Philippines

Filipino repatriates to receive gov’t assistance: DOLE

Filipino repatriates to receive gov’t assistance: DOLE By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — All Filipino repatriates from countries with confirmed cases of 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD) will be receiving financial, livelihood, and employment assistance from government, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced on Monday. Bello said his agency has … Continue reading

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No more mandatory repatriation for Overseas Filipino Workers in Iran, Lebanon

No more mandatory repatriation for OFWs in Iran, Lebanon By Ferdinand Patinio   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday said overseas Filipinos workers (OFWs) in Iran and Lebanon may no longer be covered by the mandatory repatriation imposed by the government with the downgrading of alert levels in these … Continue reading

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DOLE to issue ‘total ban’ on OFW deployment to Kuwait Monday

DOLE to issue ‘total ban’ on OFW deployment to Kuwait Monday By Ferdinand Patinio   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III is set to issue on Monday a total deployment ban order of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait. “A formal order on total deployment ban will … Continue reading