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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

Bishops welcome returning OFWs, warn against discrimination

The Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People of the Philippine bishops' conference called on Filipinos to welcome, and not discriminate, returning migrant workers. "Let...

1.1K Filipinos with Covid-19 abroad; 319 recoveries

The number of overseas Filipinos diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has reached 1,185 as 63 new cases were recorded on Friday, the Department...

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