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OWWA, OFWs mark Migrant Workers Day

By: Lorenzo O. Lambatin Jr. Share BACOLOD City – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Office 6 marked the Migrant Workers Day 2018 with a two-day affair on June 7-8 here, which was attended by more than 65 migrant workers and their kin. OWWA-6 Regional Director Wilfreda Misterio said the activity commemorated the signing into […] The post OWWA, OFWs mark Migrant Workers Day appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianJun 13th, 2018

OWWA, OFWs, kins mark Migrant Workers Day

BACOLOD CITY, June 11 (PIA6)-The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Office 6 marked the Migrant Workers Day 2018 in a two-day affair, held June 7-8 here, attended by more than 65.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

OWWA, OFWs, kins mark Migrant Workers Day

BACOLOD CITY, June 11 (PIA6)-The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Office 6 marked the Migrant Workers Day 2018 in a two-day affair, held June 7-8 here, attended by more than 65.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

700 OFWs, family members celebrate Migrant Workers Day

BAGUIO CITY, June 18 (PIA) - - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration(OWWA) - Cordillera Administrative Region treated over 700 Overseas Filipino Workers, returnees and family members to a day of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

700 OFWs, family members celebrate Migrant Workers Day

BAGUIO CITY, June 18 (PIA) - - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration(OWWA) - Cordillera Administrative Region treated over 700 Overseas Filipino Workers, returnees and family members to a day of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

OWWA exec defends ban of OFWs to Kuwait

    Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Deputy Administrator Arnell Ignacio defended on Thursday the government's order to totally ban the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait amid harrowing reports of migrant workers being abused by their employers.   Ignacio said he was ready to be slapped on the face by people furious over the decision and explain to them that not all OFWs are covered by the order.   "At para sa mga nakakaalala, pinost ko po sa aking page. Kasi yung iba nung nagpost ako tungkol sa ban, gusto nila akong sampalin. O, ibibigay ko pa yung kabilang pisngi ko. Pero bago niyo ko sampalin, nakasulat doon...Keep on reading: OWWA exec defends ban of OFWs to Kuwait.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 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

OWWA asked to expedite release of cash assistance to stranded OFWs

A migrant workers advocate group urged the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) yesterday to release the implementing rules and regulation (IRR) that will facilitate the release of cash assi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 26th, 2016

OWWA asked to expedite release of cash assistance to stranded OFWs

A migrant workers advocate group urged the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) yesterday to release the implementing rules and.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsJul 26th, 2016

OFWs welcome no birth certificate ruling on passport renewal

MANILA, Philippines --- The department order signed by Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. removing the birth certificate requirement for passport renewal is a "welcome relief" for migrant workers, a recruitment consultant and migration expert said Wednesday.   "The department order signed by Sec. Locsin is a welcome relief for millions of migrant workers deployed to 180 countries all over the world who are working in numerous job sites where the nearest consular office may be hundreds or thousands of miles away," recruitment consultant and migration expert Emmanuel Geslani said in a statement.   Geslani said OFWs do not bring their original birth certifi...Keep on reading: OFWs welcome no birth certificate ruling on passport renewal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

OWWA brings Yuletide treat to Kalinga OFWs

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Dec. 21 (PIA) --Making the season truly a time of joy and love, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) brought Christmas treat to active and non-active Overseas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

OWWA provides assistance package to repatriated OFWs from Saudi Arabia

MORE than 100 distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) repatriated from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on December 8 were given financial assistance from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)….READ The post OWWA provides assistance package to repatriated OFWs from Saudi Arabia appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

OWWA brings home 109 distressed OFWs from Saudi Arabia

MANILA, Philippines – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) brought back home 109 Filipino workers from Saudi Arabia, in line with the government's efforts to help distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). The OFWs from Dammam, Saudi Arabia, arrived on Saturday morning, December 8, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

OWWA Launches OFW e-CARD

Enhancing the delivery of government services to overseas Filipino workers, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), an attached agency of the labor department, launched the OFW e-CARD. “The OWWA OFW e-CARD is a response to the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte to further serve our modern heroes–the OFWs,” said Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III during […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 17th, 2018

OWWA provides assistance to Ompong-affected OFWs from Ilocos Sur

VIGAN CITY, Oct. 24 -- The Overseas Workers Welfare Association (OWWA) in Ilocos Region (OWWA-1) distributed cash assistance to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from Candon and Vigan City who were.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

OWWA provides assistance to Ompong-affected OFWs from Ilocos Sur

VIGAN CITY, Oct. 24 -- The Overseas Workers Welfare Association (OWWA) in Ilocos Region (OWWA-1) distributed cash assistance to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from Candon and Vigan City who were.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

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

OWWA gives cash assistance to Ompong affected OFWs

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 25 (PIA) - - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Region 2 is now processing applications for the cash calamity assistance for the Overseas Filipino.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

OWWA gives cash assistance to Ompong affected OFWs

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 25 (PIA) - - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Region 2 is now processing applications for the cash calamity assistance for the Overseas Filipino.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

Escudero: Govt should help affected OFWs in airport runway accident

SENATOR Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Monday called on the government to help make sure that migrant workers affected by the runway accident at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) would not get in trouble with their employers abroad. Escudero, a member of the Senate Committee Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development, said that apart from assistance with [...] The post Escudero: Govt should help affected OFWs in airport runway accident appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018