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DOLE profiles needs of OFWs home from Libya


“If there is gunfire they enlist their names, but when it’s quiet, they will withdraw their names.”

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

355 OFWs safely return from Libya


Cheers and applause rang out as Philippine Airlines (PAL) Flight 9007 carrying 355 weary Filipinos evacuated from strife-torn Libya touched down at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia).

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DND mulls pullout of PH peacekeepers in Liberia, Golan Heights

UN Filipino peacekeepers. FILE PHOTO

The Department of National Defense is considering the pullout of military personnel serving for the United Nations as peacekeepers in Golan Heights and Liberia due to the worsening conflict situation in the Middle East and the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Bacolod son coming home from Libya but says others staying on


A Filipino worker in Libya has signed up for repatriation to the Philippines. But Ernesto Begot Jr., who is from Barangay Bata in Bacolod, said several other workers from Negros Occidental have decided to stay in Libya despite the heavy fighting.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

60 more Filipinos repatriated from Libya — DOLE

Rexon Rodriguez, an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), gestures as he talks to the media upon arrival with other workers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines, following their repatriation from Libya Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.  AP

Sixty more overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have returned to the country during the past three days from strife-torn Libya, bringing to a little more than 800 the total number of OFWs who have availed themselves of the government’s free repatriation program.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »