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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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Philippines tells citizens to leave Bahrain

Philippines tells citizens to leave Bahrain

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines on Tuesday advised its 31,000 citizens in Bahrain to leave the Gulf state after troops from neighbouring countries moved in to help the ruling monarchy quell anti-government protests. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We are urging 31,000 Filipinos to restrict movements to only those absolutely essential and to voluntarily depart the country,” Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Rafael Seguis told … Read entire article »

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