- 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
Filipino Nurses ‘First Casualty’ of Saudi Nitaqat’s New Phase
As the new phase of Saudi labor localization, otherwise known as Nitaqat, commences, a Filipino migrants support group said Tuesday around 130,000 to 150,000 OFW nurses in Saudi Arabia are facing an uncertain situation in regards to...
Small Polyclinics in Saudi Arabia Under Threat of Closure
11,000 polyclinics and medical centers in Saudi Arabia 220,000 employees, 90% of them non-Saudis, work in polyclinics Zero to five percent Saudization at most small and medium-category polyclinics Health care providers have to achieve a minimum of...
PHL Gov’t Strengthens OFW Reintegration Program
The government has strengthened the reintegration program for returning overseas Filipino workers which aims to bolster their entrepreneurial skills if they choose to stay in the country. Labor Sec. Rosalinda Baldoz said OFWs and their families can...
Terminated Pinoys in KSA Urged to Contact POLO
The Philippine Embassy Saturday advised Filipino workers who receive termination notices from their employers or whose contracts have been terminated without valid reasons to get in touch with the nearest Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Riyadh,...
PHL Gov’t to Give Free Language Program for Returning OFWs
AT LEAST P5 million was allotted for returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) expected to be displaced by the nationalized employment program in Saudi Arabia, a Cabinet official said Saturday. Among others, the stand-by fund will be used...
Saudi Nationalization Policy Information
What is Saudization? “Saudization,” officially known as the Saudi nationalization scheme, or the Nitaqat system in Arabic, is the newest policy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) Ministry of Labor, whereby Saudi companies and enterprises are required to...
Agencies: OFW Deployment to Saudi Stable Despite ‘Saudization’
Amid the imminent implementation of its Saudization policy, deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is still stable, recruitment agencies said. LBS Recruitment Solution chairman Loreto Soriano said during media forum...
Saudi OFWs Warned Against Nitaqat Rumors
Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Kingdom have been told by their foreign mission here not to be deceived by rumors and misleading media reports regarding the implementation of Nitaqat, the new Saudization, or nationalization, scheme being...
DFA: Vacationing OFWs Can Still Return to Saudi
Saudi Arabia has not banned Filipino migrant workers from returning to that Middle East kingdom after a brief vacation in the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Tuesday. Citing a report of the Philippine...
Despite Saudization, Cebuanos Continue to Seek Jobs in KSA
Many Filipinos continue to troop to the office of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) in Cebu to apply for work in Saudi Arabia, which will soon limit the number of its foreign employees, according to a...