OFWs in Taiwan assail compulsory insurance fee

IMUS, Cavite, Nov. 22, 2010—Filipino migrant workers in Taiwan have assailed the new law making an insurance plan compulsory among overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Dave Chang, chairperson of Migrante in Taiwan in a statement said the new regulation will shoo away prospective employers for it will add to their already heavy burden. “We have confirmed […]

Investigate rape incidents in Saudi—Migrante

MANILA, October 5, 2010—Migrant rights’ watchdog, Migrante-Middle East has urgd the government to investigate the cases of five (5) Filipina nurses, who were allegedly abducted and gang raped in Saudi Arabia. In an email, John Leonard Monterona, regional coordinator of Migrante-ME said, they have received a two separate reports the Kapatiran sa Gitnang Silangan (KGS), […]