Philippine authorities in the United Arab Emirates have noticed a drop in the number of distressed overseas Filipino workers seeking refuge at the Philippine mission there, a UAE news site reported Wednesday.Read More
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According to a statement released by the ministry, the UAE has been party to nine ILO conventions to protect the rights of workers. The UAE is committed to the promotion and protection of human rights, including the rights of workers, says the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).Read More
ABU DHABI // Domestic staff are being urged to be more aware of their rights. The issue is complicated because workers such as housemaids and nannies are not protected by laws enforced by the Ministry of Labour.
IN 1968, WHILE studying at the Mons Officer Cadet School in the United Kingdom, I needed to visit a hospital. There I met a doctor who, to my surprise, spoke fluent Arabic. I learned that he was new to the UK, so I asked if he intended to stay long or return home. He replied with an Arabic saying that translates as: “My homRead More