234 Filipinos repatriated from UAE, Bahrain on New Year’s Day

MANILA, Jan 2 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Foreign Affairs ushered in the new year by repatriating 234 Filipinos from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain via a chartered Philippine Airlines flight that arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport from Manama on...

LBC celebrates PHL Independence Day across the globe

Though most celebrations for the country’s 117th Independence day are held in the Philippines, LBC Express, Inc., the leading courier service, logistics, and money remittance provider has brought festivities to Filipinos across the globe. In celebration and commemoration of...

Unboxing love with Kris Aquino and LBC

The Queen of All Media started delivering the ‘padama’ when LBC surprised media by  sending ‘padala’ to celebrate her launch as their first celebrity brand endorser Manila, Philippines – In an event titled From LBC to the World, With Love, Kris Aquino was recently launched...

DOLE vows help for OFW in UAE death row

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Labor and Employment on Friday assured assistance for an overseas Filipino worker sentenced to death in the United Arab Emirates for allegedly killing her employer. DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said the department will extend help even if...

Pinay critical after being stabbed by Pakistani husband in UAE — reports

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — A Filipina was seriously injured after being stabbed by her 61-year-old Pakistani husband in a mall in the United Arab Emirates on Monday, UAE news sites reported. Police are looking into jealousy as the motive behind the incident where the man...

Amid global infections, DOH advises families of OFWs to stop ‘fiesta-like’ airport welcome

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Amid global infections such as Ebola and MERS-Cov, the Department of Health (DOH) is discouraging families of returning overseas Filipinos from welcoming their relatives in a “fiesta-like” way at the airport, to limit the number of people exposed to infectious...

After slower than expected 2014, WB sees PHL economy rebound in next two years

MANILA, Jan 14 (Mabuhay) – The World Bank further cut its growth projection in 2014 for the Philippine economy that it said was weighed down by the slow government spending,the Washington-based multilateral lender said on Wednesday. But the local economy is expected to rebound in...

Deployment of newly hired PHL maids to UAE still on hold: official

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A senior Philippine labor official in the United Arab Emirates has denied reports on the supposed relaxing of rules in hiring Filipino domestic workers. Interviewed by Gulf News, Labor Attaché Delmer Cruz of the Philippine Labor Office in Al Ghusais said newly...

Gulf agrees new contract for domestic workers ahead of Asia meet

KUWAIT CITY (AFP) – Gulf labor ministers Tuesday agreed on minimum terms in the contracts of domestic staff to improve the widely criticized working conditions of over 2.4 million foreign maids, an official said. The move comes as labor ministers of the six-nation Gulf...

OFWs send home more money through August

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Cash sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) climbed by a sixth in August. In a report, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said cash remittances grew by 6 percent to $2.1 billion last August from $1.9 billion in the same month last year. This brought...
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