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NoKor missile threat: DOLE says it is ready to evacuate OFWs in Guam

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 August) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it is ready to evacuate over 100,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Guam should North Korea make good its threat to launch missiles against the US territory in the Pacific. In an interview Friday, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III told reporters that a repatriation program […]

Labor dep’t opens one-stop shop for OFWs

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 August) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 11 opened on Friday its One Stop Shop Service Center for OFWs (OSSCO) which houses 16 government agencies that issue documentary requirements to overseas workers. During the opening ceremony at the Gaisano Mall of Davao, Labor secretary Silvestre Bello III said they heeded President Rodrigo R. […]