MANILA – A second batch of Filipino workers arrived home from violence-torn Libya on Sunday as the Philippines' foreign secretary landed in Tunisia to help oversee evacuation plans for the thousands still stranded.
Three weeks after the onslaught of Tropical Storm “Ondoy,” at least 3,000 people are still packed in evacuation centers and can’t return to their homes.
The national Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) yesterday said a total of 115,061 people from different provinces expected to bear the brunt of typhoon “Pepeng” had been moved to temporary shelters.
Vice President Noli de Castro has endorsed the lifting of the government ban on the deployment of workers to Lebanon in order to give Filipinos more job opportunities in light of the global financial crisis.
MANILA, Philippines--The Philippine government is conducting a study on the political and security situation in Lebanon to determine whether to lift a ban on the deployment of workers to that country imposed in 2006.