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DOLE reassures repatriated OFWs of reintegration services

Posted by jacobo 81 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 81 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 81 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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Network of nuns helping fight human trafficking in PHL

Posted by jacobo 81 days ago Philippines
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A network of nuns is helping fight human trafficking in the Philippines, and is now seeking to recruit more to its cause.

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Overseas Workers Welfare Administration releases P840,000 death benefits

Posted by jacobo 82 days ago Philippines
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THE Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) has released a total of P840,000 death and burial benefits to seven overseas Filipino workers’ dependents in Zamboanga City.

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Libya’s labor ministry allows Pinoys to leave without exit visas

Posted by jacobo 82 days ago Philippines
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(Updated 7:15 p.m.) Filipinos in Libya need not wait for their exit visas to leave the country, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said Friday as the government works double time to extricate the estimated 13,000 Filipinos out of the African nation currently in the midst of a bloody civil war.

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Prospective OFWs urged to use POEA search engine to check recruiters

Posted by jacobo 82 days ago Philippines
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Filipinos seeking work overseas but who have doubts about those recruiting them may want to make a background check with this government website.

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Training video insulting to Filipino healthcare workers withdrawn

Posted by jacobo 84 days ago Philippines
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WASHINGTON, D.C.— Filipino community leaders and the Philippine Embassy on June 28 lauded a California-based company for its decision to delete a scene in its customer service training video that negatively portrayed Filipino healthcare workers.

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