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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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OFW Bank to start operations after appointment of board members

OFW Bank to start operations after appointment of board members By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The proposed bank for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will start operations as soon as all appointments of the board of directors are made, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the assurance after Labor Secretary … Continue reading

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DOLE to probe reported abuses on overseas Filipino workers in Jeddah

DOLE to probe reported abuses on OFWs in Jeddah By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III has ordered an investigation into the reported abuses against overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) by their recruitment agencies in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) … Continue reading

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Gov’t provides 27K jobs in Boracay: DOLE

Gov’t provides 27K jobs in Boracay: DOLE By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday reported that it has provided jobs and livelihood assistance to some 27,000 residents and non-residents who are working in Boracay Island during the six-month rehabilitation and temporary closure of the world-class … Continue reading

Bello still enjoys Duterte’s trust: Palace
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Bello still enjoys Duterte’s trust: Palace

Bello still enjoys Duterte’s trust: Palace By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III still enjoys the trust and confidence of President Rodrigo Duterte, Malacañang said Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this comment amid reports that the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) will look into … Continue reading