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POEA: No deployment ban in Korea

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said that there is no deployment ban in South Korea despite the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona-Virus (MERS-CoV) outbreak.

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PH deployment of domestic workers abroad down by 20%

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – Philippine deployment of household service workers (HSWs) to foreign countries went down by 20% in the past 5 months compared to the same period in 2014.

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10,000 cash assistance awaits OFWs repatriated from Yemen –OWWA

Posted by jaypee 65 days ago Philippines
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Filipino workers repatriated from strife-torn Yemen may claim a cash grant of P10,000 from the Financial Relief Assistance Program (FRAP) by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) within six months of their return to the Philippines.

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Almost 5,000 Pinoys repatriated from strife-torn Libya

Posted by jaypee 66 days ago Philippines
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Eighty-eight Filipinos are expected to arrive on Tuesday afternoon after being repatriated from strife-torn Libya, the Department of Foreign Affairs has said.

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DFA: 3 challenges in protecting female domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 80 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – Lack of direct communication lines, lack of information on the right people and entities to contact, and proneness to abuse of female migrant household service workers (HSWs) are among the challenges the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) pointed out in its work safeguarding their rights.

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PHL pushes for ASEAN protection of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 81 days ago Philippines
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The Philippines over the weekend exhorted the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' senior labor officials to work for the protection of migrant workers, especially the undocumented ones who are prone to abuse and exploitation.

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POEA invites ad agencies, PR firms to join drive vs. illegal recruiters, traffickers

Posted by jaypee 91 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has started inviting ad agencies and public relations firms to join the government's campaign against illegal recruiters and human traffickers.

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POEA: Licenses of 55 recruitment agencies canceled in 2014 for malpractices

Posted by jaypee 114 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration canceled licenses of 55 recruitment agencies in 2014 for unethical recruitment practices.

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