TARLAC CITY, Philippines - The Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) recently launched the first ever global summit and caravan for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families in a bid to identify the pressing needs of Filipinos working abroad.
Tagged as "Global Family Summit and Caravan 2012," the event sought to assist the national government in creating and developing policies that promote empowerment and establish a higher standard of protection for migrant workers and their families.
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimaplis-Baldoz, in her keynote speech, said the DoLE has created various programs for the OFWs under the labor and employment plan for 2010-2016 since 11 of the 22-point agenda of the Aquino administration on labor and employment are catered for the OFWs. (Mark Anthony N. Manuel)
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he has found the Japanese Navy’s biggest warship at the bottom of the sea in the Philippines, 70 years after US forces sank it. Allen posted a photo on Twitter on Tuesday of the World War II battleship Musashi’s rusty bow, which bore the Japanese empire’s Chrysanthemum seal. The American billionaire, who has also pursued space exploration, said his luxury yacht and exploration ship, the M/Y Octopus, found the Musashi one kilometer (1.6 miles) deep on the …