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For Filipinos Abroad, Home Is Calling
Wall Street Journal
MANILA—For years Filipinos with professional ambitions knew the surest way to realize them: leave the Philippines. Since the 1970s, Filipinos by the millions have left the country—many for jobs as domestic helpers, chauffeurs and construction workers ...
Filipinos in Dubai among top 3 overseas voters
UAE's Filipino expats urged to vote ahead of next week's deadline
OFW families should invest more, says BSP
MANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has stressed the need for the beneficiaries of cash remittances from overseas Filipinos to invest more, amid the increasing access to financial services of migrant workers and their families.
'We need a president who will bring jobs so we can go home': overseas Filipino voters unimpressed ahead of key poll
It was just days before the Philippine presidential elections when Arabella Diogenes admitted she was suddenly unsure of her candidate of choice. “I'm getting nervous about Digong," said Diogenes, a 32-year-old nurse based in London, England. Digong is ...
In an intense campaign, overseas Filipinos prefer Duterte
The Legend of Grace Poe
Duterte spokesperson says burning Singapore flag 'retort' was made 'jokingly'
Record-breaking: 200000 overseas Filipinos vote
MANILA, Philippines – More than 200,000 overseas Filipinos – a record-breaking number – have cast their ballots so far to elect the Philippines' next leaders, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said. Comelec Commissioner Arthur Lim, the poll ...
The Overseas Absentee Voter in the 2016 Philippine elections and beyond
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Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) for the 2016 national elections began on April 9, 2016 with what the Commission on Elections (Comelec) deemed a “generally good” voter turnout. Although the OAV has been limited to voting for the positions of President, ...
Leading US and global Filipino groups endorse Roxas-Robredo
About 1.4 million overseas Filipinos worldwide are now registered to vote. They can make a big difference in the coming elections. The US Pinoys for Good Governance (USPGG), headed by philanthropist Loida Nicolas Lewis, widow of the late billionaire ...
Ambassador Cuisia Casts His Ballot, Urges Overseas Filipinos To Vote
“That the Philippine Government continues to innovate the overseas voting system in order to encourage higher voter turnout and maintain the sanctity of the ballot, therefore speaks a lot about its determination to enfranchise its citizens living and ...
Presidential Awards for Filipinos overseas still open
SAN FRANCISCO — Nominations are still being accepted for the 2016 Presidential Awards, which seek to honor overseas Filipinos and organizations that best exemplify the time-honored Filipino values of pakikipagkapwa (empathy), pagtutulungan ...
DFA: More than 12800 Overseas Filipinos voted on first day of OAV
The Department of Foreign Affairs – Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS) announced on Tuesday (April 12, 2016) that more than 12,800 overseas Filipinos participated and exercised their right to vote on the first day of the overseas absentee voting ...
WITH VIDEO | Hong Kong posts highest voter turnout in Philippine overseas absentee voting
Filipinos overseas start casting their votes - DFA
Filipino overseas voting in Al Khobar commences
Overseas Filipino vote: a step-by-step guide
“We've said time and time again that the overseas Filipinos are the “Bagong Bayani” (Modern-day Heroes) but at the same time, beyond economics, let's hope that they could also come up with a more decisive role especially as far as civic responsibility ...
Game changers: 1.38 million OFWs begin to vote
1.37M Filipinos overseas start voting
Overseas absentee voting starts