BALANGA CITY: About 1,000 applicants on Tuesday trooped to the Bataan People’s Center for a job fair conducted by the city government.
Noriel Dacion, city employment and services officer, said 27 local firms and 15 international companies took part in the one-day event. Among the participating employers were Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority and the Freeport Area of Bataan in Mariveles.
Mayor Jose Enrique Garcia 3rd of Balanga City expressed his appreciation to the companies and wished the applicants good luck.
Dacion said all the firms involved in the hiring of overseas workers are properly accredited by the Philippine Overseas Employment Office.
The job fair was held in coordi- nation with the Department of Labor and Employment.
Ernie B. Esconde