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DFA chief: Soon, only 3,000 Pinoys will be left in strife-torn Syria

Posted by jacobo 687 days ago Philippines
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Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Albert del Rosario said only around 3,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFW) will be left in strife-torn Syria after the arrival in the Philippines of three batches of OFW repatriates.

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DFA: 600 more to be repatriated from Syria

Posted by jacobo 687 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – With the arrival of the first batch of 263 overseas Filipino workers from Syria on Tuesday morning, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) still expects thousands more to remain in the strife-torn country.

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Comelec asks Congress to pass online voting bill for OFWs

Posted by jacobo 687 days ago Philippines
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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday asked Congress to pass a bill that would allow overseas Filipino workers (OFW) to vote via the Internet.

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PHL execs launch hotline for distressed Pinoy workers in UAE

Posted by jacobo 687 days ago Philippines
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Philippine officials in the United Arab Emirates have launched a new hotline — 056-2732611 — for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in distress.

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PHL made part of steering group of Intl Maritime Organization

Posted by jacobo 687 days ago Philippines
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The Philippines now has a greater chance of protecting the welfare of Filipino seafarers worldwide after becoming part of the steering group of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

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Saudi Arabia grants clemency to seven Pinoy inmates

Posted by jacobo 687 days ago Philippines
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Seven overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) jailed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for various offenses were granted clemency by the Saudi government.

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Over 200 Pinoy workers due home from Syria

Posted by jacobo 687 days ago Philippines
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Over 200 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are scheduled to arrive in the Philippines from strife-torn Syria on Monday.

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More Filipinos come home from Syria

Posted by jacobo 687 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Filipinos continue to arrive home from strife-tornm Syria, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Monday.

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