- 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
OFW Group Urge Government Action on Abused Migrants
A Filipino migrant workers’ group lamented what they said was the government’s inaction concerning plight of distressed guest workers. The concern was voiced as the workers’ group said it had organised a coordinated action to rattle the...
Filipinos Still Stranded in Syria
There are still Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) awaiting repatriation in Syria, according to a migrants workers’ welfare group. In a statement, Gina Esguerra, Migrante International secretary-general, said she received calls through their MENA (Middle East-North Africa)/Sagip Migrante...
OFW Group: Planned Closure of PHL Embassies ‘Impractical’
Migrante International, a global alliance of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and families said the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) plan to close down 12 embassies and consulates by the end of 2012 was “insensitive” and “impractical.”...
Overstaying Filipino Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia Get Amnesty
Filipinos who overstayed their Umrah visas after performing the pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia have until next month to avail themselves of an amnesty granted by the kingdom, a migrants rights group said on Monday. Migrante...
Migrante: Aquino’s 1st Year in Office Worst for OFWs
President Benigno Aquino’s first year in office was “arguably the worst year” for overseas Filipino workers with thousands losing jobs in Libya and the Middle East, and the execution of three Filipinos in China, the militant migrants’...
KSA PHL Embassy Complains vs Torture of Pinoy Edgar Maligaya at Police Station
The Philippine Embassy has complained to Saudi authorities regarding the alleged beating of family driver Edgar Maligaya, 38, at the Olaya police station in Riyadh. In a note sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the embassy...
Overseas Filipino Group: Aquino Fails to Protect Overseas Pinoys
AN OVERSEAS Filipino workers’ (OFW) organization said President Benigno Aquino III “failed to deliver the attention and protection he vowed to give to the OFWs,” thus earning him a 65-percent mark for his first year in office....
OFW Group Slams OWWA Reintegration Program
A global alliance of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), along with their families, held a lightning rally today at the first Congress of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) at the SMX Convention Center in the Mall of...
Filipino Drivers in Saudi Cry Foul Over Contract Violations
Twenty overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) deployed as truck drivers in Dammam, Saudi Arabia have criticized their employer, citing violations of the terms and conditions of their contracts, a nongovernment organization said. In a press statement, Migrante-Eastern Region...
Filipinos Laud UAE Decision on Sponsorship Law
Two Filipino organisations in the Middle East, networked with an international alliance formed to work for the protection and welfare of migrant workers worldwide, have lauded the decision of the UAE government in easing out its sponsorship...