Wed. Sep 18th, 2019

DFA Ask For Public Help To Name Relatives Of OFW Who Has Amnesia

The Department of Foreign Affairs asked help from the public to inform relatives of OFW who suffer from amnesia. The Overseas Filipino worker was identified as Richard Soriano.

It is said that Soriano was left in a hospital in China.

Soriano has returned to Manila last Friday.

ofw with Amnesia

If there’s anyone who knows the OFW’s family, the Department of Foreign Affairs encourages the public to contact them.

Contact details

To those who have a certain detail of the OFW’s family, you can visit Migrant Office: Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers’ Affairs (OUMWA)
2330 Roxas Blvd., Pasay City
. Or call on Tel no. (02) 834-4996 or (02) 834-3246. You can also email the government agency at or

It was not yet clear what’s the reason behind Soriano’s amnesia. Last January 31, 2019, the Facebook user with a name Good Deed posted the situation of Soriano in his timeline. He related that someone sent Soriano to the hospital, unconscious. And when Soriano wakes up, he already has amnesia.

In addition, they also said that Soriano stayed in the hospital for 2 years.

Manghihingi po ng Share baka sakali makatulong.

Case: Andito po sa sa Guangdong China, Dongguan City… 2 Years na po sya sa Ospital may ngdala sa kanya ng walang malay, may amnesia na sya.. Hindi alam paano mapapauwi… Sabi ng Consulate di rin nila alam kung paano pauuwiin dahil walang identity…

Please share po bka sakaling makatulong lang po.

ofw with Amnesia

Meanwhile, he also said his thanks to the public for sharing Soriano’s picture.

For all those concerned citizens who shared maraming salamat po s inyo. Richard Soriano is finally back home to the Philippines at sa mga tropa sa wechat group lalo n sa kumpare kong pogi salamat sa naipon nating pambili ng wheelchair na naging pabaon nlng sa pag uwi kasi may nauna nang bumili na kababayan din natin.. Salamat po sa inyo sir!

We hope that this story will reach Soriano’s family.

Source: Filipino Times

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