More non-BPO operations favor the Philippines
For the former, middle-income earners and overseas Filipino workers' families are seen to fuel growth, with developers and global retailers becoming keener on setting up outlets in the country. At least 170,000 sqm of new retail space was introduced in ...
Real estate sector still strong - CBRE
Deployment ban lifted for Filipino workers to Venezuela, West Bank, Israel
MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - The government has lifted the deployment ban of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Venezuela, West Bank and Israel, a senior government official said today. Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda ...
Relative peace in Gaza, West Bank, Israel prompts POEA to allow deployment of ...
Deployment of newly-hired OFWs resumes for West Bank, Israel
POEA retains partial deployment ban in Gaza Strip
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 ...
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Annual Survey on Overseas Filipinos to be conducted this October
Philippine Information Agency
The annual survey, as stated, shall determine the national estimates on the number of Filipinos who worked abroad for the past 5 years; the socio-economic characteristics of the OF; the amount of cash and in-kind transfers received by their families in ...
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 ...
807 Filipino drug mules in overseas jails
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Friday revealed that a total of 807 Filipinos, consisting of 401 males and 406 females, are languishing in jails in various parts of the world for illegal drug-smuggling offenses as of July 2014 ...
PDEA: 807 Filipino drug mules jailed abroad
The government agency revealed the said figure as it issued a warning for overseas Filipino workers to resist offers of becoming drug couriers in exchange of easy money. “PDEA may sound like a broken record but we will continue to issue warnings to ...
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 ...