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DOLE: Job opportunities abroad available for OFWs repatriated from Libya, Yemen

Posted by jaypee 86 days ago Philippines
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Overseas Filipino workers repatriated fron Libya and Yemen can be redeployed to several prospective host countries in need of their skills, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration said.

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South Korea opens door to 4,600 more OFWs

Posted by jaypee 101 days ago Philippines
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Close to 5,000 Filipino workers are allowed to work in South Korea’s manufacturing sector this year under the Employment Permit System (EPS), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Wednesday.



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ADB: Govts must ensure remittances used for inclusive growth

Posted by jaypee 108 days ago Philippines
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Asian governments and the private sector must take full advantage of the sharp increase in workers’ migration and remittances, making sure the funds are channeled through the formal financial system and fully utilized for inclusive economic growth, delegates to an Asian Development Bank (ADB) forum agreed on Wednesday.

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Remittances edge up 0.5% to $1.814 B in January

Posted by jaypee 108 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Growth in overseas Filipino workers’ remittances decelerated to a six-year low in January, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported yesterday.




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Women migrants send larger part of their income home than men, IOM says

Posted by jaypee 118 days ago Philippines
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Women international migrants are earning less than men but send a larger part of their income home, the International Organization for Migration (IOM).



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POEA: Maids must have FB accounts

Posted by jaypee 123 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Techie or not, all Filipino domestic workers abroad are now required to have a Facebook account as part of the government’s efforts to monitor their working conditions.

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Pinoys reminded vs. bringing ‘threatening’ items to HK

Posted by jaypee 124 days ago Philippines
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Filipinos were reminded last week against bringing "threatening" items such as stun guns, bullets and knives to Hong Kong.

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77 Pinoys repatriated from Libya Friday, Sunday  – DFA

Posted by jaypee 127 days ago Philippines
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Some 77 Filipinos repatriated from strife-torn Libya are to arrive home in two batches on Friday and Sunday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said late Thursday.
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