Information OFW Philippines 

Susan Ople: Manhunt for illegal recruiters

Well – respected Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) advocate, Ms. Susan Ople together with some government agencies have urged the authorities to strengthen manhunt operations for illegal recruiters, in particular those who have already been identified and have standing warrants of arrests.

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Announcement Information Kabayan Info OFW POEA 

One-Stop Service Center Now Opens to Serve Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)

The One-Stop Service center that promised by President Rodrigo Duterte during his SONA is now open for business. In response to the President Duterte’s orders to streamline and make it easier for OFWs to avail the services of the government, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) opens the first one-stop service center for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). According to POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac, the newly opened center includes representatives from various agencies with services that are all “relevant to OFWs,” and is now ready to serve as many as 2,000 to 3,000 OFWs daily….

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Events Expats in Kuwait Filipinos in Kuwait Information Kuwait Info News OFW 

Amiri Pardon granted to a Thousand inmates

One thousand one hundred (1,100) prisoners from different detention centers and jails all over Kuwait will be released on an Amiri Pardon, according to reliable sources. Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammed Al-Khaled Al-Sabah has signed the lists that include prisoners who are to be immediately released, while the others’ serving time would be lessened, dropping financial fines and cancelling deportation of expats related to Kuwaiti nationals,” explained the sources. The sources explained originally, there were 2,500 files screened for 3 months before submitting the list of 1,100…

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Filipinos in Kuwait Information OFW Opinion 

NO to Bukas Balikbayan Box

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) send balikbayan boxes to their families and loved ones back home to the Philippines as one way of giving happiness and as providing for them. From the moment they go shopping and buy items for the box content, OFWs are aware not to send certain things not approved by cargo forwarders.

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Filipinos in Kuwait OFW Opinion 

Encourage your children to be responsible

Expats are of two kinds here in Kuwait; one is living away from family left in their home country and the other is living together with family. Household service workers, skilled workers and some Visa 18 cannot bring their family here in Kuwait for some valid reasons. For the many Visa 18 holders who have the privilege to stay with their family here often enroll their children in good schools which is costly but then, education is very important. Expat parents also pamper their spouse and their children with day…

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