POEA Offers Online Services for Recruiters, Manning Firms

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration now offers online services for recruiters and manning agencies, to speed up the deployment overseas Filipino workers abroad. POEA administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said the ePayment and Recruitment Authority Issuance systems seek to reduce transactions with recruitment representatives and foot traffic at the POEA offices. “Recruitment agencies were complaining of […]

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Anti-Piracy System Detects Threats From Up To Six Nautical Miles


Operating Range Tripled to 6 Nautical Miles – Further developments in technology’s capability as piracy attacks and threats increase in 2014. WatchStander LLC, a provider of anti-piracy technology for the shipping industry, has tripled the effective operating range of its unique, fully automated, anti-piracy system. The company upgraded its system to detect vessels and potential […]

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SMART Launches Optimized VoIP for Filipino Seafarers


BAAR, SWITZERLAND, Sep 16, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — One Horizon Group, Inc. OHGI, +2.86% (“One Horizon” or the “Company”), which develops and licenses the world’s most bandwidth-efficient mobile Voice over Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) platform for Smartphones, today announced that Smart Communications, Inc., is launching a pre-paid VoIP Smartphone app using its optimized software platform. […]

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