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Phil Consulate in HK repatriates 2 more batches of stranded Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)

HONG KONG – The Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong assisted a total of 190 stranded Filipino nationals in Hong Kong due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic by arranging special flights for third and fourth batches with Cathay Pacific Airlines on June 27 and 29, respectively. The repatriates were mostly household service workers whose...


Almost 3K jobseekers hired on Independence Day: DOLE

MANILA, June 15, 2019 — Close to 3,000 jobseekers were hired at the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) job and business fair sites nationwide, in celebration of the country’s 121st Independence Day on Wednesday, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Saturday. The Bureau of Local Employment reported that a total of 2,818 jobseekers were...