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BSP allows OFWs from Libya to exchange dinars to pesos

Posted by jacobo 40 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is opening a currency exchange facility where overseas Filipino workers repatriated from Libya can exchange Libyan Dinars for Philippine pesos.

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SLBFE to evacuate Lankans in Liberia

Posted by jacobo 36 days ago Sri Lanka
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With the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring the Ebola virus epidemic sweeping across western Africa, an international health emergency, the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) is now looking to repatriate Sri Lankan migrant workers from Liberia.

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Singapore builds integrated dormitory for foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 37 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: Singapore will open its first integrated 16,800-bed mega dormitory facility for foreign workers this month as part of efforts to avoid a repeat of the 2013 Little India riots, the country's worst unrest in 40 years.

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POEA reminds OFWs vs. falling for job offers to troubled countries

Posted by jaypee 37 days ago Philippines
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Prospective overseas Filipino workers were reminded against falling for supposed job offers in at least three countries considered hotspots due to the armed tension there.

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120 repatriated OFWs arrive from Libya

Posted by jaypee 37 days ago Philippines
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Around 120 overseas Filipino workers who availed of repatriation from strife-torn Libya arrived in the Philippines over the weekend.

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Sri Lanka to bring back migrant workers employed in Liberia due to Ebola epidemic

Posted by jacobo 37 days ago Sri Lanka
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Aug 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka is taking measures to bring back around 200 migrant workers currently employed in Liberia due to the fast spreading Ebola epidemic in the West African region, Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Dilan Perera said.

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The final straw

Posted by jacobo 38 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, Aug 9: In the scorching heat of August, Ram Milan Kurni walks into one of the medical test centers at Gongabu in the capital. He pays Rs 1,500 at the reception of Janaki International Medical Center Pvt. Ltd for some medical tests.

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Gov't to evacuate more OFWs from Libya

Posted by jacobo 38 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Thirty-five more overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Misrata in Libya have registered with the Philippine embassy for evacuation by sea.

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