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Duterte personally welcomes arriving OFWs from Qatar

CLARK, Pampanga — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday night welcomed 34 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who arrived home from Qatar for the holiday season. Source link link: Duterte personally welcomes arriving OFWs from Qatar.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerDec 7th, 2017

Duterte welcomes home over 100 OFWs from Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines – Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait who arrived in Manila the night before Valentine's Day got an early message of love from none other than President Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte personally welcomed them at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 on Tuesday, February 13. "I'd ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

Duterte welcomes repatriated OFWs from Kuwait

Duterte welcomes repatriated OFWs from Kuwait.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Duterte makes OFWs wait for hours, but makes up for it with cash, gifts

CLARK FREEPORT, Philippines – Some 60 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have worked for years in Qatar arrived Thursday, December 7, excited because no less than President Rodrigo Duterte was welcoming them back home. They, however, had to wait an extra two more hours. Their plane arrived on time as scheduled, but ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

LOOK: President Duterte leads distribution of Christmas gifts to 34 returning OF…

LOOK: President Duterte leads distribution of Christmas gifts to 34 returning OFWs from Qatar to Clark, Pampanga. – 4 OFWs received I-DOLE cards – 8 OFWs received P50,000 each – 8 OFWs received P10,000 worth of appliances each – 5 OFWs received P3,000 worth of appliances each – 11 OFWs received special gift items (📷… link: LOOK: President Duterte leads distribution of Christmas gifts to 34 returning OF….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

TURNING POINT: Rodrigo Roa Duterte vs. the People of the World

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 27 April) – Tactlessness is the thoughtless way of hurting others without the slightest pre-knowledge and intention of harming oneself. Recently, after his speech upon arrival at NAIA from Qatar, President Duterte was reported telling OFWs who were around: “If you lose your job, I’ll give you one. Kill all [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

DSWD Welcomes Over 130 OFWs Brought Home by President Duterte

DSWD Welcomes Over 130 OFWs Brought Home by President Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 18th, 2017

‘Runaway’ OFWs returning with Rody from Saudi, Qatar

DOHA – President Duterte will bring home with him more than 150 Filipino migrant workers who availed themselves of the Saudi Arabian government’s amnesty for.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 16th, 2017

Duterte might seek pardon for 3 OFWs in Qatar jail

DOHA – President Rodrigo Duterte might seek pardon for three Filipinos who were sentenced to life imprisonment here for espionage, the Philippines’ ambassado.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2017

Duterte: OFW deployment ban may expand to other countries

The total deployment ban in Kuwait might be extended to other countries, President Duterte said Tuesday. Duterte issued this statement as he reiterated that the ban on Filipino workers in Kuwait would remain. "The ban will continue and it will extend to other countries. Mahirapan sila, well, humihingi na ako ng tawad sa inyo. I will not allow ... Hindi ... Wala akong kaplano na ipadala kayo doon tapos babuyin kayo. Hindi ko style 'yan," he said in a speech before Filipino-Chinese businessmen at the Manila Hotel. Duterte had earlier slammed the Kuwaiti government for the reported abuse of OFWs in the Gulf State, including 29-year-old Joanna Demafelis whose body was found insi...Keep on reading: Duterte: OFW deployment ban may expand to other countries.....»»

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Duterte extends ban on OFW deployment to other countries

THE deployment ban of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will extend to other countries, President Rodrigo Duterte said, demanding that Filipinos be treated with dignity. In his speech during a gathering of the Filipino-Chinese business community at the Manila Hotel on Monday night, Duterte recognized how jobs provided by other countries to OFWs contribute significantly to the Philippine [...] The post Duterte extends ban on OFW deployment to other countries appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated News4 hr. 57 min. ago

DFA extends livelihood aid to OFWs from Kuwait

AROUND 260 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were given over P5,000 each in livelihood assistance by Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano before they were to return to their home provinces. Cayetano met the repatriated OFWs at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday to personally welcome them. The OFWs, who….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2018

Manalo’s appointment explained

By Arjay L. Balinbin FILIPINO WORKERS’ worsening conditions abroad had prompted President Rodrigo R. Duterte to appoint Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) Executive Minister Eduardo V. Manalo as his special envoy for the concerns of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), Presidential Spokesperson Herminio Harry L. Roque, Jr. said on Thursday, Feb. 15. According to Mr. Roque, the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Iglesia ni Cristo thanks Duterte for trust in Manalo

MANILA, Philippines – The Iglesia ni Cristo on Thursday, February 15, thanked President Rodrigo Duterte for trusting INC Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo to be his special envoy for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). "Nagpapasalamat po tayo sa Mahal na Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte sa kanilang pagtitiwala sa Kapatid ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2018

Mga pinabayaang bagong bayani

MATAAS ang emosyon ng mga kababayan nating OFWs na sinundo ng gobyerno sa Kuwait matapos ang kautusan ng Pangulong Duterte. Ayon sa kanila, walong taon silang tiniis ng gobyerno at ngayon lamang sila pinansin sa kabila ng panganib sa kanilang trabaho at sitwasyon. Ang pagkakatagpo sa bangkay ng isang OFW….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Filipinos are no slaves to anyone

“Every unlawful physical injury that is inflicted on an OFW is an injury I personally bear as the head of this Republic.” –President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

More Filipino workers to come home from Kuwait – OWWA

ABOUT 250 Filipino workers from Kuwait are expected to arrive today, Wednesday, according to The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). This is the third batch of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to come home after the Philippines banned the deployment of OFWs to the Gulf state because of allegations of abuse by Kuwaiti employers. President Rodrigo Duterte [...] The post More Filipino workers to come home from Kuwait – OWWA appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Duterte tells helpful Lucio Tan he ll forgive and forget

MANILA, Philippines – It seems Filipino-Chinese tycoon Lucio Tan is now on the good side of President Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte was effusive in his thanks to Tan for providing the Philippine Airlines (PAL) planes that flew overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait back to Manila. In his speech in front of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

Duterte: I’ll sell my soul to the devil so OFWs can live comfortably in PH

President Rodrigo Duterte saidon Tuesdaythat he would sell his soul "to the devil" just to give repatriating overseas Filipino workers (OFW) a comfortable life in the Philippines.   "You come home and I will sell my soul to the devil to look for money so that you can come home and live comfortably here," Duterte said during the oath-taking of newly-appointed government officials in Malacaang.   In his more than 30-minute speech, Duterte vented out his anger over the abuse of some OFWs in Kuwait.   Duterte cited the cases of sexual and physical abuse OFWs in the Middle East, noting a case of a Filipina who was scaled with a flat iron by her employer. ...Keep on reading: Duterte: I’ll sell my soul to the devil so OFWs can live comfortably in PH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

Duterte to Lucio Tan: ‘I’m going to forever shut up’ on past tax liabilities

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday cleared business tycoon Lucio Tan of his past tax liabilities, saying he would "forever shut up" on the subject. His statement came after Tan, chairman and chief executive officer of Philippine Airlines (PAL), offered an additional plane to fly home repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFW) from Kuwait. "Mr. Lucio Tan, I'm going to shut up forever," Duterte said in his speech welcoming 150 distressed OFWs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) in Pasay City. "Wala ka na marinig sa akin na salita na di ka nagbayad." [You will no longer hear me mention that you did not pay.] The President was referring to PAL's P6 billion in ...Keep on reading: Duterte to Lucio Tan: ‘I’m going to forever shut up’ on past tax liabilities.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

Poe on fake news bill, Mercado on frigates probe, Basyang slows down | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Senator Grace Poe defends her bill that would punish government employees who share 'fake news,' saying they should be held to a higher standard.  Ousted Philippine Navy chief Ronald Mercado says he welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte's call for an 'open and transparent public hearing' to probe the controversial P16-billion project to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018