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Human trafficking still persists in PHL —US report

Posted by jaypee 869 days ago Philippines
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Human trafficking remains pervasive in the Philippines under the watch of President Benigno Aquino III although a number of convictions sparked hope that reforms are in progress, the US State Department said in an annual report released on Monday.

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DOLE warns against hiring foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 875 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Amid reports of rising number of illegal foreign workers in the country, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday warned local commercial establishments against hiring of foreign nationals without securing necessary employment permits.

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OFW remittances in peril | ABS-CBN News

Posted by jaypee 877 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Alarmed over the move by developed countries to shut down remittance firms due to suspicions that these are being used to funnel funds to terrorists, the Philippine remittance industry is appealing to the Aquino administration and multilateral agencies to intervene.

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20 more Pinoys repatriated from Yemen

Posted by jaypee 881 days ago Philippines
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Twenty more Filipinos were repatriated from war-torn Yemen as the government continues its mandatory repatriation program there.

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Close to 6,000 Pinoys already repatriated from Syria –DFA

Posted by jaypee 888 days ago Philippines
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Twenty-eight more Filipinos were repatriated from Syria on Wednesday, bringing the total number of repatriates to 5,671 since the start of the repatriation program in 2011, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

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POEA: New rules on work permits in Bahrain may affect several Pinoy workers

Posted by jaypee 888 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine government on Wednesday urged Filipino workers in Bahrain to apply for mobility permits in accordance with the new rules set by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) for foreign workers.

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POEA: New rules on work permits in Bahrain may affect several Pinoy workers

Posted by jaypee 889 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine government on Wednesday urged Filipino workers in Bahrain to apply for mobility permits in accordance with the new rules set by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) for foreign workers.

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Migrant workers from Philippines prefer working in factories: lawyer

Posted by jaypee 892 days ago Philippines
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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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