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Dubai building on Fire: Filipinos affected

Source: Gulfnews

Dubai, United Arab Emirates- Monday, November 23, 2015, Al Shamsi Building in Deira, Dubai, was caught on a massive fire. Most of the residents of the said building were Filipinos who have lost all their possessions including their important documents and passports. The Philippine Consulate is already on the move to help the affected Filipinos where are are urging all the ...

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WHAT ARE ALLOWED IN “BALIKBAYAN BOXES”?

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Kabayans, previously we listed all the restricted items inside the Balikbayan boxes, Now we will discuss the things that BOC (Bureau of Customs) are checking and how they categorize your boxes for inspection. According to the Chapter VII. Balikbayan Box provision, the following are the questions and answers that we all must know. 1. WHAT ARE “BALIKBAYAN BOXES”? Balikbayan Boxes are packages ...

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List of Restricted and Taxable items in Balikbayan Boxes

Kabayans, are you tired of reading and hearing the news about the issues between OFWs (Overseas Filipino Workers) against the BOC (Bureau of Customs)? Well this time we need to clarify some of the important things that every OFW should know. What are the lists of Prohibited and Restricted items inside Balikbayan Boxes? This is as per Bureau of Customs, Chapter VI ...

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Pinoy, bakit ka nga nag-aabroad?

Why do Pinoys (Filipinos) work Abroad? When and how Overseas Filipino Workers started are still unanswered up to this date however it has been said by DOLE (Department of Labor and Employment) that way back before the Martial Law, as early as 1900’s, Filipinos had started to work outside the country already “when Filipino agricultural workers were recruited to Hawaii to fill temporary ...

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Job Openings in Qatar

Disclaimer: We are not a recruitment agency. All job posts are taken from workabroad.ph Kindly coordinate with the specified agency for the vacancies you are interested in. Mag-ingat sa illegal recruiter! Tumawag sa POEA Helplines 722-1144 / 722 1155   10 Civil Engineers – Male 25-45 years old, with minimum 2 years experience, Contact: Farland Personnel Management Corp. for more details ...

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Scores killed as ‘giant’ crane falls in Makkah Grand Mosque

At least 107 people were killed and 238 others injured after a crane fell in Makkah’s Grand Mosque on Friday, according to Saudi Arabia’s Civil Defence authority, reports Reuters. Ahmed Bin Mohammad Al Mansoori, spokesman for the two Holy Mosques, was quoted by the official Saudi Press Agency as saying part of a crane collapsed at 5:10 pm (1410 GMT) “as ...

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Vatican changes policy on Annulments: PH Catholic Church offers Free

Vatican changes policy on Annulments: PH Catholic Church offers Free For over a year now, Catholics all over the world kept an eye on Vatican’s say regarding the issue of marriage annulment until 2 days ago, the Pope himself made official reforms in Church law on marriage. In the Philippines, it has been recently announced by Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz ...

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He lost his best friend a couple years back and now he moves everyone with this emotional rendition of ‘Jealous’

In the many talent shows today, the auditions that catch the attention of viewers are those with real emotion. These emotional auditions capture the hearts of many, including the judges. 21-year-old Josh Daniel is one of those few special talents. He just lost his best friend a couple of years ago. Today, his best friend continues to inspire him whenever ...

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POEA warns applicants vs bogus job offers abroad

MANILA – Filipino nurses and healthcare professionals are advised to disregard emails that offer employment in big hospitals in Canada and in other countries. “Instead, jobseekers may search the POEA [Philippine Overseas Employment Administration] website for available job orders or use the POEA application for smartphones and tablets,” POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said. Cacdac said applicants should just ignore ...

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Immigration vows faster processing of travel documents

Immigration vows faster processing of travel documents Good news to every travelers and OFWs, Bureau of Immigration (BI) found a solution to what seemed like a life long hassle everytime you line up the immigration counters at the airports. December of this year, they will be adding 200 workforce to man each counters and rotational schedules and apart from that, passport scanner ...

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