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DMW REPATRIATES DISTRESSED OFWS FROM SAUDI ARABIA

Some 344 distressed Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) arrived recently from Riyadh, Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople said. Ople said the repatriation was arranged by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), an attached agency of the DMW. They arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on board PR8657. “The DMW, through OWWA, will be extending […]

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DMW GIVES DOMESTIC WORKERS BETTER PROTECTION

Migrant Workers Secretary Toots Ople said her department will be imposing stricter measures to protect the rights and welfare of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), particularly domestic workers. “Safeguarding the rights and welfare of our migrant workers is at the heart of the DMW’s programs, services, and agreements. We will always strive to do our best […]

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DMW EYES JOBS FOR 5,000 SEAFARERS – OPLE

Migrant Workers Secretary Toots Ople said the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) is upbeat over job prospects offered by the resurgent cruise line industry for Filipino seafarers and cruise line personnel. “We are talking of employment for thousands of seafarers. Barring unforeseen circumstances, the industry sees sustained growth in demand for our maritime workers given […]