By Tina G. Santos
There is no ban on the deployment of household service workers to the United Arab Emirates despite the UAE government’s adoption of a new policy that bars foreign embassies from verifying the work contracts of their nationals.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) will temporarily stop the processing of Filipino household service workers’ (HSW) contracts for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following a new contract policy implemented by the latter, suspending contract verification of HSWs.
Two Filipinos are facing deportation from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after they were arrested for cross-dressing at a Dubai Metro station last March.
By Tarra Quismundo
Five Filipinos infected with the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) remain quarantined at a hospital in the United Arab Emirates but are in stable condition, the Department of Foreign Affairs saidSaturday.
By Julliane Love de Jesus
, Tina Santos
The male Filipino nurse who tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) when he was still in the United Arab Emirates tested negative here based on results of a confirmatory examination by the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), according to Health Secretary Enrique Ona.