Philippines

WRKF
7:43 am
Mon July 1, 2013

Philippine Government Has History of Greasing Wheels For Overseas Workers

Originally published on Mon September 30, 2013 3:19 pm

Every issue has two sides and despite having a robust culture in the Philippines for over 40 years, the issue of OFW -- overseas Filipino workers -- is no exception.

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WRKF
5:10 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

'OFW': In the Philippines, Working Overseas is Big

Originally published on Mon September 30, 2013 3:19 pm

In the Philippines, if you're not an OFW -- Overseas Filipino Worker -- it's like you're missing out.

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WRKF
5:44 am
Fri June 21, 2013

The Philippines: The World's Employment Agency

Originally published on Mon September 30, 2013 3:20 pm

As you may remember, an explosion on an oil rig about 20 miles off the coast of Louisiana killed three Filipino nationals and injured a handful of others in November. The incident put Filipino guest worker programs under intense scrutiny by the local media and advocacy groups.

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