Thursday, February 22, 2024

Asia Pacific

9 Ways You Can Land a Job in Thailand

Many Filipinos want to work overseas but choose to be close to home. No wonder there are many OFWs based in Hong Kong, Singapore, Macau and Taiwan, locations that are within three hours flight from the Philippines. Given such preference,...

11 Pros and Cons As a Taiwan Factory Worker

Being an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) in Taiwan has its shares of advantages and disadvantages, just like anywhere else. Taiwan hires Filipino domestic helpers and factory workers because of diligence at work and the affordability of labor costs. For...

Why More Singapore Employees Hire Detectives to Spy on Helpers

More employers are hiring private detectives to spy on their helpers. One of them is 27-year-old Shoba Devi, who got suspicious when her Filipina domestic worker started long phone conversations late at night. Devi, an unmarried administrative assistant who lives...

Caregivers, Helpers Excluded in Taiwan's Wage Hike

Thousands of Filipinos based in Taiwan working as caregivers and household workers are not included among those who will receive wage hikes. Taiwan imposed increase in wage of NTD735 (P1,072.77) to workers who belong in industries such as manufacturing, electronics...

10 Things Could Happen If There are No OFWs in Hong Kong

What do you think will Hong Kong look like in Hong Kong had no Filipinos? What if, for some strange reason, there are no Filipinos in the SAR? This is just a big WHAT IF. And let's assume the...

POLO Hong Kong Warns Agencies vs ‘Macau Exits’

Employment agencies in Hong Kong face suspension or cancellation of their licenses if they openly allow domestic helpers they deployed to "exit" to Macau. Labor Attache Nenita Garcia said this in a meeting on May 21 with associations of employment...

5 Things Filipinos Need to Know About Brunei Before Working There

Brunei is a small sultanate state located in the north coast of the island of Borneo, sharing the island with bigger territories of Malaysia and Indonesia. With large deposits of oil and gas, Brunei is among the most affluent nations...

List of POEA Licensed Recruitment Agencies for New Zealand Jobs

Without a direct government to government hiring arrangements between the Philippines and New Zealand, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) disclosed the list of recruitment agencies authorized to handle job orders from New Zealand. Former POEA administrator Hans Leo Cacdac...

Rights and Duties of Domestic Helpers in Singapore

Domestic Helpers in Singapore are protected by the Standard Employment Contract and the Singaporean Law. Therefore, it is essential that both the employer and employee are well versed with these laws and agreements, so that neither will end up...

Labor Rights of Domestic Workers in Hong Kong

Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong are protected by law and the Standard Employment Contract -- no other paperwork -- is the only document recognized by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region when it comes to...
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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...
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