Five returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia received medical and livelihood assistance from Senator Cynthia Villar who met them at the Senate office on Tuesday.
An administration congressman welcomed the decision of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to withdraw the list of 41 so-called non-compliant countries where overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are barred from deployment.Continue reading …
Vice President Jejomar C. Binay returned home late Friday night after a brief visit to Saudi Arabia, where he attended the burial of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz in behalf of President Benigno Aquino III.Continue reading …
HONG KONG – A Hong Kong court ruled yesterday a law banning foreign maids from settling permanently in the city was unconstitutional, in a landmark case for domestic helpers. The High Court said immigration laws barring maids – mostly from the Philippines and Indonesia – from applying for permanent residency violated Hong Kong’s mini-constitution, known […]Continue reading …