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43% of OFW deaths in 2013 were in KSA — report

Posted by jacobo 63 days ago Philippines
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A total of 883 Filipinos died abroad and 3,154 jailed for various offenses, according to a newly released report from the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

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Pinay helper in UK pushes for law protecting domestic workers

Posted by jacobo 64 days ago Philippines
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LONDON—A Filipino household helper is urging the British parliament to pass a law that would protect migrant domestic workers and give them the right to stay in the country amid a raging immigration debate here.

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POEA warns OFWs vs consultancy firms

Posted by jacobo 64 days ago Philippines
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MANILA – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Tuesday warned the public against engaging the services of consultancy firms to get jobs overseas.

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Binay heads panel for convicted OFWs

Posted by jacobo 64 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino has created a permanent committee to be headed by Vice President Jejomar Binay to come up with guidelines on how to deal with overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) on death row, including raising blood money for them.

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Comelec eyes Internet voting for OFWs

Posted by jacobo 64 days ago Philippines
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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Wednesday it will pilot test Internet voting for overseas absentee voting in the May 2016 polls.

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PHL lowers alert level for Yemen from 3 to 2

Posted by jaypee 65 days ago Philippines
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The Philippines has lowered the alert level in Yemen, citing improving security and political situation there.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario lowered the Crisis Alert Level for Yemen from 3 (voluntary repatriation) to 2 (restriction phase) based on the recommendation of the
Philippine Embassy in Riyadh.

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Binay: Iraq looking for Filipino nurses

Posted by jacobo 65 days ago Philippines
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Manila, Philippines – Iraq is looking into hiring Filipino nurses as well as attracting Philippine companies to do business in the Middle Eastern nation which is rebuilding from the effects of war.

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Gov't finalizing protocol to send OFWs to Iraq

Posted by jacobo 65 days ago Philippines
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MANILA – Vice President Jejomar Binay expressed hopes that the Philippines and Iraq would soon sign a protocol that would pave the way for the deployment of Filipino workers to the Middle Eastern country.

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