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OFW perks benefiting the economy

Posted by jacobo 844 days ago Philippines
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TAX BREAKS granted to the remittance industry are worth the loss in government revenues since they encourage savings and investments among migrant workers, the National Tax Research Center (NTRC) said.

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OFW guide: Deal only with licensed recruitment agencies — POEA

Posted by jacobo 844 days ago Philippines
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Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) administrator Hans Cacdac urged job seekers to deal only with licensed placement agencies, not directly with foreign employers, especially as job scams abound on the Internet.

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Pinoy children in Sabah may now avail of Indonesian group's learning programs

Posted by jacobo 844 days ago Philippines
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Filipino school-aged children who have limited access to public schools in Sabah may now avail of an Indonesian group's learning programs.

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Despite reforms, abuse of migrant workers in Bahrain persists - report

Posted by jacobo 845 days ago Philippines
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Hundreds of thousands of mostly South Asian migrant workers in Bahrain face exploitation and abuse despite government reforms to protect them, according to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report.

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Pinoys won't cover up for fellow OFWs: Survey

Posted by jacobo 845 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Majority of Filipinos say they will not turn a blind eye to any wrongdoing committed by fellow Pinoys overseas.

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Saudi to accept PH domestic workers' applications

Posted by jacobo 846 days ago Philippines
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RIYADH - Saudi Arabia will begin accepting applications for domestic workers from the Philippines on Monday after the two governments resolved a row over minimum pay that had prompted a ban, state media said.

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Saudis Start Accepting Filipino Maids Anew

Posted by jacobo 846 days ago Philippines
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RIYADH (AFP) – Saudi Arabia will begin accepting applications for domestic workers from the Philippines on Monday after the two governments resolved a row over minimum pay that had prompted a ban, state media said.

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Abuse of Migrant Workers Despite Reforms; Urgent Need to Enforce Labor Laws, says Human Rights Watch

Posted by jacobo 846 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Hundreds of thousands of mostly South Asian migrant workers in Bahrain face exploitation and abuse despite government reforms intended to protect them, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Monday.

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