- 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
12 Common Scams Targeting OFWs in Hong Kong
To new OFWs — mostly domestic helpers — working in Hong Kong, having new friends is one of the things we want to achieve so we can share our lives, ask questions and just be there to...
PHL Embassy in Italy Warns vs Job Scam
Philippine officials in Rome warned overseas Filipino workers in Italy on Wednesday against bogus email offers for jobs in L’Aquila in Italy. The Philippine Embassy in Rome said that the bogus email uses the address firstname.lastname@example.org and...
Warning Vs Christmas Text Scams
Cellphone subscribers were warned about text scams or fraudulent calls aimed at duping them of their money, especially as the Yuletide season draws near. Ramon Isberto, public affairs group head of Smart Communications, told reporters here Monday...
Gullible Filipinas Warned Against Internet Scammers
The Philippine Embassy in Malaysia has warned Filipinos, particularly those working and residing in Southeast Asia, of an alleged customs scam targeting women with stable jobs in reputable companies. An embassy report said the scam allegedly involves...
Filipina Linked to Scams Arrested in US
Federal authorities arrested last week Mary Ann Smith, a Filipina who is wanted in the Philippines, for allegedly defrauding immigrants trying to bring family members in the United States. Smith, vice president for marketing of International Business...
Globe Telecom: New Text Scam Targets OFWs
A new “text scam” is reportedly going around, aimed to victimize relatives of overseas Filipino workers. In an advisory, Globe Telecom warned the public against a new modus operandi by unscrupulous individuals to dupe and defraud subscribers....
Pinoys in US: Beware of Air Ticket Scam
Hundreds of Filipinos wanting to buy cheap airline tickets to the Philippines fell victim to a ticket scam in the United States. On Wednesday, the group went to the house of Lily Anne Sison-Lee in San Jose,...
Warning Vs Direct Hiring in Italy Scam
ROME – Filipinos looking for employment in Italy are warned against illegal recruitment agencies that are reportedly using the direct hiring system to entice OFWs to apply as seasonal workers in the country. The Philippine Overseas Labor...
POEA Warns Vs Seasonal Jobs in Italy, DH in Singapore
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) yesterday warned aspiring overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) against job offers in Italy and Singapore. Night time in Bari, Italy. Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwwflickrcomphotosciddone/ POEA chief Jennifer Manalili said they received reports of...
Email Scam Targets Philippine Embassy in Oman
A new email scam targeting gullible Filipinos has emerged. Such information was revealed by the Department of Foreign Affairs. The email scam reportedly uses the Philippine Embassy in Oman as the sender and sends messages to would...