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Bangko Sentral: Cash remittances expand by 6% in August

Posted by jaypee 257 days ago Philippines
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Cash remittances expanded by 6 percent to $2.053 billion in August from $1.938 billion a year earlier on continued deployment of Filipino workers abroad, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Wednesday.

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POEA bans deployment of OFWs to Yemen

Posted by jaypee 258 days ago Philippines
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Citing the security situation there, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Tuesday banned the deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Yemen.

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DOLE: 130,000 PHL domestic workers to benefit from HK wage hike

Posted by jaypee 259 days ago Philippines
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Some 130,000 Filipinos working as domestic helpers in Hong Kong stand to benefit from a new wage increase there, the Department of Labor and Employment said Tuesday.

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Despite easing of tension, Pinoys in HK reminded to shun protest venues

Posted by jaypee 262 days ago Philippines
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While noting a gradual easing of tension in Hong Kong, Philippine officials reminded Filipinos there to continue avoiding venues of protests.

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POEA suspends 4 recruitment firms for violating HSW rules

Posted by jaypee 263 days ago Philippines
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Four recruitment agencies were preventively suspended for allegedly circumventing government regulation on recruiting and deploying Filipino household service workers (HSWs).

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Pinoys, other foreign workers in HK to seek higher pay

Posted by jaypee 266 days ago Philippines
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Filipinos and other foreign domestic workers are preparing to demand a raise now that the situation in Hong Kong is slowly returning to normal.

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‘Return migration’ to benefit teachers working as maids in Singapore

Posted by jaypee 278 days ago Philippines
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School teachers forced to work as household helpers or household service workers (HSWs) in Singapore now have a chance to return to the Philippines to practice their original profession.

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Deployment of newly-hired OFWs resumes for West Bank, Israel

Posted by jaypee 280 days ago Philippines
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The government has lifted the ban on the deployment of newly-hired Filipino workers to West Bank and Israel following the lowering of the alert level in those areas by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

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