OFWs face difficulty renewing passports due to lack of appointment slots

“Ang pinakamaaga daw po nilang schedule according to their email response December 4, 2021, but I have to leave by October 16,” Kenneth Garcia, an OFW, said.“Kami lang po talaga yung inaasahan ng pamilya namin. Kailangan ko po talagang makabalik doon sa trabaho ko. Otherwise, maaring mawalan ako ng trabaho,” Garcia said.

Pinoy frontliner in Abu Dhabi wins P1.37M in UAE draw

A 53-year-old Zamboangueno working as an Abu Dhabi Emergency Medical Service (EMS) staff has won AED100,000 – the equivalent of P1.37 million – in the latest raffle draw here that s fast becoming popular in the Filipino community as 18 Pinoys have so far won big in just five months.

OFW deployment now at 70,000 per month –POEA

The deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) has been picking up this year and is reaching 70,000 per month despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said Tuesday.