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Drilon pushes on-line voting for Filipinos overseas in 2016

Posted by jacobo 29 days ago Philippines
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Senate President Franklin Drilon yesterday urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to strengthen the government’s Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) program so more overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) can exercise their right to suffrage without leaving their jobs or residences abroad.

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Over 100 Pinoy workers returning home from Libya

Posted by jacobo 29 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – More than a hundred overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are flying to Manila on Sunday, and the Department of Foreign Affairs hopes the rest will follow suit.

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PH pleads with workers in Libya to return

Posted by jacobo 29 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - The Philippines on Sunday appealed to thousands of its nationals to flee Libya, warning that the situation there could worsen after only a few hundred heeded calls to return home.

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Domestic contracts translated to dialects

Posted by jacobo 30 days ago Philippines
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The Department of Labor and Employment (DOE) has translated the service contracts of domestic helpers to 12 dialects to help households have better relationship with their kasambahays,  a senior official said.

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Only 800 of 13,000 Pinoys in Libya have come home

Posted by jacobo 30 days ago Philippines
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A group 95 Filipino workers who have fled strife-torn Libya are now in the island of Djerba in Tunisia, where they arrived by bus, through Ras Ajdir, on Thursday, July 31.

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DOLE reassures repatriated OFWs of reintegration services

Posted by jacobo 30 days ago Philippines
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Overseas Filipino workers availing of repatriation from troubled countries were reassured of "focused and comprehensive" reintegration services from the Department of Labor and Employment.

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Pinoys among seamen stranded at US port due to shipowner's debts

Posted by jacobo 30 days ago Philippines
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Unpaid company bills have left 18 Filipino and Ukrainian seamen, together with an Egyptian captain, stranded aboard a Greek-owned cargo ship at a port in Delaware River since April, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Wednesday.

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Philippines urges workers in Libya to leave while they can

Posted by jacobo 30 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - The Philippines urged its thousands of workers in Libya on Saturday to leave the strife-torn nation now while they still can, warning that the remaining exit routes were closing fast.

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