Rocco Nacino, Max Collins share experience growing up as children of OFWs
For Max Collins, the situation was a bit more complicated, having been raised by a single mom who was working as a store manager in Los Angeles. Because Max never grew up or even get a chance to meet her father, her mother worked tirelessly to provide ...
Amid OFW ID issue, Duterte reminds gov't offices not to use his photo
MANILA, Philippines – Amid public annoyance that a government-issued overseas Filipino workers identification card prominently features his face, President Rodrigo Duterte reminded government agencies not to use his photo. Instead, he emphasized, the ...
OFWs in Western Visayas urged to explore agri-business - SunStar
OVERSEAS Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families were encouraged to explore agri-business investments in Western Visayas to help not only themselves but also create employment for others. Peter Sobrevega, Department of Agriculture (DA)-Western ...
New ID of DOLE runs into trouble
POEA 'domains' hacked—group
ID for Filipinos out but not for all yet
OFWs' skills can help in PH dev't | SunStar
THE Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are vital contributors of development in the country because of the skills they have acquired abroad, an official of the Regional Development Council (RDC) said. On the sidelines of the Davao Regional Development ...
BPI Sulong empowers Filipina migrant worker into becoming a girl boss
BPI Foundation, the social-development arm of Bank of Philippine Islands (BPI), recently launched the second run of BPI Sulong, a learning program on financial management and entrepreneurship targeting overseas Filipino workers. The event was held in ...
DOLE open to redesigning OFW ID after getting flak for Duterte photo
ANNIVERSARY. President Rodrigo Duterte and Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III during the 84th anniversary celebration of the Department of Labor and Employment in Malolos City, Bulacan. Malacañang file photo. MANILA, Philippines – Secretary Silvestre ...
118335 overseas voters register
More than 118,000 Filipinos based abroad have been registered by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as overseas absentee voters in the last 10 months. Commissioner Arthur Lim said the poll body's regional election registration boards (RERB) had ...
1.5-M PH overseas absentee voters
Comelec: 118k plus Filipinos registered as overseas absentee voters from Jan-Sept
At least 118,000 Filipinos based abroad have been registered by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as overseas absentee voters in the past nine months, bringing the total number of overseas absentee voters to more than 1.4 million. Commissioner ...
Registered overseas voters now nearly 1.5 million
118K new absentee voters as of end-September
DOLE starts distribution of OFW ID's
Filipino workers vacationing in the country can apply for the ID, which they can use to avail themselves of travel tax and terminal fee exemptions. “They can log in and create an account with the iDOLE.ph or the iDOLE one-stop online facility and apply ...
iDOLE OFW ID card now available to Balik-Manggagawa
Labor dept urged to lift deployment ban to Libya
WATCH: People are getting emotional over this viral video of OFWs being surprised with Christmas gifts at the airport
Overseas Filipino Bank to serve immigrants, workers
Soon-to-be opened Overseas Filipino Bank will cater to all Filipinos overseas, whether they are immigrants or contract workers, the Department of Finance said. The bank's wide coverage will make it “more inclusive,” Finance Secretary Carlos G ...
All set for Overseas Filipino Bank — DOF