MORE THAN 4,000 workers accepted overseas jobs in eight different countries last month, the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population reported.
In February alone, a total of 3,614 people out of 4,184 went to neighboring Thailand, while 240 others were legally sent to Malaysia, followed by 218 individuals to Japan, 35 to Qatar, 42 to South Korea, 18 to Singapore, 16 to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and one to Macao.
Over 16,000 local job seekers also joined suitable jobs throughout the country last month.
The ministry has put forth concerted efforts to create more employment opportunities for domestic job hunters.
They continue to create links between employers and employees through labour offices as well as online services.