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Allegedly abused Filipina seeks PH help in Riyadh

Riyadh city

A Filipina maid reportedly harassed by employer in Saudi Arabia has sought the help of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Riyadh (POLO-Riyadh), Arab News reported.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

4 reasons why there’s no need yet to repatriate OFWs from West Africa


Despite growing global concern over the continued spread of the dreaded Ebola virus from three West African countries, why is the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) not yet repatriating the almost 3,500 Filipinos there?

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Inquirer international contributor nominated for Migration and Media Awards


For her articles tackling issues faced by Filipino migrants, Inquirer international contributor Eunice Barbara Novio was nominated for the Migration and Media (MAM) Awards.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Bantay OCW (Ang Boses ng OFW)

Responsible mother, unfaithful wife


We usually hear stories of husbands cheating on their wives. Bantay OCW is often asked by wives for help in dealing with the problem.

Posted: October 5th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Filipino teaches kids math in the Bahamas

ARIEL ALACABA arrived in Nassau, New Providence on Dec. 31, 2003. He was recommended by a Filipino friend to an employer in the Islands. He was interviewed through phone and afterwards processed all the documents to work there.

Since the ’60s, the Bahamas, a small member of the British Commonwealth, has been home to a few Filipinos. At present, there are more than 1,000 Filipino workers mostly in the domestic sectors as housekeepers, cooks, medical workers and hotel employees. Filipino teachers also find their way in this territory of 700 islands.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »