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[VIDEO] Interview with a Filipina masseuse in the USA

Filipinas Magazine interviews Efleda Viray, a Filipina massage therapist at the Claremont Resport & Spa.

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US gov't sides with Pinoy nurses fired for speaking Tagalog

No less than the United States government has sided with four Filipino nurses who were fired from a Baltimore hospital last year for speaking Tagalog.

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A sea man's video blog and diary

Note from P3 Curator >> Edward's video blog and diary is a shining example of what P3 aims to be. Edward is one of the thousands of sea-faring Filipino overseas workers. It's about time (alternative) media shed a spotlight on the life and adventures of our sea-faring heroes. Edward's video blog will commence as a regular column in P3 in ...

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‘Victimized’ Pinoy teachers in Maryland get legal aid

Philippine authorities in the United States have given legal assistance to more than 1,000 Filipino teachers in Maryland who are facing deportation, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday.

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Pinay writes book on ‘roller-coaster’ life in New Zealand

A New Zealand-based Filipina has written a book on her roller-coaster life there for the last three years, hoping that her fellow Filipinos will be inspired to never give up.

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'Fewer Pinoys qualified to work abroad'

From The Philippine Star >> Fewer Filipino workers were hired abroad due to their lack of necessary skills and experience, local job recruitment industry leaders reported yesterday.

The recruitment leaders said they were only able to fill up about 40 percent of job orders from abroad mainly due to lack of highly skilled Filipino workers.

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DOLE: Not all Saudi OFWs will lose jobs

From The Philippine Star >> Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz assured the public that not all of the 1.5 million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia will lose their jobs due to the Saudization policy because most of them are highly skilled.

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120 Pinoys detained for illegally working in Dubai

From The Philippine Star >> One hundred twenty Filipinos face deportation after they were arrested and detained for illegally working in Dubai, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday.

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Third batch of Pinoy caregivers off to Japan July 18

From The Philippine Star  -A third batch of Filipino candidate caregivers will be deployed to Japan next week after completing preparatory language training.

The third batch, composed of 60 Filipinos, had just finished the language training program from April 11 to July 8.

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Indian faces UAE court for molesting Pinay co-worker

A 33-year-old Indian stood trial in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday over allegations that he molested his 35-year-old Filipina co-worker.

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Exit clearance: An OFW’s nightmare

From INQUIRER.NET >> I am now a full-fledged OFW. I share a common bond with thousands of overseas Filipino workers who had no choice but to get an exit clearance from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and, in the process, experienced what would possibly be one of our worst encounters with government bureaucracy.

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OFW choir group wins Judges Spirit Award in California

From Inquirer.net

“The Prime Note Ensemble captured not only the audience but also the judge’s hearts, that is why they were awarded the Judges Award for Exemplifying the CICF Spirit,” said Pat Harris, the executive director of the California International Choral Festival and Competition (CICF).