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MOU paves way for Pinoy doctors to work in Brunei

Posted by jacobo 112 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 112 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 112 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 113 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 113 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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DOLE targets getting all OFWs out of Libya by next week

Posted by jacobo 113 days ago Philippines
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The government is targeting to complete the sea-based repatriation of thousands of distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFW) from war-torn Libya by next week, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said yesterday.

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BSP allows OFWs from Libya to exchange dinars to pesos

Posted by jacobo 113 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 113 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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