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Two Filipinos die, 10 seafarers reported missing now found after Beirut twin explosion

MANILA, August 5 – Two Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) were killed inside their employers’ homes and among the reported 73 fatalities during the twin massive explosion in Port of Beirut, Lebanon, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday. Eight Filipinos were injured and 11 Filipino seafarers were missing, according to DFA’s earlier report. But the 10 of the 11

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Over 106,000 OFWs returned home, DOLE says

MANILA- The Philippines Labor department reported on Sunday the government repatriated more than 106,200 overseas Filipino workers and have been sent to their home provinces amid the coronavirus pandemic. According to DOLE’s Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), data showed the latest batch of 2,246 homebound OFWs, who tested negative for COVID 19, returned to their respective provinces on July 25.

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Bilang ng mga Pinoy abroad na nagpositibo sa COVID-19, nadagdagan pa ng 20 new cases ayon sa DFA

MANILA, Philipines — Nadagdagan pa ng 20 bagong kaso ng COVID-19 ang mga nagpositibong Pinoy abroad ayon sa Department of Foreign Affairs nitong Miyerkules, Hulyo 22. Sa pagtatala, pumalo na sa 9,165 na kabuoang bilang ng mga OFWs na nagpositibo sa nakamamatay na coronavirus disease COVID-19. Nasa 3,149 dito ay undergoing ang kanilang treatment, habang 5,369 na mga pasyente ay

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8,000 new jobs for repatriated OFWs now available

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 8,000 new jobs are now available for jobless overseas Filipino workers who were displaced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced on Monday that two companies are now offering different job positions to Filipino workers who were repatriated by the Philippine government and returned home from abroad after

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Philippine Embassy in Tokyo repatriates 160 Filipinos stranded in Japan

MANILA, June 2 – The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo successfully repatriated 160 Filipinos on Monday, who were stranded in Japan for two months due to COVID-19 travel bans. Passengers came from different parts of Japan and were stuck because of multiple flight cancellations, limited airline seat availability, and prohibitive airfare rebooking costs arising from the pandemic. In a statement made

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