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OWWA continues skills-for-employment scholarship program for OFWs

Posted by jacobo 758 days ago Philippines
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SOUTHERN LEYTE, Sept 27 (PIA) -- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration – 8 continues to implement the Skills for Employment Scholarship Program (SESP) in Eastern Visayas.

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Unknown employer helps OFWs return home

Posted by jacobo 759 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – A concerned employer vowed to facilitate the processing of exit visas of several overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) housed in state-run shelters in Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi soon to issue visa for domestics

Posted by jacobo 759 days ago Philippines
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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will soon resume the issuance of working visas to Filipino household service workers, the Saudi Ambassador to the Philippines Abdulah Al-Hasan said on Tuesday.

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Recruiters duty-bound to protect workers

Posted by jacobo 759 days ago Philippines
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The Labor department on Tuesday warned recruiters to protect their workers deployed abroad from work-related abuses or face cancellation of their licenses.

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82 stranded OFWs set to come home from Saudi

Posted by jacobo 759 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – A total of 82 stranded overseas Filipino workers from Saudi Arabia will be repatriated by October, Vice President Jejomar Binay said.

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Saudi lifts ban vs. hiring of Filipino maids

Posted by jacobo 759 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - The Saudi Arabian government is lifting a ban on the hiring of Filipino domestic helpers effective October 1st.

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OFWs from Qatar, Saudi warned vs SARS-like virus

Posted by jacobo 759 days ago Philippines
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(UPDATE) MANILA, Philippines - Doctors at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) advised overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Qatar and Saudi Arabia to observe proper hygiene to prevent contracting a new virus that is similar to the deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) that rocked the world a decade ago.

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Virus advisory issued to OFWs in Saudi, Qatar

Posted by jacobo 759 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) based in Saudi Arabia and Qatar have been advised to observe proper hygiene to avoid contracting a new flu strain similar to the potentially fatal Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

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