- 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
Family of OFW Killed in Riyadh Tanker Blast To Receive Govt Benefits
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration announced that the family of Filipino worker killed in a fuel tanker blast in Saudi Arabia on November 1 will receive necessary benefit accorded to him as an active member. Florentino Santiago, a...
9th OWWA Help Desk Established in Leyte
The Overseas Workers’ Welfare Administration (OWWA) partnered with Leyte Governor Jericho Petilla to open the ninth OWWA help desk in the province of Leyte. According to OWWA Administrator Carmelita Dimzon, who flew in today for the signing...
Only 1 of 3 OFWs in Beirut Tragedy is OWWA Member
Only one of the three Filipino women killed in the collapse of a building in Beirut, Lebanon will get benefits from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). It was found out that only Juvilyn Numeral Concon was...
OWWA Conducts OFW Medical Mission
Overseas Workers and Welfare Administration (OWWA) officials and staff, consisting of doctors and nurses, conducted during the weekend medical mission for the families of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). The medical mission was personally led by OWWA Administrator...
Pinoy Professionals Spared from ‘Saudization’ – OWWA
The Overseas Workers’ Welfare Association (OWWA) on Tuesday said the so-called “Saudization” policy being implemented in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will not have an adverse effect on all of the one million Filipinos working there....
‘Most OFWs Choose to Stay Abroad Than Set Up Business in PHL’
Most Filipino workers still prefer to go abroad rather than stay in the country and become entrepreneurs, the Overseas Workers Employment Administration (OWWA) reported yesterday. OWWA chief Carmelito Dimzon said government programs are in place to encourage...
Pinoy Seamen Stranded in Spain Coming Back Home
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) announced Friday that the 12 Filipino seafarers trapped in Valencia, Spain for two months will finally return home Saturday night. OWWA Administrator Carmelita Dimzon said the plane carrying the 12 seafarers...
OWWA: Filipina Hero in HK Gets Benefits
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Tuesday said the family of the overseas Filipino worker who died while saving the life a six-year-old boy in Hong Kong will get death insurance benefits. OWWA Administrator Carmelita Dimzon said...
Hong Kong OFWs Must Comply With Scarlet Fever Advisory
FILIPINOS working in Hong Kong were urged to comply with the advisories set by authorities to avoid contracting scarlet fever, of which a breakout was reported. Health advisories are not issued for nothing and should be adopted,...
Over 200 Pinoys Try to Leave Phl for Work Abroad Every Day
Bureau of Immigration (BI) records showed that almost 200 Filipinos attempt to sneak out of the country daily to work abroad. BI officials said that more than 32,000 aspiring overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) posing as tourists were...