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Sun Star
No Filipino casualties in Italy quake, says government6.2 earthquake in Italy that killed at least 159 people and reduced three Itali
No Filipino casualties in Italy quake, says government
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
6.2 earthquake in Italy that killed at least 159 people and reduced three Italian central towns to rubble Wednesday. The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) officer in Italy, Hector Cruz, said a number of Filipinos near the towns... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Owwa gives P135-M aid to stranded OFWs in SaudiTHE OVERSEAS Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) said yesterday it had extend
Owwa gives P135-M aid to stranded OFWs in Saudi
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
THE OVERSEAS Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) said yesterday it had extended over P135 million in aid to more than 10,000 jobless Filipinos stranded in Saudi Arabia. In a statement, the Owwa said its Relief Assistance Program released P135.39... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Raped OFW in Saudi diesFilipino workers stranded there. In a text message, Bello said Edloy’s family
Raped OFW in Saudi dies
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
Filipino workers stranded there. In a text message, Bello said Edloy’s family would get P150,000 in assistance from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration and another $15,000 in “compulsory insurance benefits.” Edloy arrived in Saudi... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
HSW Edloy’s family will receive aid from OWWA and KSAget financial help from the government and her employer. “Dependents of Irma E
HSW Edloy’s family will receive aid from OWWA and KSA
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
get financial help from the government and her employer. “Dependents of Irma Edloy will get 150K assistance from OWWA (Overseas Workers Welfare Administration) and $15 compulsory benefits, etc,” Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The hatchet womanto spend their own funds. Before Bello left, he quietly inaugurated the one-st
The hatchet woman
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
to spend their own funds. Before Bello left, he quietly inaugurated the one-stop service center at the offices of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration at the corner of Edsa and Ortigas Avenue. The center permanently locates satellite... Read more
13d
Spot.ph
One-stop service center for OFWs now openservice consolidates the services of the following government agencies: 1. Dep
One-stop service center for OFWs now open
Spot.ph / Posted 13 days ago
service consolidates the services of the following government agencies: 1. Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) 2. Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) 3. Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) 4.... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The least we can doagencies providing services relevant to migrants’ needs are there. Among these
The least we can do
Manila Standard Today / Posted 13 days ago
agencies providing services relevant to migrants’ needs are there. Among these are the Department of Foreign Affairs, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, Professional Regulation... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
OWWA assistance reaching OFWs DAVAO CITY – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) has assisted
OWWA assistance reaching OFWs
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
DAVAO CITY – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) has assisted 99 stranded overseas foreign workers from Saudi Arabia, the agency said in a statement. The agency said that the total cash assistance for... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Migrante Archives(OFWs) from Madagascar who underwent emergency repatriation due to a malaria ep
Migrante Archives
Bulatlat.com / Posted 15 days ago
(OFWs) from Madagascar who underwent emergency repatriation due to a malaria epidemic in the country today trooped to the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) office to demand financial assistance from the agency. At least 1,000 OFWs... Read more
16d
Rappler
Over 7,000 Saudi OFWs given financial aid - OWWAMANILA, Philippines – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said t
Over 7,000 Saudi OFWs given financial aid - OWWA
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said that 7,155 unpaid and laid-off overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia have already been given financial assistance as of August 11. In a press statement, the... Read more
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16d
Sun Star
Labor chief: Stranded Saudi OFWs to be repatriated ‘by force’hit nine Saudi firms. Of the number, the government has already repatriated on
Labor chief: Stranded Saudi OFWs to be repatriated ‘by force’
Sun Star / Posted 16 days ago
hit nine Saudi firms. Of the number, the government has already repatriated only 1,700. In a related development, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said they have already provided the one-time financial assistance to a total... Read more
18d
Rappler
PH gov't urged to fix master list of stranded OFWs to fast-track aidSaudi Arabia and there is not enough manpower. (READ: What delays aid for 11,00
PH gov't urged to fix master list of stranded OFWs to fast-track aid
Rappler / Posted 18 days ago
Saudi Arabia and there is not enough manpower. (READ: What delays aid for 11,000 stranded OFWs in Saudi?) "Kasi ang OWWA (Overseas Workers Welfare Administration) rin 'di nila alam 'yung laman ng list. Ang list naman ng POEA (Philippine Overseas... Read more
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18d
Sun Star
14-man medical team due for Saudi trip to aid OFWs(DSWD), Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Technical Educati
14-man medical team due for Saudi trip to aid OFWs
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
(DSWD), Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), and the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO). To recall, about 11,000 OFWs from... Read more
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The Manila Times
Saudi King vows help for jobless OFWsassistance to money claims. Bello earlier approved the release of P500 million
Saudi King vows help for jobless OFWs
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
assistance to money claims. Bello earlier approved the release of P500 million from the emergency assistance fund of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration as initial support to the stranded OFWs and their families in the Philippines. Out... Read more
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19d
Rappler
What delays aid for 11,000 stranded OFWs in Saudi?IN CRISIS. More than 11,000 migrant Filipino workers are stranded in Saudi Arab
What delays aid for 11,000 stranded OFWs in Saudi?
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
IN CRISIS. More than 11,000 migrant Filipino workers are stranded in Saudi Arabia for months. MANILA, Philippines – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said it had started sending relief assistance to thousands of overseas Filipino... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gov’t coming to aid of OFWs in Saudiof [President Duterte] is to bring all of them home as soon as possible,” Bello
Gov’t coming to aid of OFWs in Saudi
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
of [President Duterte] is to bring all of them home as soon as possible,” Bello said in a television interview. The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration said it had started releasing cash aid to OFWs who lost their jobs. Labor rights... Read more
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The Manila Times
Help starving Filipinos in Saudi, govt urgedassured the Philippine government that the Saudi government “will exert all eff
Help starving Filipinos in Saudi, govt urged
The Manila Times / Posted 22 days ago
assured the Philippine government that the Saudi government “will exert all efforts to assist the affected OFWs.” The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said it has begun releasing the financial assistance to affected OFWs in Saudi... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
OWWA releases around P250M as OFW cash aid in Saudi Arabia The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said the Overseas Workers Welfa
OWWA releases around P250M as OFW cash aid in Saudi Arabia
Manila Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) has already released around half of its P500-million budget for its cash aid for... Read more
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24d
Rappler
Unpaid, stranded OFWs in Saudi may now claim aid from OWWAMANILA, Philippines – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) begins
Unpaid, stranded OFWs in Saudi may now claim aid from OWWA
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) begins releasing financial aid to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) left unpaid and laid off in Saudi Arabia following the plunge in global oil prices. Thousands of OFWs working... Read more
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The Manila Times
DOLE vows help to kin of displaced OFWsalso be given temporary employment under the government’s Cash for Work Program
DOLE vows help to kin of displaced OFWs
The Manila Times / Posted 25 days ago
also be given temporary employment under the government’s Cash for Work Program. Bello said his department, through the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, has coordinated with the Commission on Higher Education and the Department of Social... Read more
28d
Rappler
The pet bills of President Dutertethe bill, some government agencies, offices and bureaus shall be collapsed and
The pet bills of President Duterte
Rappler / Posted 28 days ago
the bill, some government agencies, offices and bureaus shall be collapsed and be integrated to the DMD. But Philippine Overseas Employment Administration and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration remain as attached agencies. – Ra... Read more
29d
Sun Star
OWWA urged to charter flights to repatriate stranded Saudi OFWsTHE Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is being urged to consider r
OWWA urged to charter flights to repatriate stranded Saudi OFWs
Sun Star / Posted 29 days ago
THE Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is being urged to consider repatriating the stranded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) already. According to recruitment consultant Emmanuel Geslani, aside from... Read more
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Sun Star
POEA urged to impose deployment ban to 9 beleaguered Saudi firmsand Real Estate Development and Investment Company. The nine companies are als
POEA urged to impose deployment ban to 9 beleaguered Saudi firms
Sun Star / Posted a month ago
and Real Estate Development and Investment Company. The nine companies are also the same ones listed by the DOLE and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) as being the source of the more than 10,000 stranded OFWs in Saudi... Read more
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Starmometer
Former Women OFWs Complete the Micro-Entrepreneurship Program of Coca-Cola and DOLEhave two centers each, and the National Capital Region which has processing cen
Former Women OFWs Complete the Micro-Entrepreneurship Program of Coca-Cola and DOLE
Starmometer / Posted a month ago
have two centers each, and the National Capital Region which has processing centers at the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, and the National Reintegration Center for OFWs. Conversations comme... Read more

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