Filipinas Jump Through Hoops to Snap Up Cleaning Jobs in Japan
In a Japanese-style apartment, Maria Del Bago learns how to properly bow, clean traditional tatami floor-matting and decipher instructions for a high-tech toilet. But she’s not in Tokyo. She’s 3,000 kilometers (1,860 miles) away in Manila. Maria Del Bago   Bago, a 37-year-old computer sc...
January 18, 2017
22,000 nurses needed in Germany and Russia, says DOLE
Filipino nurses are welcome to fill the need of Germany and Russia for 22,000 nurses, Labor Undersecretary Dominador Say said.   The monthly salary will be at least P150,000, Say said, according to a report on Unang Balita on Wednesday.   The hired nurses can also bring their families to...
January 18, 2017
Germany needs more nurses
NEGROS OCC., Dec. 3 (PIA6)-- The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is now accepting applications for the three hundred (300) job openings for nurses in different hospitals in Germany which will be sourced in three key places nationwide- Cebu, Baguio and Manila, a press release f...
December 06, 2016
DOLE sets up 24/7 hotline for displaced workers.
MANILA, Philippines--The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has put up a local and global hotline to assist workers affected by the global financial crisis. In a statement posted in the DOLE website, Labor Secretary Marianito Roque said the hotline is activated 24/7 at hotline [632] 52...
June 08, 2016
Japan needs Pinoy housekeepers
Nangangailangan ng mga kasambahay mula sa Pilipinas ang bansang Japan at ang itatawag sa kanila ay "housekeepers." Sa ulat ni Dano Tingcungco sa Unang Balita, sinabi umano ng Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) na naidagdag na sa listahan ng ahensya ang Japan sa mga bansang t...
June 08, 2016
89% of Pinoys welcome 2016 with hope
Majority of Filipinos or 89 percent are welcoming 2016 with hope, a survey of the Pulse Asia revealed. “Hope is the predominant sentiment among Filipinos as far as the year 2016 is concerned,” the study conducted from Dec. 4 to 11 showed. The sentiment is shared by most Filipinos across ge...
February 10, 2016
Magsaysay holds career convention
The event became a meeting place of Filipino students aspiring for a career in the global cruise and hotel industries and the world’s major cruise and hotel operators both in lifestyle and educational tours. The delegates from 38 participating schools of the said event were Hospitality an...
February 10, 2016
OWWA recognizes 2015 model OFW families
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) conducted the search for Model OFW Family of the Year Awards  (MOFYA), December 4, 2015. Now on its 11th year, Administrator Calzado said that from the 34 regional winners, 17 of whom are land-based and 17 sea-based, two winners were adjudged as ...
February 10, 2016