Unchanged labor export policies force Moros to seek jobs abroad
In April this year, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported that “the number of Overseas Filipino Workers who worked abroad at any time during the period April to September 2016 was estimated at 2.2 million. Overseas Contract Workers (OCWs) or ...
Landbank acquisition of Postal bank just awaiting Duterte's approval
Last week, Buenaventura said Landbank was aiming for a 25-percent share of the remittance business by 2022 as it planned to open the first so-called Overseas Filipino Bank in Dubai next year. Once the acquisition is approved by President Duterte, ...
Cynthia Villar top UP alumna/Lilia de Lima 2017 RM Awardee
Together with her husband, former Senate President Manny Villar, she established the Villar Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance (Villar SIPAG) which allowed her to provide assistance to overseas Filipino workers, support ...
More than 200 Negosyo Centers in PH | SunStar
“This is a very welcome news for us that interest in entrepreneurship among Filipinos is growing. We highly encourage Filipinos, especially our overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), to engage in business so we can help our fellow Filipinos and the country ...
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How to send gifts to PH without balikbayan boxes
“It offers a variety of products and services from Philippine-based establishments which overseas Filipinos can choose from as gifts or presents to their loved ones in the homeland,” said ABS-CBN Global Ltd. business development manager Mike Tolentino.
Duterte approves ₱1-B budget to assist distressed Filipinos abroad ...
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 22) — President Rodrigo Duterte approved the ₱1-billion budget to assist distressed Filipinos abroad in 2018, Foreign ...
DFA chief vows more, improved services for distressed OFWs with P1B budget
DFA vows improved OFW service with P1-billion budget
DFA to get bigger fund for assistance to OFWs
Landbank eyes 25% share of remittance biz via Postbank acquisition
The state-run Land Bank of the Philippines is aiming for a 25-percent share of the remittance business by 2022 as it opens the first so-called “Overseas Filipino Bank” in Dubai next year. Landbank president Alex Buenaventura told reporters late Friday ...
Pitfalls of being a 'direct hire'
The Manila Times
ASK any overseas Filipino worker (OFW) how they found their job and they will most probably tell you that they applied or were recruited by a so-called placement agency, more formally known as Philippine recruitment agencies (PRAs). These “agency-hired ...
The Philippine economy and the OFW | SunStar
THE contributions of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) steers the wheel of the Philippine economy. It is no longer a secret, the economy of the nation is dependent on the remittances of the OFW. The newly elected President reiterated that he will do his ...