Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Insights
Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Insights

Exploring the Evolving Landscape of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs): Unveiling Insights on Preference vs. Actual Deployment. Discover the latest trends in OFW deployment regions, top job sectors, and the disparities between desired and actual work destinations. Gain valuable insights into the dynamic global job market and how WorkAbroad facilitates secure opportunities for Filipino workers. Explore our infographic for a deeper dive into these OFW insights

Jul 13, 2024

Must-Read Maritime News and Articles for July 2024
Must-Read Maritime News and Articles for July 2024

In this month's news, the DMW is ramping up efforts to shut down illegal recruiters and has disbursed unprecedented cash aid for OFWs, while a new mobile app set to launch in July will provide additional assistance to OFWs, enhancing support and protection for Filipino workers abroad.

Jul 08, 2024

5 Must-Read OFW News and Articles for July 2024
5 Must-Read OFW News and Articles for July 2024

In this month's news, the DMW is ramping up efforts to shut down illegal recruiters and has disbursed unprecedented cash aid for OFWs, while a new mobile app set to launch in July will provide additional assistance to OFWs, enhancing support and protection for Filipino workers abroad.

Jul 08, 2024

Must-Read Maritime News and Articles for June 2024
Must-Read Maritime News and Articles for June 2024

In this month's news, the DMW celebrates the global recognition of Filipino seafarers with PH's inclusion in the IMO 'white list' and records an all-time high deployment in 2023, while also partnering with the LTO to streamline license renewals for OFWs.

Jun 10, 2024

5 Must-Read OFW News and Articles for June 2024
5 Must-Read OFW News and Articles for June 2024

In this month's news, the Department of Migrant Workers is enhancing OFW competitiveness in Japan, collaborating with the Department of Agriculture to support OFWs in agribusiness, and partnering with the Land Transportation Office for easier license renewal programs for OFWs. Read on for more details.

Jun 10, 2024

WorkAbroad Unveils a Fresh Look and Renewed Commitment to Safety
WorkAbroad Unveils a Fresh Look and Renewed Commitment to Safety

We are thrilled to announce that WorkAbroad has undergone a significant brand refresh, reflecting our dedication to connecting Filipinos to safe jobs abroad. This transformation is not just about a new look; it is about reinforcing our mission and values that have always been at the heart of our operations.

Jun 10, 2024

Must-Read Maritime News and Articles for May 2024
Must-Read Maritime News and Articles for May 2024

In this month's news, the Philippines and Qatar signed multiple agreements covering various sectors, including efforts to combat human trafficking, enhance seafarers' welfare, boost tourism and trade, foster sports and youth programs, and implement visa waivers. DMW Chief Cacdac's emphasis on rights-centered recruitment and reintegration underscores the commitment to safeguarding the welfare of overseas Filipino workers, while PLDT and OFBank collaborate to offer secure banking services for OFWs abroad, enhancing financial accessibility and security for migrant workers. Read on for more details.

May 15, 2024

5 Must-Read OFW News and Articles for May 2024
5 Must-Read OFW News and Articles for May 2024

In this month's news, the Philippines and Romania are seeking to strengthen labor ties to improve conditions for migrant workers. Meanwhile, DMW Chief Cacdac's focus on rights-centered recruitment and reintegration aligns with efforts to ensure the welfare of overseas Filipino workers, while South Korea's plan to hire 100 Pinay caregivers signifies positive developments in overseas employment opportunities. Read on for more details.

May 15, 2024

Must-Read Maritime News and Articles for April 2024
Must-Read Maritime News and Articles for April 2024

In this month's news, the DMW advocates for declaring the Southern Red Sea and Gulf of Aden as 'warlike zones' to protect Filipino seafarers. Meanwhile, nine Filipino seafarers on the oil tanker seized in the Gulf of Oman on January have returned to the Philippines. Read on for more details.

Apr 02, 2024

5 Must-Read OFW News and Articles for April 2024
5 Must-Read OFW News and Articles for April 2024

In this month's news, the DMW strengthens protection for OFWs in Germany, while forging partnerships with PLDT Global and establishing labor consultation mechanisms with the Czech Republic to enhance support and empowerment for OFWs worldwide. Read on for more details.

Apr 02, 2024