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DOLE: Only certified maids can work in Saudi Arabia

Posted by jacobo 785 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Domestic helpers will soon be required to undergo skills training and secure a certification before they can work in Saudi Arabia.

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Household helps in Saudi get extra perks

Posted by jacobo 785 days ago Philippines
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Filipino household service workers in Saudi Arabia are assured of protection and added perks, the Department of Labor said on Friday.

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Foreign workers up in Singapore despite tightening

Posted by jacobo 785 days ago Philippines
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SINGAPORE - The number of foreign workers in Singapore rose by about 100,000 as of then end of June this year from a year ago despite measures to slow their influx, government data released Friday showed.

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OFWs’ Protection Guaranteed

Posted by jacobo 786 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines — Amid the impending resumption of the deployment of Filipino household service workers (HSWs) to Saudi Arabia, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday said it expects that HSWs who will work in the Kingdom will be amply protected.

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ME-bound OFWs warned of new virus

Posted by jacobo 786 days ago Philippines
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MIDDLE East-bound overseas Filipino workers were advised yesterday by labor and airport officials to observe proper hygiene to avoid contracting the newly discovered type of coronavirus, which causes respiratory and kidney failure.

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5,000 jobs await Pinoys in Afghanistan

Posted by jacobo 786 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - At least 5,000 jobs await Filipino workers in Afghanistan.

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Land Bank approves more loans for OFWs

Posted by jacobo 787 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Sept. 27 (PIA) -- The Land Bank of the Philippines has approved more loans for returning Overseas Filipino Workers under the government’s OFW Reintegration Program (OFW-RP).

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Saudi Arabia to resume issuing work visas for Pinoy domestic helpers in October

Posted by jacobo 787 days ago Philippines
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Following lengthy negotiations with Manila, Saudi Arabia may resume issuing working visas to Filipino domestic helpers in October, a Gulf News report said late Wednesday.

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