DFA warns OFWs against submission of fake documents
MANILA, Philippines - With a growing number of Filipinos being charged and/or detained for falsification of documents, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) warned Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and in other Gulf ...
'PH to become a $1 trillion economy by 2029'
Overseas Filipinos' remittances are a key driver of GDP growth in the Philippines, as they support consumer expenditure and also residential housing construction, Biswas said. Remittances from overseas Filipino workers rose to $26.9 billion in 2014, up ...
Satisfaction with Aquino administration drops to all-time low
The administration rated “very bad” in resolving the Maguindanao massacre with justice; but was rated “good” in helping victims of disasters, helping the poor, promoting the welfare of overseas Filipino workers, protecting the environment, and foreign ...
Satisfaction in Aquino govt plunges to record low but still better than ...
Aquino gov't rating plunges 15 points to lowest level – SWS
SWS: Satisfaction with Aquino admin hits record
Joint circular dismantling medical testing monopoly for Middle East-bound OFWs ...
MANIL A - The 15-year-old GAMCA monopoly in medical testing for overseas Filipino workers leaving for work in the Middle East will soon be dismantled, according to a leader in the recruitment industry, after witnessing Health Secretary janette Garin ...
Ang Malaya Net
EDITORIAL - Lessons from a drug case
Unless Jakarta has a drastic change of heart, it looks like Filipina overseas worker Mary Jane Veloso will be executed as scheduled this week. Indonesia has said its serious drug problem compelled it to spare no one, foreigners included, from its tough ...
Binay to plead anew for Pinay mule's life
Binay to personally appeal case of Veloso
Binay sets last-ditch bid to save OFW from death
PNB Remittance Center opens new LA Branch to tap $12B overseas earnings ...
Los Angeles Consul General Leo M. Herrera-Lim (center) leads the opening of PNB Remittance Center with PNBRCI President and CEO Ricky Villacisneros and First Senior Vice President/ Global Filipino Business Group Chief Benjie Oliva. Others in photo: ...
Save Mary Jane Veloso, save the Filipino people
If an overseas Filipino gets in trouble abroad, they are left on their own with, at most, an interpreter, supplied by the Philippine embassy. Citing budget considerations, lawyers are provided by the Philippine government only after the OFW has been ...
Filipino bishops to Indonesian bishops: Save Mary Jane
CBCP chief asks Indonesian counterpart to help save Mary Jane Veloso's life
CBCP asks counterpart in Indonesia to help commute Mary Jane Veloso's death ...
Overseas Filipino Workers: Organizing for Fairer Conditions
Before they can leave the Philippines, overseas Filipino workers had to pay up to Php150,000 ($3,400) in fees imposed by the government and recruitment agencies, says Dolores Balladarez-Pelaez, chairwoman of the United Filipinos in Hong Kong (UNIFIL).
'UMUWI KAMING WALANG WALA' | OFWs flee war in Yemen, face poverty trap ...
MANILA, Philippines – Overseas Filipino workers (OFW) may have fled the war in Yemen but not the war in their own country, which was the reason why they had decided to work abroad. “Umuwi kaming walang wala [We came back with nothing],” says the ...
Balik-Manggagawa OFWs reminded of separate payments to Philhealth, POEA
Vacationing and re-hired overseas Filipino workers will have to separately pay their contributions to the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. and the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration for their Overseas Employment Certificates (OECs ...