Duterte grants OFW’s wish in HK
President Rodrigo Duterte gave a round-trip ticket to a Filipina working in HongKong who only wishes to return to the Philippines to check on her children. During his unannounced visit in a Jollibee branch in HongKong, the President met household worker Alma Pardillo. Pardillo, the Palace said, shed tears as she met Duterte and his… (0 comment)

Kuwait approves Duterte’s terms on OFW deal
President Rodrigo Duterte has succeeded in his quest to intensify protection for Filipinos working in the Middle East region. During his visit in HongKong on April 12, Duterte announced the good news that the Kuwait government agreed to the conditions he wanted to include in the draft agreement. “I’m going to Kuwait maybe for the… (0 comment)

DOLE eyes mobile alert app for OFWs
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is aiming to have web-based alert system targeted for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). The agecy said OFWs can download the app in their smartphones which they can use to alert authorities. “We will be coming out with a web-based alert system, which OFWs can easily download. With just… (0 comment)

Bahrain vowed to protect OFWs rights
Amidst the controversy involving Filipinos working in the Middle East, the Kingdom of Bahrain has vowed to protect Overseas Filipino Workers’ (OFW). On February 13, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Bahrain’s Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salam Al Khalifa met with Philippine Ambassador Alfonso Ver on February 11. DFA noted Khalifa “expressed… (0 comment)