- 3 Pinoys From HK Busted in Indonesia for Drugs
- Aquino Urged to Allow Direct Hiring in HK, Crack Down on Greedy Recruiters
- PHL Consulate HK Advisory: Closed on Apr 4 and Apr 9
- Two Filipinas Charged With Manslaughter in Hong Kong
- ‘No Plans of Going Home,’ Declares Vallejos After Permanent Residence Verdict
- Placement Agencies End Ban on Sending Filipino Helpers to HK
- HK Ruling May Result in Unfair Treatment of Filipina Maids
- HK Top Court Rejects DH Permanent Residence Appeal
- Pinay in Hong Kong in Stable Condition After Contracting Deadly Flesh-eating Disease
- Pinay Seriously Hurt, Husband Killed in Attack by Teenage Son, Pal in HK
DOH Readies Health Program for Migrant Pinoys
Overseas Filipino workers may soon benefit from the government’s universal health program as the Department of Health readies a program addressing the issue of migrant health. DOH Secretary Enrique Ona said his department will work with the...
DOLE to OWWA: Draft Module on Pinoy Values for OFWs
Saying overseas Filipino workers are the country’s best ambassadors of goodwill, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ordered the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) to prepare modules on Filipino values for the OFWs. DOLE Secretary Rosalinda...
Hacktivists Deface PHL Embassy Website in Bahrain Over OFW Death
Hacktivists on Saturday defaced the website of the Philippine Embassy in Bahrain, following the death of an overseas Filipino worker there. As of 5 a.m. Saturday, visitors to the site of the Philippine embassy in Bahrain were...
US Senate Plan Would Deport Illegal Immigrants Entering America After 2011
U.S. senators crafting an immigration bill have agreed that foreigners who crossed the U.S. border illegally would be deported if they entered the United States after Dec. 31, 2011, a congressional aide said on Friday. The legislation...
Comelec Urges Over 700,000 Pinoys Abroad to Start Voting April 13
The Commission on Elections urged the country’s estimated 737,759 registered voters who are working and living abroad to exercise their right to vote as the month-long overseas absentee voting (OAV) starts on April 13. The Comelec Committee...
Pinay in Singapore Gets Three Weeks in Jail for Attempted Bribery After Caught Littering
A Filipina was sentenced to three weeks in jail on Monday in Singapore after she attempted to bribe two police officers who apprehended her for littering last year, a newspaper said. According to Singapore publication The Straits...
US Holds Visa Lottery for 85,000 Skilled Workers
A U.S. visa program ran a lottery on Sunday to award 85,000 slots for high-skilled workers just one week after the application period opened, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service said, signaling companies feel confident enough about...
Four Pinoys Killed in Florida Road Accident
Four Filipinos in Florida state in the US were killed Wednesday in a road accident, reports said. A report on the Florida-based publication Sun-Sentinel identified the fatalities as driver Dennis Ryan Rinon Ortiz, 33; Albertson Anthony Almase,...
Immigration Bill Expected This Week, US Senators Say
A bill to overhaul the US immigration system would likely be completed by the end of this week, two senior US senators said on Sunday. Democratic Senator Charles Schumer of New York said that senators in the...
Malaysia Requires Passports, Seaman’s Books for Barter Traders in Sabah
Amid fears of an influx of Filipinos and armed groups from Mindanao into Sabah, Malaysia has imposed stricter immigration policy requiring barter traders to present passports or seaman’s books to enter the disputed territory. Effective April 15,...