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Less Employment in Dubai: A Filipino Struggle

Less Employment in Dubai: A Filipino Struggle I have been working in UAE for over three years now and have noticed a big decrease in employment at this time. “There are a lot of jobs, they only offer less” this is the reply I often hear. Joy, a single mother of three (3) is currently on a 90-day tourist visa, hoping to land ...

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#MMKOFW: Vagelyn Federico’s story

As an OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker) the hardest part is always leaving your family back home. We always strive hard to give only the best for our families. Last Week’s MMK (Maalaala Mo Kaya) episode was one of the truly inspiring OFW stories that really touched my heart. I am also an OFW in the luxurious city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ...

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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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allowed items inside balikbayan boxes |

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 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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13 year old boy WhatsApps suicide note to his mother

13 year old boy WhatsApps suicide note to his mother   September 15, 2015 is World Suicide Prevention Day. 1.8% of worldwide deaths are suicides and over one million people die worldwide each year. On average, one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds somewhere in the world. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10-24, college-age youth and ages ...

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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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