Monday, May 27, 2024

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Filipino nurse in Melbourne suspended for stealing medical supplies and importing a skin-whitening medication

A Filipino nurse in Melboune received a warning for stealing medical supplies from her job in order to inject a friend and herself with skin-lightening medicine. Joanna Remandaban, a registered nurse, stole cannula equipment while on the night shift in...

7 Advantages of Working As Domestic Helper in Hong Kong vs Other Countries

Are you considering a career as a domestic helper? Whether you're seeking new opportunities or a change of scenery, it's essential to weigh your options and choose the right location that offers the best career growth and well-being advantages....

Finding Job as a Korean Factory Worker

Filipinos and other foreign workers who meet the Korean government's essential criteria may be able to find jobs in South Korea as factory workers. Filipino workers have found successful career opportunities in a number of industries in South Korea -...

Taiwan Food Company Shows Care to Filipino Employee, Expresses Desire to Hire More Davaoenos

A leading food exporter, importer and manufacturer in Taiwan has expressed keen interest to make another visit to Davao City and possibly recruit more workers for its factories. The plan was disclosed by the Manila Economic and Cultural Office...

Fighting Filipinas: 6 Reasons Why Public Brawls Not Uncommon Among Hong Kong Helpers

Public fights among Filipino domestic workers spending their days off in Hong Kong have been featured in the news recently. One might wonder what might have emboldened some Filipino domestic workers to engage their foes beyond war of words...

Taiwan Money Remittance: Importance of Convenience to OFWs and Families

Sending money to the family in the Philippines is one of the many to-do lists overseas Filipino workers have planned to do even before they leave the Philippines for a career abroad. OFWs in Taiwan, like everyone else, have struggled...

5 Challenges Filipino Domestic Workers Face Amid Hong Kong Chaos

Hong Kong is one of the most popular destinations for Filipino domestic workers. With its close proximity to the Philippines, relatively higher wages for domestic workers over other countries employing maids and is home to a large Filipino community. However,...

Beware of ‘Friends’ Who Value You Because of Money

Life abroad can be hard. But overseas Filipino workers can experience additional misery when they meet 'fair-weather friends' who ruin their plans and even get them in trouble. Take Christine, a domestic worker in Hong Kong, for example. She regrets...

How to Go to POLO Hong Kong

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Hong Kong is located at 29/F, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty, HK POLO Hotline: 55291880 POLO Email Address: polo.hongkong@yahoo.com Previously POLO-OWWA office was located at 16th & 18th Floors Mass Mutual Tower, 33 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai in...

When OFWs Stay Longer Abroad Past Their Retirement Age

Even as the retirement age of 60 promises well-deserved rest and benefits offered by the government so they can go home, there are Filipinos abroad who prefer to remain as OFWs to continue to provide for their families. Prescilla Nefalar,...
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Pinoy Royal Caribbean Cruise Staff Allegedly Installed Hidden Cameras in Bathrooms, Suspected of Spying on Guests

A Royal Caribbean cruise staffer is suspected of concealing cameras in passenger cabin restrooms to spy on visitors, especially...
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