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PHL, NZ officials discuss OFW welfare in Christchurch amid reports of exploitation

Posted by jacobo 22 days ago Philippines
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Officials of the Philippines and New Zealand last week met to explore more ways to promote the well-being of Filipino workers, especially those involved in the rebuilding of quake-hit Christchurch.

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More Pinoys repatriated from Libya

Posted by jacobo 22 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Another batch of Filipinos from Libya will be arriving in Manila on Tuesday (July 29).

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Oman imposes new policy on foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 22 days ago Philippines
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MANILA – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said the Omani government has implemented a freeze on the entry of expatriates, including Filipinos, who have previously worked in the Sultanate.

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Changes in TFW program affects Pinoy business owners

Posted by jacobo 26 days ago Philippines
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CANADA - Employers react negatively to recent changes in the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

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OFWs ignore Manila order to leave Libya

Posted by jacobo 27 days ago Philippines
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MANILA: Most of the 13,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have ignored the government’s order for their forced evacuation from Libya due to worsening security conditions in that war-torn North African nation, according to a senior diplomat.

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144 more Filipinos deported from Malaysia

Posted by jacobo 28 days ago Philippines
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COTABATO CITY - More than a hundred Filipino deportees arrived before dawn Wednesday in Bongao town in Tawi-Tawi from Malaysia, officials said.

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Singaporean woman arrested in Philippines for suspected human trafficking

Posted by jacobo 28 days ago Philippines
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MANILA: Philippine authorities are holding Singaporean Yvonne Phua, whom they suspect to be an illegal recruiter. She was arrested during a raid on an alleged human trafficking den in Manila.

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DOLE has P500 million to help repatriated OFWs from Libya

Posted by jacobo 29 days ago Philippines
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LABOR Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said a standby fund worth P500 million is set to be released to assist in the repatriation of Filipino workers trapped in strife-torn Libya.

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