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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

51 OFWs return from UAE

Fifty-one distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Abu Dhabi arrived yesterday in Manila, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. In a statement, the DFA said the latest batch of overseas workers brings to 702 the total number of Filipinos who were repatriated from the UAE since the start of….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Kuwait for harsh language

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte apologized to Kuwait on Sunday, June 3, for his "harsh" language during the Philippines' diplomatic row with the Gulf state  over controversial rescue operations for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). "For the first time, I would say that I was harsh in my language, maybe because that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2018

22 Filipinos back from Kuwait after labor pact

Twenty-two more distressed migrant Filipino workers from Kuwait returned to the country on Sunday, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). In a statement, the DFA said the latest batch of repatriated Filipinos, mostly from Mindanao, were among 600 Filipino migrant workers who had fled abusive employers and sought shelter at the Philippine Embassy in the oil-rich Gulf state. Foreign Undersecretary Sarah Lou Arriola said the DFA paid for their return flight and distributed P5,000 in financial aid to each worker. The repatriation, Arriola said in the statement, was among the conditions in the labor agreement signed by the Philippines and Kuwait that led to the lifting...Keep on reading: 22 Filipinos back from Kuwait after labor pact.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Filipino household workers can fly to Kuwait next week – Bello

MANILA, Philippines – Household service workers (HSWs) awaiting deployment to Kuwait can fly to the Gulf state starting next week, labor officials said on Wednesday, May 23 In a Senate hearing on the welfare of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said that guidelines on deployment will also ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

DOLE drafting stricter guidelines on Kuwait deployment

As the government resumes deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait, recruitment agencies will undergo close scrutiny by the Department of Labor and Employment......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Duterte Orders Total Lifting of OFW Deployment Ban to Kuwait

Malacañang on Wednesday announced that President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the full lifting of the deployment ban of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait. “Upon recommendation of Special Envoy to Kuwait Abdullah Mama-o, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte tonight instructed (Labor) Secretary to totally lift the ban on deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait,” Presidential […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018