SENIOR CARERS IN THE UK: GOOD NEWS ON RENEWING VISAS
29 July 2010
Landmark Decision: Aston Brooke wins the fight to grant Overseas Senior Carer Work Permit Holders settlement in the UK without a Judicial Review
By Kashif Majeed
Aston Brooke Solicitors has been at the forefront of catering and protecting the interests of senior carers over the last few years and had recently taken on the fight against the UK Border Agency...
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NOYNOY ROASTS ARROYO
26 July 2010
The State Of The Nation Address (SONA), the first by newly elected President Aquino, has forcefully attacked the previous?Arroyo administration on several points, not least that of spending a whopping 108 million pesos of a calamity fund in one area of Pampanga, while the entire province of Pangasinan only got 5 million pesos. Arroyo's home province is Pampanga.
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PRECISION TRAINING SCAM: BRITISH GOVERNMENT REPORT REVEALS MORE DIRT
25 July 2010
The creditor's report into the Precision Training scandal has been released by the Insolvency Service. What has been revealed is that there will be no meeting for creditors as there has been no money discovered by the investigation team.
Of more importance are?four revelations, one of which will come as no surprise to all those who lost money to the...
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17 FILIPINOS FORCED OTHERS INTO PROSTITUTION IN UAE
21 July 2010
The Philippine Embassy in the United Arab Emirates said that 17 Filipinos were arrested in Abu Dhabi earlier this month for operating a human trafficking syndicate forcing other Filipinos into prostitution.
Nine Filipinas are currently under the Embassy's custody after they sought shelter last July 13 after escaping the same syndicate.? Another victim is currently staying with a friend in...
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POEA BANS MANNING AGENTS FROM LUNETA PARK
21 July 2010
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) ordered manning agencies using booths managed by Luneta Seafarers? Welfare Foundation, Inc (LUSWELF) at Rizal Park near the National Library to stop their recruitment activities or face administrative sanctions.
Via?a POEA news release, Administrator Jennifer Jardin-Manalili said all recruitment activities of manning agencies in the area are now deemed illegal.
The POEA discontinued issuance...
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PHILIPPINE NEWS HEADLINES - 20 JULY 2010
21 July 2010
News headlines published 20th July 2010
National, Provincial, Metro Manila, Sports, Gossip/Entertainment, Business, Politics, Corruption
Lacson's Schengen visa expires soon--NBI
QC court clears cop in Maguindanao massacre
Customs man charged over wrong SALN
British Foreign Office Minister In Official Visit To Manila
Kissing judge sentenced to six years in prison
Navigation instruments at NAIA conk out anew
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BRITISH FOREIGN OFFICE MINISTER IN OFFICIAL VISIT TO MANILA
20 July 2010
British Foreign Office Minister of State Jeremy Browne MP (above)?is visiting Manila this week for a two-day visit, announced the British Embassy?s Charg? d?Affaires Colin Crorkin.
?This visit reinforces the growing importance our new Government attaches to Asia, including the Philippines. Relations between the United Kingdom and the Philippines are strongly underpinned by trade and investment,? said Crorkin.
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FORECLOSED PROPERTIES OFFERED BY THE BANCO DE ORO
18 July 2010
The folowing is a sample of foreclosed properties offered for sale by Banco De Oro throughout the Philippines
The details in order are left to right: Vicinity, Property Address, Picture (where available), Lot Area and Floor Area in square meters & the indicative price
For a complete list of properties as well as cars and chattels available, click the banner...
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LIST OF FORTHCOMING FILIPINO EVENTS IN THE UK
15 July 2010
The following is a list of forthcoming events of interest to Filipinos in the UK & Northern Ireland.
The list has been supplied by the Philippine Embassy in London.
If you have an event likely to be of interest to Filipinos, you can submit it to us for inclusion.
The listing does not have to be restricted to the UK,...
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IMMIGRATION MATTERS & NEWS
14 July 2010
English UK Win High Court Battle Over Tier 4 Students
English language schools, represented by English UK, have won a High Court battle over visa restrictions which they say are ?absurd and damaging' to their businesses.
They took the action over new regulations which say that people coming to the UK to study must have a good standard of...
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UNION BANK FORECLOSED PROPERTY AUCTIONS - 24 & 31 JULY 2010
9 July 2010
Union Bank are holding a series of public auctions of repossessed properties in Luzon, to be held?in Manila on the 24th July, then on 31st July simultaneous auctions in Bacalod, Cagayan de Oro and Zamboanga of Vis/Min properties.
Contact details are listed so interested parties should confirm details with Union Bank reps as properties may change prior to the auctions...
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UK IMMIGRATION MATTERS
7 July 2010
British Home Office Confirms Cap On Migration
London - By Charles Kelly
The number of non-EU workers entering the UK will be controlled by a new limit, the Home Secretary announced this week.
In a statement to the House of Commons Home Office boss Theresa May confirmed?leaked reports that ?net migration will be scaled back to the levels of...
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NEW LAWS COULD HIT JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR CARERS IN CANADA
6 July 2010
Caregiver Agencies see a 70 - 90% Drop in Placements Following Changes by the Government of Canada to
the Live-in Caregiver Program
"Significant Improvements" Bring Burden to Families
Vancouver, BC - Recent changes to Immigration Canada's Foreign Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) have increased the burden on Canadian families through high costs and increased risks associated with hiring an overseas caregiver....
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OFW GROUP ATTACKS BALDOZ & ROMULO'S APPOINTMENTS
6 July 2010
Migrante International, an alliance of overseas Filipino workers and advocates worldwide, today expressed concern over the appointments of Rosalinda Baldoz as head of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Alberto Romulo as secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
Baldoz once served as administrator of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) while Romulo is the sole re-appointee...
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BAD IMMIGRATION ADVICE? BEEN RIPPED OFF IN A VISA SCAM?
2 July 2010
Have you had experience of poor immigration advice - have you had to find a new adviser to unravel the mess you've been left in by the first one?
Or do you now fear you are here illegally because of the bad advice you have received - and possibly paid good money for?
We are trying to get an idea...
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