Manila, Philippines – The Philippines is close to saving the jobs of 80,000 seamen deployed overseas with Congress approval on third and final reading of a bill making the country compliant to the 1978 International Convention on the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers.Read More
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President Benigno Aquino III has formed a panel that will set the government's policy on dealing with blood money for convicted Filipino workers abroad, Malacañang said Monday.
“The President formed a permanent committee to... review each and every case and to come up with... clear guidelines on how our government should deal when it comes
The Senate on Monday approved a bill seeking to avert the possible blacklisting of some 80,000 Filipino seafarers from vessels from the European Union (EU), the same day the House of Representatives approved on third reading a counterpart bill.Read More