12/20/21, 9:53 AM menu SECTIONS NEWS PH mulls total ban on deployment of OFWs to Saudi Arabia | Global News insert_drive_file TODAY'S PAPER search Monday, December 20, 2021 OPINION SPORTS LIFESTYLE ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY GLOBAL NATION MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA P5.1-B SALARIES OF 11,000 STILL UNPAID PH mulls total ban on deployment of OFWs to Saudi Arabia By: Marlon Ramos - Reporter / @MRamosINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:40 AM December 19, 2021 EDITORS' PICK MOST READ NEWSINFO Odette’s wrath kills 50 in Bohol; residents clamor for water, food NEWSINFO Tiny nation makes big legal nod to recreational marijuana TECHNOLOGY TECNO Mobile awards PH filmmaker Johanna Serrano grand winner of its first Movie Masters Program TECHNOLOGY Take the best photos of your life with the new vivo Y76 5G now available BUSINESS Paving the way to a green lifestyle NEWSINFO ‘Devastation everywhere’: Robredo visits Odettebattered Cebu Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III. (File photo by EDWIN BACASMAS / Philippine Daily Inquirer) MANILA, Philippines — Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has threatened Ad: (51) to totally ban labor deployment to Saudi Arabia due to the continued delay in the settlement of more than P5.1 billion in unpaid salaries of more than 11,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the oil-rich kingdom. “If this problem will not be settled, I’m seriously considering recommending to President [Duterte] a total deployment ban of our overseas workers to the We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” Bello told a press briefing on Friday. ADVERTISEMENT https://globalnation.inquirer.net/201172/ph-mulls-total-ban-on-deployment-of-ofws-to-saudi-arabia Skip Ad Download Subscribe to our global news Your e-mail address Sign me up By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy. SkipSponsored Ad Links You May Like I Agree Remove Warts & Skin Tags Safely At Home! Try Out Now! Verrulon 1/6

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