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44 foreigners, including al Qaeda member, deported from Jan. to Feb. – BI

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Philippines
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The Philippines has deported 44 foreigners, including a suspected al Qaeda member, in the first two months of the year, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said in a statement Wednesday

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37 more Pinoys due home from strife-torn Syria

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Philippines
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Thirty-seven Filipinos are scheduled to arrive from strife-torn Syria on Friday, March 7, their airfare shouldered by the International Organization for Migration.

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Pinoys in Ukraine told to prepare for possible evacuation

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine government has advised its citizens in troubled Ukraine to prepare for possible evacuation amid the ongoing civil disturbance there and Russia's threat to use military force.

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New immigration cards aim to reduce queuing at airports

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Philippines
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The government has implemented a new system in airports using new arrival and departure cards to ensure faster processing at immigration counters.

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Dubai needs over 4,000 skilled Pinay workers – TESDA

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Philippines
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Youngkies Aquino never finished college, but she is determined to earn for her family.
To achieve this, she took up a plumbing course under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

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US envoy assures Pinoys of easy visa application process

Posted by jaypee 45 days ago Philippines
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The United States Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg on Saturday encouraged Filipinos to travel to the US, saying visa application process now is relatively "easy."

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OFW contribution in 2013 up 22% year on year – SSS

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Philippines
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Close to 100,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) became Social Security System (SSS) members in 2013, with their contributions reaching P3.1 billion, a 22-percent year-on-year growth.

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7 distressed OFWs back home from Saudi Arabia

Posted by jaypee 48 days ago Philippines
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Seven distressed overseas Filipino workers who sought refuge at a Philippine Consulate in Saudi Arabia are back home in the Philippines.

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