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Last of distressed OFWs in Lebanon home by yearend—DOLE


The 36 remaining distressed Filipino workers in Lebanon are to be flown home before the year ends, the Department of Labor said Saturday.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipina among injured in Beirut blasts—DFA

Lebanese people gather at the scene where two explosions have struck near the Iranian Embassy killing many, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. AP

One Filipina was injured from the bombing incident in Lebanon’s capital city of Beirut Tuesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

OFW alert up in Lebanon


Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has advised overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Lebanon to take necessary precautions as the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) raised an alert over possible instability in that country.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

Lebanon airline employee sacked for scolding ‘Filipinos’

A Middle East Airlines jet lands at Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Lebanon in this January 2010 file photo. AP

An official said Tuesday that an employee of Lebanon’s national airline MEA was fired after a passenger complained in a social media campaign that the worker humiliated travelers from the Philippines at the Beirut airport and told them over the loudspeaker, “Filipino people, stop talking.”

Posted: October 10th, 2012 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Underwear yields illegal travel papers

Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David Jr.: Terminated. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has intercepted two Filipino women who concealed their working visas and plane tickets in their underwear in an attempt to fly out to Lebanon despite a deployment ban to that country.

Posted: August 1st, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Bantay OCW

Suspicious husband is a womanizer


Despite the deployment ban in Lebanon, Lyn was able to work there as a physical therapist. The work was difficult. Her employer offered sexual services to various nationalities in exchange for money. When a customer came to the house, Lyn’s employer would lock her up in the kitchen.

Posted: July 8th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

Job seekers urged to heed deployment ban to Lebanon

Lebanese Red Cross members, carry a dead body after they remove it from beneath rubble of a collapsed building in Beirut, Lebanon, on Monday. Lebanese security officials say the death toll from the collapse of a five-story residential building in Beirut has risen to 18, most of them foreigners. AP

Philippine officials in Beirut urged job seekers to heed the ban on the deployment of workers to Lebanon.

Posted: July 7th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

31 OFWs repatriated from Lebanon back in Manila


Thirty-one distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Lebanon arrived in Manila through the assistance of the Philippine Embassy in Beirut, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a statement Friday.

Posted: July 6th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

53 Filipino workers arrive from Lebanon


Fifty-three overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) recruited from 2009 to 2011 despite a total deployment ban to Lebanon have returned home after being repatriated by the Philippine Embassy in Beirut, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

Posted: February 10th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Lifting of OFW ban in Lebanon seen

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz on Wednesday signed two agreements here to protect the rights of overseas Filipino workers in Lebanon and pave the way for the lifting of the total deployment ban on OFWs coming to the country.

Posted: February 3rd, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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