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Biazon blasts DFA mishandling of Kuwait ‘rescue’

The rescue mission conducted by the Philippine Embassy to save distressed overseas Filipino workers in Kuwait could have led to an "international incident" that could deepen the diplomatic row between the Philippines and Kuwait, a lawmaker…

House moves to create retirement fund for OFWs

A House of Representatives panel has formed a technical working group (TWG) to consolidate three bills seeking to provide retirement benefits and welfare assistance to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

Alternative Learning System bill gets House nod

In a piece of good news for Filipinos without access to formal education, the House of Representatives has approved on second reading a bill institutionalizing the alternative learning system (ALS).