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Pasay court stops planned integration of terminal fee into airfare


The Pasay City Regional Trial Court Branch 109 has stopped the government’s move to integrate the P550 airport terminal fee into airfare beginning Nov. 1.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Allegedly abused Filipina seeks PH help in Riyadh

Riyadh city

A Filipina maid reportedly harassed by employer in Saudi Arabia has sought the help of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Riyadh (POLO-Riyadh), Arab News reported.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

Pimentel questions planned integration of terminal fees into airfare


Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III wants the Senate to look into the planned integration of terminal fees into airfare starting Nov. 1, 2014, saying this would violate an existing law exempting overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from paying such fees.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH, US sign agreement on workers’ education

Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Cuisia Jr. (left) and NLRB General Counsel Richard Griffin (right) shake hands after signing the MoU between the NLRB and the DFA at a ceremony held at the NLRB Board Hearing Room on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.  (Photo by the National Labor Relations Board)

The Philippines and the US have signed an agreement that would ensure Filipino workers there are informed and educated about their rights under US labor laws.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Bantay OCW (Ang Boses ng OFW)

‘In the Philippines, you’re the boss’


These are the exact words Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz cheerfully stated on why the Aquino administration keeps on encouraging our kababayan to return home to the Philippines, especially since most of them are professionals such as teachers and that there are jobs waiting for them in the country.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »