- 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
Manila Airport Bans 500 Filipinos
More than 500 Filipinos were barred at Manila’s main airport last year for carrying spurious travel documents, according to an anti-human trafficking body in Manila. A report issued by the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (Iacat) said 521...
BI Urged to Computerize POEA for Easy OFW Verification Process
The recruitment industry urged Saturday the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to establish a computed link with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to fast-track the verification on the travel documents of overseas Filipino workers (OFW). Revealing the...
Don’t be Too Eager to Offload OFWs, Recruiters Urge Immigration Men
Immigration agents at the country’s international airports should not just offload Filipino workers holding overseas employment certificates (OECs) on the mere suspicion that these are fake, leaders of recruitment groups said on Friday. The recruiters said this...
BI Presses Drive vs Illegal Recruitment, Human Trafficking
THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) will continue to offload suspected victims of illegal recruitment and human trafficking so long as there are Filipinos who are subjected to involuntary servitude and abusive working conditions abroad. This assurance was...
‘Frequent Offloading of OFWs Driving Away Foreign Employers’
The Bureau of Immigration’s (BI) indiscriminate offloading of suspected undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) is driving away foreign employers, the recruitment industry warned yesterday. Recruitment leaders said a number of foreign employers are now turning to other...
Manila to Set Guidelines for Immigration Bureau’s Role
The Philippine Bureau of Immigration’s (BI) absolute discretion in “offloading” or preventing Filipino visit or tourist visa holders from flying to the UAE and other countries may soon be defined and limited, Philippine Vice-President Jejomar Binay told...
Binay Urges Easing of Immigration Barriers
Vice President Jejomar C. Binay has proposed the lifting of immigration barriers to allow families of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to join their loved ones abroad, or allow family visits under liberal terms. “What the World Trade...
3 Filipinas Bound for Middle East Held at NAIA
Three more Filipinos suspected to be victims of human trafficking were held by airport immigration personnel at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after they were able to breach the departure area without their passports being stamped, the...
Stricter Screening for Bangkok-bound Pinoys
The immigration officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) have been ordered to tightly screen Filipinos bound for Bangkok, Thailand, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said in a statement Sunday. The stricter screening was ordered following...
Filipinos Feel Helpless Vs Offloading at NAIA
On May 10, 2011, Filipina nurse Marie shelled out 25,000 pesos (Dh2,174) to agents of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) in Ninoy Aquino International Airport so she could fly back to Dubai on a visit visa. Money...