- 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
Ailing OFW in Saudi Arabia Needs Help: Migrante
A Filipino worker, who ran away from his employer in Saudi Arabia due to unfair labor practice, is now suffering from renal disease and needs an immediate medical attention, the OFW Join Force-Migrante reported. It said the...
DFA Urged to Monitor OFW Situation
The Migrante-Middle East (M-ME) yesterday urged the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to look into reports that 20 Filipino nurses and medical staff working in a hospital in Misurata City in northwestern Libya were pulled out as...
Migrante Laments ‘Fast and Rude’ Dismissal of POEA Chief
Filipino migrant rights watchdog Migrante lamented the “fast and rude” dismissal of Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) chief Carlos Cao from his post as it expressed the belief that the move reflects a power-struggle among ranking labor...
5 Pinoys Jailed in Saudi Weekly on Petty Crime Raps
An average of five overseas Filipino workers are put behind bars weekly for various petty crimes in Saudi Arabia, according to a migrants’ rights advocacy group. John Leonard Monterona, regional director of Migrante-Middle East, disclosed on Friday...
Undocumented OFWs to Rise Despite Saudization
The number of undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will rise as much as 25 percent next year despite the Saudization labor policy, according to a migrant workers’ rights group. Migrante-Middle east coordinator John Monterona said these OFWs...
10 Victims of Illegal Recruitment Per Day, Says Migrante ME
At Migrante-Middle East’s (M-ME) complaint desk, an average of 10 cases of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) victimized by illegal recruiters come in on a daily basis. This was among the cold figures provided by M-ME as the...
Kin Suspects Foul Play in Death of Qatar OFW
The family of an overseas Filipino worker who was found dead at the top of her rented apartment in Doha, Qatar on September 4, 2011 is suspecting that there was foul play involved based on the initial...
Crackdown on Undocumented Migrants in Jordan; 28 OFWs Nabbed
The host government had just launched a massive crackdown on undocumented migrants last week, according to a Filipino migrants group providing assistance to distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Migrante-Middle East (M-ME) regional coordinator John Leonard Monterona said...
OFWs Learn to Obey Ramadan Rules, But Maids Complain
No Filipino was arrested this year for breaking Ramadan rules in Saudi Arabia but maids complained of being overworked during the Muslim holy month, according to Migrante, an organization concerned with migrant labor problems. Unlike before, overseas...
Info Desk for Saudi OFWs
A Filipino migrant rights watchdog has urged concerned Philippine authorities to set up an information desk in various international airports throughout Saudi Arabia. Migrante-Middle East made the request in light of calls for assistance for newly arrived...