By Maila Ager
Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III wants the Senate to look into the planned integration of terminal fees into airfare starting Nov. 1, 2014, saying this would violate an existing law exempting overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from paying such fees.
By Tina G. Santos
Migrant rights group Migrante-Middle East has urged President Aquino to respect a provision of a special law that exempts overseas Filipino workers from paying the P550 airport terminal fee.
By Aries Joseph Hegina
A Filipina maid conspired with her Indonesian woman companion to kill a Pakistani driver who allegedly had sexual relations with both of them in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Khaleej Times reported Monday.
By Eunice Barbara C. Novio
I will only have 4-day vacation in March next year and it will be from Thursday to Monday. I do not know where to squeeze the day to get my OEC (Overseas Employment Certificate). My Owwa (Overseas Workers Welfare Administration) fee is good for two years as well as Philhealth and Pag-ibig. That was my problem a few days ago. I tweeted Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Hans Leo Cacdac on October 14. After a few minutes he tweeted: Just on a vacation? I suggest you get an oec via http://bmonline.poea.gov.ph.
By Nestor Corrales
Foreign experts on infectious diseases are coming to the Philippines to help local health workers boost defenses against the outbreak of the Ebola virus, a Palace official said Saturday.