Overseas Filipinos now get to stream local channels through Smart Pinoy TV
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Philippine telco PLDT, through its subsidiary PLDT Global Corp (PGC), has continued its foray into video streaming with the launch of Smart Pinoy TV, a TV service serving overseas Filipinos. Smart Pinoy TV lets users livestream local Filipino channels ...
Remains of OFW fatality in Qatar gas tank blast back home - InterAksyon.com
Relatives retrieve the casket of OFW Charlie de Castro, one of two Filipinos who died in a Doha, Watar gas tank explosion. Two other Filipino workers were injured. ERIC APOLONIO, INTERAKSYON.COM ...
Filipino expatriates slam draft law that links regular remittance to passport ...
A draft law filed in the Philippine Congress aims to make remittances mandatory and regular for all Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) with legal dependants in the Philippines. Called House Bill 3576, the draft law, if approved, will authorise heads of ...
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OFWs in Hong Kong warned vs contracting bird flu
THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) on Friday warned overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) based in Hong Kong to closely follow the advisories of local health officials in order to avoid getting the H7N9 virus. In a statement, Labor Secretary ...
Overseas workers at risk of catching bird flu advised to delay travel to ...
Avoid sources of exposure: DOLE advises Hong Kong OFWs on bird flu
POEA suspends recruiter, employer of OFW burned with flat iron in Saudi
February 21, 2014 8:53pm. The recruiter and employer of an overseas Filipino worker who was burned with a flat iron in Saudi Arabia have been slapped with a preventive suspension, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said Friday.
Captain Barbell the OFW
As with any profession, there are days when you'd like to throw in the towel. The rock you're pushing up the hill is stuck and bears its weight on you. You feel intellectually and emotionally spent. As an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), days like this ...
TRAGIC WALK FOR OFW | Speeding car kills Pinay who joined INC walkathon ...
MANILA – Macau police have not yet completed their investigation of the death of an overseas Filipino worker who was struck by a car while crossing the road, hours after participating in Iglesia ni Cristo's walkathon for Yolanda victims, the Philippine ...
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PNB anticipates 5.6-percent growth in OFW remittance
Philippine National Bank (PNB) anticipates handling a little over $5 billion worth of foreign-currency earnings by overseas Filipinos passing through its various remittance outlets this year. In a regulatory filing, the PNB said some $5.04 billion ...
BPI, UA&P tie up for migration and OFW studies
PRESENT during the MOA signing of the BPI Professorial Chair for Migration and Overseas Work are (from left, clockwise) BPI chair Jaime Zobel de Ayala, professorial chair-holder Veronica Ramirez, UA&P's senior vice president Bernardo Villegas, ...
No execution date yet set for jailed OFW in Saudi, says DFA
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) clarified Wednesday that negotiations for Joselito Zapanta, the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia, are still ongoing despite reports his execution order has ...
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