Arnell Ignacio from OWWA. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 27, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1090470/palace-confirms-resignation-of-arnell-ignacio-from-owwa Palace confirms resignation of Arnell Ignacio from OWWA By: Darryl John Esguerra – Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ INQUIRER.net / 05:29 PM February 27, 2019 MANILA, Philippines—Malacañang on Wednesday confirmed the resignation of Overseas Workers Welfare … Continue reading

Bill on welfare attaché for OFWs okayed | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2019, January 23). Bill on welfare attaché for OFWs okayed. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved January 24, 2019 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/286038/bill-on-welfare-attach-for-ofws-okayed.html Bill on welfare attaché for OFWs okayed posted January 23, 2019 at 11:00 pm by Maricel Cruz A panel in the House of Representatives has approved a substitute bill which proposes to create the office … Continue reading

Contingency plan sought to free rescuers in Kuwait – Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2018, May 08). Contingency plan sought to free rescuers in Kuwait. Manila Standard.http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/265099/contingency-plan-sought-to-free-rescuers-in-kuwait.html Contingency plan sought to free rescuers in Kuwait posted May 08, 2018 at 01:05 am by Macon Ramos-Araneta SENATOR Juan Edgardo Angara on Monday renewed his call to the Duterte administration to come up with a clear plan on … Continue reading

Infra plan to create jobs for OFWs – Manila Standard

Reference: PNA. (2018, May 3). Infra plan to create jobs for OFWs. manilastandard.net. Retrieved May 3, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/264726/infra-plan-to-create-jobs-for-ofws.html Infra plan to create jobs for OFWs posted May 03, 2018 at 01:20 am by  PNA JOBS here await the Filipino workers in Kuwait―particularly in the construction sector—as a result of the government’s Build, Build Build Program, the … Continue reading

DFA to hold talks with Kuwait envoy | Manila Standard

Reference: Fabunan, S.S. & PNA. (2018, April 24). DFA to hold talks with Kuwait envoy: Cayetano airs concerns over maltreatment of PH workers. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved April 24, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/263968/dfa-to-hold-talks-with-kuwait-envoy.html DFA to hold talks with Kuwait envoy Cayetano airs concerns over maltreatment of PH workers posted April 24, 2018 at 02:00 am by Sara Susanne … Continue reading

Gov’t wants MOA signed by Kuwait | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Naval, G. & Hachero, A. (2018, February 22). Gov’t wants MOA signed by Kuwait. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved February 22, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/gov%E2%80%99t-wants-moa-signed-kuwait Gov’t wants MOA signed by Kuwait by GERARD NAVAL and ASHZEL HACHERO February 22, 2018 THE Philippines is pushing for the immediate signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Kuwait … Continue reading

More countries face PH deployment ban | Manila Standard

Reference: Barcelo, V. & Fabunan, S. (2018, February 21). More countries face PH deployment ban. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved February 21, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/259206/more-countries-face-ph-deployment-ban.html More countries face PH deployment ban Duterte seeks end to abuse of Filipino workers posted February 21, 2018 at 12:01 am by Vito Barcelo and Sara Susanne D. Fabunan THE Philippines may extend … Continue reading

Kuwait slams PH ban | Manila Standard

Reference: Barcelo, V., Cruz, M., & Ramos-Araneta, M. (2018, February 15). Kuwait slams PH ban. Gulf nation: Duterte move an escalation. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved February 15, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/258740/kuwait-slams-ph-ban.html Kuwait slams PH ban Gulf nation: Duterte move an escalation posted February 15, 2018 at 12:01 am by Vito Barcelo, Maricel V. Cruz and Macon Ramos-Araneta KUWAIT’S … Continue reading

Total deployment ban in Kuwait begins; Rise of illegal recruitment feared | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Naval, G. (2018, February 12). Total deployment ban in Kuwait begins; Rise of illegal recruitment feared. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved February 12, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/total-deployment-ban-kuwait-begins-rise-illegal-recruitment-feared Total deployment ban in Kuwait begins; Rise of illegal recruitment feared By GERARD NAVAL February 12, 2018 THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will formalize today the deployment … Continue reading

DFA confirms 6 OFWs dead in Saudi Arabia fire | Malaya Business Insight

DFA confirms 6 OFWs dead in Saudi Arabia fire | Malaya Business Insight August 23, 2016 Source: Hachero, A. & Naval, G. A. M . (2016, August 23). DFA confirms 6 OFWs dead in Saudi Arabia fire. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 23, 2016 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/dfa-confirms-6-ofws-dead-saudi-arabia-fire THE Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday confirmed that six … Continue reading

Angara calls for gov’t aid, jobs to displaced OFWs | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Angara calls for gov’t aid, jobs to displaced OFWs | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: Rosales, A. M. (2016, August 23). Angara calls for gov’t aid, jobs to displaced OFWs. The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 23, 2016 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/angara-calls-for-gov-t-aid-jobs-to-displaced-ofws Written by Angie M. Rosales Tuesday, 23 August 2016 00:00 Sen. Sonny … Continue reading

Noy’s vindictive tack goes to UN for trial | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Noy’s vindictive tack goes to UN for trial | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/noy-s-vindictive-tack-goes-to-un-for-trial retrieved on March 10, 2015 from The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Written by Joshua L. Labonera Tuesday, 10 March 2015 00:00 President Aquino may soon find himself defending his pursuit of political vendetta … Continue reading

Source details ‘sex-for-flight’ scheme in ME | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Source details ‘sex-for-flight’ scheme in ME | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/source-details-sex-for-flight-scheme-in-me retrieved on March 2, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Mina Diaz Monday, 02 March 2015 00:00 Distressed Filipino domestic workers in the Middle East are obliged to engage themselves in sexual activities not only to … Continue reading

OWWA’s Bahay Kalinga in Jordan accused | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

OWWA’s Bahay Kalinga in Jordan accused | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/owwa-s-bahay-kalinga-in-jordan-accused retrieved on February 23, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Mina Diaz Monday, 23 February 2015 00:00 Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) more particularly household service workers (HSWs) in Amman, Jordan are virtually treated like slaves as … Continue reading

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