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Five days of bliss in Chiang Mai (Day 3)

Feature Life
CHIANG MAI, Thailand — Day 3 was epic from start to finish. Thanks to my friend Aura for taking the day off from work just to take me ...
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Five days of bliss in Chiang Mai (Days 1 and 2)

Feature Life
CHIANG MAI, Thailand — Why have I never been to Chiang Mai in my nine years in Thailand? This was the question I asked myself as soon as ...
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18 Filipino seafarers stranded off Baltimore coast appeal for help

News
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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President Duterte sends Php 500 million in aid to Saudi OFWs

News
While the Philippine media is busy elsewhere, it was reported in the Saudi Arabia press that the Duterte administration recently sent a team with Php 500 million (SR40 ...
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Solon files bill in support of Duterte’s proposal to create Department for OFWs

News
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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