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OFWs rally in Hong Kong, denounce policy on foreign domestic workers

Posted by jacobo 51 days ago Philippines
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MANILA (Mindanao Examiner / Feb. 26, 2014) - Members of the Asian Migrants Coordinating Body of the International Migrants Alliance picketed in front of Hong Kong's Immigration Department to denounce its policies on foreign domestic workers.

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Remittance money spent on wants not needs?

Posted by jacobo 51 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) send millions of dollars in remittances back to their families in the Philippines, but is the money being spent on wants instead of needs?


 

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Filipina nurses abroad outnumber local hires–health chief

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – Nurses who work overseas outnumber those who work in the Philippines four to one, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said.




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86 recruitment firms penalized for violating POEA rules in 2013

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Philippines
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Eighty-six private recruitment firms were either suspended or ordered to stop operations in 2013 for alleged illegal recruitment activities, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) announced Wednesday.

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PHL, Saudi agree to automate recruitment procedures

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Philippines
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Filipinos seeking work in Saudi Arabia may benefit from automated procedures in the recruitment process, following a recent meeting between labor officials from the two countries, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.

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Pinoys in Yemen to get ‘discounted’ rates for immigration penalties

Posted by jaypee 52 days ago Philippines
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Filipinos in Yemen may avail of discounted rates for immigration penalties, the Philippine Embassy in Saudi Arabia said over the weekend.

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Filipino health workers wanted in Trinidad and Tobago

Posted by jaypee 52 days ago Philippines
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean wants to bring in more hospital workers from the Philippines to improve delivery of health services to its people, the Philippine embassy in the US said.

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DFA denies 100,000 illegal Filipinos deported from Malaysia

Posted by jaypee 53 days ago Philippines
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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday denied reports that 100,000 Filipinos were deported by Malaysian authorities during its ongoing crackdown of illegal foreign workers.

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