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Site Description: Your source of daily news about OFW in the middle east...
Date Joined: Jan 26, 2012

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Avoid internet job scams - POEA
on Nov 23, 2012 in POEA ofw Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac yesterday issued a warning on the proliferation of employment scams in the internet and at the same time offered helpful tips on how to avoid them. Cacdac said more applicants use the internet to find jobs...

Migrant workers prone to bouts of depression, sadness — health expert
on Nov 23, 2012 in ofw News A Hong Kong health expert urged overseas Filipino workers to care about their well-being, saying that migrant workers, especially women, are among the most vulnerable to bouts of depression and sadness. In a lecture sponsored by the Phili...

9 more balikbayan box forwarders blacklisted
on Nov 19, 2012 in ofw News Nine more cargo forwarders have been blacklisted by the Department of Trade and Industry-Philippine Shippers’ Bureau following complaints on missing “balikbayan” boxes. In a DTI-PSB advisory dated November 16, the agency warned Filipinos abr...

POEA launches balik-manggagawa online appointment system
on Nov 18, 2012 in POEA ofw Balik-manggagawa or vacationing overseas Filipino workers now have the option to set an appointment with the POEA for the processing of their exit clearance or overseas employment certificate (OEC), Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac announce...

UN exec assures support for PHL migrant workers — DFA
on Nov 16, 2012 in ofw News The head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has reassured the Philippines of continued support for Filipino migrant workers, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. Baroness Valerie Amos, who i...

Pinoy jailed in UAE for secretly filming Pinay housemates in the bathroom
on Nov 16, 2012 in ofw News uae A United Arab Emirates (UAE) court on Wednesday sentenced a Filipino to three months in jail for sexually molesting his housemates in Dubai by secretly filming them while they were taking a shower. The court found the 40-year-old Filipino guilty...

Pinoys warned vs. recruiting scam for nurses in Toronto hospital
on Nov 14, 2012 in ofw News Foreign Affairs officials in Canada warned against a new email scam inviting jobseekers to pay P3,888 for a coaching interview for a shot at nonexistent jobs as nurses in Toronto-based hospitals. In a news release on Wednesday, ...

Pinoy household helpers in Dubai to receive $400 monthly minimum pay
on Nov 11, 2012 in ofw dubai uae Placement agencies in the Emirate of Dubai have agreed to give a $400 (more or less P16,500) monthly minimum salary for Filipino household workers, following the steps recently taken by Saudi Arabia. According to Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz, th...

How injured OFWs can claim OWWA benefits
on Nov 9, 2012 in ofw News An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who is an active member of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is entitled to claim benefits if he gets injured abroad. According to the social benefits page of OWWA, the coverage ranges from P...

'PH should ensure protection of domestic workers abroad'
on Nov 2, 2012 in ofw News The Philippines should take the lead in ensuring greater protection for domestic workers abroad as abuses against them continue despite their large presence across the globe. Sen. Loren Legarda made the call, citing a report by the International Lab...

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