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Gov't to evacuate more OFWs from Libya

Posted by jacobo 75 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Thirty-five more overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Misrata in Libya have registered with the Philippine embassy for evacuation by sea.

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Pinoy seafarers stranded for months on Delaware River

Posted by jacobo 75 days ago Philippines
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REDWOOD CITY, California – A cargo ship carrying 18 Filipino seamen has been stuck in the Delaware River in Philadelphia for almost three months and it may stay there until its Greek owner foots the bill for repairs.

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Chartered ship to sail to Libya to repatriate Pinoys

Posted by jacobo 75 days ago Philippines
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ALLETTA - The Philippine Rapid Response Team (RRT) in Malta led by Consul General Leila Lora-Santos of the Philippine Embassy in Rome confirmed with ABS-CBN Europe News that the chartered ship to pick up stranded overseas Filipino workers and their families in Libya will sail from an undisclosed port in Southeastern Europe on Saturday morning to go to Bengha

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Group says migration increased after ‘Sendong’, ‘Pablo’

Posted by jacobo 77 days ago Philippines
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DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/08 August) – Two typhoons that hit Mindanao in recent years have driven more people to seek work abroad, a group said in a summit here Thursday.


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Pinoys in Iraq safe amid air strikes, DFA says

Posted by jaypee 77 days ago Philippines
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The estimated 900 Filipinos in Iraq remained safe, Foreign Affairs spokesperson Charles Jose said Friday, adding the reported air strikes were conducted away from known Filipino communities.

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MOU paves way for Pinoy doctors to work in Brunei

Posted by jacobo 77 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - The Philippines and Brunei recently signed a memorandum of understanding on Health Cooperation which paves the way for Filipino doctors and medical practitioners to work there for short-term periods.

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PAL agrees to airlift 800 OFWs in charter flights

Posted by jacobo 77 days ago Philippines
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Philippine Airlines (PAL) is sending two airplanes chartered by the government to airlift Filipino evacuees from Malta on August 12. It is estimated to arrive in Manila on August 13, carrying about 800 of the 1,036 overseas Filipino workers who have registered their willingness to leave strife-torn Libya.

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OFW-repatriates from Libya to get P10K aid

Posted by jacobo 77 days ago Philippines
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MANILA – Overseas Filipino workers who were repatriated due to the crisis in Libya will each get P10,000 in financial assistance from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).

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