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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

Bahrain to issue ‘blue cards’ for undocumented OFWs — DFA

BAHRAIN’s recent Flexible Work Permit or “blue card” will help regularize the immigration status of undocumented Filipino workers in the Persian Gulf State, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Saturday. The post Bahrain to issue ‘blue cards’ for undocumented OFWs — DFA appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

11th batch of OFWs arrives from Dubai

Some 105 more distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who availed of the amnesty program of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) arrived on Thursday from Dubai. The group makes the 11th batch of OFWs repatriated following the granting of the amnesty program for undocumented migrant workers. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the repatriated Filipino… link: 11th batch of OFWs arrives from Dubai.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

105 OFWs who availed of amnesty in Dubai arrive in PH  

ABOUT 105 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who availed of the amnesty offered by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) arrived in the country on Thursday from Dubai. The Department of Foreign Affairs said that this 11th batch of OFWs were undocumented migrant workers who either overstayed or ran away from their employers. With the latest arrival, the [...] The post 105 OFWs who availed of amnesty in Dubai arrive in PH   appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

DFA to welcome 105 repatriates under UAE amnesty program

A total of 105 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who availed of the amnesty offer of the Unites Arab Emirates (UAE) for undocumented foreign nationals will be repatriated on Thursday, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). In a statement issued on Wednesday, the DFA said this would the 11th batch of OFWs to be repatriated, which brings the total number of Filipinos flown home by the government agency to 1,301 since the start of the UAE's amnesty program in August. READ:Undocumented Filipinos urged to avail of UAE amnesty program Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the DAF shouldered the exit fines and other penalties and the cost of airline tickets to Ma...Keep on reading: DFA to welcome 105 repatriates under UAE amnesty program.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Airport workers go overtime for Ompong

Personnel of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), Bureau of Immigration and Bureau of Customs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) have been asked to extend working hours to assist passengers whose flights were canceled due to Typhoon Ompong......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Cash aid for OFWs affected by Ompong

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Sunday said overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) affected by flight cancellations due to supertyphoon “Ompong” could avail themselves of P5,000 in cash aid. They are required to personally appear at the DFA Assistance Desks at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport [NAIA] and the Clark International Airport [CIA] and submit [...] The post Cash aid for OFWs affected by Ompong appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Duterte orders DFA to fix problems of undocumented Pinoys in Jordan

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Department of Foreign Affairs to fix the problems of undocumented Filipino workers here as part of his promise to improve the plight of Filipinos in the Middle East. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Duterte orders DFA to fix problems of undocumented Pinoys in Jordan

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Department of Foreign Affairs to fix the problems of undocumented Filipino workers here as part of his promise to improve the plight of Filipinos in the Middle East.  Source link link: Duterte orders DFA to fix problems of undocumented Pinoys in Jordan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Duterte discusses plight of undocumented OFWs with good guy King Abdullah II

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and King Abdullah II discussed what can be done to help undocumented Filipino workers in Jordan. "There are many undocumented Filipinos... I hope to work on it right away," he said on Friday, September 7 during a gathering of Filipinos based in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Mga Pinoy na legal ang pananatili sa Malaysia, pinayuhang laging dalhin ang kanilang dokumento

Tinatayang nasa 400,000 undocumented Filipino workers sa Malaysia ang posibleng maapektuhan sa isasagawang kampanya ng nasabing bansa laban sa mga illegal migrant doon matapos magwakas ang kanilang amnesty program nitong Huwebes. Source link link: Mga Pinoy na legal ang pananatili sa Malaysia, pinayuhang laging dalhin ang kanilang dokumento.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Nearly 400,000 undocumented OFWs warned of Malaysia crackdown

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) warned nearly 400,000 undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Malaysia to expect Malaysian authorities "to launch a nationwide immigration crackdown" beginning Friday, August 31. The amnesty program for undocumented workers, which was announced in January 2016, ended ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Bulacan airport construction to create 1M new jobs–SMC

As many as 1 million direct and indirect jobs will be created within the six-year construction period of what is dubbed as the New Manila International Airport in Bulacan once the government approves it, the head of the conglomerate behind the project said on Monday. In an emailed statement, San Miguel Corp. president Ramon S. Ang said the undertaking, which aims to replace the 70-year-old Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia), would also be boon for the country's large community of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), "many of whom have the expertise needed" for the building of the $15-billion, four-runway "aerotropolis." Best workers "Once the airport project is given the...Keep on reading: Bulacan airport construction to create 1M new jobs–SMC.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

P5K for OFWs in NAIA mishap

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have been affected by the runway accident at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and are now in their workplaces can still avail of financial assistance, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. They can avail of the assistance at the nearest Philippine Embassy….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 23rd, 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 NewsAug 21st, 2018

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