Category: Buhay OFW

POEA: More Pinoy Nurses and Caregivers needed in Japan

Deadline of Application: April 30, 2019 PRESS RELEASE The Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (JICWELS) needs qualified applicants to fill up another batch of vacancies for 50 nurses or kangoshi and 300 careworkers or kaigofukushishi for deployment in Japan under the Framework for the Movement of Natural Persons of the Philippines-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement… Read more »

Normal work day for “Big Joke” no comment on transfer

In a report by The Nation, Former Immigration Bureau Chief Pol Lt-General Surachate Hakparn otherwise known as “Big Joke” was seen reporting to work yesterday at the Royal Thai Police Headquarters. Last Friday, Royal Thai Police Chief Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda ordered Surachate’s transfer to an inactive post at the headquarters. According to the report… Read more »

Immigration moves to impose heavier sanctions for failure to report foreigners staying in Thailand

In a report by Thailand News Agency on Monday, Thai Immigration is proposing to impose heavier penalties for failure to notify Immigration Office of foreigners staying in Thailand. The 1979 immigration rules are considered to be lenient when in comes to notifying addresses of foreigners staying in Thailand. There will be (11) eleven proposed changes… Read more »

Pinoys can now travel to 66 countries VISA free

Filipinos can now travel to 66 countries visa-free, according to the 2019 Henley Passport Index Report. Although Philippines’ rank went down to 74th from 72nd last year, three countries from 63 last year to 66 this year were added to countries Pinoys can travel to visa-free. Among the ASEAN nations, Philippines ranked 7th, Singapore remains… Read more »