- 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
OFWs to Benefit From Taiwan Wage Hike
THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) welcomed Friday the new wage increase of workers in Taiwan, which will surely benefit the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) there. Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said that Taiwan’s Executive Yuan, or...
OFWs Urged to Follow Saudi’s New Labor Policy
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday urged overseas Filipino workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to “obey and observe” the immigration and labor regulations of the oil-rich kingdom. Raul Hernandez, Foreign Affairs spokesman, said...
Dissecting Rep. Cynthia Villar’s View on the Filipino Nurse
EVERY nurse from the Philippines is now furious over Rep. Cynthia Villar’s statement on the nursing profession. In a one minute question and answer portion, she was asked to react on her role on the failure to...
OFWs Told Not to Overstay in South Korea
The Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) urged Wednesday the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in South Korea not to overstay or become illegal in the host country as this would result in the reduction of quota for...
5 Undocumented Filipina Entertainers For South Korea Held
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has prevented a human trafficking scheme that deploys undocumented Filipina entertainers to South Korea. Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. said the illegal activity was uncovered after five Filipinas bound for Seoul were...
Saudi OFW Argie Silva’s Body Arrives in Cotabato
The body of the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who died more than a month ago in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) arrived here on Friday. Government records showed that Argie Silva, 29, who worked in a...
Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Bahrain Reject Domestic Helpers’ Proposed $400 Basic Pay
RECRUITMENT consultant Emmanuel Geslani said Sunday that at least four more Middle East countries remain hostile to the $400 minimum wage requirement by the Philippines for its household service workers (HSWs). Geslani received information that Kuwait, Qatar,...
Higher Salary Awaits OFWs in South Korea
Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who wish to work in South Korea could benefit from higher salary after the East Asian country approved a new minimum wage for all workers, including foreign workers, the Department of Labor and...
Singapore Tourism Board Sees More PH Visitors
TOURISM officials in Singapore expressed confidence that the Philippines will continue to be one of their top markets this year. “Our hope for the Philippines is that we continually see a growth,” said Sherina Chan, area director...
Filipinos in Macau Celebrate Sinulog Festival
Filipinos in Macau celebrated Sinulog Festival on January 20, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday. The festival, organized by the Santo Niño de Cebu in Macao Association, was held at the Tap Seac Park in...