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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 »

POEA chief defends Filipino maids in Singapore over bus issue

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

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) defended overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) after a Singaporean made a suggestion on the Internet that Filipino domestic workers should have their separate bus because they were too noisy.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

POEA bars new deployment of workers to Ukraine

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AP FILE PHOTO

    MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration is to temporarily ban the deployment of Filipinos intending to work in Ukraine in light of the mounting tension in that country.   “We will be implementing a deployment ban there for new hires,” said Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz.   The Department of Foreign Affairs [...]

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH aims to deploy more OFWs to Iraq

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Vice President Jejomar Binay   INQUIRER.net file photo

The government aims to send Filipino workers to Iraq this year after six years of banned deployment to the country, Vice President Jejomar Binay said in a statement Tuesday.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

POEA bans deployment of workers to parts of Thailand

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Anti-government protesters make their way on a street during a rally opposing an advance voting, in Bangkok, Thailand ,Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration imposed a ban Monday on the deployment of newly hired Filipino workers to three places in Thailand in light of the declaration of a state of emergency in Bangkok and surrounding areas.

Posted: January 27th, 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 suspends 3 recruitment agencies

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

The Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) has suspended three recruitment agencies after they were found to be illegally hiring Filipinos and deploying them to a different country than the one they applied for.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

OFW’s recruiter loses license

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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has canceled the license of Precise Global Manpower Services Recruitment Agency Inc., which was found violating the government’s policy on household service workers.

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has canceled the license of a recruitment agency found violating the government’s policy on household service workers (HSWs).

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Recruitment agency’s licence cancelled

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

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has cancelled the license of a recruitment agency for violating the government’s policy on household service workers. POEA administrator Hans Leo Cacdac ordered the cancellation of the license of Precise Global Manpower Services Recruitment Agency Inc. following a complaint from one Michelle Magayaga, a Filipino worker in [...]

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Bantay OCW (Ang Boses ng OFW)

Captain’s Pet

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Salvador Wendica cries that he was illegally terminated from his work. He said he had a misunderstanding with a colleague on the ship and before he knew it, he was ordered by the ship captain to pack his bags and return to the Philippines.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Global Pinoy | Read More »

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