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Does R.A.10022 really help OFW Grievances?

Does R.A.10022 really help OFW Grievances? It took five months from Government concerned agencies to craft up the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) covering the Republic Act No. 10022, more particularly known as the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995, As Amended, further Improving the Standard of Protection and Promotion of the Welfare […]

Panata sa Pagbabago!

The Real State of the Nation

Mga minamahal kong kababayan: Sa bawat sandali po ng pamamahala ay nahaharap tayo sa isang sangandaan. Sa isang banda po ay ang pagpili para sa ikabubuti ng taumbayan. Ang pagtanaw sa interes ng nakakarami; ang pagkapit sa prinsipyo; at ang pagiging tapat sa sinumpaan nating tungkulin bilang lingkod-bayan. Ito po ang tuwid na daan. Sa […]

Tidbits – 1 Yr. Ban (KSA and UAE)

Saudi Arabia Fellow OFWs  leave comments in our blog  asking  if the (1) one year ban they heard circulating around the expatriate community in the Kingdom for quite a time now is true or not. In my reply(ies), I always emphasized to our commenters/readers  that I don’t read any documents such as Saudi government memo that could  prove […]

SAUDI’s are basically good at heart

It is just like, all Germans are as bad as Adolf Hitler,  but we know they are not. People have wrong idea about  Saudi’s  because of  what we heard and read;  but to tell you frankly SAUDI’s are basically good at heart.  – Bong Amora *** ALKHOBAR: Although there have been many cases of housemaid […]

Advisory: POEA Memo Circular # 6

PhilEmb should take Bashir Ayob into their custody

PhilEmb should take  Welfare Officer Bashir Ayob into their custody pending investigation on his case by Saudi authorities. Bashir Ayob is an acquaintance way back  2007 and as a Filipino community leader whenever I asked for a status about Filipina runaways in the custody of Bahay Kalinga, he was always available in the other line every […]

PCG Advisories

        1)  Reporting currency when entering or leaving Saudi Arabia 2) South Africa reinstates transit visa requirement  3) RP Observes International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking  4) Guidelines on reporting loss of travel documents  5) PRC to hold exams in Dammam and Riyadh in Nov 2010  For more Advisories please […]

Embrace Life

A reminder from: OFWempowerment Blog THANKS!

New Labor law in the offing…..

New Labor law in the offing….. JEDDAH: The Ministry of Labor unveiled a new bill that would unify contracts in the private sector along with a set of measures that are to be implemented in the future. The new set of measures aims to address workplace relations between the employee and the employer in the […]

No Gay, No Employment Policy

Tunay na naging mainit sa nagdaang buwan ang usapin tungkol sa deployment ng mga Filipinos na nasa kuwadra ng mga homosexuals pagkatapos lumabas ang recruitment directive na pinadala ng Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia sa mga employment recruiting agencies sa Manila. At kasabay nito, naging mainit din ang naging mga paalala at tagubilin ng mga […]