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Remittances up 5.5%

Posted by jacobo 1409 days ago Philippines
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Remittances grew by  5.5  percent for the first eight months of the year according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas deputy governor and OIC Juan De Zuñiga.

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Remittances rose 7.6% to $1.8B in August

Posted by jacobo 1409 days ago Philippines
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Cash remittances from overseas-based Filipinos sent through banks reached $1.8 billion in August, increasing at a 10-month high of 7.6 percent from $1.67 billion in the same month last year.

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POEA trains PESO managers fighting illegal recruitment, human trafficking

Posted by jacobo 1409 days ago Philippines
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CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, October 16 (PIA)— The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), in cooperation with the Samar LGU, has conducted a seminar on combating illegal recruitment and trafficking in persons for Samar Public Employment Service Office (PESO) managers at the New Maqueda Bay Hotel, Catbalogan City.

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POEA urged not to allow 'illiterate' maids to work in Saudi

Posted by jacobo 1409 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – An organization of overseas employment service providers (OESPs) is urging the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to disallow the deployment of “illiterate” household service workers (HSWs) to Saudi Arabia.

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DOJ secures 100th human trafficking conviction

Posted by jacobo 1409 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - The government’s campaign against human trafficking marked another milestone with the conviction in court of the 100th person under the anti-human trafficking law.

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OFWs seek amendments to Absentee Voting Law

Posted by jacobo 1409 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are pushing for online voting and other amendments in the existing provisions of the Overseas Absentee Voting Law.

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Employment still awaits OFWs who wants to work in Afghanistan

Posted by jacobo 1410 days ago Philippines
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Manila – Most of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who are working in Afghanistan that once the Philippine government raises the deployment ban, hundreds of Filipinos workers would want to find a work in Afghanistan.

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Calungsod pilgrims warned against plans to go TNT

Posted by jacobo 1410 days ago Philippines
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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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