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DSWD 12 boosts LGUs’ handling of database on human trafficking

Posted by jacobo 706 days ago Philippines
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KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Sept 25 (PIA) -- Soccsksargen Region’s Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has strengthened the capabilities of local government units in managing the database of trafficked person.

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51 Malaysians held for illegal entry in Palawan

Posted by jacobo 706 days ago Philippines
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PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, Sept 25 (PIA) -- Fifty-one Malaysians aboard two boats in the waters of Balabac in Southern Palawan have been apprehended yesterday morning by a composite team of the Philippine Navy and the Special Boat Unit of the Philippine National Police-Maritime based in Balabac. .

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Pinoys in Sabah establish alternative learning center 'Stairway to Hope' 

Posted by jacobo 706 days ago Philippines
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Filipinos in Sabah, Malaysia have established an alternative learning center called “Stairway to Hope Learning Center,” the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur said.

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Pinoy workers from Portugal will soon receive Portuguese social security benefits in PHL

Posted by jacobo 706 days ago Philippines
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Returning Filipino workers from Portugal will soon receive their Portuguese social security benefits in the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

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Seafarers’ Contributions

Posted by jacobo 707 days ago Philippines
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The Philippines marked yesterday the start of the National Maritime Week by remembering the contribution of the country's seafarers, who are currently working overseas and those who died in the line of duty.

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POEA to seafarers: File your applications directly to manning agencies

Posted by jacobo 707 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) has advised seafarers to file their applications directly with licensed manning agencies in their registered office address which can be found in the POEA website www.poea.gov.ph.

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200 OFWs stranded in Saudi appeal for exit visas

Posted by jacobo 707 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines–The despondent families of some 200 overseas Filipino workers stranded in Saudi Arabia sought the government’s intervention in helping get the latter’s exit visas, as they lamented that its earlier promise to bring the workers home have yet to materialize.

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OFWs apprehensive over UAE's impending restriction on foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 707 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are apprehensive over reports that the government of the United Arab Emirates will soon restrict the entry of non-professional foreign workers, including OFWs.

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