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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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DOLE suspends agency of OFW who died of acid burns, stab wounds in Saudi

DOLE suspends agency of OFW who died of acid burns, stab wounds in Saudi

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has suspended the recruitment agency of the domestic helper in Saudi Arabia who died of acid burns and stab wounds early this month. In a phone interview, Labor Attache David Des Dicang of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office-Eastern Region Operations (POLO-ERO) said the DOLE has temporarily suspended the Manila-based PRA Solidworks Manpower Resources & Promotion, the agency of Romilyn Eroy-Ibañez. Ibañez, … Read entire article »

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