DOF: OFWs will have own bank in October
A bank designed specifically to service the needs of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) is seen operating in October with the conversion of the Postal Bank into an OFW bank, according to the Department of Finance (DOF). “Yes, the target is early October ...
PH maintains Moody's Baa2 rating, stable outlook
“We expect growth to be sustained at above 6% per year over the next two years, driven largely by the private sector,” Moody's said, adding that household consumption will continue to be supported by remittances from overseas Filipino workers.
Moody's affirms PHL rating amid growing political risks
Moody's affirms PHL investment grade rating with stable outlook
7,000 undocumented OFWs in Saudi fail to beat amnesty deadline ...
Nearly 7,000 undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia failed to beat the Saudi government's deadline to voluntarily leave the country.
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D.O.L.E. has until Thursday to repatriate about 1,000 Filipino ...
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will have to race against time to meet its target of repatriating 6,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from ...
When labor problems become 'police cases'
Alab: The awakening of Filipino nationalism | SunStar
PARTNERING with Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) is an experience beyond expectations and compare, as you get to wade through Filipino sense of festivity, familiarity, and identity fired up by the shared experience of leaving one's family for years ...
OFW Jennifer Dalquez saved from death row in UAE
MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – Overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Jennifer Dalquez was saved from the death row after a court in the United Arab Emirates acquitted her of murder, the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Tuesday, ...
OFW saved from death row
UAE CA acquits OFW of murder
Filipina in UAE, Jennifer Dalquez, saved from death row
OFWs sending letters for soldiers in Marawi
MANILA, Philippines - Soldiers in Marawi can expect boxes of letters of support coming soon from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). The Blas Ople Policy Center yesterday reported that in response to the call of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, OFWs ...
BAGONG BAYANI TO BAYANI | OFWs sending postcards, letters to soldiers in Marawi City
DOLE lifts suspension of OFW deployment in Qatar
Overseas Filipino workers are again free to leave the country for work in Qatar, as Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III yesterday reported that the government has totally lifted the suspension on the deployment of OFWs to the beleaguered Arab nation ...
Bello lifts deployment moratorium to Qatar | SunStar
DoLE lifts suspension on Qatar OFW deployment
DOLE lifts OFW deployment ban to Qatar
Department of Overseas Filipino Workers?
In the recent trip to the Middle East of President Duterte, he announced that he has a plan to create a Department of Overseas Filipino Workers. With more than 10 million OFWs earning close to $30 billion annually, accounting for some 12% of Philippine ...
Overseas Filipino rockers: Dreaded Mortuary and Gwen Cañete find their audience abroad
Gwen Giselle Cañete works as a nurse in a hospital in Singapore. On certain nights, she trades her nurse's uniform for jeans, a black shirt, boots, and a Washburn MG30 strapped in front of her body. Cañete, who hails from Cebu, plays guitar for the all ...