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Bishop calls on Filipino migrant workers to be ‘extra vigilant’ of...

As of June 14, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad was at 5,541, with 22 new confirmed cases

Bishop decries death of Filipino seafarer waiting for repatriation

Mariah Jocson, 28, a crew of a cruise ship, reportedly committed suicide after months of waiting for repatriation back to the Philippines

Returning Filipinos required to undergo quarantine in gov’t facility

OFWs and non-OFWs are required to undergo mandatory quarantine in any government quarantine facility or accredited hotel

Philippine Catholic Church commits to assisting displaced migrant workers

The Catholic Church has taken the right step in helping returning migrant workers adjust to changed conditions under the pandemic lockdown

Church body welcomes pardon of Filipino migrant workers in Bahrain

Bishop Ruperto Santos of Balanga said King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain gave the Filipinos "new life" with his gesture

Church eyeing to give cash aid to OFWs displaced by pandemic

The financial aid program is for land-based and sea-based OFWs who did not receive cash aid from the government

Bishop appeals to returning migrant workers to undergo quarantine

Bishop Ruperto Santos appealed to returning migrant workers to submit themselves to quarantine and to treatment if they are found sick.

Over 4,000 Filipino seafarers waiting to go home

At least 4,559 Filipino seafarers from 14 cruise ships anchored off the port of Manila are set to finish their mandatory quarantine in the coming week.

Mandatory health insurance premium for Filipino migrant workers opposed

Church leaders and migrant groups in the Philippines have expressed opposition to a government plan to make mandatory the payment of health insurance premium for migrant workers.

Taiwan schools Philippines on civil liberties, sovereignty

Taiwan claims that foreign workers' rights and interests are protected by relevant laws and regulations, including freedom of speech

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