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Close to 500,000 migrant workers have registered into a new system

Posted by jacobo 26 days ago Thailand
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BANGKOK, 7 August 2014 (NNT) -- Close to 500,000 workers from neighboring countries have registered in Thailand's immigrant worker system in the past two months.

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DOLE targets getting all OFWs out of Libya by next week

Posted by jacobo 26 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 26 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 26 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 26 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 26 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 26 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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106 Vietnamese workers still trapped in violent Libyan cities

Posted by jacobo 27 days ago Vietnam
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Businesses are working with the labor ministry to hire special aircraft to bring 281 Vietnamese laborers home from the chaotic Libyan cities of Tripoli and Benghazi, an official at the Labor Ministry said Tuesday.

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