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POEA bans deployment of OFWs in Venezuela

Posted by jacobo 37 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has banned Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from going to the Venezuela due to its escalating political violence.

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Remittances seen growing despite tension in Ukraine

Posted by jacobo 39 days ago Philippines
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The growing tension between Russia and Ukraine will have minimal effect on remittances from Filipinos working overseas this year, Bangko Sentral Governor Amando Tetangco Jr. said over the weekend.

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Partial deployment ban up in Venezuela – Baldoz

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago Philippines
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The Philippines has imposed a temporary ban on the deployment of newly hired migrant workers to Venezuela due to the ongoing tensions there.

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Saudi, Filipino engineers discuss cooperation

Posted by jacobo 39 days ago Philippines
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The Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE) met with the Philippine Council of Engineers & Architects (PCEA) to discuss issues of mutual interest. Those who attended the meeting included Labor Attache Restituto SM. De la Fuente of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Riyadh (POLO-Riyadh).

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IOM boosts response for distressed OFWs

Posted by jacobo 39 days ago Philippines
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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) allotted P9 million to boost the government’s response to the needs of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in times of crisis.

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UK envoy warns Pinoys vs looking for work on tourist visas

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Philippines
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After assuring Pinoys who seek to visit the United Kingdom on tourist and business visas that acquiring permits is a straightforward process, British Ambassador Asif Ahmad cautioned Pinoys against heading to the UK to look for work illegally.

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Ukraine crisis to have little impact on OFW remittances

Posted by jacobo 40 days ago Philippines
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The escalating political tension between Ukraine and Russia only has “minimal” effect on remittances sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said.

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POEA to prospective OFWs: Take cue from ‘12 Years A Slave’

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Philippines
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Filipinos looking for work abroad may want to take three lessons from the Oscar-winning film "12 Years a Slave," the head of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration said.

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