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Overseas job seekers warned vs Web offers

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

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has reiterated its warning to overseas job applicants to be cautious when considering employment offers through the Internet.

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

POEA lifts deployment ban in Afghanistan for some OFWs

NATO military vehicles leave the Camp Qargha, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Earlier in the day, a man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire on foreign troops at the military base, killing a U.S. two-star general and wounding others, among them a German brigadier general and a number of Americans troops, authorities said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

The Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) has partially lifted a deployment ban on Filipino workers in Afghanistan, according to a report on Radyo Inquirer 990AM.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Recruit firm license revoked for misrepresentation

Hans Leo Cacdac

The Philippine Overseas Employement Administration (POEA) has revoked the license of a recruitment company for trying to send four female migrants to Lebanon, where the government has banned the deployment of overseas workers.

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

Ebola virus stops new OFW hires

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz: Serious review of PDOS module. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is temporarily suspending the processing and deployment of newly hired overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for three West African countries—Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone—as the deadly Ebola outbreak in the region has worsened.

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

POEA suspends deployment of maids to UAE


The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) will temporarily stop the processing of Filipino household service workers’ (HSW) contracts for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following a new contract policy implemented by the latter, suspending contract verification of HSWs.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »