Category Archives: repatriation

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Presscon, Matina Enclaves, Davao City. 09 Feb 2018

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk PRESS CONFERENCE OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE [Matina Enclaves, Davao City | 9 February 2018] I have a statement to make then we can entertain […]

Duterte bans deployment of workers to Kuwait; orders repatriation in 72 hours of workers who want to come home

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 February) — President Rodrigo Duterte has banned the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait due to the increasing number of abuses and deaths, including Filipina worker Joanne Daniela Demafelis whose body was recently discovered inside a freezer of an abandoned apartment in Al-Shaab, Kuwait. In a press conference at […]