Cabinet men seeking elective posts need not resign – Palace
Vice President Jejomar Binay, also a member of the Cabinet being chairman of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council and presidential adviser on overseas Filipino workers' concerns, has likewise announced plans to run for president.
POEA: Be wary of processing shortcuts
THE presence of illegal recruiters in Central Visayas may not be considered in an alarming stage, but an official of the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency 7 is reminding jobseekers to be mindful of who they deal with. POEA 7 chief Evelita Durato ...
Filipino seafarers found in Papua New Guinea waters now safe
According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Philippines is the world's top supplier of seafarers. Around 20% of the world's seafarers are Filipinos. More than one million of them are registered with the Philippine Overseas Employment ...
PHL likely to lead growth in ASEAN property development – CBRE
The expansion of the BPO industry also stimulated activity in the residential sector, apart from remittances from overseas Filipino workers, said CBRE. The increase in residential uptake was also traced to the introduction of more affordable ...
Remittances, BPO sustain Q1 property growth – CBRE
BPOs, office spaces keep real estate on the rise
Veloso family under witness protection after harassment report
MANILA, Philippines - The family of the overseas Filipino worker Mary Jane Veloso will be under the custody of Department of Justice's (DOJ) Witness Protection Program (WPP) after reports of armed men recently going to the Veloso residence, a National ...
Veloso kin harassed; NBI tasked to probe
Most Filipino borrowers go to informal sources for money
In the meantime, only 39 percent of families that receive remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFW) have savings, while a paltry 1.8 percent of the population have insurance coverage. Apart from low income levels, Tetangco said the financial ...
Connecting overseas Filipinos
Manila Standard Today
Since the 1950's, LBC has established itself as the overseas Filipino's bridge to their loved ones in the Philippines. To date, the courier service has more than 4,400 branches, partners and agents in over 20 countries. Like LBC, Kris Aquino is a ...
OFW sentenced to death in UAE for killing employer – DFA
An overseas Filipino worker was sentenced to death in the United Arab Emirates for allegedly killing her employer in December 2014, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Saturday. According to a report by radio dzBB's James Agustin, OFW Jennifer ...
Another female OFW sentenced to death, this time in UAE - DFA
Filipina in UAE death row for killing employer who tried to rape her
OFW sentenced to death in UAE for killing employer
Pacquiao and the tax on Filipino incomes earned abroad
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Filipinos worldwide were dismayed by the outcome of the match between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. But the Filipino ring icon earned the respect of fans for his valiant stand despite suffering a shoulder injury in training. Pacquiao will of ...
Higher-paying jobs sought to keep Filipinos from working abroad
A SENATOR asked the government on Friday to provide local employment programs and higher-paying jobs to encourage Filipinos to stay and work in the country. “The cost of Filipinos working overseas is higher than we think. Yes, we can talk about their ...
Palace: Gov't helping 88 Filipinos on death row
Abroad Me Live! How OFWs can invest for their future
Create higher-paying jobs to keep Filipinos in PH