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Migrant workers from Philippines prefer working in factories: lawyer

Posted by jaypee 362 days ago Philippines
http://www.chinapost.com.tw —

MANILA--Most of the nearly 120,000 migrant workers from the Philippines in Taiwan are working in factories, where they are working regular hours and the work demands are less complicated, according to a lawyer of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in Taipei.

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PIA | Amnesty offered to illegal foreign workers in Bahrain

Posted by jaypee 367 days ago Philippines
http://news.pia.gov.ph —

MANILA, June 30  -- The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) of Bahrain has announced that a general amnesty for illegal foreign workers in Bahrain will commence on July 01, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

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Remittances breach $2-B mark in April

Posted by jaypee 381 days ago Philippines
http://business.inquirer.net —

Cash sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) rose in line with expectations in April this year, which became the earliest month in history that saw remittances exceed $2 billion, documents from the central bank showed.




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Deployment of Filipino domestic workers down by 20%, says POEA | Inquirer Global Nation

Posted by jaypee 381 days ago Philippines
http://globalnation.inquirer.net —

The deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) working as household helpers went down by 20 percent in the first five months of 2015 compared to last year’s data, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said on Tuesday.




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POEA: No deployment ban in Korea

Posted by jaypee 382 days ago Philippines
http://www.philstar.com —

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 382 days ago Philippines
http://www.rappler.com —

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 400 days ago Philippines
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

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 401 days ago Philippines
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

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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