My Google Page Rank

Gov't to continue working with countries affected by POEA deployment ban

PDFPrintE-mail

The Philippine government will continue to work with countries affected by the deployment ban imposed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) for the benefit of overseas Filipino workers, Malacanang said on Saturday.

“We will continue to consult the stakeholders and coordinate with our friends, yung mga countries that will be the subject of the list (ban),” Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said in a radio interview over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan on Saturday.

“It’s not a judgment on the country; it’s not a judgment on the friendship but we would like to work with them, to continue to work with them kung papaano yung magiging sitwasyon dahil doon sa batas na R.A. 10022,” Valte said, reiterating a previous statement by the Foreign Affairs department.

Valte also made an assurance that OFWs working in some of the countries affected by the ban will be permitted to complete their contracts following the POEA’s decision.

“Sa mga OFW natin na nandiyan, mag-abang lang po tayo ng mga magiging balita pa dahil patuloy po talaga yung pakikipag-coordinate natin sa mga employer, sa mga kompanya, sa mga bansang ito,” she said.

The Labor department said the ban will have minimal impact and just over 200 OFWs will be affected. Those who have opted to come home can avail of the government’s integration program. It also said that the 41 countries affected by the ban are not considered major receiving countries for OFWs.

The POEA ordered the deployment ban on 41 countries for the lack of guarantees ensuring the welfare of OFWs, saying the receiving countries must have labor laws or conventions related to the protection of migrant workers.

At present, the Philippines has an existing deployment ban on conflict-affected countries like Somalia, Syria, Nigeria, Lebanon and also imposes partial ban on Iraq and Afghanistan.

By PIA9-ZBST




Related news items:
Newer news items:
Older news items:

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

ZamPen Heart Institute

13 Dec 2017 Hits:110 Be the first to comment!

The Zamboanga Peninsula Medical Center (ZPMC) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with HB Calleja Center last Nov 8, 2017 establishing the ZamPen Heart Institute - a first in the whole region of Zamboanga Peninsula and third in Mindanao after Davao City and Cagayan de Oro. The agreement was signed by ZPMC President Mr Edwin Caliolio and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of HB Calleja Center Dr Denton Chua witnessed by the PHIC Head of Zamboanga City Dr Rossana Paraguya and DOH Region IX Representative Medical Officer IV Dr Rolando Bucoy in a short program attended by the board members and management staff of the hospital together with the founders of HB Calleja Center led by prominent Manila- based cardiologists Dr [...] Read more

Prev Next Page:

SSS retiree pensioners residing in Ph no longer need ACOP

13 Dec 2017 Hits:55 Be the first to comment!

Some 1.32 million retiree pensioners of state-run Social Security System (SSS) are no longer required to report for the Annual Confirmation of Pensioners Program (ACOP) or the yearly reporting to [...] Read more


ZAMBOANGA CITY DELEGATION IN ZPRAA 2017 (LIST OF DZCAA ATHLETES, COACHES AND CHAPERONS 2017 ELEMENTARY LEVEL)

13 Dec 2017 Hits:53 Be the first to comment!

ARNIS (BOYS) 1. ABDEL KHAN A. ABDURASAD 2. RAYN G. GALVEZ 3. MHIKE CLARENCE G. TURA Coach: MARIBEL A. BOSQUE   ARNIS (GIRLS) 1. AIRA VIRGIE E. DELOS SANTOS 2. AIA MARIA E.  DELOS SANTOS 3. AILA FLORE E. [...] Read more


ZAMBOANGA CITY ATHLETES… REGIONAL MEET IN PAGADIAN CITY

12 Dec 2017 Hits:88 Be the first to comment!

LIST OF DZCAA ATHLETES, COACHES AND CHAPERONS 2017  Secondary Level ARNIS (BOYS) 1.       KRISTIAN G. ANTONIO 2.      JOHN MARCK C. CHAVEZ 3.      ABDULKADIL J, JAMMANG 4.      ALDRICH [...] Read more


FIESTA ATENISTA 2017 OVERALL CHAMPION... ACCOUNTING

11 Dec 2017 Hits:82 Be the first to comment!

Maga participantes del 2017 Buenas Fiesta Atenista :   * AAO- Accounting Academic Organization * MAO- Management Academic Organization * NAO- Nursing Academic Organization * SITAO- Science and Information Technology Academic Organization * SLAE- School of [...] Read more


CHAMPION - ATENEO ALUMNI FOOTBALL SHOCKS HS VARSITY

10 Dec 2017 Hits:83 Be the first to comment!

First match-up Results: Ateneo Alumni 1 vs Junior High School Varsity 1 Jay-Ar Natividad ya hace el “equalizer” na ultimo minuto del juego 1-1 y ya resulta na penalty shootout 2-1 [...] Read more


BACK TO BACK BIG LEAGUE CHAMPION... BRT SUMISIP BASILAN

09 Dec 2017 Hits:96 Be the first to comment!

El istoria del deste team cuando ya tiene liga aki na Ciudad de Zamboanga. Sila ya puede gana 1st runner up ya perde sila na finals con el team Zanorte [...] Read more


BASKETBALL SUPER WOMEN

08 Dec 2017 Hits:92 Be the first to comment!

Del December 3, 2017 ya conduci el Finals n Championship game del HERMOSA WOMENS BALLERS INC BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT na Southern City Colleges West Campus, San Jose Gusu.. una ya huga [...] Read more


SSS starts releasing of 13th month, December pension

06 Dec 2017 Hits:102 Be the first to comment!

State-run Social Security System (SSS) said more than 2.2 million pensioners will start to receive their 13th month and December pension starting today until December 8. SSS President and Chief Executive [...] Read more


KARATEDO ANGEL …. CHLOE

06 Dec 2017 Hits:113 Be the first to comment!

Este si Heiddy Chloe Miguel Angeles, 20 años de edad, 5’2” el altor, residente de Triplet San Jose , Ciudad de Zamboanga . Anak di Henrietta  Miguel , Hermana di [...] Read more


Qualified athletes go for ZPRAA 2017

03 Dec 2017 Hits:160 Be the first to comment!

There were six (6) energetic athletes of Maria Clara L. Lobregat National High School (MCLLNHS). These athletes of the different events is  at par who excel  in the field of sports.Their [...] Read more


A Salute to all TEACHERS

03 Dec 2017 Hits:135 Be the first to comment!

Why do teachers are always called The Unsung Heroes? Or the unheralded heroes? Why do teachers sometimes  known as Parents of all Seasons? Or the Teachers of all the Professions, [...] Read more


HERCULES of ZAMBOANGA CITY... RICHARD

03 Dec 2017 Hits:138 Be the first to comment!

Este si Richard Enterina Guerrero, 21 años de edad, 5’5” el altor, soltero , residente de Tumaga Porcentro, Ciudad de Zamboanga . Su mayores si Renato D. Guerrero y Crisilda [...] Read more


Southern City Colleges, Inc. Foundation Week and Sportsfest 2017

02 Dec 2017 Hits:137 Be the first to comment!

Southern City Colleges, Inc. shall be celebrating its 71st Foundation with a slew of week-long activities as well as its Mini-Olympics from the 02nd to the 09th of December 2017. To [...] Read more


Beng declares Nov. 30 to Dec. 6 as ‘Week of Peace’

28 Nov 2017 Hits:164 Be the first to comment!

Mayor Beng  Climaco has declared the period from November 30 to December 6 as the Mindanao Week of Peace. In Executive Order BC 312-2017, the chief executive enjoined the active participation [...] Read more


FIGHTING WILDCAT…. JESSA

28 Nov 2017 Hits:137 Be the first to comment!

Este si Jessalyn Alzate Domingo, su palayao “Jessa”, 21 años de edad , residente de barangay Putik, Ciudad de Zamboanga. Su mayores si Jose d. Domingo y Celsa B. Alzate [...] Read more


Mother attacks barangay official

28 Nov 2017 Hits:216 Be the first to comment!

A barangay tanod was hacked and stabbed by a mother in Zone 5, Barangay Culianan, Zamboanga City on Sunday. The victim was identified as Owen Pantaleon Alvarez, 46, married and a [...] Read more


ZAMBOANGA CITY 2ND OVER ALL – OPEN WUSHU

27 Nov 2017 Hits:132 Be the first to comment!

El 2ND Mindanao Open Wushu Sanda Championship game , ya hace na MAA NCCC Mall Davao City del Nov. 16-19, 2017, Ya presenta este el Nccc Mall Davao junto con [...] Read more


D’ JAGUAR COACH … CLARO

25 Nov 2017 Hits:174 Be the first to comment!

Este si Claro Borgonia Nuesca , 5’8” el altor , residente de #60 Sunrise Village , Guiwan, Ciudad de Zamboanga . Su mayores si Claudio N. Nuesca Jr. y Rosalina [...] Read more