Cops, OFWs fall prey to online gold scam
MANILA, Philippines - The company head is said to be a jetsetter who tools around town in a Ferrari. Kevin del Mundo Miranda allegedly built a fortune estimated at hundreds of millions of pesos by swindling overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), police ...
PNP files charges vs 7 EmGoldex executives on alleged pyramiding scam
Investors cautious on negative news, say foreign groups
Schumacher said aside from the Philippines' reputation, tourists, overseas Filipino workers and business travelers are the ones currently suffering from the prevalence of the bullet planting modus. In terms of sector, foreign business group executives ...
BPO taking bigger role in prodding economic growth as remittances slow
BusinessWorld Online Edition
SLOWING GROWTH of remittances from Filipinos working abroad -- long an anchor of household consumption that contributes more than 60% to economic output -- should not be a worry since such inflows are “still very large” and are increasingly ...
Migrants service center in Mindanao pushes for OFW center
The ordinance provides for the establishment of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Center. Under the ordinance, the center is designed look into the concerns of the OFWs, most especially the distressed workers, and their families and a mechanism to ...
Duterte names senatorial bets he will endorse
Panfilo Lacson and Miguel Zubiri, former Metro Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino, and overseas Filipino workers' advocate Susan Ople. The senatorial aspirants are from various political parties and are also being endorsed by other ...
Duterte: “Davao City will be my Exhibit A”
Davao City Mayor Duterte Files COC for President
Duterte withdraws COC for Davao mayor
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Underspending of aid funds for OFWs slammed
The Manila Times
UNDERSPENDING is so rampant in the government that even funds intended for distressed overseas Filipino workers are reportedly not being spent properly despite thousands of OFWs needing legal assistance. Senator Grace Poe, a member of the Senate ...
Poe tells DFA to use legal assistance fund for distressed OFWs
SSS offers retirement fund option for OFWs
Overseas voters reminded of Dec. 9 registration reactivation deadline
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday urged Filipinos overseas to reactivate their overseas voters' (OV) records before the December 9 deadline. The DFA's Overseas Voting Secretariat (OVS) reminded Filipinos abroad regarding the ...
Hundreds of Pinoys homeless after Dubai blaze
MANILA, Philippines -- (UPDATED WITH VIDEO) Hundreds of overseas Filipino workers have been displaced with little left but the clothes on their backs after fire razed a residential building in Dubai Monday. Jojo Dass, a Filipino journalist working with ...
Remittances recover in September
MANILA, Philippines - The amount of cash sent home by Filipinos abroad recovered in September after registering its first decline in 12 years in August due to the weakening of other currencies against the US dollar, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilpinas (BSP) ...
Remittances grow 4.3% in September after August setback
Remittances to PH bounce back in September '15
OFW remittances bounce back in Sept
Number of active Filipino voters abroad reaches record 1.4M
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The number of registered overseas Filipino voters reached a historic high after breaching the one million mark. This was according to Undersecretary Rafael Seguis, chair of the Overseas Voting Secretariat under the ...
Overseas voter registration surpasses the 1.4 million mark of active ...
Overseas voter registration surpasses 1.4M mark