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52 more OFWs arriving in PHL from strife-torn Libya

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Philippines
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At least 52 more overseas Filipino workers were scheduled to arrive in the Philippines from strife-torn Libya on Monday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

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More health benefits eyed for OFWs

Posted by jacobo 15 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) may soon enjoy additional health benefits and better services from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).

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Despite UAE policy, OFWs may still work there

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines—There is no ban on the deployment of household service workers (HSWs) to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) despite the UAE government’s adoption of a new policy that bars foreign embassies from verifying the contracts of their nationals.

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Singapore slams 'inappropriate' display of Pinoy help

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago Philippines
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MANILA -- The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) of Singapore called the display of Filipino foreign domestic workers (FDWs) are "inappropriate" and "unacceptable," saying it will send an advisory to employment agencies (EA) to remind them of the law.

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20 Pinoys to be repatriated from Sierra Leone amid Ebola scare

Posted by jaypee 18 days ago Philippines
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A foreign construction firm has decided to repatriate its workers, including 20 Filipinos, in its jobsite in Sierra Leone in West Africa following the outbreak of Ebola virus there.

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Undocumented Pinoys open up about being arrested, detained

Posted by jacobo 18 days ago Philippines
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LONDON - It is not a joke to be undocumented in Europe.


In practically all of the countries comprising the European Union, the rules and regulations regarding immigration have become tighter and tighter.

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Seminars for OFWs being used as marketing outlets by several firms, Baldoz bares

Posted by jaypee 18 days ago Philippines
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Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has ordered a review on orientation seminars for departing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) following reports that they are being used as marketing outlets by several businesses.

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MARINA scores in legal battle with seafarers' group

Posted by jacobo 19 days ago Philippines
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A Manila court on Wednesday denied the motion filed by a group of seafarers asking to stop the implementation of a law designating MARINA as the sole agency in charge of training and issuing certificates to Filipino seafarers.

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