Posts Tagged ‘The Philippines’

The Philippines imposes total ban on workers’ deployment to Libya

  • 11 April 2019 - 16:04
The Philippines imposes total ban on workers’ deployment to Libya

The Philippine government again imposed a total deployment ban of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) to the Libyan capital of Tripoli and nearby areas on Wednesday, April 10. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said that the decision was made when the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration...

Seven Filipino sailors return home after being freed from Libya detention

  • 11 March 2019 - 13:52
Seven Filipino sailors return home after being freed from Libya detention

Seven Filipino sailors, who have been recently released from prison in Libya, are now on their way home to the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs announced Monday, according to Filipino media outlets. Presidential Adviser on Overseas Filipino Affairs Abdullah Mamao met with the Libyan...

Philippine President might send frigate to off Libya’s waters to save abducted nationals

  • 4 August 2018 - 13:05
Philippine President might send frigate to off Libya’s waters to save abducted nationals

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he might send the navy’s most modern frigate to waters off Libya in a bid to “save” three Filipinos and a South Korean kidnapped last month from a water plant in the north African country. South Korea has redirected a vessel taking part...

The Philippines is investigating abduction of three nationals in Libya

  • 8 July 2018 - 20:54
The Philippines is investigating abduction of three nationals in Libya

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is seeking help from authorities to secure the release of five Filipinos who were abducted in Libya and Iraq in two separate events on Friday. “The Department, through our embassies in Baghdad and Tripoli, has been informed that five of our kababayan...

Filipino workers look to return back to Libya

  • 4 January 2018 - 20:58
Filipino workers look to return back to Libya

The Consul of the Philippines in Libya met Thursday with the General Director of the Tripoli Medical Center (TMC), Mohammed Henish, and discussed ways possible of returning the Filipino medical staffers to work at the TMC. "The Filipino workers have left their place empty in the TMC after they...

Philippine government rejects Libya’s appeal to lift ban on deployment of workers

  • 25 December 2017 - 14:39
Philippine government rejects Libya’s appeal to lift ban on deployment of workers

The government of the Philippines has rejected the appeal of Libya to lift the existing ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to the country, citing safety and security concerns as well as money remittances issue. According to local media in the Philippines, the government said that under...