Philippine government cautions Filipinos planning to work in mainland China

The Philippine Embassy in Beijing, China is calling on Filipinos who are planning to work in mainland China. The embassy said that the Chinese government does not accept foreigners to work in households as as nannies, household workers, private tutors or the alike.

“Extreme caution must be exercised when dealing with agents in the Philippines who offer employment in mainland China as a nanny, household worker or private tutor. It is advisable not to accept their offers,” the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

“Furthermore, the Embassy cautions our kababayans NOT TO DEAL WITH AGENTS OR INDIVIDUALS in mainland China who offer help in extending tourist visas in exchange for a fee. These agents or individuals are involved in illegal recruitment, break Chinese laws and often resort to unscrupulous actions. Our kababayans who work illegally are vulnerable to abuse by these individuals,” DFA added.