“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.
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.
Ipinakulong umano ng kanyang amo sa Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) ang isang OFW na nagtatrabaho bilang kasambahay dahil sa mga litrato umano nitong hubad na naka-save sa kanyang cellphone.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday (PHL time) called anew for the abolition of the kafala system — a scheme that allows employers in Middle Eastern countries to control the employment and migration status of foreign workers they employ.
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.
Forty-one more Filipinos abroad were sickened with COVID-19, bringing the total tally to 23,156, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday said. On Twitter, DFA also recorded 8,380 Filipinos overseas undergoing treatment for COVID-19.
A Filipino senior engineer who has been working in Dubai for the past 13 years won AED333,333 – the equivalent of P4.54 million – in the latest weekly live draw.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday admitted the lack of funding for some regional consular offices (RCO) and foreign service posts (FSP), which has forced them to use the budget for other programs to continue operations.
Three more Filipinos from Afghanistan were evacuated over the weekend, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Thursday.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday said three Filipinos were evacuated from Afghanistan over the weekend while 20 of their compatriots are still in the conflict-stricken country.