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BSP allows OFWs from Libya to exchange dinars to pesos

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is opening a currency exchange facility where overseas Filipino workers repatriated from Libya can exchange Libyan Dinars for Philippine pesos.

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There’s life after Libya, OFWs told

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines–There is life after Libya, said Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) director general Joel Villanueva as he urged reluctant Filipinos in the conflict-torn country to come home.

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Free tech-voc training available for returning OFWs, says TESDA

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Philippines
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For returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), technical vocational (tech-voc) courses, including free training, are available to enhance their skills and help them find jobs, officials said.

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Ship to bring home 700 Pinoys trapped in Libya

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - The Philippines said Tuesday it would send a ship to pick up at least 700 of its nationals trapped in strife-torn Libya as it presses on with efforts to rescue thousands of workers.

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OFWs still training co-workers in Libya

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Hundreds of Filipino workers in Libya won't come home yet because they want to train their Libyan colleagues working in critical industries.

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OFWs in Libya urged: Choose lives over jobs

Posted by jacobo 46 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines–Lives first before jobs. Malacañang on Tuesday made this appeal to Filipinos in Libya as fighting between rival militias in the north African country intensified.

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Asean members back Phl proposal on sea row – DFA

Posted by jacobo 46 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have expressed support for the Philippine proposal called the Triple Action Plan (TAP), a concrete framework to address the escalating tensions in disputed areas in the South China Sea, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday.

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Payment setback for OFWs home journey

Posted by jacobo 46 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - The government acknowledged today that the reason why many of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in strife-torn countries refused to go home was because of the low salary and not because there were no available jobs.

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