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Free tech-voc training available for returning OFWs, says TESDA

Posted by jacobo 107 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 107 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 107 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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OFWs in Libya urged: Choose lives over jobs

Posted by jacobo 107 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines–Lives first before jobs. Malacañang on Tuesday made this appeal to Filipinos in Libya as fighting between rival militias in the north African country intensified.

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Asean members back Phl proposal on sea row – DFA

Posted by jacobo 108 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have expressed support for the Philippine proposal called the Triple Action Plan (TAP), a concrete framework to address the escalating tensions in disputed areas in the South China Sea, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday.

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Payment setback for OFWs home journey

Posted by jacobo 108 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - The government acknowledged today that the reason why many of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in strife-torn countries refused to go home was because of the low salary and not because there were no available jobs.

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Repatriated from Libya? There are local, overseas jobs available for you

Posted by jacobo 108 days ago Philippines
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Close to 1,000 local and overseas jobs are available for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were repatriated from strife-torn Libya, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced Tuesday.

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Tunisia re-opened border anew for Pinoys trapped in Libya, DFA chief says

Posted by jacobo 108 days ago Philippines
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The government of Tunisia has re-opened its border to Filipinos fleeing the violence in Libya as the ship that will ferry evacuees from the Philippines to neighboring Malta is expected to arrive later this week, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said Tuesday.

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