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Trending OFW children

Trending OFW children

OFWs call them their “trophies,” the real fruits of their labor. In this edition, we feature them: The migrant Filipino workers’ children who have gone viral for giving their parents glory amid the pain and hard work. DUBAI: If you regularly ride Dubai’s metro, you...

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Cancer-stricken former OFW dies while in police custody

Cancer-stricken former OFW dies while in police custody

A former overseas Filipino worker (OFW) died after he was allegedly beaten up by police officers while in their custody in Quiapo, Manila. Former OFW Allan Rafael was allegedly driving along Claro M. Recto Avenue near Quiapo when police officers stopped his vehicle at...

Abu Dhabi Police warn Filipinos of new speed limit starting today

Abu Dhabi Police warn Filipinos of new speed limit starting today

Filipino motorists have to be more cautious of their driving as Abu Dhabi Police implement amended speed limit in the Capital starting today, August 12. On different roads, the police force has reset radars as per the amended speeds, which means motorists will be...

UAE announces one-week holiday to celebrate Eid Al Adha

UAE announces one-week holiday to celebrate Eid Al Adha

The UAE Cabinet announced on Saturday, August 11, a one-week holiday for workers in government ministries and departments in celebration of Eid Al Adha. The holiday will begin on August 19, Sunday, and will last until August 23, Thursday. Work resumes on August 26,...

Top 10 Amnesty FAQs: All you need to know

Top 10 Amnesty FAQs: All you need to know

The UAE government has implemented its amnesty program this 2018 aimed at either sending people back to their home countries without a ban, or allowing them to stay in the country to work legally. Others who need more time to land a job may also grab this opportunity....

Abu Dhabi-based firm to open supermarket in PH

Abu Dhabi-based firm to open supermarket in PH

An Abu Dhabi-based retail giant is planning to strengthen its presence in the southeast Asian region by opening a supermarket in the Philippines. Currently, LuLu Group operates in Malaysia and Indonesia. Other stores are located in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain,...

Filipino airport staff returns bag stashed with ₱1.5 million

Filipino airport staff returns bag stashed with ₱1.5 million

A police officer at the Puerto Princesa International Airport (PPIA) in Palawan on Tuesday, July 31, returned a bag stashed with ₱1.5 million to its owner. Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) spokesperson Eric Apolonio said that the police officer...

OFW in Saudi Arabia takes own life

An overseas Filipino worker from Pangasinan took his own life by hanging himself in his flat in the western region of Saudi Arabia. According to a report by RMN, the body of the Filipino, who was said to be an furniture factory worker, was found hanging in his...

Hazy, dusty weather in UAE to linger for a week

The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) announced on Twitter that weather across the UAE today, July 30, becomes hazy as winds continue to blow dust. The weather condition is expected to linger for some days. The weather bureau warned residents of poor visibility as...

Poland opens its door for Filipino workers

Overseas Filipino workers (OFW), particularly those in the information technology, medical and construction sectors may soon have a chance to work in Poland. In an effort to cover their growing labor shortage, a Polish official said they are on the course of forming...

Ultimate Guide: UAE Amnesty Scheme for Filipinos

The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Consulate in Dubai and Northern Emirates announced the process and requirements needed for overstaying overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who will avail of the amnesty program organized by the UAE government. The initiative,...

Bagong Simula para sa mga nag-Overstay

The UAE Government will be implementing their Amnesty program beginning August 1. The good news arrives for Filipinos who have not been fortunate enough to find work and overstayed or left their employers due to unforeseen circumstances as the amnesty will cover both...

OFW makes history as first Pinay driver in Saudi Arabia

An overseas Filipina worker from Dagupan City in Pangasinan has made history as the first Filipina to set off through the roads of Saudi Arabia as the kingdom started to allow women to drive on June 24 wherever they please. OFW Graynne Angel Panitan is among thousands...

ICA urges visa violators in UAE to settle residency issues

WAM: The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, ICA, has announced that the official launch for the "Protect Yourself by Modifying Your Status" initiative will kick off on 1st August until the end of October 2018. The Authority called on individuals to make...

Duterte faces two house speakers in lockdown meeting

A backroom meeting was arranged at the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City, minutes before the third State of the Nation Address of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte, to sort out the standoff between Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez and Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal...

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Solon calls DFA, OWWA to help stranded OFWs in NAIA

Solon calls DFA, OWWA to help stranded OFWs in NAIA

A lawmaker on Monday, August 20, called the attention of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) to help overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) affected by the runway mishap at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport...

PAL says airport operations to go back to normal this week

PAL says airport operations to go back to normal this week

The Philippines' flag carrier, Philippine Airlines (PAL), said on Monday that they expect that airport operations will return to normal later this week. This was after a Xiamen airlines aircraft ripped off one of its engines resulting in multiple cancellation of...

China to accept 2000 Pinoy English teachers next month

China to accept 2000 Pinoy English teachers next month

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said that around 2000 English language teachers may fly to China for employment starting next month. Interested applicants may submit their applications to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), reported...

Sharjah announces gift to expat, Emirati workers for Eid Al Adha

Sharjah announces gift to expat, Emirati workers for Eid Al Adha

All expatriate and Emirati employees of Sharjah Police will receive health insurance as per the directives of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of...

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