In keeping with their mandate to keep our workers safe, POEA suspends 29 employers of Filipino seafarers who had abandoned them last May in Xiamen, China. Meanwhile, MARINA and TESDA underscore the importance of upholding the rights of Filipino SBSR workers when it comes to safe labor practices and fair treatment in the workplace. Read more news in this month's roundup!
Nov 16, 2021
This month, several good news for our Pinoys abroad is in store, starting with DOLE’s optimism that the KSA will be paying P4.6 billion in unpaid salaries to 9,000 repatriated OFWs. Meanwhile, deployment to Guinea has now resumed, bringing more opportunities to Filipinos. More must-read articles are waiting in this month’s roundup.
Nov 16, 2021
In this month's news roundup, more government assistance efforts have been realized for our workers. Seafarers are considered crucial workers, and what better way to recognize them than to come up with programs that can help them in these troubling times. Read further about seafarer-exclusive discounts, online appointment services, added protection, and more.
Oct 11, 2021
In this month’s news roundup, more opportunities for overseas work are starting to be felt. Japan will be accepting skilled foreign workers once the country starts opening its borders, while over 1,000 job vacancies are available for Filipinos in Brunei. Read this news and more in this month’s must-read articles.
Oct 11, 2021
In this month’s news, the monthly deployment of seafarers have almost reached pre-pandemic levels. According to POEA, this is made possible by the interventions of national government, including vaccination efforts and the crafting of guidelines. Read these news and more in this month’s roundup.
Sep 15, 2021
In this month’s news, Oman has lifted the ban on Pinoy travelers. Meanwhile, the Philippines ends travel ban in ten countries, including UAE, Oman, and Malaysia. POEA has also extended the accreditation of landbased principals and released guidelines in OEC revalidation. Read these news and more in this month’s roundup.
Sep 09, 2021
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Aug 03, 2021
Vaccine rollouts continue to happen all over the world. As such, Saudi Arabia is poised to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for all workers. Read this news and other related stories in our recommended articles for the month.
Jun 15, 2021
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May 26, 2021