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Migrant group mourns death of 2 Filipinos in Palestine

The group said the Philippines must stop its deployment of OFWs in areas affected by war and conflict and instead create more decent jobs

Bishop hopes proposed prelature for Filipino migrants ‘prospers’

The prelature will be particularly beneficial in reaching out to OFWs, especially those in territories without Catholic chaplaincies

Hong Kong cases expose shortcomings of gov’t interventions to protect OFWs...

"Governments are aware of the problem, but advocacy groups say regulations and enforcement are not enough."

409 Filipinos safely evacuated from Sudan, says presidential palace

Latest data from the DFA showed that there are more than 700 Filipinos living and working in Sudan

Philippine Catholic Church ready to help Filipino repatriates from Sudan, says...

“Our Church extends our collaboration and assistance for their needs,” said Bishop Santos

Catholic bishop calls for prayers for Filipinos in Sudan

“They are in a very difficult and dangerous situation,” said Bishop Santos, referring to about 258 Filipinos in the African country

Familiarization of the culture of Filipino seafarers

The course allowed participants to gain first-hand knowledge of Filipino seafarers’ social and cultural background

Philippine bishop calls for justice for slain migrant worker in Kuwait

“It is very sad, tragic news, a life is brutally, cruelly taken, it is inhuman, a crime,” said Bishop Ruperto Santos

Gov’t to file charges against recruitment agencies over killing of OFW...

The Kuwaiti government has expressed its sympathies and signified its interest to pursue justice for the Filipino worker

Proposed escrow provision in Magna Carta for seafarers ‘prejudicial’

The inclusion of an escrow provision in the pending Magna Carta for Filipino seafarers will adversely affect legal battles for labor claims

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