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POEA: Maids must have FB accounts

Posted by jaypee 178 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Techie or not, all Filipino domestic workers abroad are now required to have a Facebook account as part of the government’s efforts to monitor their working conditions.

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Pinoys reminded vs. bringing ‘threatening’ items to HK

Posted by jaypee 179 days ago Philippines
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Filipinos were reminded last week against bringing "threatening" items such as stun guns, bullets and knives to Hong Kong.

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77 Pinoys repatriated from Libya Friday, Sunday  – DFA

Posted by jaypee 182 days ago Philippines
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Some 77 Filipinos repatriated from strife-torn Libya are to arrive home in two batches on Friday and Sunday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said late Thursday.
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Korea announces new visa requirements for tourists | ABS-CBN News

Posted by jaypee 184 days ago Philippines
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MANILA – Filipinos planning to visit South Korea now have to comply with the new visa requirements for tourists.

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Recruitment firm suspended over alleged illegal deployment

Posted by jaypee 186 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has preventively suspended an employment agency after the hotel employees it supposedly recruited and deployed to Saudi Arabia ended up working as domestic helpers.

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OFWs exempt from terminal fees, Labor Department reminds DOTC

Posted by jaypee 186 days ago Philippines
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Overseas Filipino workers are exempted from paying airport fees, travel taxes and documentary stamps, the Department of Labor and Employment reminded the Department of Transportation and Communications on Saturday.

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Filipino world remittances hit record SR101bn | Arab News

Posted by charlon 187 days ago Philippines
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Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) across the globe sent home a record SR101 billion ($26.923 billion) last year, a 6.2 percent increase from the SR95.1 billion ($25.351 billion) in 2013, according to a report issued recently by the country’s central bank. 

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CBCP helping DFA persuade OFWs in conflict-hit areas to avail of repatriation

Posted by jaypee 188 days ago Philippines
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The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines is teaming up with the Department of Foreign Affairs in urging overseas Filipino workers in conflict-hit countries to avail of repatriation.

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