ATTY. DODO DULAY

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ONE of the more common “request for assistance” (RA) that the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) receives on a daily basis is a plea from a parent, sibling or relative to bring home (or repatriate) an overseas Filipino worker (OFW). Sometimes, it is our kabayan OFWs themselves, especially those working…

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OFFICIALLY known as the Republic of China, Taiwan is one of our nearest neighbors in Southeast Asia. Flanked by mainland China on the west, Japan on the northeast and the Philippines on the south, the island nation (still considered a province by mainland China), is the largest economy of any…

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IF the 2016 Global Slavery Index is accurate, two-thirds of world’s modern-day slaves are found in Asian countries, mostly victims of human trafficking. The illicit market in exploited people is so lucrative that it is said to generate over $150 billion in profits worldwide—bigger than the GDP of countries like…

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LAST Tuesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia issued an “extremely urgent” bulletin to all diplomatic missions in the Gulf country regarding the ongoing “Nation Without Violators” amnesty program for undocumented and overstaying foreigners, including many of our overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). According to the…

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BRUSSELS: This is question that I and my colleagues from the Association of Southeast Nations (Asean) committee on the implementation of the Asean Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers (ACMW) will try to answer during our visit to Brussels, the political capital of the…

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OVERSEAS employment is a dream for a majority of working Filipinos. The chance to earn a salary several times bigger than what they would make in the Philippines seems too good an opportunity to pass up. With an extended family to feed and children to put through school, many of…

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AS the lead agency tasked with promoting and protecting the welfare of our migrant workers here and abroad, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) offers a diverse menu of services for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families. More often than not, it is OWWA’s repatriation services for migrants— especially…

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THOSE of us involved in the welfare service sector know all too well that one way to prevent abuses against our overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) is to empower them. How exactly do we empower them? By teaching them critical information about work and travel-related issues, and how to apply such…

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EVERY overseas Filipino worker (OFW) leaving for abroad for the first time experiences mixed emotions. One is the excitement at traveling and working overseas and the prospect of earning big bucks. But there is also the fear and anxiety over what sort of fate awaits them at their workplace. To…

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LAST week, I talked about human trafficking and its dangers and impact on migrant workers, especially to our overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East. This week, I will share with you the real-life experiences of some OFWs in Saudi Arabia who fell victim to trafficking or maltreatment but…

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