Cayetano arrives in Kuwait to discuss ties, witness MOU signing

  MANILA — Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has arrived in Kuwait to discuss the current bilateral relations between the two nations with his counterpart, and later…

Duterte wants all Pinoys out of Kuwait

  MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Saturday said he wanted all Filipino workers out of Kuwait and back home, noting that he could no longer take the abuses against…

200 repatriated OFWs arrive from Kuwait Tuesday

  MANILA — Two hundred overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait were back home on Tuesday. They arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on board Qatar Airways flight QR…

165 OFWs from Kuwait home on Holy Tuesday

MANILA — A total of 165 One overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait were scheduled to arrive in the Philippines on Holy Tuesday (March 27). Forty-five of them arrived at the…

101 more OFWs from Kuwait arrive Wednesday

MANILA — A total of 101 distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait were scheduled to return home in two batches on Wednesday afternoon and evening. Thirty-seven OFWs arrived at…

45 repatriated OFWs from Kuwait arrive in PH Monday

MANILA — Forty-five repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have availed of the amnesty program from Kuwait arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Monday. They were on board…

Primary suspect in Demafelis murder now in custody of Lebanon: DFA

  MANILA— The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Friday night that one of the the principal suspects in the murder of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Joanna Demafelis in…

Senators call for review of labor export policies

  MANILA — Senators on Wednesday condemned the rising number of deaths and abuses among overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), especially in the Gulf States, as they called for a review of…

Int’l manhunt launched vs. prime suspects in Demafelis death

  ILOILO CITY — The Interpol has launched a manhunt for the prime suspects in the death of a Filipina migrant worker in Kuwait, whose remains arrived in her hometown in…

Body of slain OFW in Kuwait arrives in her hometown

  ILOILO CITY — The body of slain overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Joanna Daniela Demafelis arrived in Iloilo, her hometown, early Saturday. Joanna’s parents and siblings started to weep as the…

Remains of OFW found in Kuwait freezer to arrive in Iloilo Saturday

ILOILO CITY — The body of Joanna Demafelis, whose body was found inside a freezer in Kuwait last week, will arrive in Iloilo on Saturday. Shelly Mae Solis, Overseas Workers Welfare…

Bello orders recall of POLO welfare officer in Kuwait

MANILA — Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III has ordered the recall of a Welfare Officer from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Kuwait. The move…

PRRD welcomes, extends assistance to OFWs from Kuwait

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday, Feb. 13, welcomed around 150 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were repatriated from Kuwait, promising assistance from the government and job opportunitites. In…

BALIK BAYAN

 

10K more Filipinos to be repatriated from Kuwait: DFA

  MANILA — The Philippine Embassy and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Kuwait are now rushing to repatriate as many as 10,000 overstaying Filipinos who are expected to avail…

OFW REPATRIATION

 

DOLE to issue ‘total ban’ on OFW deployment to Kuwait Monday

MANILA — Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III is set to issue on Monday a total deployment ban order of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait. “A…

Gov’t to bring home 800 OFWs from Kuwait

MANILA — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday confirmed that 800 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait are set to go home, and more Filipino workers in the Gulf…

Gov’t to repatriate body of Pinay found in freezer in Kuwait

MANILA — The government is preparing to bring home the remains of the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who was found inside a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait on Wednesday.…

ISIS member Kuwaiti national deports

MANILA — A suspected member of terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) who was arrested by authorities last month was deported Friday in Kuwaiti, a Department of…