Three Filipino artists based in Rome were happy to be among the main cast of an Italian movie that made it to the Rome International Film Festival, reports ABS-CBN News. Hazel Morillo, Mark Manaloto and Kim de Quilla walked down the red carpet before the screening of the film called "Se Chiudo Gli Occhi Non Sono Pui Qui" (If I close my eyes I'm not here anymore). The film is directed by Vittorio Morione.
Thousands of Filipinos may have a chance not only to work as caregivers in Canada but also to live there through the Canadian government's , reports GMA News. Under the program, Canada will admit 17,500 foreign workers, including Filipinos, to work and live there, according to Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz.
Five hundred workers from typhoon-hit areas will be recruited by two licensed recruitment agencies, free of charge, for employment overseas, reports ABS-CBN News. Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said Skills International Co., and International Skills Development (ISD), have committed to assist worker-victims of super typhoon Yolanda.
Australian-Filipino Jason Day, who lost family members in the Philippines during Typhoon Haiyan, is so confident after winning the World Cup that he has his sights set on becoming world number one, reports Manila Standard Today. Day helped Australia win the World Cup team title for the first time in 24 years. He jumped to 11 in the world rankings.
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz stated that the 38,939 undocumented Filipino workers who returned home from Saudi Arabia because of the kingdom's crackdown on illegal migrants can now seek reemployment in there, reports Philstar.com.
A system that will predict storm surge impacts and better prepare coastal communities for them should be ready by December 2014 or earlier, reports Rappler.com. Mahar Lagmay, executive director of Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards), announced the schedule in a November 26 talk during Climate Change Consciousness Week.
The Bureau of Immigration on Tuesday arrested one of Korea’s most wanted persons hiding in the Philippines. Cho Yang Eun, 63, an alleged Korean mafia leader, was seized in Angeles, Pampanga, reports Inquirer.net.