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Consultation ongoing for Live-in Caregiver Program in Canada

Posted by jacobo 78 days ago Philippines
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TORONTO - The federal government is currently doing the rounds to seek inputs from stakeholders in its ongoing review of the Live-in Caregiver Program or LCP.

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Payment setback for overseas Filipino workers' home journey

Posted by jacobo 78 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine government acknowledged Tuesday 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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DOLE guarantees jobs for repatriated OFWs from Libya

Posted by jacobo 78 days ago Philippines
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There are more than enough local jobs to accommodate the hundreds of repatriated overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from war-torn Libya, the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) said.

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Bending rules for human trafficking

Posted by jacobo 78 days ago Philippines
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How was it possible for a 16-year-old girl to have passed through stringent government rules and procedures in the Philippines to end up as a maltreated domestic worker in the Middle East?

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Filipinos in Libya: We can survive war, not joblessness

Posted by jacobo 79 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – Fearing joblessness, more than 11,000 Filipinos choose to remain in Libya even as a 1,500-seater ship is set to ferry them by Friday, August 8, out of the country at the brink of civil war.

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War or want: Why some Pinoys won't leave Libya

Posted by jacobo 79 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - More than 11,000 Filipinos still remain in strife-torn Libya, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs.

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DFA seeks to suspend overseas voter registration in war-torn areas

Posted by jacobo 79 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs - Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS) is asking the Commission on Elections to immediately suspend overseas voter registration in strife-torn areas - Libya, Syria, Iraq, Ukraine and the Gaza strip.

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6 Pinoy-Japanese appeal for Japanese citizenship

Posted by jacobo 79 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Six descendants of Japanese who live in the Philippines will leave for Japan on Tuesday to appeal for official recognition as Japanese citizens from the Tokyo Family Court, an organization helping them said Monday.

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