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Balik-Manggagawa Online System helps ease long queue to POEA


I will only have 4-day vacation in March next year and it will be from Thursday to Monday. I do not know where to squeeze the day to get my OEC (Overseas Employment Certificate). My Owwa (Overseas Workers Welfare Administration) fee is good for two years as well as Philhealth and Pag-ibig. That was my problem a few days ago. I tweeted Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Hans Leo Cacdac on October 14. After a few minutes he tweeted: Just on a vacation? I suggest you get an oec via http://bmonline.poea.gov.ph.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippines readies for Ebola

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 »

Exit clearance for OFWs now issued online

SCREENGRAB from bmonline.poea.gov.ph

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) advised returning or vacationing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to use its online system to get an exit clearance instead of lining up at the POEA and its processing centers.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Recruitment agency loses license, another suspended for violations

Philippine Overseas Labor Employment office. Photo from  www.poea.gov.ph

For misrepresentation and engaging in human trafficking activities, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has cancelled the license of Non-Stop Employment Corp., a recruitment agency based in Ermita, Manila.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

No Ebola travel ban on Nigeria, POEA says

Overseas Filipino Workers in Nigeria

When Lito Nucum and Bennie Cruz stepped on the plane bound for the Philippines on September 14, they knew it was a gamble. They had a very slim chance of going back to their lucrative jobs at Dantata and Sawoe, Nigeria’s largest locally-owned construction firm.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »