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10,302 Filipino nurses sought U.S. jobs in 2018 – highest in 9 years

PH-educated nurses paying $200 to take U.S. licensure exam for the first time up 32% year-on-year A total of 10,302 Filipino nurses hoping to practice their profession in America took the U.S. licensure examination for the first time in 2018, the party-list group ACTS-OFW said Tuesday. “The number is up 32 percent versus the 7,791 […]

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A new Philippine future beside the exodus?

By JEREMAIAH M. OPINIANO EVERY seventh of June, a Southeast Asian archipelago commemorates the “heroism” of compatriots who have been a visible reason for the steady growth of their motherland’s economy. The celebration is National Migrant Workers Day, and the date’s historicity is brought about by the passage of a law to protect the rights and welfare […]