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Hanggang P2-M na pautang, naghihintay sa mga umuwing OFW

Hanggang P2-M na pautang, naghihintay sa mga umuwing OFW

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Habang patuloy ang patayan na resulta ng kampanya ng Duterte administration laban sa droga, kumusta naman ang mga OFW na nawalan ng trabaho sa ibang bansa at kailangang makapagsimula muli dito sa Pilipinas? May tulong na ba silang natatanggap mula sa gobyerno? Bandila, September 08, 2016, Huwebes (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); … Read entire article »

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Saudi Arabia king to shoulder OFW repatriation

Saudi Arabia king to shoulder OFW repatriation

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); MANILA — Saudi Arabia king Salman bin Abdulaziz promised to pay for the transportation and other fees of recently repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). In an interview with DZMM, Acts OFW party-list Rep. Aniceto “John” Bertiz III said Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello and other delegates coordinated with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) officials for assistance for the OFWs who appealed for repatriation. After … Read entire article »

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128 OFWs stranded in Saudi back in PH

128 OFWs stranded in Saudi back in PH

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Another batch of Filipino workers from Saudi Arabia arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Wednesday. President Duterte was there to meet them. – ANC, The World Tonight, August 31, 2016 ABS-CBN News Posted at Sep 01 2016 01:23 AM (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); … Read entire article »

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PH doctors working as nurses abroad

PH doctors working as nurses abroad

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Even before, doctors are one of the looked upon professions in the healthcare industry. Having to study to become a doctor may require much of a person’s time and effort but the result would be truly rewarding. Thus, many have dreamt of becoming a doctor one day. Sadly, Executive Director of the Association of Philippine Medical Colleges Dr. Fernando Sanchez said a few years ago, “The once popular profession of medicine has … Read entire article »

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Trillanes proposes P73K monthly salary for gov’t doctors

Trillanes proposes P73K monthly salary for gov’t doctors

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Sunday pushed for the increase in salary and additional incentives of government physicians to prevent them from seeking work abroad. Trillanes filed Senate Bill No. 526, which seeks to increase the salary of government physicians, Medical Officer I, currently at Salary Grade 16 or equivalent to P28,417. “There has been continuous exodus of Filipino physicians abroad to seek better … Read entire article »

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Philippines, Saudi Arabia to negotiate over stranded OFWs

Philippines, Saudi Arabia to negotiate over stranded OFWs

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines said Saturday it would within days send government missions to Saudi Arabia to help thousands of jobless Filipinos left stranded across the kingdom after the plunge in oil prices. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The first batch of officials would fly to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday “to provide immediate humanitarian, legal, and other consular assistance to the overseas Filipino workers stranded in work … Read entire article »

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Duterte wants OFWs in Saudi repatriated

Duterte wants OFWs in Saudi repatriated

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the repatriation of stranded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were affected by the financial crisis in Saudi Arabia. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo said Duterte issued the directive during a Cabinet meeting last Monday in Malacañan. “The president wants to repatriate the stranded workers. He said they should be given assistance immediately,” Panelo told reporters … Read entire article »

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Future doctors, the country needs you – PH VP Robredo

Future doctors, the country needs you – PH VP Robredo

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It’s common to hear aspiring doctors from the Philippines aiming to migrate to countries like the USA, Canada, and the United Kingdom to practice their respective degrees and specialisations. Among the primary reasons would be better career opportunities and the chance to earn a higher salary than what their home country can offer. Philippine Vice President, Leni Robredo, would like future Filipino doctors … Read entire article »

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Embassy of the Philippines in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Embassy of the Philippines in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ADDRESS: Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Site D3 Collector Road C Diplomatic Quarter P.O. Box 94366 11693 Riyadh Saudi Arabia (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); TELEPHONE: (+966) 11 482-3559 (+966) 11 480-1918 FAX: (+966) 11 488-3945 EMAIL: rype@riyadhpe.com consular@philembassy-riyadh.org WEBSITE: riyadhpe.dfa.gov.ph OFFICE HOURS: HEAD OF MISSION Mr Ezzedin H. Tago, Ambassador Philippines in Saudi Arabia: In addition to the embassy in Riyadh, the Philippines also has a consulate general in Jeddah. Saudi Arabia in the Philippines: Saudi Arabia maintains an embassy in Manila. The Philippine embassy is one … Read entire article »

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IBAN of Philippine Banks

IBAN of Philippine Banks

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); IBAN of Philippine Banks International Bank Account Number or IBAN is an identifier commonly used by European banks to lessen the risk of transmitting transcription errors when transferring money from one bank to another bank. Philippine banks have no IBAN because it is not an European bank, instead Philippine banks use SWIFT code. SWIFT means Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. Again, Philippine banks have no IBAN! (adsbygoogle = … Read entire article »

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Philippines tells citizens to leave Bahrain

Philippines tells citizens to leave Bahrain

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines on Tuesday advised its 31,000 citizens in Bahrain to leave the Gulf state after troops from neighbouring countries moved in to help the ruling monarchy quell anti-government protests. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We are urging 31,000 Filipinos to restrict movements to only those absolutely essential and to voluntarily depart the country,” Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Rafael Seguis told … Read entire article »

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PH embassy help sought for tetanus-hit Filipino in Saudi

PH embassy help sought for tetanus-hit Filipino in Saudi

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); RIYADH—The human rights group Migrante-Middle East has called on the Philippine Embassy to help a Filipino overseas worker who has been in hospital with tetanus for more than two months and whose condition is deteriorating. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “His employer is willing to cooperate with the Philippine Embassy for his repatriation although this is not possible at present because he’s very … Read entire article »

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Group calls on legislator to probe OFW deaths in Saudi Arabia

Group calls on legislator to probe OFW deaths in Saudi Arabia

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); MANILA, Philippines – A migrant workers’ group has called on Akbayan party-list Rep. Walden Bello to probe into the unsolved deaths of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia and other parts of the Middle East. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Gerry De Guzman, Migrante-Saudi Arabia Vice-Chairperson for the Eastern region, said that during a dialogue with Bello, head of the House committee on Overseas Workers Affairs (COWA), … Read entire article »

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