OFW dep’t fund eyed

“One of the main issues raised against the establishment of the Department of OFWs is the cost it would entail in creating new offices. Pero bakit natin tinitingnan ang cost? Kung pera ang pagu-usapan, di ba dapat natin i-consider kung magkano ang pinapasok na pera ng mga OFW natin?” Nograles said.

505 OFWs diagnosed with HIV in 2019

October 18, 2019
AT LEAST 505 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were diagnosed human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive from January to June this year, up 12 percent from the 451 discovered in the same period in 2018, the ACTS-OFW Coalition of Organizations said yesterday.

Ginahasa, pinaso, binenta sa Arabo

October 10, 2019
Ito ang ilan lamang sa naranasan ng mga Pinay na biktima ng human trafficking sa United Arab Emirates (UAE) na karamihan ay nananatili pa rin sa naturang bansa at naghihintay ng tulong na mapauwi pabalik sa PIlipinas..

Set to fly home OFWs in Saudi

September 21, 2019
THE Department of Labor and Employment has said the government is ready to repatriate about 50,000 Filipino workers from areas affected by the weekend bombing of oil plants in Saudi Arabia should the situation worsen in the world’s top oil exporting country.