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OFW ID Card is out for Filipinos Across Globe

OFW ID Card is out for Filipinos Across Globe

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ID Card for Overseas Filipino Workers is started rolling out. Thanks to Government of Philippines for such huge achievement, the unified identification card system is a project of the Philippine Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) firstly launched in July 2017 to replace the current “Exit Pass” (EP) or Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC). The exit pass, which most OFWs would like to be abolished, proves that an overseas Filipino worker has been hired legally and intends to go back to the same employer (company) abroad. The overseas Filipino worker ID entitles Filipino workers to airport and travel tax exemptions levied by the government of Philippine. How to Register for OFW ID: To register, overseas Filipino workers will need to Visit Below Official Site, of and will
Warning to UAE Filipinos! This is Illegal, If caught You Will Face 6 Months Jail And Deportation!

Warning to UAE Filipinos! This is Illegal, If caught You Will Face 6 Months Jail And Deportation!

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As far as our experience, Filipinos are very kind, their overall record in UAE is respectable. UAE Government is trying their best to provide them same benefits that other nationalities are getting here in UAE, Such as: Weekly day off, giving 30 days of annual paid leave, ensuring the right to retain personal documents including passport, ID card, work permit, rest of at least 12 hours a day, including 8 hours of continuous break, and no discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or religion. This will not just benefit the maids but also other Filipino nationals who are working as a Security guards, house cooks, drivers, gardeners and all other house hold workers. The draft is already generated and is just waiting for a Sign, But the problem begin when someone get caught d...
List of Countries That Offer Visa-Free Access to Filipinos

List of Countries That Offer Visa-Free Access to Filipinos

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To Filipinos traveling overseas, getting a visa can be a time-consuming, if not resource-draining exercise. Consulates and embassies often require plenty of documentation to justify them granting visas: financial statements and proof of employment are among them. And that’s if the destination country has its consular presence in the Philippines. Given such challenges faced by a legitimate tourist, another alternative is to visit countries that don’t require Philippine passport holders to apply for visas. Asia ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Brunei Darussalam – 14 days Cambodia – 21 days Indonesia – 30 days Laos – 30 days Malaysia – 30 days Myanmar – 14 days Singapore – 30 days Thailand – 30 days Vietnam – 21 days Non- ASEAN Azerbaijan – 30 days visa is
Good News For Filipinos! Under New Law For All Employee in UAE

Good News For Filipinos! Under New Law For All Employee in UAE

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United Arab Emirates especially Dubai and Abu Dhabi is trying their best to achieve the International Labour Standards to ensure decent working and living conditions for all UAE Labours, they have already provided the best social media apps and friendly websites. There are more than 750,000 domestic workers mostly from Philippines in United Arab Emirates from which 65% of workers are living in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. We have noted that Filipinos specially the Domestic workers are under hard pressure by their sponsors or agencies because of longest duty hours, weekly off, paid leave, retaining personal documents especially the passport are among rights that Philippine expats are looking for. So, we have decided to give them a GOOD NEWS, and the good news is that UAE Law i...
Good News For Filipinos In UAE! Under New Law Employee Can Take 30 Days Annual Leave With Full Pay!

Good News For Filipinos In UAE! Under New Law Employee Can Take 30 Days Annual Leave With Full Pay!

UAE
KAMUSTA to all Filipinos here in UAE, lalo na sa domestic workers, sana ay mabuti ka. United Arab Emirates especially Dubai and Abu Dhabi is trying their best to achieve the International Labour Standards to ensure decent working and living conditions for all UAE Labours, they have already provided the best social media apps and friendly websites. There are more than 750,000 domestic workers mostly from Philippines in United Arab Emirates from which 65% of workers are living in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. We have noted that Filipinos specially the Domestic workers are under hard pressure by their sponsors or agencies because of longest duty hours, weekly off, paid leave, retaining personal documents especially the passport are among rights that Philippine expats are looking for....
Visa free entry to Filipinos to Taiwan Starting November 1

Visa free entry to Filipinos to Taiwan Starting November 1

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will be granted visa free entry to the Republic of China (Taiwan, ROC) for holiday, sightseeing and a short-visit not exceeding 14 days as from November 1, 2017, on a trial basis, until July 31, 2018 Starting from November 1, 2017, Philippine nationals who intend to visit the ROC (Taiwan) for the purpose of tourism, business, visiting relatives, attending functions or events can enjoy visa-free entry to Taiwan, ROC, for a duration of stay up to 14 days. “Philippine nationals who intend to visit the Republic of China (Taiwan) for the purpose of tourism, business, visiting relatives, attending functions or events can enjoy visa-free entry to Taiwan, ROC, for a duration of stay up to 14 days,” the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) said in a statement. This visa-free initiati
Visa-free entry for Filipinos to South Korean city

Visa-free entry for Filipinos to South Korean city

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Indonesians and Vietnamese travellers can also apply For a limited time only, Filipinos can enjoy visa-free travel to one of the most popular destinations in Asia. According to Yonhap news agency, Filipinos will be able to travel to South Korea without a visa until April 2018. The privilege also extends to other nationalities such as Indonesians and Vietnamese travellers. However, there is one catch - it's only limited to one city in South Korea. The new visa rules were made in light of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. It is the first Winter Games hosted by the country. Yonhap news said: 'As part of a broader effort to boost the tourism industry, the government said Friday it will temporarily allow tourists from three Southeast Asian countries -- Indone...
7% of Jailed Filipinos in UAE Due to Debt

7% of Jailed Filipinos in UAE Due to Debt

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Fifteen of the 205 of 7% of total number of Filipinos currently in Dubai and Ajman prisons are due to non-payment of personal loans and bounced cheques, Labor Attache Ofelia Domingo of the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai. “There are many reasons why this could be happening. Based on the accounts of people we’ve spoken to, the main reason why they fail to pay is because they lost their jobs, they opened a business that went bust and went further into debt, or because they had to send money home for their daily needs or for emergencies,” Domingo told Gulf News. But Domingo said instead of borrowing money in the UAE where one becomes at risk of imprisonment for uninentional non-payment of loans, there are alterantives in the Philippines. She said Landbank of the Philippines in par
Good News! 5,000 Job Openings in New Zealand for all Filipino! Almost 100k Monthly Salary!

Good News! 5,000 Job Openings in New Zealand for all Filipino! Almost 100k Monthly Salary!

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Up to 5,000 workers or skilled workers are needed in New Zealand, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). New Zealanders are in-demand for carpenters, masons, farm workers, scaffolders and other construction related workers. New Zealand job orders: Carpenter 1928 Mason 499 Farm worker 427 Fitter tire / tech 397 Scaffolder 361 Driver 329 Pipe fitter / worker 309 Machine operator 226 Painter 201 Laborer 167 Auto tech 100 Total: 4,944 Also, the salary offer is not a joke for the above mentioned jobs. The carpenter for example, can earn 2,400 New Zealand dollars or equivalent of P89,000. Laborers, machine operators, masons and drivers, at 3,520 New Zealand dollars, have a salary of P131,000. According to the POEA, rehabili...
10K Filipinos face deportation as US changes immigration policy

10K Filipinos face deportation as US changes immigration policy

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An estimated 10,000 Filipinos may be deported as the United States rescinds a program allowing undocumented immigrant children to stay legally in their country. US President Donald Trump announced the formal dismantling of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which has given nearly 800,000 young immigrants a reprieve from deportation. Trump gave the US Congress six months to come up with a law that would prevent the deportations of many as the people covered by the program.   DFA on standby to assist Filipinos facing deportation The Philippine government will assist Filipinos who will be affected by the revocation of the DACA program, the Department of Foreign Affairs said. "We will authorize, with certain limitations, the use of the Assistance to Natio...
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