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Bello extols OFWs; pays tribute to fallen heroes

Bello extols OFWs; pays tribute to fallen heroes File photo MANILA (DOLE/PNA) – Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III heaped praises on overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) for their sacrifices and heroism in the face of the global coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. In his message on the observance of International Migrants Day on Friday, Bello also paid … Continue reading

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DOLE to hire 5K workers to clean up Catanduanes streets

DOLE to hire 5K workers to clean up Catanduanes streets By Ferdinand Patinio   (Photo courtesy of Philippine Navy) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday said it would hire some 5,000 informal sector workers to help clean up the streets of Catanduanes after the onslaught of Super Typhoon Rolly. … Continue reading

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3 more countries help find missing Livestock 1 crew: DOLE

3 more countries help find missing Livestock 1 crew: DOLE By Ferdinand Patinio  Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Three countries have responded to the Philippines’ request to help the search and rescue operation for the missing crew, including 36 Filipinos, of Gulf Livestock 1 which sunk off the coast of Japan … Continue reading

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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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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