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35 distressed OFWs return to PHL from Saudi Arabia

35 distressed OFWs return to PHL from Saudi Arabia | Overseas Workers | Scoop.it

At least 35 distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) returned home from Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night as Philippine officials in the Kingdom said more are due to return this week.


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Pinoy Connection's curator insight, August 14, 2013 4:50 AM

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Balik-Pinas ang mga kababayan natin matapos ang mahabang panahon ng matiyagang paghihintay.

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Palace: Heads will roll in OFW sex trade scandal - Philippine Star

Palace: Heads will roll in OFW sex trade scandal - Philippine Star | Overseas Workers | Scoop.it
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Palace: Heads will roll in OFW sex trade scandal
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Palace: Heads will roll in OFW sex trade scandal. By Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 24, 2013 - 12:00am.
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Let's hope the government gets to the bottom of this.

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Lawmaker claims overseas workers face abuse by government officials - Gulf Times

Lawmaker claims overseas workers face abuse by government officials - Gulf Times | Overseas Workers | Scoop.it
Gulf Times Lawmaker claims overseas workers face abuse by government officials Gulf Times After enduring the abuses of their employers, many female overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in the Middle East also suffer at the hands of Philippine embassy...
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Online Education: No Longer Lost In Translation

Online Education: No Longer Lost In Translation | Overseas Workers | Scoop.it
Amidst live-streamed commencement ceremonies and webcasted graduation speeches, the debate over online education comes up more often than usual.
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For those of you who want to continue your education.

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BSP: OFW remittances increased in April | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Money from Filipinos abroad bounced back in April, accelerating from a four-year growth slump the previous month to hit $1.804 billion, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said yesterday.

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Pinoy Connection's curator insight, June 17, 2013 9:00 PM

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Mabuhay po kayo mga kababayan nating OFWs!! Malaking tulong ito sa ating ekonomiya.

 

"MANILA, Philippines - Money from Filipinos abroad bounced back in April, accelerating from a four-year growth slump the previous month to hit $1.804 billion, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said yesterday."

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Sex for OFW repatriation? Palace orders probe - Philippine Star

Sex for OFW repatriation? Palace orders probe - Philippine Star | Overseas Workers | Scoop.it
Sex for OFW repatriation? Palace orders probe Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang yesterday ordered an investigation into the alleged sex-for-repatriation racket at the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Kuwait as it urged the...
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Filipina wins Nurse of the Year award in Dammam

Filipina wins Nurse of the Year award in Dammam | Overseas Workers | Scoop.it
DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia - Dorina Santos, a Filipino staff nurse who has been working at the Dar As Sihha Medical Center (DASMC) in Dammam for six years now, was awarded Nurse of the Year during the hospital’s celebration of the International Nurses...
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Palace shrugs off OFWs' 'Zero Remittance Day' - Philippine Star

Palace shrugs off OFWs' 'Zero Remittance Day' - Philippine Star | Overseas Workers | Scoop.it

Mindanao Examiner Palace shrugs off OFWs' 'Zero Remittance Day' Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines - Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are free to push through with their reported plan to stop for one day their remittances to their families here to...


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ULAT PINOY Makikiisa ka ba sa "Zero Remittance Day", kabayan?
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Alleged 'sex-for-flight' modus exposed - Manila Channel

Alleged 'sex-for-flight' modus exposed - Manila Channel | Overseas Workers | Scoop.it
Manila Channel Alleged 'sex-for-flight' modus exposed Manila Channel The embassy and labor official normally will ask an OFW ward at the Bahay Kalinga or Filipino Workers Resource Center (FWRC), a run away and distressed, if she has money to pay...
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Cellphone Numbers | Mobile Network Prefixes In The Philippines

Cellphone Numbers | Mobile Network Prefixes In The Philippines | Overseas Workers | Scoop.it
We know how confusing the mobile network prefixes have become in the Philippines. It used to be so simple to differentiate cellphone numbers back then.
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So you know what load to buy when you send load to your love ones in the Philippines.

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OWWA launches OFW song | OFW

OWWA launches OFW song

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Pinoy Connection's curator insight, June 16, 2013 9:57 PM

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Mga kababayan, meron palang OFW song na ginawa ang OWWA.

 

To watch the video, please visit the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O06iHnZWvvs

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PAGASA warns for more rains until weekend - Manila Channel

PAGASA warns for more rains until weekend - Manila Channel | Overseas Workers | Scoop.it
PAGASA warns for more rains until weekend
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Illegal OFWs to miss Saudi’s amnesty deadline

Illegal OFWs to miss Saudi’s amnesty deadline | Overseas Workers | Scoop.it
The 3-month grace period for illegal workers in Saudi to clarify their status will end on July 3

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Better grab this opportunity.

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Pinoy Connection's curator insight, June 18, 2013 11:43 AM

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May mga kilala ba kayo sa Saudi mga kababayan?

 

Marami-rami ang affected dito sa deadline na July 3 na itinakda ng Saudi government.

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OFW Watch | Empowering OFWs to help each other.

OFW Watch | Empowering OFWs to help each other. | Overseas Workers | Scoop.it
OFW Family party-list wins two seats in Congress http://t.co/7WloYZ3JJI
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