ACTS-OFW Party-list Rep. John Bertiz III has strongly condemned the death of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Australia as he vowed to help the bereaved relatives to know the truth and seek justice for the death of their family member.
AMID reports that trafficking syndicates are again recruiting underaged Filipinas to work abroad, Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) have been ordered to carefully screen departing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
Guterres is hoping to discuss other ways to address the budget shortfall such as allowing transfers of funds from one peace mission to another, an idea opposed by some countries which insist their funding should go to specific operations, diplomats said.
THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration warned balik-manggagawa or Filipino workers returning to their job site on the use of forged documents when applying for exit clearance or overseas employment certificate (OEC).
A NEW citizens’ movement seeking to help President Rodrigo Duterte promote his “ardent love” for the country has been launched with famed artist and entertainer, Arnell ‘Arnelli’ Ignacio, in the forefront of the campaign to spread its message of “positive change.”
IF elected for a fifth term in the Senate in the upcoming midterm elections, former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile said that one of his priority measures will be to boost opportunities for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to work in the Philippines so that they can return to their families and amid an impending global recession which may leave many OFWs jobless.
The DoLE was mandated to “see to it that labor and social welfare laws in the foreign countries are fairly applied to migrant workers and whenever applicable, to other overseas Filipinos including the grant of legal assistance and the referral to proper medical centers or hospitals.”
HEALTH advocate Senator JV Ejercito has assured overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) that they are covered by the Universal Health Care (UHC) law, or Republic Act 11223 that he fought for approval in the Senate.
Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and aspiring senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go assured overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) that he will work to provide them with better and faster services.
THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reiterated its reminder for Filipinos seeking job opportunities in Poland to only transact with licensed recruitment agencies with approved job orders from the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA).