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Over 58,000 illegals deported last month

Posted by jaypee 56 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Over 15,000 violators of the residency and labor system are currently living in government shelters awaiting deportation. Figures recently released showed that the Ministry of Labor last month deported more than 58,710 foreigners who had violated residency or labor laws.

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More than 100 migrant workers may be deported after Qatar strike

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Qatar
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More than a hundred migrant workers, striking over low pay in Qatar, are currently being detained and in the midst of being processed for deportation.

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Food is top priority of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Philippines
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Remittances from Filipinos working overseas support the food manufacturing sector, as nearly all recipients of these funds prioritize the purchase of food items, results of a recent survey conducted by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas show.

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Pinoys in New South Wales urged to remain calm, vigilant amid Sydney hostage crisis

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Australia
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The Philippine government has called on Filipinos in New South Wales to be calm and vigilant after an armed man took several hostages in a café in Sydney on Monday, shocking the usually tranquil Australian city.

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Highly-skilled labour market needed to tackle foreign worker influx

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to change from an economic structure that requires unskilled foreign workers to a highly-skilled labour market in order to tackle the influx of foreign workers.

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OFW inflows up 6.9% to $2.46 B in Oct

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Remittances – cash and non-cash – sent home by Filipinos overseas continued to increase in October on the back of sustained demand for Filipino workers abroad.

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76 OFWs in Jeddah finally receive pay after 4 months

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Saudi Arabia
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After a long wait, 76 overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, finally received their salaries, ensuring a pleasant reunion with their families in the Philippines this Christmas, a report on GMA News TV's "QRT" said Wednesday.

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POEA to vacationing OFWs: Go online for employment certificates

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago Philippines
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Overseas Filipino workers wanting to spend their Christmas vacation in the Philippines may want to go online instead of lining up for their overseas employment certificates (OECs).

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