Senate probe looms over airport terminal fee integration
In a statement Wednesday, Pimentel said the new scheme, to be implemented by the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) starting November 1, should be scrapped as it is “illogical, legally questionable, and extremely unfair” to overseas Filipino ...
Philippines: Court hear terminal fee petition
“The #Noto550 Coalition closed ranks to stave off an imminent move to diminish benefits granted by the law to overseas Filipino workers,” Maglalang, spokesperson of the group #Noto550 Coalition, that also includes the Blas Ople Policy Centre, told Gulf ...
Senate probe looms over terminal fee integration
Terminal fee integration violates law on OFWs' rights
Terminal fee integration into airline tickets to proceed next month
Group notes lack of legal safeguards for Filipino maids in UAE
MANILA, Philippines—”They slap me in the face and kick me. They have a stick for you. If I make a small mistake they would hit parts of my body – back legs, back and head. Sir would slap or punch me in the face. If they come back from the mall and I ...
OFW model families recognized
BEING an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) - earning a living in another country for the economic wellbeing of the family - takes a lot of considerations to balance the existence of loved ones, where the upkeep of the family is assured despite the ...
OWWA awards regional Model OFW Family 2014
Manila Standard Today
Chartered plane for arriving West Africa OFWs sought
WITH a large number of Filipinos expected to arrive in the country in the coming months, the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) is calling on the Philippine government to charter a flight for them from West Africa in a bid to ensure they will not ...
Docs want health screening for returning OFWs
Filipinos abroad may soon try Web-based poll registration
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All Filipino citizens who expect to be abroad during the 30-day (09 April-09 May 2016) overseas voting period for the 2016 presidential elections, at least 18 years old on 09 May 2016, and not otherwise disqualified by law, may register as an overseas ...
Comelec launches online voters' registration for 2016 polls
How Filipinos abroad help Motherland
One of those who mobilized to help is the long-standing program of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), the Lingkod sa Kapwa Pilipino (L1NKAPIL or Link for Philippine Development) program. L1NKAPIL called out to many Filipino individuals and ...
Poverty, migration, and family
Help out overseas Filipinos in distress, lawmakers tell Manila
As of June this year, 6,002 Filipinos were in different jails abroad for various offenses, according to the DFA. Of that number, 807 were facing drug-related charges, 79 were accused of crimes punishable by death, while 3,407 were victims of human ...
DFA mandated to protect undocumented OFWs
Filipino workers in Oman criticise terminal fee on expats
4 reasons why there's no need yet to repatriate OFWs from West Africa
'Abroad Me: 22 Success Strategies for Young Overseas Filipinos' launch today
Anne Quintos' Abroad Me: 22 Success Strategies for Young Overseas Filipinos will be launchedt today at Fully Booked, Bonifacio Global City. It is a 140- page guide filled with life lessons and tips to help Filipino professionals make the most out of ...
BAHAY KUBO: Overseas Filipino Workers & Department of Agriculture ...
Bahay Kubo Global System, Inc. through Dr. J.P.M Cunanan, in cooperation with Fermin De Jesus, DA, OSEC, STAG and Egay Buenaventura, DA-NAPC coordinated a meeting with the Overseas Filipino Workers Chamber of Commerce and Industry, ...