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Tunisia re-opened border anew for Pinoys trapped in Libya, DFA chief says

Posted by jacobo 174 days ago Philippines
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The government of Tunisia has re-opened its border to Filipinos fleeing the violence in Libya as the ship that will ferry evacuees from the Philippines to neighboring Malta is expected to arrive later this week, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said Tuesday.

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Clear-cut repatriation guides sought for OFWs in Libya

Posted by jacobo 174 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Embassy in Libya should intensify its information campaign with clearer instructions on the repatriation process for Filipino workers there, according to a group advocating OFW rights.

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Some OFWs in Libya fear land travel to repatriation pick-up points

Posted by jacobo 174 days ago Philippines
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Some Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) trapped in the conflict-torn Libya said they are willing to be repatriated, but fear traveling by land to the ports of Misrata and Benghazi where a 1,500-seater ship that the government hired is set to pick them up.

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‘No shore leave’ policy up for Pinoy seafarers passing through Ebola-hit countries

Posted by jacobo 174 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) is implementing a “no shore leave” policy for Filipino seafarers sailing in Ebola-hit West African countries.

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Consultation ongoing for Live-in Caregiver Program in Canada

Posted by jacobo 174 days ago Philippines
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TORONTO - The federal government is currently doing the rounds to seek inputs from stakeholders in its ongoing review of the Live-in Caregiver Program or LCP.

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Payment setback for overseas Filipino workers' home journey

Posted by jacobo 175 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine government acknowledged Tuesday that the reason why many of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in strife-torn countries refused to go home was because of the low salary and not because there were no available jobs.

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DOLE guarantees jobs for repatriated OFWs from Libya

Posted by jacobo 175 days ago Philippines
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There are more than enough local jobs to accommodate the hundreds of repatriated overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from war-torn Libya, the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) said.

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Bending rules for human trafficking

Posted by jacobo 175 days ago Philippines
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How was it possible for a 16-year-old girl to have passed through stringent government rules and procedures in the Philippines to end up as a maltreated domestic worker in the Middle East?

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