The deportation and volunteer repatriation of the Overseas Filipino Workers in tsunami-hit Japan and strongly agitated countries in the Middle East like Libya and Bahrain would result to the increase of unemployment in our country.
After almost a month, Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Liu Jianchao confirmed that the verdict to the 3 Filipino drug mules was still death penalty and that verdict was final. The thing there is that the execution was just delayed… Read more ›
GMA News Online published a graphics of the 7 different countries in turmoil. These countries are doing civil protests to oust their current leader due to exceeding number of years in power, and corruption. In-house war is currently happening in… Read more ›
Here is a March 1, 2011 press release by Department of Labor and Employment on the status quo of Overseas Filipino Workers in Libya: Update on Libya
The Department of Labor and Employment announced the two batches of Overseas Filipino Workers from Libya who will go back home on Wednesday and Thursday.
No Filipinos were among those reported injured in tremors that struck the Al-Eis area in Saudi Arabia last Wednesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said late Friday. The Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah reported to DFA Secretary Alberto Romulo today… Read more ›
The military has rescued 12 hostages – eight Filipinos and four Ukrainians – from militants being targeted by the armed forces in the southern oil region. The militants, meanwhile, said the three remaining Filipino hostages they’re holding will be set… Read more ›
Under the Federal First Offender Act (“FFOA”), it is possible that certain individuals who have one, and only one, conviction for drug possession other than marijuana will also be able to stay in the United States with their friends and… Read more ›
Filipinos living in Belgium can now exchange their valid Philippine driver’s licenses with Belgian licenses without having to take written and practical examinations. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said this is due to an administrative arrangement made that had… Read more ›