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After six months, the post vacated by former labor attaché Jalilo dela Torre  in July 2019 will now be filled by a labor officer who was previously assigned in Greece. Sources confirmed to ...

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The Philippine Consulate General said on Feb. 19 that the Filipina domestic helper who tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Feb.18 is in "good spirits," adding that if further tests showed her negative of symptoms, she can be discharged soon. "The Consulate General had a brief telephone conversation with our kababayan," Consul General Raly ...

February 19, 2020

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and permanent resident visa holders can now fly to Hong Kong and Macau, more than two weeks after the Philippine government imposed a travel ban barring Filipinos from going to mainland China and its special administrative regions Hong Kong and Macau due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Presidential spokesman ...

February 18, 2020

Over 100 Filipino organizations in Hong Kong urged the Philippine government to allow thousands of Filipinos affected by a travel ban – which was ostensibly implemented since Feb.2 to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Philippines – to go back to the special administrative region. The organizations in Hong Kong made the ...

February 17, 2020

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