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Group calls on legislator to probe OFW deaths in Saudi Arabia

Group calls on legislator to probe OFW deaths in Saudi Arabia

MANILA, Philippines – A migrant workers’ group has called on Akbayan party-list Rep. Walden Bello to probe into the unsolved deaths of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia and other parts of the Middle East. Gerry De Guzman, Migrante-Saudi Arabia Vice-Chairperson for the Eastern region, said that during a dialogue with Bello, head of the House committee on Overseas Workers Affairs (COWA), OFW leaders discussed the worsening condition of OFWs amid numerous complaints of abuses … Read entire article »

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Saudi Arabia is opening its doors for the first time to Filipino doctors.

Saudi Arabia is opening its doors for the first time to Filipino doctors.

(note: published exactly a year ago today by GMANews.TV) MANILA, Philippines — Saudi Arabia is opening its doors for the first time to Filipino doctors. The good news was announced by Prince Khalid bin Saud bin Khalid, undersecretary of the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in an interview aired over GMA’s 24 Oras news program on Wednesday. “For the first time we will have doctors from the Philippines and that would be good for … Read entire article »

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