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Japanese automotive firms seek to hire 50,000 Filipino workers

By Katrina Domingo/ABS-CBN News – Around 40 Japanese automotive firms are looking to recruit 50,000 Filipinos as the Philippines continues to position itself as an automotive manufacturing hub in Southeast Asia, job and employment website JobStreet.com Philippines said Wednesday. Some 40 automotive companies have partnered with JobStreet.com to launch a Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource: thepinoy thepinoyJul 12th, 2018

Japanese Catering Firm Wants to Hire 1,000 OFWs

Some 1,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) repatriated from Kuwait are likely to land a job, this time in Japan, with a salary of US$800. This, as Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced that a Japanese company engaged in in-flight catering service, is looking to hire Filipino workers, particularly those who […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Firms to expand, hire more workers in Q4

Companies are expanding and hiring more workers in anticipation of brisk economic activity in the fourth quarter due to the Christmas season, despite concerns about rising inflation and interest rates, as well as the weak peso......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

POEA given authority to approve recruitment agencies’ licenses

THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has been authorized to approve licenses of recruitment agencies that hire overseas Filipino workers (OFW), the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) said on Friday. The post POEA given authority to approve recruitment agencies’ licenses appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Fewer firms to expand, hire workers in Q3

Rising global oil prices, higher inflation and interest rates as well as the weak peso have prompted fewer companies to expand and hire more workers for the third quarter of the year......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

4 Japanese treasure hunters arrested in Capones island

ZAMBALES, Philippines – Four Japanese treasure hunters and their 13 Filipino workers were arrested on Thursday, May 31,  for unauthorized treasure hunting in Capones Island in Barangay Pundakit, San Antonio town. Senior Inspector Jonathan Bardaje, San Antonio police office-in-charge, identified the suspects as Domyo Ukari, 56, of Kagoshima, Japan; Shinchi Kawano, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2018

[OPINION] Challenges in deploying Filipino household service workers to China

By Meiting Li/rappler.com – In July 2017, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) revealed that there was a possibility for China to hire Filipino household service workers (HSWs) with a high salary of up to P100,000 per month. China is indeed likely to open its doors to Filipino HSWs, Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsMar 24th, 2018

[OPINION] Challenges in deploying Filipino household service workers to China

In July 2017, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) revealed that there was a possibility for China to hire Filipino household service workers (HSWs) with a high salary of up to P100,000 per month. China is indeed likely to open its doors to Filipino HSWs, but ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2018

PH officials off to Kuwait to seek better OFWs protection

Philippine officials are headed to Kuwait on Thursday to seek better protection for migrant workers after a diplomatic row over the alleged mistreatment of Filipinos in the Gulf state.   Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello told reporters on Wednesday that one of his deputies would lead the delegation, and that the officials would also stop in Saudia Arabia and Qatar to urge reforms.   Philippine officials are expected to primarily demand during the visit that Filipino workers be allowed to keep their cellphones and passports, which can be confiscated by employers.   The Kuwait trip comes after President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a total deployment ban o...Keep on reading: PH officials off to Kuwait to seek better OFWs protection.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2018

Kuwait invites Duterte to visit amid workers row

KUWAIT has invited Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte to visit, state news agency KUNA said on Monday, as the countries seek to settle their differences over allegations of extreme abuse of migrant workers in the wealthy Gulf state. After the body of a Filipino was discovered in a freezer in a Kuwait apartment, Mr. Duterte […] The post Kuwait invites Duterte to visit amid workers row appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2018

Kin seek justice for OFW slain in Kuwait

TUGUEGARAO CITY --- The family of Arlene Castillo-Manzano, a migrant worker who was murdered in Kuwait on Jan. 18, demanded justice for her as she was buried at Aparri town, in Cagayan province on Saturday.   Manzano was one of seven domestic workers killed in Kuwait that prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to ban deployment of Filipino workers to that country.   Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration had suspended the processing and issuance of overseas employment certificates to all Kuwait-bound workers while these deaths remain unresolved. ---Villamor Visayas Jr....Keep on reading: Kin seek justice for OFW slain in Kuwait.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2018

Sacred space is a home where the heart and soul are nurtured

This weekend we celebrate back-to-back occasions---the Feast of the Holy Family today, Dec. 31, and the Feast of Mary, Mother of God, on New Year's Day. My initial thoughts centered on threats to the family, the absence of many mothers who leave the country to seek work abroad as overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Without setting aside these threats that are real and which must be addressed, let us reflect on the gifts that the feasts remind us of. Begin with the end in mind: The goal of a family is to provide an environment where its members can discover and discern their mission (their "deep gladness" that meets "a hunger of the world"). Our work with public schools has twin go...Keep on reading: Sacred space is a home where the heart and soul are nurtured.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2017

‘Sunday beauties’ revisited

A year after Baby Ruth Villarama's documentary, "Sunday Beauty Queen (SBQ)," made history in the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) for winning best picture, the trials and triumphs of its lead stars, a bunch of feisty and fearless Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong, continue to unfold. In a way, a documentary never really ends, as its main characters' stories---and struggles---go on in real life, 24-7. Villarama told the Inquirer that the docu's stars (Leo Selomenio, Rudelie Acosta, Cherrie Marie Bretana, Mylyn Jacobo and Hazel Perdido) have become instant celebrities among their colleagues and compatriots in Hong Kong and Manila. "Some Filipino tourists seek them...Keep on reading: ‘Sunday beauties’ revisited.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2017

China to hire Pinoys as helpers, English teachers

The Department of Labor and Employment is set to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the government of China on Wednesday for the hiring of Filipino household service workers (HSWs) and English teachers.   Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said he would sign the MOU with China's minister of labor.   "In my casual meeting with the ambassador of China, we were talking initially of 100,000 English teachers and about 100,000 English-speaking household service workers," he said.   The HSWs will be deployed to major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Xiamen. ---Tina G. Santos...Keep on reading: China to hire Pinoys as helpers, English teachers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2017

DOLE suspends processing of certificates for OFWs

The Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) suspended the processing of overseas employment certificates (OECs) because of continued illegal recruitment.   In a press briefing on Friday, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the suspension would be in effect for 15 working days, beginning Nov. 13, and also apply to direct-hire overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).   "We are taking this important action in view of persistent reports of illegal recruitment activities including direct-hires," Bello said.   The OEC is required of all departing OFWs to prove that their exit is valid and legal.   But Dole Department Order No. 185 exempts Filipin...Keep on reading: DOLE suspends processing of certificates for OFWs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Firms put expansion plans on hold in Q4 — survey

MANILA, Philippines -  More companies are putting on hold expansion plans, but are likely to hire additional workers in the fourth quarter......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 27th, 2017

China opening door to Pinoy household service workers

MANILA, Philippines - China plans to hire Filipino household service workers (HSWs) and offer high salaries, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) re.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 30th, 2017

Labor & Management: Job fair for health care workers attracts UAE, US, UK employers

HEALTH care companies and recruiters in the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and the United Kingdom are looking to hire thousands of Filipino health care professionals at a job fair here......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 27th, 2017

Duterte: China willing to accept more Filipino workers

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 May) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte announced China is willing to accept more technical and highly-skilled workers from the Philippines. In a press conference early Tuesday at the F. Bangoy International Airport, Duterte said China has expressed its intention to hire more English teachers, craftsmen, and engineers to address their need for [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2017

Recruitment firm under investigation again for IS links

MANILA, Philippines - A recruitment firm tapped by the Kuwaiti government to hire overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) is in more trouble......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 9th, 2017

Firms to expand, hire more in Q2

MANILA, Philippines -  More companies are set to expand and hire additional workers in the second quarter amid the rebound in business optimism, results of a.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2017