Filipino killed in hit-and-run incident in Malaysia
An overseas Filipino worker died after a four-wheel-drive (4WD) collided with his motorcycle in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia. Citing a report by the New Straits Times, the incident occurred at Mile 21 of Jalan Labuk around 5:30 a.m last Sunday. Based on a ...
MassKara highlights set last Sunday of October
Ang said setting a permanent schedule will help people across the world make travel plans early and allow balikbayans, overseas Filipino workers, and Bacolodnons living abroad to schedule their travel and vacation leave in advance. Section 1 of the ...
Philippine Foreign Affairs officials meet with Filipino community on Saipan
FILIPINO community members on Saipan on Wednesday met with visiting officials of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs-Office of the Undersecretary of Migrant Workers Affairs to discuss issues affecting overseas Filipino workers here. The ...
Piñol to head UN-FAO conference in Italy
To date, Italy hosts the largest population of overseas Filipino workers in Western Europe and is an important market for Philippine agricultural and aqautic products. Piñol will also visit a fruit and vegetable farm being managed by a Filipino ...
Escudero prods Senate to pass anti-money laundering law ...
Senator Chiz Escudero has urged the Senate to approve amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act that places casinos within the purview of the law so the ...
Casino coverage under AMLA nears - The Manila Times Online
Direct hiring of OFWs allowed again as DOLE lifts suspension
MANILA - The Department of Labor and Employment has lifted the suspension on the processing of directly hired overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) as it ended its investigation on allegedly anomalous activities at the Philippine Overseas Employment ...
DOLE recalls suspension order on OEC processing, issuance for directly hired OFWs
Labor chief lifts ban on OFWs' direct hiring
Bello lifts suspension on direct hires
Pimentel pushes department for overseas Filipino workers
Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III asked his colleagues in Congress to immediately pass a bill establishing a Department of Overseas Filipino Workers (DOFW) for the country's ''modern heroes.'' Pimentel said the creation of a government department ...
Overseas Filipino beauties compete in Top Model World PH 2017
“It has secured the cooperation of key pageant organizers among the overseas Filipino communities from the United States, Europe, and Asia to select deserving delegates to represent the Philippines in international competitions,” said De Venecia ...
A PCIJ tribute to Filipino workers
Hailed by a parade of presidents as the nation's "modern-day heroes," overseas Filipino workers in 2015 alone sent home about $26.92 billion or P1.2 trillion in remittances, accounting for 8.5 percent of the country's gross domestic product that year.
Philippines pins hopes on diaspora as US protectionism threatens
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“What we got from the trip of the President in the Middle East is the continuing demand for overseas Filipino workers there. If ever there's going to be some negative consequence of more inward-looking policies in the US, the prospects in the Middle ...