work abroad - updates

Rappler's latest stories on work abroad


Why our nurses are leaving

Sep 02, 2017 - 10:04 PM

Around 19 000 nurses leave the Philippines to work abroad every year

Why Indonesians have not taken advantage of ASEAN's work abroad opportunity

Aug 14, 2017 - 5:12 PM

Indonesians fear rather than embrace Mutual Recognition Agreements which allow professionals to work in other ASEAN countries – due to lack of public understanding of its benefits and socialization to the community

ROUND THE BEND. Two of Light Rail Manila's engineers ensuring LRT1's auxiliary inverter is ready for running. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

[Two Pronged] Is my boyfriend depressed?

Jan 01, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Nora s boyfriend doesn t want to socialize is always tired feeling stressed and is not that interested in sex anymore – is he depressed?

Illustration by Nico Villarete

Which countries pay OFWs the highest?

Nov 23, 2016 - 6:08 PM

Here are the top paying countries and most in demand jobs abroad according to the workabroad ph s 2016 Overseas Report

How this Pinoy worked her way from sales floor to startup

Apr 12, 2016 - 9:13 PM

A Filipina who first worked as a salesperson in New Jersey talks about how she landed a great job in a startup company

Photo via Kalibrr

From account manager to server: A true story of moving to the US

Apr 07, 2016 - 9:02 PM

A Filipina in San Diego tells us the truth about what it’s like to start from zero

New Zealand job applicants arrest fake recruiter

Aug 13, 2015 - 11:33 AM

The POEA says the duped applicants who were allegedly charged P35 000 to P40 000 each arrested the recruiter in the agency s premises

Going to work abroad? Don't leave as tourist – POEA

Mar 12, 2015 - 8:09 PM

Hans Leo Cacdac warns OFWs not to accept job offers abroad if they are asked to leave using tourist visas

Finding courage through my travels

Mar 08, 2015 - 3:07 PM

From cold winters in Milan to sunny days in Thailand Lyndsay finds courage and growth through the ups and downs of her travels This is her story

Letting it all go to travel: 6 things to remember

Feb 08, 2015 - 5:54 PM

What if you don’t want to wait until you reach old age to see the world? Before you let it all go and fly off on your great adventure consider these

Choose your career or go travel? Why not both?

Oct 24, 2014 - 11:00 AM

One Filipino woman quits her corporate job to travel the world and finds love in the process This is her story

Being Filipino abroad: Facing stereotypes and racism

Aug 16, 2014 - 6:08 PM

Many of us know how Filipinos in general are being stereotyped to perform specific roles in different countries

Dubai OFWs urged to fight extortion at NAIA

Jul 10, 2014 - 1:30 PM

Some reports allege that up to 7 out of 10 jobseekers leaving the airport for UAE on visit visas are subject to extortion

OFW in Dubai: Life isn't as glamorous as it seems

May 08, 2014 - 5:26 PM

Tempted to buy designer bags she finds herself wanting to keep up with the overseas Juans

CONVERSATIONS: Is working abroad still the best option?

May 01, 2014 - 9:34 PM

Are the sacrifices of OFWs being made in vain? Is sending workers abroad really a sustainable solution to keeping the Philippine economy alive? Share your thoughts in our live blog or tweet using Balikbayan

Money management tips for 20-something OFWs

Apr 09, 2014 - 4:39 PM

A common mistake by breadwinners working overseas is that they send all their money home and fail to leave something for themselves