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Japan to open doors to Filipino domestic helpers | ABS-CBN News

Posted by jaypee 245 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Japan will soon open its doors to Filipino domestic workers.


This was one of the topics discussed during the bilateral meeting between President Benigno Aquino III and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday evening.

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UN Development Goals: Sustaining the Southeast Asian Fisherman | Khmer Times | News Portal Cambodia |

Posted by jaypee 272 days ago Philippines
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The UN Sustainable Development Goals highlight the need to protect the oceans, coastlines and small-scale fishermen. However, this may be in conflict with ASEAN’s bid to reach the targets set out in the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint. Serious political will and effective on-the-ground e

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August remittances down 0.6 pct, first drop in 12 years

Posted by jaypee 282 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Remittances sent by Filipinos working abroad fell for the first time in 12 years in August.


The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said cash remittances in August hit $2.04 billion, 0.6 percent lower than the $2.06 billion in the same month last year.


The drop in monthly cash remittances was the first since April 2003, central bank data showed.

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$400 per month for Filipino maids fixed everywhere, says PH envoy | Inquirer Global Nation

Posted by jaypee 300 days ago Philippines
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The minimum wage of US$400 for Filipino maids must be adhered to, regardless of the exchange rate.


Philippine Ambassador to Malaysia J. Eduardo Malaya said employers of Filipino maids were required to pay the equivalent amount in the local currency of the country they worked in.




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Remittances growth slows in July

Posted by jaypee 311 days ago Philippines
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Cash sent home by migrant workers in July grew at the slowest pace in six months as the dollar’s recent strength brought down the value of remittances denominated in other currencies.




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Peso decline seen to boost remittances

Posted by jaypee 317 days ago Philippines
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The peso’s recent weakness is encouraging migrant workers to send more money to their

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46 aliens rounded up in Baclaran mall

Posted by jaypee 319 days ago Philippines
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At least 46 foreigners were held by Bureau of Immigration  operatives for engaging in illegal retail trade in a big shopping mall in Baclaran, Parañaque city.


Immigration Commissioner Siegfred    Mison said most of those rounded up last Wednesday were working in Bagong Millennium Plaza In Baclaran, and did not po Read More

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Inflows sustain rise in June OFW remittances climb to $12.1 B in H1

Posted by jaypee 341 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Remittances from Filipinos living and working abroad grew 5.6 percent in the first half of the year as the June inflow zoomed to its highest level so far this year on the back of sustained demand for skilled Filipino manpower overseas.

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