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

PH EMBASSY SG CONDUCTS FIRST VIRTUAL PAOS THIS YEAR

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, through the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), conducted its first ever virtual Post Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) in the city-state on 25 October 2020.  Attended by 83  Filipino domestic workers, mostly newly-arrived from the Philippines, the virtual PAOS was streamed live on Facebook, with more than 1,900 views. The Embassy continue reading : PH EMBASSY SG CONDUCTS FIRST VIRTUAL PAOS THIS YEAR

BAYANIHAN SOCIETY FEATURES POLO-SINGAPORE IN WEBINAR, OFWs RECEIVE ONLINE BRIEFING ON DOLE/OWWA PROGRAMS

The Philippine Bayanihan Society Singapore (PBSS) featured the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO)-Singapore in its September 3, 2020 webinar series conducted via Zoom and broadcasted live through Facebook. Entitled “POLO Services: Transcending Time”, the webinar served as platform for Singapore-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to learn more about the programs of the Department of Labor continue reading : BAYANIHAN SOCIETY FEATURES POLO-SINGAPORE IN WEBINAR, OFWs RECEIVE ONLINE BRIEFING ON DOLE/OWWA PROGRAMS

APO SINGAPORE TEACHES SELF-DEFENSE, GIVES AID TO MWOFRC WARDS

Distressed female overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) housed at the Migrant Workers and Other Filipinos Resource Center (MWOFRC) in Singapore received self-defense tips and relief packs from Alpha Phi Omega (APO) Alumni Association of Singapore during the group’s recent outreach mission to the Center. The activity is part of APO’s commitment to remain in the service continue reading : APO SINGAPORE TEACHES SELF-DEFENSE, GIVES AID TO MWOFRC WARDS