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Philippines, Saudi Arabia to negotiate over stranded OFWs

Philippines, Saudi Arabia to negotiate over stranded OFWs

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines said Saturday it would within days send government missions to Saudi Arabia to help thousands of jobless Filipinos left stranded across the kingdom after the plunge in oil prices. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The first batch of officials would fly to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday “to provide immediate humanitarian, legal, and other consular assistance to the overseas Filipino workers stranded in work … Read entire article »

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Duterte wants OFWs in Saudi repatriated

Duterte wants OFWs in Saudi repatriated

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the repatriation of stranded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were affected by the financial crisis in Saudi Arabia. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo said Duterte issued the directive during a Cabinet meeting last Monday in Malacañan. “The president wants to repatriate the stranded workers. He said they should be given assistance immediately,” Panelo told reporters … Read entire article »

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100 Saudi OFWs to shave heads for PNoy’s 1st 100 days

100 Saudi OFWs to shave heads for PNoy’s 1st 100 days

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); On the eve of President Benigno Aquino III first 100 days in office this week, at least 100 overseas Filipino workers in Saudi Arabia will shave their heads in protest of his administration’s decision to slash the legal assistance fund for migrant workers. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Radio dzBB’s Carlo Mateo reported Sunday that OFWs in Al-Khobar and Riyadh will shave their heads Oct. 7, the eve … Read entire article »

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