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POEA reminds OFWs vs. falling for job offers to troubled countries

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Philippines
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Prospective overseas Filipino workers were reminded against falling for supposed job offers in at least three countries considered hotspots due to the armed tension there.

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Probe sought on surging number of foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) yesterday called on Congress to investigate the surging number of Chinese and other foreigners allegedly working illegally in the country.

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No placement fee? No kidding!

Posted by jacobo 46 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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HONG KONG – For years, hundreds of thousands of Filipino workers have had to pay through their teeth to secure jobs as domestic workers abroad.

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Around 10,000 Nepalis still working in Iraq

Posted by jacobo 46 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Even as security situation inside Iraq continues to get worse by the day, around 10,000 Nepali migrant workers are still living at various parts of the troubled country, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

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DFA: Nearly 800 Pinoy repatriates arriving from Libya over the weekend

Posted by jaypee 45 days ago Philippines
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Nearly 800 Filipino repatriates from Libya are scheduled in Manila over the weekend, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday.

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PH chartered ship from Libya arrives in Malta

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Philippines
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VALLETTA – The chartered vessel carrying Filipino evacuees from Libya arrived before twelve noon in the port of Valletta in Malta.

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Remittances up 5.9% in June

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Philippines
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Growth in cash from migrant workers continued its streak, rising in June to its highest level since last December as Filipino labor remained in demand overseas.

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Government Saves 190 Indonesians From Death Sentence: President

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Indonesia
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JAKARTA, Aug 16 (Bernama) -- President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said the government has saved at least 190 Indonesians from death sentence abroad in the past three years, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.

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