Philippines

CBCP bishop lauds Duterte for prioritizing OFW welfare

CBCP bishop lauds Duterte for prioritizing OFW welfare By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines – Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People (CBCP-ECMI) has lauded the efforts of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte to attend to the welfare of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Bishop … Continue reading

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President Duterte wants Department of Overseas Filipino Workers by yearend

PRRD wants Department of OFWs by yearend MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte thinks there should be a separate Department of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) established by year end to prevent abusive recruiters from harming more Filipinos. During the Araw ng Pasasalamat for OFWs in Camp General Aguinaldo on Friday (July 12) night, … Continue reading

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Overseas Filipino Workers give Duterte ‘rockstar’ welcome in Israel

OFWs give Duterte ‘rockstar’ welcome in Israel By Lilian Mellejor   WARM WELCOME. Overseas Filipino workers cheered and chanted as President Rodrigo Duterte entered the Ramada Hotel in Jerusalem, Israel on Sunday night. (Presidential Photo) JERUSALEM, Israel (Philippines News Agency) —Close to 2,500 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Israel gave President Rodrigo Duterte a “rockstar” welcome at the … Continue reading

Duterte lauds OFWs’ sacrifices, contributions
Philippines

Duterte lauds OFWs’ sacrifices, contributions

Duterte lauds OFWs’ sacrifices, contributions By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday acknowledged the millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) for their sacrifices and great contributions to the economy. “We admire our Filipino migrant workers for their selflessness and courage in enduring the hardships of living away from home … Continue reading