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5500 job applicants rules out foreign worker needs at Roy Hill mine

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Australia
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Officials at Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill project say a downturn in the construction industry has led to a surplus of skilled workers, with people on 457 visas no longer need to build the mine.

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PNoy forms panel to craft govt policy on distressed OFWs

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Philippines
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President Benigno Aquino III has ordered the creation of an inter-agency committee that will determine the government's policy on giving assistance to overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in distress.

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Seafarers’ group calls for MARINA head’s resignation

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Philippines
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A group of seafarers has appealed to President Benigno Aquino III to replace Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) head Maximo Mejia for alleged incompetence.

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Saudi council finds labor pact with PHL unacceptable

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Philippines
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The consultative assembly of Saudi Arabia has thumbed down the draft agreement on the recruitment of domestic workers from the Philippines, a report on Arab News said Thursday.

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Migration to NZ reaches highest point in decade

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago New Zealand
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Migration to New Zealand has reached its highest point in more than a decade, with fewer Kiwis moving to Australia and more Chinese than Britons settling here for the first time in 10 years.

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PHL seeks labor pact with Haiti

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Philippines
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The Philippines is seeking a bilateral labor agreement with Haiti to ensure that Filipinos working in the Caribbean nation would enjoy adequate protection. Read More
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47 former OFWs received P47,000 cash grant from govt

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Philippines
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Forty-seven former overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Mindanao have received P10,000 each from the government as livelihood assistance.

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Arrested Pinoys in Spain drug bust decline PHL govt aid

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Philippines
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The 20 Filipinos arrested in a major anti-illegal drugs operation in Spain earlier this week have declined assistance from the Philippine government, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday.

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