Overseas Filipino workers

Overseas Filipino workers

Update on Financial Assistance to Stranded OFWs

News Philippines Travel
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has a team now in position at the Clark International Airport in Pampanga to extend financial assistance to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) ...
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WB Report: PH a model for migrant workers’ support system

Released on Monday, a WB report, titled Migrating to Opportunity, said, “The highly-developed support system for migrant labor in the Philippines can serve as a model for other countries, however, the country should continue its focus on improving reintegration of returning migrants.”
Philippines World
MANILA — The World Bank (WB) has called for eased restrictions on labor migration to boost workers’ welfare and accelerate regional economic integration saying other Association of Southeast ...
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Starting Dec 25, Balikbayan boxes are tax free up to P150,000

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MANILA, December 21, 2016 (PNA) — Here’s welcome news and a fitting gift to our Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) this holiday season. Starting this December 25, balikbayan boxes ...
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18 Filipino seafarers stranded off Baltimore coast appeal for help

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By Ben Cal MANILA, November 8, 2016 (PNA) — Eighteen Filipino seamen have been stranded aboard their ship off the coast of Baltimore, Maryland in the United States ...
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OFWs in Taiwan to get 5% wage increase in 2017

Economy News
MANILA, October 11, 2016 (PNA) — Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Taiwan will get 5% increase in their wages starting January 1, 2017, an official of the country’s representative ...
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POEA suspends OFW deployment to 4 Saudi firms

Economy News
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has suspended the deployment of newly-hired and returning workers to four companies in Saudi Arabia. “We have already suspended deployment to four ...
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Solon files bill in support of Duterte’s proposal to create Department for OFWs

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Following President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign promise to give more protections to our countrymen working abroad, a lawmaker is pushing for the creation of a department that will focus ...
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