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Mandatory SSS coverage

WITH the increasing number of Filipinos seeking high-paying jobs abroad, it is of utmost importance that these migrant workers are members of the Social Security System (SSS). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); That’s why the SSS leadership wants mandatory coverage of all overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to provide security protection…

SSS eyes mandatory OFW coverage

THE Social Security System wants mandatory coverage of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to provide security protection for the country’s new heroes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); SSS president and chief executive officer Emmanuel Dooc said the shift to mandatory OFW coverage is one of the provisions of the proposed charter…
  • Published in Nation

Two women crushed by evil

“The Risen Shepherd,” Pope Francis said on Easter Sunday, “goes in search of all those in the labyrinths of loneliness.” Let’s pray happiness and the renewed hope that Easter ushers in will soon find its way into the lives of two heartbroken mothers. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The ordeal…
  • Published in Opinion

Gov’t urged to enhance protection for OFWs

Senator Cynthia Villar urged the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Labor and Employment to boost welfare protection for overseas Filipino workers especially domestic workers abroad citing the case of OFW Joramie Garcia Torres who was scalded with boiling oil and beaten up by her Malaysian employer. Villar…

Bagong buhay para sa Middle East OFWs

HINDI pa ako nakakita ng Pangulo ng Pilipinas na mainit na sinalubong at dinudumog ng kanyang mga sariling kababayan. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sa post-Marcos era, wala pa tayong natatandaang lider ng bansa na tinanggap ng pulutong ng OFWs saan mang panig ng mundo na naroon ang ating mga…
  • Published in Opinion

Widower killed while watching TV

A sexagenarian widower was shot dead by two unidentified suspects while watching television inside his house in Marikina City the other night. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The victim, identified as Roberto Dumlao, 69, former overseas Filipino worker (OFW), died on the spot from gunshot wounds in the body. Investigation…
  • Published in Metro

Mga tiwaling broker, tuloy ang palusot!

SA isang bansa, mahalaga ang papel na ginagampanan ng mga importer. Para silang mga Overseas Filipino worker (OFW) na tumutulong sa socio-economic development ng bansa. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sa totoo lang, ang dollar remittances ng mga OFW ay malaking tulong sa paglago ng ating ekonomiya. Sa panig ng…
  • Published in Opinion

Jailed OFWs

DISTURBING and saddening are reports that at least 3,827 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are languishing in jails in 52 countries and territories across the world, with 130 awaiting execution. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); But citing a Department of Foreign Affairs’ report, Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto said the figure…
  • Published in Newsdesk

Long overdue

THE Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is the lead government agency tasked to promote the welfare of the millions of Filipinos, mostly domestic helpers and nurses, working abroad. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Unlike other state offices, OWWA, for almost four decades, operated without receiving funding from the government, relying…
  • Published in Newsdesk
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