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Chartered ship to sail to Libya to repatriate Pinoys

Posted by jacobo 131 days ago Philippines
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ALLETTA - The Philippine Rapid Response Team (RRT) in Malta led by Consul General Leila Lora-Santos of the Philippine Embassy in Rome confirmed with ABS-CBN Europe News that the chartered ship to pick up stranded overseas Filipino workers and their families in Libya will sail from an undisclosed port in Southeastern Europe on Saturday morning to go to Bengha

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Group says migration increased after ‘Sendong’, ‘Pablo’

Posted by jacobo 133 days ago Philippines
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DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/08 August) – Two typhoons that hit Mindanao in recent years have driven more people to seek work abroad, a group said in a summit here Thursday.


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Pinoys in Iraq safe amid air strikes, DFA says

Posted by jaypee 133 days ago Philippines
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The estimated 900 Filipinos in Iraq remained safe, Foreign Affairs spokesperson Charles Jose said Friday, adding the reported air strikes were conducted away from known Filipino communities.

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MOU paves way for Pinoy doctors to work in Brunei

Posted by jacobo 133 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - The Philippines and Brunei recently signed a memorandum of understanding on Health Cooperation which paves the way for Filipino doctors and medical practitioners to work there for short-term periods.

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PAL agrees to airlift 800 OFWs in charter flights

Posted by jacobo 133 days ago Philippines
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Philippine Airlines (PAL) is sending two airplanes chartered by the government to airlift Filipino evacuees from Malta on August 12. It is estimated to arrive in Manila on August 13, carrying about 800 of the 1,036 overseas Filipino workers who have registered their willingness to leave strife-torn Libya.

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OFW-repatriates from Libya to get P10K aid

Posted by jacobo 133 days ago Philippines
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MANILA – Overseas Filipino workers who were repatriated due to the crisis in Libya will each get P10,000 in financial assistance from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).

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PHL seeks Libyan Red Crescent protection in transporting Pinoy evacuees out of Libya

Posted by jaypee 134 days ago Philippines
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(Updated 10:01 a.m., Aug. 7) The Philippines has sought the assistance of the Libyan Red Crescent in providing security to hundreds of Filipino evacuees who will be ferried out of strife-torn Libya, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday.

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Repatriated Pinoys from Libya to receive P10,000 cash aid from OWWA

Posted by jaypee 134 days ago Philippines
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Overseas Filipino workers who were repatriated from strife-torn Libya will receive a one-time cash assistance amounting to P10,000 each starting next week, Labor Secretary  Rosalinda Baldoz announced Thursday.

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