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DOLE notes greater demand for Pinoy nurses in UK

Posted by jaypee 27 days ago Philippines
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Filipino nurses wanting to work abroad may want to consider the United Kingdom, the Department of Labor and Employment said Friday.

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POEA: Recruiter suspended for duping 38 prospective OFWs

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Philippines
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A recruiter has been suspended for allegedly duping 38 Filipinos seeking jobs abroad, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration said Thursday.

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‘Black market’ for Pinay maids emerging in UAE – report

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Philippines
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A black market is emerging for Filipina household helpers in the United Arab Emirates with prospective employers being made to pay up to $4,600 (Dh17,000) for a helper, a UAE news site reported over the weekend.

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POEA warns recruitment agencies vs. placement fees for NZ

Posted by jaypee 76 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration over the weekend warned recruitment agencies against charging placement fees from overseas Filipino workers bound for New Zealand.

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POEA to vacationing OFWs: Go online for employment certificates

Posted by jaypee 78 days ago Philippines
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Overseas Filipino workers wanting to spend their Christmas vacation in the Philippines may want to go online instead of lining up for their overseas employment certificates (OECs).

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OFW inflows up 6.9% to $2.46 B in Oct

Posted by jaypee 79 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Remittances – cash and non-cash – sent home by Filipinos overseas continued to increase in October on the back of sustained demand for Filipino workers abroad.

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Food is top priority of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 82 days ago Philippines
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Remittances from Filipinos working overseas support the food manufacturing sector, as nearly all recipients of these funds prioritize the purchase of food items, results of a recent survey conducted by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas show.

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PHL bishops push zero tolerance vs. human trafficking

Posted by jaypee 87 days ago Philippines
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Philippine Catholic bishops this week sought "zero tolerance" against human trafficking as they warned a failure to fight modern slavery could undermine the Church, a news site reported.

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