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Pinoy health workers leave for Japan

Posted by jacobo 42 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - A new contingent of Filipino nurses and caregivers who will train and have the opportunity to work in Japan under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement left Manila for Japan on Wednesday.

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53 Pinoys to return home from strife-torn Libya

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Philippines
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Fifty-three Filipinos are set to arrive on Wednesday from Libya, two weeks after the Philippine government hoisted the alert level in the strife-torn African nation to 3.

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Number of Pinoys seeking repatriation from strife-torn Libya rises to 195

Posted by jacobo 44 days ago Philippines
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The number of Filipino workers who have expressed their intention to leave strife-torn Libya has increased to 195, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Monday as tensions in the North African state showed no signs of easing.

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Labor team off to Libya to aid OFWs

Posted by jacobo 44 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines–Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has approved the deployment to Libya of a two-man contingency team that would augment the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (Polo) staff in Tripoli.

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Two Filipinos still waiting for justice

Posted by jacobo 44 days ago Philippines
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The cases of two Filipino nationals, a maid on whom her angry employer had poured boiling water on May 4 and a male OFW who was allegedly raped and left for dead in the desert on May 16 by three unidentified men, are still under investigation. Both victims have demanded that the accused be brought to justice.

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DOLE to deploy contingency team in Libya

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Bracing up for any eventuality in Libya, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz yesterday approved the deployment of a contingency team to augment the staff of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in the troubled country.

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OFWs in Saudi Arabia hopeful about new OWWA chief

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Philippines
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While many of them have not quite heard of her, overseas Filipino workers in Saudi Arabia are hopeful new Overseas Workers Welfare Administration head Rebecca Calzado will continue ensuring the welfare of OFWs abroad.

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POEA advises OFWs: Check receipt from recruiter

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Philippines
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Filipinos seeking work abroad may have to double-check the receipts they get from their recruitment agencies, Philippine labor officials advised.

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