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20 men bound to be undocumented workers stopped at NAIA

UNABLE TO present proper documentation, 20 men bound for Sao Tome and Principe were stopped on June 8 by Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). The post 20 men bound to be undocumented workers stopped at NAIA appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineJun 13th, 2018

Repatriation of PH workers from Kuwait under way

About 400 Filipino domestic workers are scheduled to arrive at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) from Kuwait on Monday, as labor and foreign affairs officials prepare details of a deployment ban to the oil-rich country that President Duterte has ordered.   A group of 24 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) --- all of them domestic workers --- arrived at Naia Terminal 1 via Philippine Airlines Flight PR 669 around 6:40 a.m. on Sunday.   They were met by representatives from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)-Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs.   Undocumented workers &n...Keep on reading: Repatriation of PH workers from Kuwait under way.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018

Gordon urges gov’t to outsource emergency equipment at Naia

Senator Richard Gordonon Tuesdayurged the government to outsource dedicated emergency equipment at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) to immediately clear any interruption caused by aircraft crashes. Gordon made the statement in response to the chaos that gripped Naia last week after a Xiamen Air passenger plane skidded off the airport's main runway. READ: Xiamen Air jet stuck at NAIA runway; flights canceled, diverted The proposal, according to the senator, takes some lessons from a similar fiasco in 1995 when a Taiwan-bound China Airlines Jet blocked the Naia runway onDecember 13and international flights had to be diverted to the Subic Bay International Airport (SBI...Keep on reading: Gordon urges gov’t to outsource emergency equipment at Naia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News15 hr. 14 min. ago

OFWs can lose jobs after NAIA runway accident

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Four days after a Xiamen Air plane skidded off Ninoy Aquino International Airport ( NAIA) international runway 06/24 , thousands of passengers – mostly overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) – were still dealing with cancelled or delayed flights on Monday, August 20. But the OFWs, who were either flying ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Escudero: Govt should help affected OFWs in airport runway accident

SENATOR Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Monday called on the government to help make sure that migrant workers affected by the runway accident at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) would not get in trouble with their employers abroad. Escudero, a member of the Senate Committee Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development, said that apart from assistance with [...] The post Escudero: Govt should help affected OFWs in airport runway accident appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Stranded

THOUSANDS of departing passengers, including overseas Filipino workers, were stranded at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) when a Xiamen Airlines aircraft got stuck at the grassy portion of the NAIA runway after a rough touchdown 11:55 Thursday midnight. Forty-eight international and domestic flights were canceled while 7 international flights….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

CA Blocks DOLE Order to Regularize Over 7K PLDT Workers

The Court of Appeals (CA) stopped the order of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) directing the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) to regularize 7,344 workers it hired from third party contractors. In a 47-page decision dated July 31 penned by Associate Justice Edwin Sorongon, concurred by Associate Justices Sesinado Villon and Maria […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Tell it to SunStar: Libya ban to stay

THE abduction of three Filipino technicians in Libya is bound to reinforce the Philippines’ existing ban on the deployment of its workers to the strife-torn North African country. There is a ban on deployment of Filipino workers to Libya, which still has an ongoing civil war. The seized technicians may have entered Libya with working… link: Tell it to SunStar: Libya ban to stay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

30 repatriated from UAE

The government repatriated yesterday from Abu Dhabi 30 Filipinos who had been working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) without the proper documentations. The Filipinos were welcomed home by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal 1 upon their disembarkation from flight PR657 at around 9 a.m. The OWWA […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 141

Rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches on Tuesday in the increasingly unlikely hope of finding survivors after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed 141 lives in one of Japan’s worst weather-related disasters for decades. The record downpours that began last week have stopped and receding flood waters have laid bare the destruction [...] The post Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 141 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 156

KURASHIKI , Japan: Rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches on Tuesday in the increasingly unlikely hope of finding survivors after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed 156 lives in Japan’s worst weather-related disaster for decades. The record downpours that began last week have stopped and receding flood waters have laid bare the [...] The post Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 156 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

139 ‘workers’ bound for Micronesia held

SOME 139 victims of human trafficking and illegal recruitment were rescued on board a passenger ship reportedly bound for Micronesia at the port in Bataan on Tuesday. The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) raiding team said the undocumented travelers were on board Filipino-owned ship Forever Lucky with 41 crew.… link: 139 ‘workers’ bound for Micronesia held.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

NBI, CG rescue 139 Micronesia-bound undocumented Pinoys, comm’l vessel held

SUBIC Bay Freeport -- A private commercial ship was held in custody by joint operation of National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and Philippine Coast Guard-Bataan Station after they found undocumented passengers bound for Micronesia yesterday morning. According to information received from the National Coast Watch Center (NCWC) of the Office….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

New tanim bala? Duterte wants NAIA report

President Duterte expects the management of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to submit its report on an alleged bullet planting or tanim-bala incident involving a passenger bound for Zamboanga City last Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

5 teens bound for Saudi Arabia intercepted at NAIA

Agents of the Bureau of Immigration on Monday prevented five teenagers bound for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from leaving the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Riyadh-bound teen ‘OFW’ intercepted at NAIA

A 17-year-old girl passing herself off as an adult woman so she could land a job abroad was intercepted by Bureau of Immigration (BI) personnel at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). The girl, whose name was withheld for her protection and owing to her age, was intercepted at the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

Philippines lifts ban for Kuwait-bound workers

The Philippines on Wednesday lifted its ban on migrant workers heading to jobs in Kuwait, capping a diplomatic row sparked when a murdered Filipina maid was found in her employer's freezer.The.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Kuwait frees Filipino drivers in rescue

Kuwait officials agreed last night to release four Filipino drivers arrested last month for the rescue of distressed Filipino workers and allow nearly 600 undocumented Filipinos to return to the Philippines, Malacañang has announced......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

7 flights to Manila diverted to Clark due to bad weather

Several international and domestic flights bound for Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Manila were diverted on Tuesday evening due to bad weather. In an advisory, the Manila Internationa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Cash aid to displaced Boracay workers temporarily halted

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has temporarily stopped the financial aid to displaced workers of Boracay Island after exhausting its funds. But in an advisory early Saturday morning, DSWD-Region 6 announced that those who were scheduled to receive their assistance need not worry. “We have funds,” said DSWD-6 regional director Rebecca Geamala. […] The post Cash aid to displaced Boracay workers temporarily halted appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

WHAT WENT BEFORE: Arroyos on watch list under Aquino administration

On Nov. 15, 2011, then President Benigno Aquino III's administration stopped former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her husband, Jose Miguel "Mike" Arroyo, from boarding a Hong Kong-bound plane and leaving the country, despite a Supreme Court order allowing her to seek medical treatment abroad. Voting 8-5 on the same day, the high court issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) on the administration's move to put Arroyo on its watch list. Asked if the decision of the Bureau of Immigration to stop the Arroyos from leaving despite a high court order giving them the green light amounted to a contemptuous act, then Supreme Court spokesperson Jose Midas Marquez said: "Yes, it...Keep on reading: WHAT WENT BEFORE: Arroyos on watch list under Aquino administration.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018