- 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
DOLE Warns Jobseekers of Non-existent Jobs in Italy
Illegal recruiters are enticing Filipinos particularly those based in Bataan, Baguio and Isabela of non-existent jobs in Italy, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) warned. Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said they were informed about the rampant...
41 Typhoon Pablo Victims Get Jobs in Doha
Forty-one workers from typhoon-devastated Davao region were hired to work for Qatar Airways for its airport operations in Doha, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced. “The 41 workers are among the 165 workers who signified...
Errant Philippine Recruitment Agencies Face Manila Government Crackdown
Manila is serious at going after errant Philippine recruitment or manpower agencies and their foreign partners, based on the latest 10 individual cases of illegal recruitment and maltreatment filed before the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). In...
Saudi Recruitment Process Resumes
Labor officials in Riyadh and Jeddah have started to accept applications for accreditation from Saudi Arabian employment agencies that want to recruit Filipino household service workers (HSWs), according to Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz. “The accreditation is meant...
Aquino Greets Returning OFWs
No less that President Aquino was the official greeter of some 500 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who arrived at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Thursday afternoon to spend Christmas in the home country. The OFWs on two flights...
Maids’ Deployment to Saudi Resumes—DOLE
After a ban of more than a year, the deployment of new domestic workers to Saudi Arabia has resumed. According to Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz, the government gave the green light for the deployment of new domestics...
DOLE to Probe Agencies of OFWs Rescued in Malaysia
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has directed the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) to investigate two recruitment agencies that allegedly deployed six Filipina domestic workers rescued by Malaysian immigration authorities. “The POEA needs to find out why these...
DOLE Asks OFWs to be Vigilant Vs Illegal Recruitment, Human Trafficking
Labor Department Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz commended efforts by one of the country’s overseas labor offices for the efficient manner it helps victims of human trafficking and illegal recruitment. She also reiterated overseas Filipinos workers should report such...
UAE-bound Filipino Workers Urged to File Visa Applications 10 Days Before Departure
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz urged on Thursday, overseas Filipino workers intending to apply for a United Arab Emirates (UAE) visa to file their applications early because its approval would be directed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
Dubai Grants US$400 Minimum Wage For Filipino Domestic Helpers
Good news to Filipino household service workers who want to work in Dubai. Following the Saudis’ lead, Dubai employers will also implement the payment of US$400 in minimum monthly salary and have committed to address the perennial...