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TESDA SCHOLARSHIPS IN BAYANIHAN 2 TO HELP DISPLACED, RETURNING MIGRANT WORKERS – VILLANUEVA

The P1 billion allocated to the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) under the Bayanihan 2 bill would go a long way in training displaced workers and returning overseas Filipino workers, said Senator Joel Villanueva. Villanueva said it was high time for the agency to step up to the enormous task of retooling or […]

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OFW MASSEURS FROM KUWAIT GET JUSTICE – GO

Stressing his commitment to safeguarding migrant workers from human trafficking, Senator Bong Go met with overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait who were victimized by a Filipino illegal recruiter and told them that their case has been served justice. In 2018, Filipino masseurs in Kuwait were rescued after reaching out to radio host Raffy Tulfo […]

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REVIEW, STRENGTHEN MAGNA CARTA FOR OFWS – PIMENTEL

Senator Koko Pimentel III stressed the urgency “to review and revisit Republic Act 8042 or the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995 for purposes of addressing rising cases of abuse against OFWs.” “The Magna Carta for OFWs is still a good law but we may need to strengthen it to cover and penalize […]