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POEA MC # 7 Series of 2003

Dear OFWs in Dubai, Ito po ay patungkol sa inyong kahilingan na malaman ang mga dapat na bayaran kapag ang isang OFW  ay name hire o direct hire na walang representing agency ang employer sa Pilipinas. Nakasaad po sa ibaba ang mga kaukulang bayarin ng isang manggagawa. Contract Processing: Placement Fee  = equivalent to one month salary […]

Wish Him Well!

I wish Him Well As of today, the Philippine government or PNoy himself has not yet decided who among the list of  ambassadorial nominees will be given the portfolio to head the Philippine mission in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Yemen. As a blogger and an active member of the Filipino Community in the Kingdom […]

PhilEmb Advisory No. 2011/18

A statement by the ministry of interior

To: Fellow Filipinos in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  The Statement below from the Ministry of Interior in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that was posted in their website ( ) is clearly an information and a reminder to the public especially to Saudi Nationals that laws in the Kingdom strictly prohibit all forms […]

WE Pray..

There are rumors circulating around the Filipino community about the protest in the coming days. There will be or not, WE, Filipinos should be aware of our status in the Kingdom. As a visitor in this oil rich country, we must be careful of what we are doing in our daily lives, like roaming around […]

OFWC newly elected Execon affirms oath of office

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: The OFW Congress-Riyadh on its 12th years of existence as an advocacy group comprised of various Filipino Community organizations held its Induction Rites at Philippine Embassy in Riyadh last 24 of February 2011. There was a sense of renewed vigor among the newly elected and appointed officers in their continuing quest advocating […]

Let’s unite for the sake of those OFWs in Libya

Rescue Effort What I’ve heard is that there will be an onward flights arranged by our Phil. government for those OFWs crossing the Libyan border to Egypt or Tunisia, as well as those arriving by boat in Malta or Crete. I am not really sure that this arrangement are being implemented at this very moment […]