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Filipinos can now Work in Iraq

By John Lee. Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) can be deployed again to Iraq and Yemen. Philippines Labour Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) governing board has approved a resolution allowing deployment to the two Arab countries, reports Peninsula Qatar. (Source: Peninsula Qatar)

Philippines Considers Partial Lifting of Ban on Workers

The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has reportedly recommended the partial lifting of the ban on deployment of workers to Iraq. According to GMA News, DFA spokesman Raul Hernandez said the agency has proposed to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) that the ban be lifted for the Kurdistan region. The DFA has yet […]

Philippine Govt Bans Worker Deployment to Iraq

The government of the Philippines has reportedly re-imposed a total ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Iraq. According to the Philippine Star, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) chief Hans Cacdac said the agency’s governing board has approved a resolution halting the deployment to Iraq. “Until the security conditions have normalized, a total […]