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Saudis Start Accepting Filipino Maids Anew

Posted by jacobo 811 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 811 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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PH recruitment agency: Choose Saudi over banned countries

Posted by jacobo 812 days ago Philippines
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THE Philippine Recruitment Agencies Accredited to Saudi Arabia (Praasa) on Sunday urged those looking to become household service workers (HSWs) abroad to just go for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) for employment opportunities.

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DOLE: Only certified maids can work in Saudi Arabia

Posted by jacobo 813 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Domestic helpers will soon be required to undergo skills training and secure a certification before they can work in Saudi Arabia.

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Household helps in Saudi get extra perks

Posted by jacobo 813 days ago Philippines
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Filipino household service workers in Saudi Arabia are assured of protection and added perks, the Department of Labor said on Friday.

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Foreign workers up in Singapore despite tightening

Posted by jacobo 813 days ago Philippines
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SINGAPORE - The number of foreign workers in Singapore rose by about 100,000 as of then end of June this year from a year ago despite measures to slow their influx, government data released Friday showed.

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OFWs’ Protection Guaranteed

Posted by jacobo 814 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines — Amid the impending resumption of the deployment of Filipino household service workers (HSWs) to Saudi Arabia, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday said it expects that HSWs who will work in the Kingdom will be amply protected.

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ME-bound OFWs warned of new virus

Posted by jacobo 814 days ago Philippines
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MIDDLE East-bound overseas Filipino workers were advised yesterday by labor and airport officials to observe proper hygiene to avoid contracting the newly discovered type of coronavirus, which causes respiratory and kidney failure.

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