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Plight of Filipino maids in Lebanon raises concerns over stranded workers Middle East Monitor

Plight of Filipino maids in Lebanon raises concerns over stranded workers Middle East Monitor.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsMay 23rd, 2020

Plight of Filipino maids in Lebanon raises concerns over stranded workers , Lebanon News

Plight of Filipino maids in Lebanon raises concerns over stranded workers The Daily Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2020

Plight of Filipino maids in Lebanon raises concerns over stranded workers

Plight of Filipino maids in Lebanon raises concerns over stranded workers Reuters.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 21st, 2020

Government keeps repatriation for OFWs open despite de-escalation of tension in Middle East

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the government is still keeping its option open to repatriate Filipino workers in Iran and Lebanon even as tensions in the Middle East has calmed down between the United States and Iran......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJan 11th, 2020

Tap OWWA’s P65-M Repatriation Fund for Mandatory Evacuation of Pinoys in Iraq, Iran, Lebanon — Villanueva

The government’s emergency repatriation fund lodged in the Overseas Workers’ Welfare Administration (OWWA) amounting to P65 million should be tapped to finance the mandatory evacuation of Filipino workers and migrants in the Middle East as tensions heighten over the killing of a top Iranian military official, according to Senator Joel Villanueva. Villanueva, chair of the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 8th, 2020

Quezon City values its health workers

We write to address the concerns raised by Mr. Charlie V. Manalo in his column Naked Thoughts on April 16, 2020. The column raises the plight of the city’s health workers during these trying times......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 18th, 2020

Repatriated OFWs from Middle East may be redeployed to other countries – DOLE

MANILA, Philippines – Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who will be repatriated from the Middle East may be redeployed to other countries like Canada and China.  On Tuesday, January 21, Bello told lawmakers this is an alternative option the government ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2020

TESDA to Give Scholarships to Repatriated OFWs

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is ready to assist and provide scholarships to repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the Middle East, Secretary Isidro Lapeña confirmed on Thursday. “TESDA is ready for the possible, untimely return of OFWs, numbering to thousands as reported. We will provide scholarships, including free assessment and certification,” […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020

421-strong contingent sent to fetch OFWs in Middle East

The Philippine Navy (PN) deployed Tuesday a 421-strong contingent to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to assist in the repatriation of distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East as tension remains imminent between Iran and the United States. President Duterte oversaw the deployment of the Naval Task Group 82 led by Captain Edward Ike de Sagon at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 14th, 2020

Giving military color to OFW evacuation

Malacañang should be careful not to give a military color to the evacuation of Filipino workers in Middle East areas where the United States and Iran may just blunder into a fast and furious war where no one wins......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2020

19 repatriates from Baghdad ready to leave Middle East

​The first batch of Filipino workers returning from Baghdad is scheduled to depart from Doha on Monday night, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 13th, 2020

3 major airlines to help bring OFWs home amid US-Iran tension

The Philippine government said three major airlines will help in the possible repatriation of Filipino workers in the Middle East amid conflict between the US and Iran......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 10th, 2020

OFW department muling iniapelang aprobahan sa Kongreso

UMAPELA si Senator Christopher “Bong” Go  sa kanyang mga kasa­mahan sa Senado at sa Kongreso na ipasa na ang kanyang panukalang batas na pagkakaroon ng Department of Overseas Filipino Workers. Ito ay sa gitna ng lumalalang tensiyon sa Iraq at ilang  bahagi ng Middle East dahil sa gera ng Iran at America. Nanawagan si Go sa mga ........»»

Category: filipinoSource:  hatawtabloidRelated NewsJan 10th, 2020

BRP Gabriela Silang, Ready to Repatriate Ofws in Middle East – PCG

Even before reaching the Philippine waters after its commissioning to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) last year held in France, the 83.6-meter Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) named “BRP Gabriela Silang” is all-set for its first-ever mission – to repatriate Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in case hostilities erupt in the Middle East. BRP Gabriela Silang left […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 10th, 2020

Amid US-Iran Tension: P600m Set for Repat, Aid to ME Workers

The labor department has set aside an initial P600 million for the immediate repatriation and assistance to overseas Filipino workers who will be brought home from the crisis-stricken Middle East. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III also said Wednesday that alternative overseas and local employment are being readied for affected workers following the rising tension between […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 10th, 2020

Only OFWs in Iraq who want to leave will be evacuated

Only Filipino workers who want to leave Iraq after tensions escalated in the Middle East will be repatriated by the Philippine government. The apparent shift from the previous order of President Rodrigo Duterte for the mandatory evacuation of all 1,640 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Iraq came about as the United States and Iran defused […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 10th, 2020

BI naghahanda sa pagdagsa ng mga OFW mula Middle East

Manila, Philippines – Sinabi ng Bureau of Immigration (BI) na handa na sila sa posibleng pagdagsa ng overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) mula Middle East na maaaring i-evacuate sa kabila ng tensyon sa pagitan ng US at Iran. Sinabi ni Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente na inutusan na niya na ang lahat ng tauhan ng BI sa […] The post BI naghahanda sa pagdagsa ng mga OFW mula Middle East appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJan 9th, 2020

Philippines Orders Evacuation of Filipinos from Iraq, Iran

MANILA - The Philippine government has ordered the mandatory evacuation of Filipino workers from Iraq and Iran and is sending a coast guard vessel to the Middle East to ferry its citizens to safety.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 8th, 2020

Philippines Orders Evacuation of Filipinos from Iraq, Iran

MANILA - The Philippine government has ordered the mandatory evacuation of Filipino workers from Iraq and Iran and is sending a coast guard vessel to the Middle East to ferry its citizens to safety.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 8th, 2020

PH govt to evacuate Filipinos in Iraq | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Philippines orders evacuation of Filipinos in Iraq The Philippine government orders the mandatory evacuation of more than 1,000 Filipino workers in Iraq Wednesday, January 8, due to security threats, as tension continues to rise in the Middle East. U.P. statistics professor: Robredo computed right in drug war report University of the Philippines statistics professor Peter Cayton asserts Vice ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2020

DOLE looking for alternative markets for OFWs

With many Filipinos still reluctant to come home amid the brewing turmoil in the Middle East, the Department of Labor and Employment is now looking for alternative markets for overseas Filipino workers to be affected in case conflict erupts......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 8th, 2020