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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

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

OFWs can now rate recruiters online

MANILA, Philippines – Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) can now rate their recruitment agencies through an online platform. The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), in partnership with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Fair Recruitment, developed the Migrant Recruitment Advisor  where OFWs can write a review and share their experiences under a certain recruitment ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

POEA urged to ban Kuwaiti blogger from getting PH maid

A migrant workers' rights advocate group wants the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to bar Kuwait social media influencer and celebrity makeup artist Sondos Alqattan from hiring a domestic worker from the Philippines. Susan Ople, head of the Blas F. Ople Policy Center, said the blogger personified the ugly face of modern-day slavery and should be included in the POEA's blacklist of abusive and undesirable foreign employers. "She is not worthy to be even in the same room as our valiant and hardworking OFWs," Ople said in a statement. ---Tina G. Santos...Keep on reading: POEA urged to ban Kuwaiti blogger from getting PH maid.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

27 OFWs receive medical assistance from OWWA

A Cagayano OFW receives a medical assistance from OWWARegional Office No. 2 TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 20 (PIA)--The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in the Cagayan Valley Region re.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

27 OFWs receive medical assistance from OWWA

A Cagayano OFW receives a medical assistance from OWWARegional Office No. 2 TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 20 (PIA)--The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in the Cagayan Valley Region re.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

27 OFWs receive medical assistance from OWWA

A Cagayano OFW receives a medical assistance from OWWARegional Office No. 2 TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 20 (PIA)–The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in the Cagayan Valley Region re Source link link: 27 OFWs receive medical assistance from OWWA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

OWWA, DOLE continue repatriation of OFWs from the Middle East

OWWA and DOLE continue to repatriate OFWs from the Middle East. OWWA, DOLE continue repatriation of OFWs from the Middle East The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and Department of labor And Employment (DOLE) continue to repatriate OFWs from the Middle East. Source link: OWWA, DOLE continue repatriation of OFWs from the Middle East.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Coca-Cola Philippines ties up with government to support returning women OFWs

Coca-Cola Philippines will partner with the government in supporting overseas Filipino workers (OFW) through livelihood programs. Coca-Cola Philippines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) to help support returning female OFWs. Coca-Cola said that 50.5% of the 2.3 million OFWs recorded in 2014 are female. “This reinforces the commitment […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

OFW Singing Idol Season 2 tilt opens

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 2 (PIA) - - To recognize the talents of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their families, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) opens its Season 2 Family Singing I.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

OFW Singing Idol Season 2 tilt opens

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 2 (PIA) - - To recognize the talents of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their families, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) opens its Season 2 Family Singing I.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

OFWs to receive digital literacy, business training from Facebook

MANILA, Philippines – Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) can now take advantage of digital literacy and online business trainings from social media giant Facebook starting July. On Thursday, June 7, Facebook and the Overseas Workers' Welfare Administration (OWWA) formalized a partnership during the agency's World Migrants' Day event in Pasay City. Clair Deevy, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Slain OFW laid to rest today

ILONGGO migrant worker Angelo Claveria, who was killed in South Korea, will be laid to rest today, June 1, 2018, at his hometown in Cabatuan, Iloilo. The requiem mass will start at 2 p.m. to be followed by his interment at the Cabatuan public cemetery. Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) administrator Hans Leo Cacdac will […] The post Slain OFW laid to rest today appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018