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OFWs can again work in Thailand

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (Poea) governing board has approved a resolution allowing the resumption of deployment of Filipino workers to Thailand.

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

OFWs told: Get work, not tourist, visas

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

Visitor visas are for tourists, work visas are for workers.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

POEA to set up OFW processing centers in malls

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POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac. Photo from his official Twitter account.

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said it has mapped out plans to address the anticipated increase in the number of returning Filipino workers who will process their overseas employment certificate (OEC), or exit clearance, as thousands arrive to spend the holiday season in the country.

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

POEA bars employees from receiving gifts

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POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac. Photo by Noy Morcoso lll/INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines — Christmas is the season of giving, but not in the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).   POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac has issued a memorandum regarding the agency’s “no gift” policy, especially during the Christmas season.   The memorandum was directed to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), private recruitment agencies, suppliers and contractors, [...]

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Get visas on your own, OFWs told

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POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac. Photo from his official Twitter account.

Overseas job seekers need not hire immigration consultants who charge them exorbitant fees to obtain a working visa, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said.

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

New OFW hires barred from leaving for Egypt

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Egyptian army stand guard around the Republican Guard building in Nasr City in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 8, 2013. Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted President Mohammed Morsi early Monday in violence that left dozens of people killed, including one officer, outside the military building in Cairo where demonstrators had been holding a sit-in, government officials and witnesses said. AP/Khalil Hamra

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Friday imposed a temporary ban on Filipinos leaving for work in Egypt as political tensions continued to escalate in the Arab country.

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

POEA warns nurses

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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Saturday warned Filipino nurses seeking work abroad about fixers offering jobs in Germany.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

OFWs warned vs recruiter

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TRAVEL BAN. While millions of Filipinos continue to regard Hong Kong as one of their favourite year-round tourist destinations, the Hong Kong government still view the Philippines as a “severe threat” and that all travel to the country should be avoided.

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has warned Filipino workers in Hong Kong against dealing with a recruitment agency offering jobs in Canada.

Posted: June 22nd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Seamen may file complaints at sea

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Filipino seafarers may file work-related complaints even while aboard ocean-going vessels, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).

Posted: May 25th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Saudi Arabia is hiring Muslim nurses — POEA

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is in need of Muslim nurses, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).

Posted: March 27th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines | Read More »

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