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POEA allows partial deployment to Libya

Posted by jacobo 37 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has allowed the partial deployment of Filipino workers to war-torn Libya.

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DFA lowers alert level for Thailand

Posted by jacobo 38 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has lowered the crisis alert level in Thailand, as the political situation continues to stabilize.

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Palace urges Pinoys to leave Iraq, Libya

Posted by jacobo 38 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Malacanang on Monday reiterated its calls for Filipinos in Iraq and Libya to voluntarily return to the Philippines as security in those 2 countries continues to deteriorate.

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OFW remittances up 5.2 pct in April

Posted by jacobo 38 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – Remittances grew in April due to continuous demand for overseas Filipino workers (OFW), the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said.

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OFWs seen to benefit as PHL votes for ILO protocol, recommendation vs. forced labor

Posted by jaypee 38 days ago Philippines
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In what could be a boon for overseas Filipino workers, the Philippines has thrown its support behind the International Labor Organization's adoption of a protocol and recommendation against forced labor.

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More OFW families investing - survey

Posted by jacobo 38 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - More households that depend on remittances from family members working abroad are now saving and investing.

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30 more OFWs to return home from strife-torn Libya

Posted by jaypee 38 days ago Philippines
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Thirty more Filipino workers from conflict-torn Libya are scheduled to return to the Philippines in two batches this Monday, while 329 more are waiting for their flight home, Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose said.

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PHL supports better protection for seafarers under maritime labor treaty

Posted by jaypee 38 days ago Philippines
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Filipino seafarers may soon enjoy better protection after the Philippine government voted in favor of amendments to the Maritime Labor Convention of 2006 (MLC, 2006).

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