200 OFWs file complaint vs forwarding company over undelivered balikbayan boxes


Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) numbering at least 200 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) filed a complaint against a forwarding company that reportedly failed to deliver their balikbayan boxes to their families in the Philippines.

“Hindi po nila nabayaran yung mga utang nila doon kaya hindi ma-release. Nakikipagusap yung forwarder pero hindi naman po sumasagot so hindi po namin alam yung mga napaguusapan nila,” Sarah Caminade, an OFW and complainant, said in Raffy Tina’s “24 Oras Weekend” report on Saturday.

(They didn’t pay their debts there so they cannot release the packages, the forwarder was in communication but we don’t know what they discussed.)

Caminade said they have formed a group to file a complaint against the company that had promised to deliver their balikbayan boxes.

“Marami po kasi last year pa po yun eh, noong isang taon pa po nangyayari yan eh,” Caminade said.

(There have been many undelivered packages since last year.)

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