Terminal fee integration in airline ticket deferred to Nov. 1
Exempted from paying the terminal fee are overseas Filipino workers, pilgrims endorsed by the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos, athletes endorsed by the Philippine Sports Commission, and those authorized by the Office of the President.
NAIA terminal fee implementation moved to November 1
The deferment was made upon the request of Representative Roy V. Seneres of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Party List during budget deliberations of the Department of Transportation and Communication last September 26, saying affected ...
NAIA's new fee starts Nov. 1
PhilHealth extends services to OFWs in Hong Kong
The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) sent a team to conduct an outreah mission for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong. Department of Foreign Affairs. MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth ...
VP Binay appeals to Congress: Restore overseas voting budget
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Binay, who serves as the Presidential Adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers' Concerns, said he is "deeply disappointed" over the decision of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to scrap the allocation for the OAV program. "I am deeply ...
DBM won't restore OAV fund; Comelec to tap savings
DBM-Comelec secure overseas voting funding in 2015; Abad: funds to be ...
Comelec clueless on 'savings' that DBM insists it has for the OAV
OFWs launch online drive to restore overseas voting fund
Photo by the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh. MANILA, Philippines – Overseas Filipino workers have started an online petition to force the Philippine budget department to restore the overseas voting funds that it took out of the 2015 budget of the ...
OFWs want overseas voting budget restored
Congress pressed for law on online voting for overseas Pinoys
Based on government records, there are 737,759 registered overseas voters worldwide, excluding the 238,557 voters who were supposed to be delisted for failing to vote during the 2007 and 2010 elections. They were eventually reinstated by the poll body.
Comelec eyes internet voting for overseas voters
Registration of Filipino overseas voters rises by 50% in August
It's also the highest rate of increase since overseas registration for the 2016 presidential elections started in May this year. This sets a new milestone for this period by bringing the four-month total of new overseas voter registrants to 101,351. In ...
SSS program for overseas Filipino workers
IN 1997 the coverage of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) as voluntary members of the Social Security System (SSS) was enshrined in Republic Act 8282, also known as the amended Social Security Act. Under this law, all OFWs not older than 60 years old ...
POEA suspends recruitment firms, New Zealand employer
A LOCAL recruitment agency, its foreign counterpart, and the employer in New Zealand have been placed under preventive suspension by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) over several alleged recruitment violations they ...
Overseas Filipinos call for welfare funds audit
POEA soft-launches online OEC system
INGAT PO! POEA lists 9 precautions vs MERS-CoV for on-site OFWs plus 3 for ...
PSA to conduct survey on overseas Filipinos
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MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Statistics Authority will conduct a survey on overseas Filipinos in October. The annual survey on Overseas Filipinos provides national estimates on the number of Filipinos who went out of the country, particularly ...