In countries with large concentrations of migrant Filipinos, MWOFRCs serve as central hubs of welfare and assistance. These will be used as temporary shelters for overseas Filipinos in distress as well as areas for developmental activities.
The Philippines has managed to climb the ranks of the most tourist-friendly countries in the world by eight notches to rank 74th among 141 economies in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2015.
Four months after being awarded a P2.04 million grant, 148 displaced fishermen from General Santos City have completed the construction of three mother boats and several boats for their hand line fishing project.
One of the biggest accomplishments of President Benigno S. Aquino III’s administration was to provide kasambahay with welfare and social protection.
After a review of the socio-economic condition in Region 1, the Regional Wages and Productive Board in Region 1 has approved the increase of the daily minimum wage.
The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Muscat, Oman is the first POLO to have “emptied” its Migrant Workers and Other Filipinos Resource Center (MWOFRC) of distressed OFW by repatriating the last sheltered OFW back to the Philippines.
Participate in job fairs scheduled nationwide in the coming months. The tentative job fair schedules are as follows:
The simplification of the wage structure enacted under President Aquino’s administration has raised the minimum wage and increased benefits for minimum wage earners.
An initial sum of P100,000 in livelihood assistance was allocated for the families of the nine victims of the landslide at the West Panian mine of Semirara Coal and Power Corporation (SCPC) in Semirara Is., Caluya, Antique.
Philippines-based companies that are looking to hire foreign workers need to secure special work permits to avoid penalties and sanctions.
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