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Nearly 200 repatriated OFWs arrive from Kuwait

Some 190 undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait was brought home by the government as part of the amnesty program of the Kuwaiti government, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday. According to Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary for Public Diplomacy Elmer G. Cato, about 400 more OFWs would be repatriated under […] The post Nearly 200 repatriated OFWs arrive from Kuwait appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineApr 17th, 2018

Japanese Catering Firm Wants to Hire 1,000 OFWs

Some 1,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) repatriated from Kuwait are likely to land a job, this time in Japan, with a salary of US$800. This, as Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced that a Japanese company engaged in in-flight catering service, is looking to hire Filipino workers, particularly those who […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Cebu Pacific airlifts 396 repatriated OFW’s from Kuwait

Leading Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) provided airlift support for 396 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who were repatriated from Kuwait. This is the largest group of OFWs flown on a single flight from Kuwait by any airline......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

Jobs fair, financial aid await returning Kuwait OFWs

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6) will hold a jobs fair for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Western Visayas who were repatriated from Kuwait. DOLE-6 director and lawyer Johnson Cañete said the activity will help returning OFWs find jobs. “There will be a jobs fair that will be done for those returning OFWs para […] The post Jobs fair, financial aid await returning Kuwait OFWs appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2018

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

DBM: Enough funds for OFW repatriation from Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines – The government has enough funds for the repatriation of Filipino workers from Kuwait, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said on Wednesday, February 14. Diokno made the statement as planeloads of Filipino workers were due to arrive in Manila, opting to be repatriated from Kuwait after the Philippine government ordered ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Duterte welcomes repatriated OFWs from Kuwait

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

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated 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

DSWD Assures Aid for Repatriated OFWs with Children from Kuwait

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) assured that repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait, especially parents with their children, would be given aid under its Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) program. In an interview with the Philippine News Agency (PNA), Perlita Panganiban, DSWD OIC Social Welfare Attache Officer said upon […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated 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

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

Cebu Pacific to mount special flight for repatriation of OFWs in Kuwait

Local airline Cebu Pacific Air has announced it would dispatch a special flight to Kuwait to take home overseas Filipino workers (OFW) who have been advised by President Rodrigo Duterte to leave the countryin 72 hours. "Cebu Pacific will be mounting a special flight to Kuwait to assist ourkababayans who wish to be repatriated to the Philippines," the airline said in a statementon Saturday. "We are coordinating with the Department of Foreign Affairs and thePhilippine Embassy in Kuwait on the airlift details and other travelarrangements," the airline said. "We will provide further information once these arefinalized." READ:Duterte to ask PAL, Cebu Pacific to fetch distressed OFWs fr...Keep on reading: Cebu Pacific to mount special flight for repatriation of OFWs in Kuwait.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2018

150 repatriated OFWs arrive in the country - UNTV News

150 repatriated OFWs arrive in the country - UNTV News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

35 OFWs from Kuwait to be repatriated Wednesday

35 OFWs from Kuwait to be repatriated Wednesday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2017

LOOK: 32 distressed OFWs arrive from Kuwait - ABS-CBN News

LOOK: 32 distressed OFWs arrive from Kuwait - ABS-CBN News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2017

Kuwait Declaration of Envoy Persona Non Grata ‘Deeply Disturbing’: DFA

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) found “deeply disturbing” the Kuwaiti government’s decision to declare Philippine Ambassador Renato Villa persona non grata, following the issue on the rescue of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are in extreme situations in the Gulf state. The agency on Wednesday night said it was informed that Villa has been […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Philippines disturbed by Kuwait s expulsion of PH ambassador

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines on Thursday, April 26, said it is "disturbed" by Kuwait's decision to expel Ambassador Renato Villa after the Philippine embassy rescued overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) allegedly without coordinating with local police. "We would like to reiterate the statement of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News9 hr. 51 min. ago

PH Embassy rescue efforts in Kuwait get senators’ nod

SOME senators on Wednesday expressed their support to the assistance being extended by the Philippine Embassy to distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait, saying the welfare of Filipinos should be a priority. Senators Joseph Victor Ejercito and Francis Escudero, both members of the Senate Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development, said it [...] The post PH Embassy rescue efforts in Kuwait get senators’ nod appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News11 hr. 51 min. ago

Palace Hopes PH-Kuwaiti Issues to Be Resolved Soon

Malacañang on Tuesday hoped that issues between the governments of the Philippines and Kuwait will be resolved soon following the apology issued by Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano to the Kuwaiti government over the embassy-led rescue of distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Gulf state. “We remain optimistic that other issues between the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

Pimentel: Apology to Kuwait gains friendship, respect, for PH

      The Philippines has nothing to lose from apologizing to Kuwait, instead the country would gain the Gulf state's "friendship and respect," Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III said Wednesday.   When asked about the move of Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Cayetano to apologize to the Kuwaiti government over the viral videos of the Philippine Embassy's "rescue mission" of distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), Pimentel said: "I think we gained the friendship and the respect of Kuwait."   "At least nakita nila marunong din pala tayo magpakumbaba," he added.   Pimentel said it is natural for Kuwaiti officials to valu...Keep on reading: Pimentel: Apology to Kuwait gains friendship, respect, for PH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

Philippines apologizes to Kuwait for emergency OFW rescues

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Philippines apologized to Kuwait on Tuesday, April 24, for rescuing abused overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle Eastern country through an operation that angered the Kuwaiti government.  In an interview with reporters, Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano explained that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 24th, 2018