PHL waives Singapore employer bond, guarantee requirements

THE PHILIPPINES has waived the performance bond and bank guarantee requirements for Singapore employers seeking to hire Filipino workers, the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) said on Wednesday. In a statement late Wednesday, Migrant Workers Secretary Susan V. Ople said she informed her counterpart, Singapore Manpower Minister Tan See Leng, of the waiver at a […]

Facebook seeks accreditation to recruit in PHL for Singapore IT jobs

META Platforms, Inc.-controlled Facebook is seeking accreditation to recruit in the Philippines for Singapore-based jobs, the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) said. Facebook has “requested accreditation as an employer, which speaks a lot about the excellence of our Filipino IT professionals,” Migrant Workers Secretary Susan V. Ople said at a news conference in Indonesia on […]

PHL migrant population growth among world’s top 5 in past 20 years — UN

THE GROWTH in the Philippines’ migrant population was the fifth-largest between 2000 and 2020, behind India, Syria, Venezuela and China, according to a study conducted by the United Nations (UN). “Between 2000 and 2020, the size of the migrant population abroad grew for nearly all countries and areas of the world. India experienced the largest […]