More than 400 overseas Filipino workers who tested positive for COVID-19 in Taiwan experienced distress after the management of their dormitory decided to transfer some of them to former quarantine facilities, repacking their belongings in plastics.
“We have contacted the Magsaysay company, the manning agency, for the repatriation of our 17 seafarers. They have been stuck before the COVID-19 pandemic [hit] last year, their contracts have expired, and we want them to be able to go back home soon so they won t be exposed to unsafe condition,” Olalia said during… Continue reading POEA assures public of repatriation, assistance to 17 Pinoy seafarers stranded in China
Seven more Filipinos staying in other countries recovered from the coronavirus disease, bringing the total number of survivors to 12,228.
The Department of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday reported 226 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among Filipinos overseas, bringing the total tally to 20,661.
“This exploratory test use of a mobile app for overseas voters is groundbreaking, and the results will have a significant and valuable impact on how elections may be conducted in the future,” Guanzon said.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Wednesday said the government will soon deploy skilled workers to Germany.
A priest from Compostela Valley in Mindanao has become the first Filipino parish priest in the diocese of Nakuru in Kenya.
The Philippines is ready to immediately deploy overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) once the Omani government eases entry restrictions for Filipino travelers, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Wednesday.
Stranded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East – the visas of some of whom have already expired – are appealing to the government to lift a seven-country travel ban and allow them to go back home.
A man in Colorado, United States, has admitted to killing his 28-year-old Filipina wife who had been missing for two years.