'Disciplined, the Filipino shall rise' - President Duterte
His promises included: a sustained fight against human trafficking and illegal recruitment; a streamlined processing of government permits and licenses, which would take no more than three days; a department that will make it easier for overseas ...
Duterte: Intensify war vs human traffickers
'This will be a clean gov't'
Duterte pushes for better Internet, free Wi-Fi
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Migration means mobility and freedom. The free movement of people along with their skills and talent, families and colleagues, culture and sports, science and ...
Remittances likely to keep rising — BSP - The Standard
Remittances are expected to keep increasing, despite the 'derisking' activities, or closure of high-risk accounts by banks, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said ...
BusinessWorld | Remittance growth slows on bank caution
'No CHED scholarships for OFWs'
The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) warned the public against misleading reports and online articles regarding the scholarships being offered by the commission to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). In a statement, CHED dispelled reports that it is ...
SONA highlights: Program of government of the Duterte administration
We will create an agency for overseas Filipino workers. There will be no demolition of squatter areas without relocation plans. Develop a National Broadband Plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optic cables and wireless technologies to improve ...
Overseas Pinoys sent home $2.4B in May —BSP
Personal remittances from Filipinos abroad increased by 1.8 percent year-on-year to $2.416 billion in May, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported Friday. Month-on-month, money transfers were flat from $2.4 billion in April. Alvin Ang, economics ...
OFW remittances up 1.9% in May | Business, News, The Philippine ...
Growth in remittances slows to 1.9% in May | Inquirer Business
Remittances grow at slower clip in May
Top 5 things overseas Filipinos send back to the Philippines
AS of 2014, there were around 10.5 million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), a number that is only increasing. Many Filipinos living abroad ship their families back home balikbayan boxes, large cardboard boxes filled with items from the foreign country ...
Teachers overseas urged to return to Philippines
THE government is reiterating its interest to bring back OFWs to the Philippines, especially teachers. Dexter Paro, the regional coordinator of the National Reintegration Center for Overseas Filipino Workers (NRCO), said the government, through the ...
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Fil-Ams hopeful about Duterte presidency and the plight of overseas Filipinos
A RECENT “Balitang America” online viewer poll revealed that a large majority of Filipinos in America are feeling very hopeful under the Duterte presidency. Eighty-seven percent of kababayans who voted in The Filipino Channel's daily newscast opinion ...
Overseas Filipino workers demand to be heard
UAE's Filipino expats welcome creation of department dedicated to overseas workers
On Thursday, Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as the 16th president of the Philippines. The former mayor of Davao City pledged to establish a separate department for overseas Filipino workers and promised to crack down on illegal recruiters. Vilma Gabales ...