48 OFWs repatriated from Saudi

December 11, 2019
A total of 48 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) including a female household worker who had been accused of being a witch by her employer arrived at the NAIA Terminal 1 yesterday morning after being repatriated from Riyadh. Saudi Arabia.

Distressed OFWs return

December 11, 2019
“I love the family of my employer especially the children but I was shocked when the husband kicked and punched me several times and grabbed my clothes and stripped me naked,” Lanid said.

Solons back bill creating hospital for OFWs

November 20, 2019
The committee specifically approved Section 7, the tax exemption provision of the bill, which states that all grants, bequests, endowments, donations and contributions made to the OFW Hospital to be used actually, directly and exclusively by the OFW Hospital shall be exempt from donor’s tax and considered as allowable deduction from the gross income of the donor, in accordance with the provisions of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended.

Duty Free offers treat to OFW shoppers

November 14, 2019
“Through the years, it’s been a tradition for returning Filipinos to take their families pasalubong shopping at DFP in spite of the sprawling malls rising in Metro Manila and because of their loyalty, this holiday season is the perfect time to reward them by giving them a chance to take home a much-deserved car for their family,” said Angala.

Revilla wants full disclosure of fees on OFWs' money transfers

"Recognizing the valuable contribution of our OFWs in our economy, this measure seeks to protect the hard-earned money of our OFWs. It requires the disclosure of charges and fees that would be paid for sending their money through remittance agents and companies. Likewise, it penalizes price gouging or the exorbitant charging of fees for the transactions being made,” Revilla added.