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Novel way of misusing labor law

Novel way of misusing labor law Legal experts will be watching closely a case in Jubail in which a expatriate worker leaving the Kingdom for good discovered his former employer had skirted a new Saudi labor law by giving him an exit/re-entry visa instead of a final exit visa. The difference may, to the untrained […]

KSA to Washington DC, USA…

KSA to Washington DC, USA… According to Kabul Press on their March 2010 online article under Kabul Press Reveals said that the U.S. Department of State has labeled virtually every non-European country a “hardship post” for American diplomats and that include Saudi Arabia in the Middle East. However, they can’t refuse if their next tour […]

Region 8 OFWs formally organize themselves as an association

PIA Press Release Friday, December 17, 2010 Tacloban City (December 17) — For the first time, the Overseas Filipino Workers in Eastern Visayas have organized themselves into an association, on December 17, 2010 at the OWWA Region 8 Conference Room. Mr. Alex Bello, this year’s Model OFW Family Awardee for Region 8, land-based category, informed […]

Beauty and Madness…

OFWEmpowerment Blog- 5 years of existence

OFWEmpowerment- 5 years of existence Like any other anniversaries, today marks a new year to a new beginning and my further commitment to serve the OFW sector. Five years of existence is a symbol that increases in value or in strength with each passing year that reflects what this blog has made in the partnership […]

Open Letter from Ex-OFW Marge

An Open Letter from Ex-OFW Marge I’ve been an OFW before in Saudi Arabia who experienced the worst thing that can be happened to a woman with their employer, and i thank God na nakauwi pa ako ng buhay by the help of our POLO Jeddah / Riyadh and Phil. Embassy and now I’m working […]

OFW from Riyadh chosen as 2010 MOFYA Special Awardee

 Dec. 6, 2010, Riyadh, KSA – OFW from Riyadh was chosen as 2010 MOFYA Special Awardee for “Outstanding Achievement in Community Projects” in 2010 Search for Model OFW Family of the Year Award (MOFYA 2010).     Philippine President  H.E. Noynoy Aquino and Vice President Jejomar Binay  hands out the prestigious award to OFW Alex […]

Ngayong Pasko, “Kasama kita Kahit sa Panaginip Lang”