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500 undocumented foreign workers arrested

500 undocumented foreign workers arrested.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesOct 10th, 2019

Duterte to real estate firms: Don t be haven for illegal foreign workers

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told real estate companies to make sure they don't employ illegal foreign workers . "I nonetheless stress that your buildings should never serve as a haven for undocumented foreign workers nor for the manufacture of illegal drugs," said Duterte on Wednesday, September 25, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 25th, 2019

MACAU DAILY TIMES Gaming - Philippines arrests hundreds of Chinese for alleged cybercrimes

About 600 allegedly illegal Chinese workers have been arrested in the Philippines in less than a week after Beijings call for a crackdown on online gambling. Some 324 undocumented Chinese nationals wi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2019

277 illegal foreign workers nabbed in Pasig business district

The bureau said that 277 Chinese nationals were arrested in a raid led by the BI’s Fugitive Search Unit in Ortigas Center in Pasig City on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 13th, 2019

CIDG-7 busts illegal offshore gambling operation in Lapu-lapu City; nabs over 200 foreign workers

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) raided an establishment in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-lapu City for housing an alleged offshore online gambling company and arrested over  200 of its foreign workers. The alien workers, who introduced themselves as Chinese, Korean and Thai, were arrested as staff members of […] The post CIDG-7 busts illegal offshore gambling operation in Lapu-lapu City; nabs over 200 foreign workers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 7th, 2019

63 ka OFW sa Kuwait gipauli sa Embahada

Nagmalampuson nga nahibalik sa nasud sa Philippine Embassy sa Kuwait ang 63 undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFW) niadtong Agosto 21, matud sa Department of Foreign Affairs website......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsAug 24th, 2019

Undocumented Chinese workers arrested, smuggled gadgets seized in Binondo raid

MANILA, Philippines – Fifteen undocumented Chinese workers were arrested while a stash of suspected smuggled gadgets were recovered by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) during a raid in a store in Binondo, Manila on Wednesday, July 31. The apprehended Chinese were turned over to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2019

Pagcor chief’s daughter heads BI Clark office

CLARK FREEPORT, Philippines –The Bureau of Immigration (BI) one-stop-shop handling foreign workers, including the undocumented Chinese employees of the Fonta.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 6th, 2016

Cebu court convicts 22-year-old Filipina for trafficking children


 CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 22-year-old Filipina from Lapu-Lapu City was sentenced Wednesday, February 5, to 17 years and 4 months in prison for 4 counts of online sex trafficking.
She was arrested in August 2017 for offering to exploit a minor online to paying foreign sex offenders. The ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2020

Caloocan police urged to stop illegal detention of 10 labor organizers

MANILA, Philippines – Labor groups and professors from the Philosophy Department of the Ateneo de Manila University urged Caloocan police to release some 10 union organizers they arrested in a labor strike on Wednesday, February 5. Workers of the company Cosmic Enterprises have been on strike for around a month until Wednesday ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2020

3 foreign fugitives face deportation

Three foreign fugitives are facing deportation after Bureau of Immigration officers arrested them in separate operations in Metro Manila and Negros Occidental, a BI official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2020

PNP boosts drive vs prostitution rings

Philippine National Police chief Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa yesterday ordered PNP units to intensify operations against prostitution rings, especially those catering to Chinese employees of Philippine offshore gaming operators and other foreign workers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 29th, 2020

Locsin& rsquo;s stand on OFW death lauded

The workers group Trade Union Congress of the Philippines said it supports Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin’s demand to punish those behind the murder of Filipino household worker Jeanelyn Villavende with the death penalty......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 27th, 2020

Health, Foreign Affairs draw up protocols to protect OFWs from coronavirus

Officials of the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Health, and health experts convened an emergency meeting Monday to discuss measures to protect overseas Filipino workers amid the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in China and other countries......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 27th, 2020

Davao-based journalist arrested for interviewing protesters

MANILA, Philippines – Glenn Jester Hitgano, a Davao-based radio reporter for Radyo ni Juan, was arrested on Tuesday, January 21, for interviewing protesters after receiving a tip that they were harassed by uniformed men the night before. Hitgano was speaking to protesting workers of the banana company Philippine Dream ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2020

TUCP slams & rsquo;ineffective& rsquo; gov& rsquo;t hotlines for OFWs

The labor group Trade Union Congress of the Philippines on Wednesday slammed the Department of Labor and Employment, the Department of Foreign Affairs, Philippine Overseas and Employment Administration, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration and the recruitment agencies for having ineffective and different hotlines for distress OFWs, thus confusing Filipino workers on whom to call for help......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2020

Kuwait, Philippines meet on labor issues

KUWAIT: Kuwaits Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah held talks yesterday with the Philippines Presidential Advisor on Overseas Filipino Workers Abdullah Mamao, who is on a visit to the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 21st, 2020

13 OFW mula sa Iraq na na-delay sa pag-uwi, balik-bansa na

Manila, Philippines – Balik-bansa na ang unang batch ng mga pinauwing OFW sa Iraq ngayong Miyerkules ng hapon, Enero 15, ayon sa Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Kabuuang 13 na OFW mula sa Iraq ang dumating sa Maynila lampas alas-4:00 ng hapon at tinanggap sila ni Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Migrant Workers’ Affairs Sarah Lou […] The post 13 OFW mula sa Iraq na na-delay sa pag-uwi, balik-bansa na appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 19th, 2020

2 Filipino OFWs in Singapore car crash now in stable condition

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – Two Filipino domestic helpers who were seriously injured in a freak car crash in Singapore last December 29 are now on the road to recovery. “We can confirm that the two FDWs (foreign domestic workers) are still undergoing treatment - Arceli and Egnal - but are ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2020

M.E. strikes spark call for evac

The Department of Foreign Affairs has called on Filipinos to cancel travel to Iraq and to “coordinate closely” with the Philippine Embassy in Baghdad in case of a mandatory evacuation—with a workers’ group urging the government to devise an evacuation plan for some 1.2-million OFWs in the Middle East......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 4th, 2020

Body of OFW killed in Singapore car crash arrives home

  The body of one of the two overseas Filipino workers who died in a freak car crash in Singapore was received by her siblings at Clark International Airport in Pampanga Wednesday night, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a statement. Onboard a flight that flew directly from Singapore, the remains of Arlyn […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2020