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DFA Urged: Monitor OFW Situation

Posted by jacobo 903 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines — The Migrante-Middle East (M-ME) yesterday urged the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to look into reports that 20 Filipino nurses and medical staff working in a hospital in Misurata City in northwestern Libya were pulled out as battle has raged anew between pro and anti-Gaddafi forces.

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Binay: Contract of HSWs in Saudi will become model for future deals

Posted by jacobo 903 days ago Philippines
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THE new Standard Employment Contract (SEC) between Filipino domestic helpers and their employers in Saudi Arabia will become a model for future contracts in other countries where Filipino household service workers (HSWs) are assigned.

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22 Filipino nurses missing in Libya

Posted by jacobo 903 days ago Philippines
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Twenty-two Filipino nurses were reportedly missing on Friday in war-torn Libya, migrants’ rights group based in Middle East said.

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VP Binay: New contract for KSA-bound helpers model for other countries

Posted by jacobo 904 days ago Philippines
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The new Standard Employment Contract (SEC) for Filipino helpers bound for Saudi Arabia will become a model for future contracts in other destination countries, Vice President Jejomar Binay said Saturday.

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Authenticated documents of OFWs bound for Palau, Marshall Island and Micronesia transfered

Posted by jacobo 904 days ago Philippines
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According to POEA, with the recent closure of the Philippine Embassy in Koror, Palau last July 31st, the jurisdiction over the Republic of Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Marshall Islands has been transferred to Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Office of Asian and Pacific Affairs (OAPA). OAPA will authenticate documents issued in

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Binay Cites ‘Model’ Saudi Deal

Posted by jacobo 905 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines --- Vice President Jejomar C. Binay said the new Standard Employment Contract (SEC) for domestic workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will become a model for future contracts in other destination countries for Filipino household service workers (HSWs).

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Youth unemployment in Phl 'alarmingly high'

Posted by jacobo 905 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - Youth unemployment in the Philippines is "alarmingly high" at 17 percent or more than double the national average, according to the latest data of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

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45 Pinoy crew members register for overseas voting aboard cruise ship in US

Posted by jacobo 905 days ago Philippines
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Forty-five Filipino crew members have registered for overseas absentee voting (OAV) aboard the Zuiderdam cruise ship that was docked in San Francisco in the United States earlier this week.

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