"The President (Rodrigo Duterte) heard the clamor of our kababayans. This chartered flight is the most concrete, immediate, and timely assistance that the Department of Foreign Affairs could provide given the current situation in Lebanon
PHL Labor department says over 100K overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) back to their homes
With the surge in the number of returning OFWs, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, in a press release, said the government will exhaust all means to help OFWs regain jobs they lost abroad due to the pandemic.
Phil Consulate in HK repatriates 2 more batches of stranded Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)
HONG KONG – The Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong assisted a total of 190 stranded Filipino nationals in Hong Kong due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic by arranging special flights for third and fourth batches with Cathay Pacific Airlines on June 27 and 29, respectively. The repatriates were mostly household service workers whose...
Phil gov’t prioritizes sending overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and locally stranded individuals (LSIs) home
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said it is best to wait until all OFWs and LSIs have been sent to their respective hometowns before allowing provincial buses on the roads again.
Almost 3K jobseekers hired on Independence Day: DOLE
MANILA, June 15, 2019 — Close to 3,000 jobseekers were hired at the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) job and business fair sites nationwide, in celebration of the country’s 121st Independence Day on Wednesday, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Saturday. The Bureau of Local Employment reported that a total of 2,818 jobseekers were...
PALACE ASSURES LEGAL AID FOR DISTRESSED FILIPINOS ABROAD
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is the main agency responsible for protecting the rights and interests of all distressed Filipinos including assistance in the provision of legal advice, assistance in facilitating repatriation, assistance in human trafficking cases, among others.