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Working Abroad as Domestic Helpers Should Become a Thing of the Past

Cleaning the outside of a window 4 stories up. Photo: Facebook/Time News International/Asia Times or decades the Philippine economy has been kept afloat by millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) sending money back home. According to philstar.com in an article ...

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Unless Filipinos Want to End Up as the Domestic Helpers of the World… They Need to Do What We Suggest

Neuroscience advances a better understanding of the brain. Synapses at work. File photo he Catholic faith served the Spanish colonizers well. Though vastly outnumbered, and halfway around the world from Spain, Spaniards had little to worry. The Indios they colonized, ...

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Banks, remittance centers told to disclose domestic fees

MANILA – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas directed banks and financial institutions to disclose all domestic remittance charges to help consumers choose their provider. The regulator set an April 27 deadline for compliance with the new rule, said central bank ...

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Domestic factors drive Philippine economic growth

[embedded content] MANILA – Robust consumption and a booming construction sector are driving growth in the Philippine economy, Standard Chartered Bank chief economist for Asia David Mann says. The global lender upgraded its gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for ...

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6 domestic flights diverted to Clark due to bad weather

MANILA – Six Manila-bound domestic flights were diverted to Clark International Airport on Friday due to bad weather, airport authorities said. These include Caebu Pacific 5J962 from Davao and Philippine Airlines flights, PR2022 from Caticlan, PR2994 from Zamboanga, PR2520 from ...

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Domestic flight cancelled due to mishap at Naia

A domestic flight was cancelled on Saturday after a metal sheet from the roof of a terminal of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia), which was undergoing repair, flew and hit the windshield of the parked aircraft. According to the ...

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Hong Kong’s Filipino domestic workers vote to clean up back home

Overseas Filipino Workers in Hong Kong. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO HONG KONG, China — Twerking, selfie-taking, picnicking and performing impromptu dance routines — Hong Kong’s 180,000-strong community of Filipino workers fill the city’s public spaces on Sundays, their day off, to ...

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Hong Kong's Filipino domestic workers vote to clean up back home

Kate Bartlett, Agence France-Presse Posted at 26 Apr 2016 10:58 AM HONG KONG, China – Twerking, selfie-taking, picnicking and performing impromptu dance routines — Hong Kong’s 180,000-strong community of Filipino workers fill the city’s public spaces on Sundays, their day ...

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Would you remember these hands? 3 Pinay domestic workers win contest

Coconuts Manila Posted at Apr 22 2016 03:49 PM One of them wanted to be a professor. Another worked for no money in her first month as a domestic worker. And the third fears facing a child who grew up ...

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One in six HK domestic workers are victims of forced labor: study

LONDON, March 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – One in six migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong is a victim of forced labour and a significant proportion have been trafficked, rights campaigners said on Tuesday as they called for stronger protections ...

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