DOMESTIC WORKERS RECEIVE BRIEFINGS ON SINGAPORE REGULATIONS, EMBASSY SERVICES

Seventy Filipino domestic workers who recently arrived in Singapore received briefings on various Singapore regulations and Philippine Embassy services during the Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) held yesterday via the Zoom video platform. Embassy officers led by Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap gave the briefing to help the workers understand the way of living in Singapore. continue reading : DOMESTIC WORKERS RECEIVE BRIEFINGS ON SINGAPORE REGULATIONS, EMBASSY SERVICES

POLO CITES 2020 FEATS, LABOR POLICIES, RETURN PROTOCOLS IN EMBASSY’S UGNAYAN WITH SG FILIPINO COMMUNITY

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Singapore presented its 2020 accomplishments, new labor policy issuances and return protocols in the virtual meeting with the Filipino community in the city-state organized by the Philippine Embassy and POLO on February 28, 2021. Dubbed as “Ugnayan”, the virtual meeting, led by Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap, was continue reading : POLO CITES 2020 FEATS, LABOR POLICIES, RETURN PROTOCOLS IN EMBASSY’S UGNAYAN WITH SG FILIPINO COMMUNITY

SINGAPORE OFWs TOP INVESTORS IN RETAIL TREASURY BONDS, URGED TO INVEST MORE

Philippine National Treasurer Rosalia De Leon cited Singapore-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) as top one investors in previous Retail Treasury Bond offerings of the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr). De Leon disclosed this in the BTr virtual roadshow hosted by the Philippine Embassy and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Singapore on February 22, 2021. continue reading : SINGAPORE OFWs TOP INVESTORS IN RETAIL TREASURY BONDS, URGED TO INVEST MORE

PH EMBASSY, POLO SINGAPORE CONDUCT VIRTUAL POST-ARRIVAL ORIENTATION SEMINAR, BEGIN SUNDAY OPERATIONS FOR OFWs

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Singapore, in coordination with the Philippine Embassy conducted yesterday its Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) virtually for Filipino domestic workers who recently arrived in Singapore. More than 200 domestic workers deployed by POEA-accredited agencies in Singapore participated in the PAOS through the Zoom and Facebook platforms. The conduct of continue reading : PH EMBASSY, POLO SINGAPORE CONDUCT VIRTUAL POST-ARRIVAL ORIENTATION SEMINAR, BEGIN SUNDAY OPERATIONS FOR OFWs

JOBS, LIVELIHOOD AVAILABLE FOR DISPLACED OFWs – POLO SG

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who lost their jobs due to COVID-19 pandemic can take advantage of local employment opportunities or avail of the livelihood package offered by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). DOLE Assistant Secretary Dominique Tutay stressed this during the webinar conducted yesterday by the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Singapore continue reading : JOBS, LIVELIHOOD AVAILABLE FOR DISPLACED OFWs – POLO SG

POLO SG CONDUCTS VIRTUAL OUTREACH FOR OFWs IN INDONESIA, CAMBODIA

The COVID-19 pandemic did not deter the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore in conducting outreach mission in countries under its oversight jurisdiction. POLO said that close to 200 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Indonesia and Cambodia benefitted from the first POLO Virtual Outreach held on 6 December 2020, which continue reading : POLO SG CONDUCTS VIRTUAL OUTREACH FOR OFWs IN INDONESIA, CAMBODIA

SOUND MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19 CRUCIAL FOR OFWs: POLO SG

Maintaining a sound mental health is necessary for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to overcome the extraordinary challenges brought by the global pandemic. This was underscored in the recently conducted webinar by the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Singapore for OFWs. “Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) require stronger response to COVID-19. This pandemic makes them long continue reading : SOUND MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19 CRUCIAL FOR OFWs: POLO SG

VIRTUAL CAREERS AMIDST COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTED IN ILS AND POLO WEBINAR FOR OFWs

The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Singapore conducted a webinar on virtual careers yesterday, November 15, 2020 via Zoom and Facebook. Participated by 75 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), the webinar highlighted home- and internet-based jobs as among the best career alternatives for displaced OFWs and those returning continue reading : VIRTUAL CAREERS AMIDST COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTED IN ILS AND POLO WEBINAR FOR OFWs