Edmonton

Temporary Filipino Workers’ Convention on Nov.9; Deadline of registration on Nov.5

Temporary Filipino Workers will have a convention in Edmonton on November 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Mapleleaf Ballroom of the Holiday Inn Conference Centre Edmonton South. The Philippine Oveseas Labor Office (POLO) Vancouver announced that registration is needed by texting the TFW’s complete name, email address and contact number to the POLO … Continue reading

Philippines

5K jobs in Europe to be available for Pinoys

5K jobs in Europe to be available for Pinoys By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Job opportunities may soon be available for Filipino workers in southern central Europe, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Monday. According to DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Slovenia is seeking the Philippines’ approval for the deployment … Continue reading

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CBCP ready to work with Mocha Uson for welfare of Overseas Filipino Workers

CBCP ready to work with Mocha Uson for welfare of OFWs By Ferdinand Patinio  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines – Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People (CBCP-ECMI) on Tuesday said it is ready to work with newly appointed Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Deputy Administrator Esther Margaux ‘Mocha’ … Continue reading

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House tackles bills creating Department of Overseas Filipino Workers

House tackles bills creating Department of OFW By Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The House of Representatives recently began deliberations on several bills proposing the creation of a Department of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) — one of the priority measures highlighted by President Rodrigo Duterte during his fourth State of the Nation … Continue reading

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DFA launches Facebook page to help distressed Overseas Filipino Workers

DFA launches Facebook page to help distressed OFWs By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday launched the official “OFW Help” page on Facebook to provide distressed overseas Filipino workers a new system to reach the government and request for emergency assistance. The “OFW Help” … Continue reading

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DOLE eyes deployment of more Overseas Filipino Workers to Canada

DOLE eyes deployment of more OFWs to Canada By Ferdinand Patinio   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Wednesday said it is looking to deploy more overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Canada. “Sa (In) Canada, meron kaming (we have a) joint communique that will pave the way for the deployment of skilled … Continue reading