Hotline reports “absurd” fees charged to students

A hotline for college students in schools that violated a Commission on Higher Education (CHED) memo allowing students to take exams in spite of unpaid school fees has brought a rush of complaints against erring schools.

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Filipina overseas worker denied legal counsel by consulate in Dubai

The 38-year old “Mirasol,” formerly an accountant for a firm in United Arab Emirates (UAE) could have been free, if the Consular Office there helped her with her case, says migrants’ group Migrante International.

Migrants’ group warns OFWs: Silver Fern Visa doesn’t guarantee jobs in NZ

Migrante-Aotearoa warns Filipino migrants that many foreign workers who migrated to New Zealand under the Work-to-Residence (WTR) implemented by the New Zealand government have failed to get a job when they arrived.

NZ OFWs tell presidentiables: Bare plans on migration, labor

Migrante’s local chapter in New Zealand (NZ) challenges presidential aspirants to reveal their programs for labor and the migrant workers, saying that they want to know whether, like past administrations, the country will depend heavily on labor export and remittances to keep the Philippine economy afloat.

Hotline reports “absurd” fees charged to students

A hotline for college students in schools that violated a Commission on Higher Education (CHED) memo allowing students to take exams in spite of unpaid school fees has brought a rush of complaints against erring schools.

Pinay caregiver’s remains arrives Manila without RP’s help

OWWA failed to help Merlinda Agos, 49, who died due to aneurysm in Alberta, Canada. The reason: her membership with the agency is already expired as a result of her work transfer from Taiwan to Canada.

88 Pinay workers in Saudi to stage hunger strike

ANTIPOLO CITY, Philippines —“Kung ganun man lang poh na matagal pa ang desisyon at mag-antay kami ng mag-antay, so napag-desisyunan ng grupo namin na mag-hunger strike kami. Kc bka akala ng mga aming employer masaya kami sa mga supply na binibigay smin. Mas gus2hin pa naming mamatay basta 2loy ang laban namin na makauwi kami. […]