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What you need to remember before you board a Plane

Documents to prepare before you board a plane Pre-Departure Overseas Seminar or PDOS Certificate Valid passport Working visa Overseas Employment Certificate or OEC Flight ticket and Boarding pass Employment Contract NBI Clearance Valid government-issued ID with your photo Letter of Guarantee or Letter of Endorsement, if applicable Seaman’s Book, for seafarers What you need to prepare to the Immigration Officer

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DMW shuts down consultancy firm promising jobs to Poland

The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) simultaneously closed at least three branches of a consultancy firm for alleged illegal recruitment activities of hiring Filipino truck drivers and factory workers to Poland. Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople ordered the closure of Idplumen Travel Consultancy Services in San Fernando Pampanga and its two offices in Santiago City, Isabela and in Tabuk City,

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Top IT Certifications In-Demand in 2022

If you’ve been looking for ways to advance your career, you may want to research professional certifications related to your field. Most industries have some form of certification that will likely increase your chances of higher pay, better job prospects and new career opportunities. Certifications can validate your IT skills and experience to show employers you have the expertise to

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DMW holds Job and Livelihood Fair for displaced ex-Saudi OFWs and family members; nearly 17,000 jobs available

Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople today said the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) will be holding a special job fair on Saturday, November 19, for former Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia displaced due to the closure of several mega-construction companies. Job vacancies will be both for the domestic and overseas workforce in partnership with the Department of Labor

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eARRIVAL CARD

Starting November 1, 2022, an eArrival Card will be required from all inbound travelers arriving in the Philippines prior to departure from their country of origin. The Bureau of Quarantine observes an e-Arrival Card scan-and-go system in our airports for ease of travel. To ensure enjoyment of this, arriving travelers should register for an e-Arrival Card within 72 hours prior

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No placement fees for Canada job applications

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Toronto is reminding aspiring overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) that they do not have to pay placement fees if they want to work in Canada. “We are reminding everyone that Canada is a ‘no placement fee’ country. All fees related to recruitment and employment of foreign workers bound for Canada are shouldered by the

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Warning on illegal recruitment conducted by unauthorized agents

BABALA ng POEA sa publiko na mag-ingat sa mga taong nag-rerecruit o nangangako ng trabaho sa ibang bansa gamit ang pangalan ng mga POEA-licensed recruitment agency. Kadalasan ay nagpapakilala ang mga ito na konektado sa mga nasabing agency, pero sa katotohanan ay hindi mga empleyado o rehistradong staff. LAHAT ng mag-rerecruit (mangangako, mag-rerefer, mag-popost o mag-aadvertise) pa-abroad ay kinakailangang authorized

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Ople leads closure of consultancy firm for alleged illegal recruitment

Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople today led a team from the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) in closing down a Makati-based immigration consultancy firm for allegedly conducting illegal recruitment activities. Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople today led a team from the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) in closing down a Makati-based immigration consultancy firm for allegedly conducting illegal recruitment activities.

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Taiwan urges Filipinos to join English teacher program

Taiwan is encouraging more Filipinos to apply for its foreign English teacher program next year. In 2022 alone, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) Representative Peiyung Hsu said a total of 77 Filipino-English teachers and 11 teaching assistants have been selected from 6,000 applicants. “We welcome more teachers to join the project next year,” he said in a speech on

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From Singapore to the UAE, demand for Philippine nurses sparks bidding war amid global talent shortage

Many countries are stepping up efforts to lure foreign nurses and other medical professionals with promises of expedited visas and better pay No nation is better prepared to help the world staff up its hospitals and clinics than the Philippines, the single largest exporter of nurses The toll of nearly three years of Covid-19 includes millions of nurses broken by

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HK wage hike boon to Filipino domestic workers

The recent wage increase for foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong benefits Filipino house helpers or kasambahays. “The increase in pay comes after a two-year wage freeze in HK due to the Covid-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. At this time of rising prices due to a stronger US dollar, this new minimum wage hike is a boon to our kasambahays

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Wage hike in HK a boon for OFWs

Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople cited the equivalent of a P750-wage hike in Hong Kong as a boon for Filipino domestic workers, making it one of the most attractive places to work as a “kasambahay.” Compared to today’s minimum wage for local domestic workers that range from a low of P3,500 in the Zamboanga Peninsula or P5,500 in Central Visayas

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Ople holds bilateral talks with IOM head; orders POLOs, OWWA to continue monitoring conditions of OFWs in Japan, Taiwan

Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Secretary Susan Ople today discussed climate change and its impact on Filipino workers around the globe during bilateral talks with Director-General Antonio Vitorino of the International Organization on Migration (IOM). Ople also cited the need for more research and published articles on the impact of climate change on labor migration and on workers around the

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OPLE: DMW ready to aid Taiwan OFWs in aftermath of 6.6 magnitude quake

Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople has ordered the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) to extend aid and support to Filipino workers affected by the 6.6 magnitude earthquake that hit Taiwan Sunday. Secretary Ople also directed the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) as well as other labor officials in Taiwan to provide her regular updates as the situation develops. “I would

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UAE: No more queues as Philippine exit pass to be digitised soon

Beginning October 15, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) will be able to process and download the Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) – a mandatory travel document for OFWs leaving the Philippines – from their smartphones, officials said during a townhall meeting at the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai on Friday night. Susan Ople, secretary of the newly-created Philippine Department of Migrant Workers

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Joint statement on the Deployment of Filipino Workers between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of the Philippines

The Ministry of Human Resource and Social Development (MHRSD) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia values the significant contribution of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to economic and social development and shares the vision of the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) of the Republic of the Philippines for a rights-based approach to labor migration. The DMW recognizes the labor reform initiatives

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Deployment of Filipino workers to Saudi Arabia to resume in November

The Philippines and Saudi Arabia have agreed to resume the deployment of Filipino workers to the Kingdom by the first week of November. The agreement was reached after several days of bilateral discussions between Philippine and Saudi officials led by Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople and Minister for Human Resources and Social Development Minister Ahmad Bin Sulaiman Al-Rajhi. In a

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Kumpanyang sangkot sa illegal recruitment sa Nueva Ecija, ipinasara ng POEA

Agad na ipinatigil ng Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), sa pamumuno ni Secretary Susan V. Ople ng Department of Migrant Workers, ang operasyon ng Jed World Technical and Manpower Services Inc. (Jed Manpower) sa Nueva Ecija matapos makumpirma sa serye ng surveillance ang ilegal na pagrerecruit nito ng mga hotel, resort at agricultural worker patungong Europa. Inimbestigahan ng Anti-Illegal Recruitment

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