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

Posted by jacobo 876 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 877 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 877 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 877 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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Jobs creation in PHL can shield Pinoy workers from global financial crunch — economist

Posted by jacobo 877 days ago Philippines
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NEW YORK -- The Philippines and other labor-exporting countries should create jobs at home to ease the impact of the global financial crunch on their foreign-based workers, a leading economist said.

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Bill Relaxing Absentee Vote OK’d

Posted by jacobo 878 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines — A bill that will relax the rules on absentee voting to allow more overseas Filipinos to exercise their right to suffrage has been approved on third and final reading in the House of Representatives.

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PH posts intensify OAV registration

Posted by jacobo 878 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – With less than a month before the end of the registration period, the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco in the US and in Milan, Italy have intensified efforts to promote overseas absentee voting among Filipinos.

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Domestic helpers now better protected in Saudi

Posted by jacobo 878 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines –Filipinos who will be deployed to Saudi Arabia as household service workers (HSWs) are now better protected than before all due to the agreement between both countries.

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