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Calungsod pilgrims warned against plans to go TNT

Posted by jacobo 1211 days ago Philippines
http://malaya.com.ph —

PILGRIMS to the canonization of Blessed Pedro Calungsod in Vatican City were warned yesterday  against turning into illegal overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

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OFW families' living standards questioned

Posted by jacobo 1211 days ago Philippines
http://bworldonline.com —

GROWING compensation received by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) has significantly contributed to economic growth, data from the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) showed, boosting consumer-dependent businesses like SM malls.

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Canadian lawmaker lauds Filipino workers in Canada

Posted by jacobo 1211 days ago Philippines
http://businessmirror.com.ph —

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—Member of the Parliament for Winnipeg Canada Kevin Lamoureux lauded Filipino workers for their hospitality and hard work that contributed to the strong partnership between his country and the Philippines.

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Phl Consulate in HK organizes medical consultation for OFWs

Posted by jacobo 1212 days ago Philippines
http://pia.gov.ph —

QUEZON CITY, Oct 14 (PIA) -- The Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong organized a medical consultation project and wellness lecture at its premises on October 7, the Department of Foreign Affairs reported in a statement.

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Job recruiters warned anew about obeying the rules

Posted by jacobo 1212 days ago Philippines
http://globalnation.inquirer.net —

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration on Saturday warned recruitment agencies against violating government rules on the recruitment and deployment of Filipino household service workers, saying their licenses could be suspended if not revoked.

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Somali pirates release bulk carrier with 21 Pinoy seafarers

Posted by jacobo 1213 days ago Philippines
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At least 21 Filipinos regained their freedom after eight months in captivity, as Somali pirates released this week the Liberian-flagged, Greek-owned bulk carrier they were serving on.

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DFA: 26 Pinoy nurses evacuated from Libyan area to be redeployed

Posted by jacobo 1213 days ago Philippines
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At least 26 Filipino nurses who were evacuated from a strife-torn area in Libya are to be reassigned to Libyan hospitals, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Saturday.

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Pirates Free 21 Filipino Seamen

Posted by jacobo 1213 days ago Philippines
http://mb.com.ph —

MANILA, Philippines --- A Liberian-flagged Greek-owned ship and its crew of 21 Filipinos who were held hostage by pirates for eight months have been released following the payment of a $2.3-million ransom, a Somali pirate said Friday

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