- 3 Pinoys From HK Busted in Indonesia for Drugs
- Aquino Urged to Allow Direct Hiring in HK, Crack Down on Greedy Recruiters
- PHL Consulate HK Advisory: Closed on Apr 4 and Apr 9
- Two Filipinas Charged With Manslaughter in Hong Kong
- ‘No Plans of Going Home,’ Declares Vallejos After Permanent Residence Verdict
- Placement Agencies End Ban on Sending Filipino Helpers to HK
- HK Ruling May Result in Unfair Treatment of Filipina Maids
- HK Top Court Rejects DH Permanent Residence Appeal
- Pinay in Hong Kong in Stable Condition After Contracting Deadly Flesh-eating Disease
- Pinay Seriously Hurt, Husband Killed in Attack by Teenage Son, Pal in HK
Philippine-Japan Agreement to Undergo Formal Negotiations in Dec.
A work standard for Filipino nurses and caregivers in Japan and the raising of tariff quotas for chicken and other agricultural items will be among the issues that the Philippines will raise when it reviews its bilateral...
Japan Reneges on JPEPA Commitment
The local automotive industry has asked the government to remind Japan of its commitment to bring in fresh investments into the Philippines under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement. “One of the commitments of Japan under the agreement...
Japan Okays Review of Exams for Filipino Nurses
The Japanese government has agreed to review the process of accepting Filipino nurses in its hospitals under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), President Aquino said Tuesday night. The President had a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister...
500 Jobs in Japan for Philippine Nurses
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said that Japan is in need of 500 nurses from the Philippines. The proposed deployment is under the current Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA). Successful nurses will initially work as assistants...
60 Filipino Caregivers Finish Japanese Course
Sixty Filipino caregivers on Friday completed a pretraining course in Japanese ahead of their departure for Japan later this month under the Japan-Philippines economic partnership agreement. Masamichi Furuya of the Japan Foundation, who supervised the three-month-long period...
Filipino Nurses Head to Japan to Find Work
Thirty-two-year-old Filipino nurse Mary Claire Autor is looking forward to train and work in Japan by the end of May. Under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement, Mary Claire and 80 other Filipino nurses have the opportunity to...
More Pinoy Nurses Heading to Japan for Licensure Exams
Despite a devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan this month and the ensuing nuclear accident, a third batch of over 80 Filipino nurses are scheduled to go there on May 30 for a language training in...
Japan Cuts Filipino Nurses Some Slack in Exams
After the first two batches of Filipino nurses and caregivers who have applied for jobs in Japan in the last two years registered very low passing rates, the Japanese government has decided to revise the qualifying exams...
PHL Seeks Easing of JPEPA Nurse Hiring Requirements
The Philippines will be asking for the relaxation of some of the entry requirements of Filipino nurses to Japan during the renegotiation of the Japan-Philippine Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) scheduled this year. Under the current JPEPA rules,...
Binay Seeks Enhanced Training for Filipina Nurses, Caregivers
Vice President Jejomar Binay Monday appealed to the Japanese government to help further enhance the training of Filipino nurses and caregivers mulling to work in Japan under the Japan–Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA). Japanese Ambassador Makato Katsura...