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Saudi Arabia king to shoulder OFW repatriation

Saudi Arabia king to shoulder OFW repatriation

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 the successful talks, 128 stranded Filipinos were brought home. According to Bertiz, the fund … Read entire article »

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128 OFWs stranded in Saudi back in PH

128 OFWs stranded in Saudi back in PH

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 … 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

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 paying jobs. Some even gave up their license to become nurses abroad. This … Read entire article »

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Philippines, Saudi Arabia to negotiate over stranded OFWs

Philippines, Saudi Arabia to negotiate over stranded OFWs

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. 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 camps across Saudi Arabia,” a Foreign Affairs Department statement said. The immediate target is … Read entire article »

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Duterte wants OFWs in Saudi repatriated

Duterte wants OFWs in Saudi repatriated

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. 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 in an interview Tuesday. “He (Duterte) wants them (workers) to be repatriated via a … Read entire article »

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Embassy of the Philippines in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Embassy of the Philippines in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

ADDRESS: Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Site D3 Collector Road C Diplomatic Quarter P.O. Box 94366 11693 Riyadh Saudi Arabia 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 of 199 foreign representations in Saudi Arabia, and one of 111 foreign representations … Read entire article »

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IBAN of Philippine Banks

IBAN of Philippine Banks

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! General IBAN Information What is an IBAN? IBAN stands for International Bank Account … Read entire article »

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Physician Licensure Exam Results 2012: Topnotchers and List of Physician Board Exam Passers

Physician Licensure Exam Results 2012: Topnotchers and List of Physician Board Exam Passers

The Physician Licensure Exam Results of the February 2012 Physician Board Examinations was announced by the Philippines‘ Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Thursday, March 1, 2012. Reports say that 520 out of 990 examinees passed the Physician Licensure Exam held in the cities ofManila and Cebu. The top examinee in the 2012 Physician Exam isRonald Resuma Ceriales of Our Lady of FatimaUniversity in Valenzuela City. Ceriales garnered a score of 88.50 percent rating. Jon Karl Delgado Velasco of Cebu Institute of Medicine (85.92 percent) and Miguel Rafael David Ramos of St. Luke’s College of Medicine (85.83) were second and third respectively. Below are the Top … Read entire article »

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FEBRUARY 2011 PHYSICIAN BOARD EXAM RESULT

FEBRUARY 2011 PHYSICIAN BOARD EXAM RESULT

The Professional Regulations Commission announces that 655 out of 1,230 passed the Board Exam for Physicians (Complete Finals and Finals with Prelims) in the Philippines administered by the Board of Medicine in the cities of Manila and Cebu this February 2011. The top ten examinees are as follows: 1. ELEANOR DE GUZMAN DELA PENA – FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY-NICANOR REYES MEDICAL FOUNDATION – 86.33 2. JOVITH TASARRA ROYALES – OUR LADY OF FATIMA UNIVERSITY-VALENZUELA – 86.25 3. ELTON SHERMAN SZE PO – OUR LADY OF FATIMA UNIVERSITY-VALENZUELA – 85.58 4. KENNETH ESTOCAPIO YABUT – OUR LADY OF FATIMA UNIVERSITY-VALENZUELA – 85.50 5. NOREEN MANLAPAZ DIZON – FAR EASTERN … Read entire article »

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