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PH, US sign agreement on workers’ education

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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 »

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‘In the Philippines, you’re the boss’

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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 »

Philippines readies for Ebola

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WHO Asia Pacific Region Regional Director Shin Young-soo, right, and  Health Secretary Enrique Ona shake hands following a joint news conference ahead of the next week's 65th WHO Regional Conference Friday in Pasay City. AP

Foreign experts on infectious diseases are coming to the Philippines to help local health workers boost defenses against the outbreak of the Ebola virus, a Palace official said Saturday.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

4 reasons why there’s no need yet to repatriate OFWs from West Africa

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Despite growing global concern over the continued spread of the dreaded Ebola virus from three West African countries, why is the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) not yet repatriating the almost 3,500 Filipinos there?

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Inquirer international contributor nominated for Migration and Media Awards

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Eunice-Novio

For her articles tackling issues faced by Filipino migrants, Inquirer international contributor Eunice Barbara Novio was nominated for the Migration and Media (MAM) Awards.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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