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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

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

Kuwait beauty blogger stands by her comments against OFWs despite backlash

Kuwaiti social media influencer Sondos Al-Qattan earned the ire of the public after expressing her dismay on government regulations that allow overseas Filipino workers to keep their passports and have one rest day per week. In a video released on Instagram last July 10, Al-Qattan said (translated into English): “The new laws that have been passed […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

WATCH: UAE vlogger defends OFWs against Kuwaiti influencer

MANILA, Philippines – An Emirati video blogger has taken up the cudgels for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) following the viral rant of Kuwaiti beauty blogger Sondos Al Qattan against a new policy giving domestic workers in Kuwait a weekly day off and the right to keep their passports. In a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Kuwait social media star not sorry for comment vs OFWs - Inquirer.net

Kuwait social media star not sorry for comment vs OFWs - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018