We provide free medical examinations and even free quarantine (services) for each overseas Filipino worker coming back from other countries and suspected of carrying the MERS coronavirus.—Dr. Emmanuel Labella, director of the Department of Health’s Bureau of Quarantine
By Tarra Quismundo
Vice President Jejomar Binay renewed his call on Thursday for contributions to save the life of overseas Filipino worker Joselito Zapanta who faces execution in Saudi Arabia this month.
By Julie Alipala
A 28-year-old overseas Filipino worker on vacation was shot many times before being beheaded by his assailants in a neighborhood here, the police reported Monday.
By Jerome Aning
An Overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was cited for her honesty after she returned over P82,000 in cash that she found in an envelope which had been left beneath a chair at the airport on Thursday.
By Jerome Aning
Honesty is apparently getting contagious at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia).
By Nancy C. Carvajal
At least 44 store owners have been charged with violations of intellectual property rights and hundreds of millions of pesos worth of counterfeit products, mostly cellphones and shoes, have been seized since the start of the year, according to the National Bureau of Investigation.
By Tina G. Santos
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz on Tuesday urged overseas Filipino workers, who left behind their agricultural lands when they decided to pursue “greener pastures” abroad, to come back home after finishing their contracts and pursue agriculture and related enterprises as an alternative source of income.
A Japanese engineering firm said Sunday that 10 Japanese and seven foreign workers remained unaccounted for at an Algerian gas plant that was seized by Islamist militants.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
The Bureau of Immigration has intercepted two Filipino women who concealed their working visas and plane tickets in their underwear in an attempt to fly out to Lebanon despite a deployment ban to that country.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Two employees of the recruitment agency that deployed the 23-year-old overseas Filipino worker whose body was found inside a traveling bag at the airport last week will be subjected to a lie detector test by investigators.
By Stella Ruth O. Gonzales
I am now a full-fledged OFW. I share a common bond with thousands of overseas Filipino workers who had no choice but to get an exit clearance from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and, in the process, experienced what would possibly be one of our worst encounters with government bureaucracy. I was told it [...]