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200 OFWs in Syria coming home

Posted by jacobo 686 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario has secured the release of another 200 Filipino workers from Syria, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Wednesday, September 5.

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Workers Benefit From DOLE Program

Posted by jacobo 686 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines --- Nearly 5,000 workers in the National Capital Region (NCR) have benefitted from the Department of Labor on Employment (DOLE) emergency employment program through its “Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged Workers” or the TUPAD.

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Repatriation Stepped Up

Posted by jacobo 686 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines --- SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad has ordered that the exit visa requirements for all the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) taking shelter at the Philippine Embassy in Damascus be waived immediately and without preconditions, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported on Wednesday.

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Syria allows over 250 Pinoys to leave without exit requirements

Posted by jacobo 686 days ago Philippines
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Syria has agreed to allow more than 250 Filipino workers to leave the strife-torn country without the mandatory exit requirements, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday.

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3,700 Filipinos in Syria Seeking Repatriation

Posted by jacobo 687 days ago Philippines
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More than 3,700 Filipino workers have expressed their desire to leave Syria in light of increasing violence in the troubled Middle East state, a senior Foreign Affairs official said on Monday.

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PHL Foreign Secretary leaves for Syria for repatriation of Pinoys

Posted by jacobo 687 days ago Philippines
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Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario left for Syria on Monday to check on the Filipinos affected by the deteriorating security situation in that country.

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DFA: Record number of overseas voters registered for 2013 polls

Posted by jacobo 687 days ago Philippines
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Despite the comparatively small number of Filipinos in Israel, the Philippine Embassy there has registered the highest number of Oversees Absentee Voters (OAV) for the past three elections, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Monday.

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DFA Seeking Syrian Govt’s Help For Safe Repatriation Of Filipinos

Posted by jacobo 688 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario left for Syria Monday night to check on the condition of Filipinos affected by the deteriorating security situation in that troubled country and to coordinate with top Syrian government officials to secure their safe, immediate, and unhampered repatriation.

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