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News by Country: Philippines

30 November 2020

Philippines

·      Close to 800 jobs in Taiwan open to Filipino workers (Manila Bulletin, 27 November 2020)

·      Nearly one-third of all US nurses who have died of coronavirus are Filipino - despite making up just 4% of workforce (Mail Online, 24 November 2020)

·      The Latest: Philippines targets 60 million for vaccination (Daily Independent, 23 November 2020)

·      Lawmakers mull 35-hour work week for private sector (HRD, 20 November 2020)

·      IKEA PH to hire 500 workers (Manila Bulletin, 19 November 2020)

·      74% of workers want to rethink pre-COVID-19 ways of working (Inquirer, 16 November 2020)

·      Student strikers in the Philippines demand government action on COVID-19 and typhoon devastation (WSWS, 16 November 2020)

·      Gov’t now implementing P13-B assistance to workers displaced by COVID-19 (Manila Bulletin, 12 November 2020)

·      ADB Partners with BMJ on New COVID-19 Guidelines for Health Workers (Market Screener, 11 November 2020)

·      Healthcare workers, cops, soldiers, poor among priorities for COVID-19 vaccination (Inquirer, 9 November 2020)

·      PhilHealth pays additional P100M to Red Cross for COVID-19 testing (Inquirer, 5 November 2020)

·      OFWs displaced by pandemic to get P10,000 in aid (Inquirer, 5 November 2020)

·      Some 50,000 Filipinos left Dubai since June amid COVID-19 pandemic (Gulf News, 2 November 2020)

·      Inland Filipino nurses risk all on coronavirus front lines (The Press-Enterprise, 29 October 2020)

·      Duterte respects Senate probe of influx of Chinese workers in PH (Philippines News Agency, 29 October 2020)

·      Migrant care workers expose exploitation ‘Behind Closed Doors’ during COVID-19 in new report (Voice Online, 28 October 2020)

·      ADB Helps Boost Philippine Military’s COVID-19 Testing Capacity (Modern Diplomacy, 26 October 2020)

·      Philippines to Keep $26 Billion Outsourcing Engine Humming Despite Crisis (Bloomberg, 23 October 2020)

·      Philippines to allow foreign investors to enter country as it eases Covid-19 travel curbs (Straits Times, 23 October 2020)

·      Hanging by a thread: Cebu garment workers deal with pandemic dismissals (The Inquirer, 22 October 2020)

·      Asia Today: Philippines allows foreign travel to resume (ABC News, 21 October 2020)

·      Philippine remittances dip 4.2 pct in August 2020 (Xinhua Net, 15 October 2020)

·      Over 254K OFWs flown home amid COVID-19 pandemic (Inquirer, 15 October 2020)

·      3.3 million pinoy workers displaced by pandemic (Manila Bulletin, 15 October 2020)

·      IMF, World Bank marshall forces to push for aid for poorest (Manila Bulletin, 15 October 2020)

·      Philippines: 4.8 mln workers in tourism industry hit by pandemic (Daiji World, 14 October 2020)

·      Workers oppose exemptions in payment of 13th month pay (Manila Bulletin, 13 October 2020)

·      Philippine gov't hires 10,136 more contact tracers (Rappler, 5 October 2020)

·      Artificial intelligence to link unemployed tourism workers with jobs (Manila Bulletin, 4 October 2020)

·      Nearly 200,000 migrant workers sent home to Philippines (Anadolu Agency, 28 September 2020)

·      Filipino workers will ‘benefit from Qatar’s reforms’: Philippine labour chief (Doha News, 24 September 2020)

·      Philippines’ Army of Migrant Workers Retrains for Life Back Home (Bloomberg, 24 September 2020)

·      Philippines lifts overseas travel ban on health workers (AA News, 21 September 2020)

·      Philippines Gazettes Law Establishing Tax Exemptions, Incentives for Health Workers, Corporations Due to Coronavirus (Bloomberg, 18 September 2020)

·      Philippines considers relaxing COVID-19 travel ban for nurses (CNA, 17 September 2020)

·      Pandemic 'hero' Filipino nurses struggle to leave home (Today, 16 September 2020)

·      Philippine president in ‘humanitarian’ plea to Malaysia over virus-stranded Filipinos (Arab News, 16 September 2020)

·      Filipino migrant worker tests positive for coronavirus upon arrival in Taiwan (Taiwan News, 14 September 2020)

·      Worst time ever to be an overseas Filipino worker (CNA, 13 September 2020)

·      Filipino Health Workers Protest Overseas Work Restrictions (The Diplomat, 10 September 2020)

·      For Filipino migrant workers, coronavirus dashes their ticket to a better life (The Washington Post, 10 September 2020)

 

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