POEA Bars Recruiter for Multiple Offenses: Recruitment Without Job Orders, Collection of Excessive Fees, and Failure to Issue Appropriate Receipts

News Advisory
28 January 2015

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has issued five separate orders of preventive suspension (OPS) against All Overseas International Placement Co. Inc. after 38 of its applicants and the POEA itself filed complaints of various recruitment violations against the agency.

 Filipino Nun, ‘Angel’ to OFWs in Sokor


RELENTLESS SERVICE President Aquino with distinguished recipients of the 2014 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas

President Benigno Aquino honored 33 distinguished and outstanding overseas Filipinos and foreign-based organizations from 12 countries during the awarding ceremonies of the 2014 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas last month at the Malacañang Palace. 

 Diaspora as Aid to Development

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) on Tuesday said that its diaspora to development program strengthened global Filipinos' ties to their home country at the same time helping develop the economy.

CFO Secretary Imelda Nicolas said on Tuesday in Manila Hotel that "remittances help push growth but sharing their talents and passions within the homeland " would be better.

Nicolas also pushing and use the term "Overseas Filipinos" instead of "OFWs" to include people who live abroad, but not for work – unlike the OFWs or Temporary Migrants who are expected to return to the Philippines after their employment contract ends. There are also the permanent residents and naturalized citizens of other countries (Permanent Migrants), and those who are abroad not because of employment but may be undocumented (Irregular Migrants).

 PH Ranks 1st in Asia with Most Number of Filipina Managers

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 ILO Global Report 2015 [via ILO]

The Philippines is the top Asian nation in terms of the number of women managers in business and management.

The International Labour Organization (ILO) report on the proportion of women among managers in all levels ranked the Philippines as first in Asia and 4th among 148 countries with a percentage share of 47.6 percent.

For women in senior and middle-level management positions such as legislators, senior officials, directors,CEOs, department managers and general managers, the Philippines was ranked 5th.


The ILO report released this January outlined the changing trends in the last two decades which have brought women to the seat of 40 percent of the world’s senior and middle management positions.

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