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Worker should leave abusive employer

Q. I’m a live-in caregiver who is new to this country. The employer who first hired me lost his job and was not able to pay my salary. I then sought the help of an agency who charged me $1500 […]
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Government aims to increase Filipino workers in Germany

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joachim Gauck to look into ways to increase the deployment of Filipino workers in Germany. Speaking to reporters in Malacañang on Monday, Foreign […]
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Aquino Europe visit till Sept 20

MANILA, (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III is embarking on a four-nation official tour of Europe from September 13 to 20, his first to the region since he assumed office in 2010, to pitch for investments and support for the […]
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AARP TEK Workshops in San Diego empower Asian Americans 50+ to use technology

Free AARP TEK workshops with translation supportexpanding to more cities in 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C., September 10, 2014 – More than 300 people attended AARP TEK workshops designed for Chinese, Filipino, and other Asian American and Pacific Islander communities on how to […]
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Creation of work assistance program to spur economic growth in rural areas pushed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Two lawmakers have proposed to establish an employment assistance program to help jobseekers from poor communities. Reps. Christopher S. Co (Party-list, Ako Bicol) and Rodel M. Batocabe (Party-list, Ako Bicol) filed House Bill 4333, which seeks to […]
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Nearly 2,000 Pinoy nurses hurdle test to set foot to US

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A total of 1,951 Philippine-educated nurses took the US National Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for the first time from January to June this year, in the hopes of obtaining gainful employment in America, Cebu Rep. Gerald Anthony Gullas Jr. […]
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Rules for foreigners marrying Pinays to tighten

House okays bill to add more requirements to foreigners wanting to marry Pinays MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House of Representatives has approved on second reading a measure providing for additional requirements for male foreigners desiring to marry Filipino women. The […]
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Poe wants to know why youth unemployment high, orders Senate study

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Neophyte Senator Grace Poe has asked the Senate to conduct a study on youth joblessness in the country, citing the government’s record of 1.4 million unemployed last April. Poe filed Senate Resolution 771 directing the committees on […]
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GPH, MILF panels near agreement on two issues in Bangsamoro bill

MANILA, July 28 (Mabuhay) – The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) achieved “good progress” over the weekend on contentious issues in the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law, the government’s chief negotiator said Monday. “We met over the weekend […]
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Bill seeks to lower compulsory retirement of teachers to 60 years

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker has filed a measure lowering the compulsory retirement age of public school teachers to 60 years. Under House Bill 4501 authored by Rep. Silvestre H. Bello III (Party List 1-BAP), the retirees shall be entitled […]