The best of the Filipino
This is how the world knows the Filipino—because of extraordinary sacrifice, overseas Filipino workers have made in making the world a better place. It includes the world's best health-care providers; the most skilled sailors navigating the world's ...
PLDT launches 'negosyo' package
The Smart Negosyo Package is a load retailer business for families of Filipinos working abroad. It comes with a retailer SIM, mobile phone, retailer manual, and retailer merchandise, that can be purchased for $64 for kits with P2,000 worth of e-load ...
DOLE program urges OFWs to be teachers in hometowns
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is encouraging returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are licensed teachers to join the country's public school system. Through its program, "Sa Pinas, Ikaw and Ma'am/Sir" ...
OFWs urged to work as public school teachers in PHL
PH now in 'world radar' of peace efforts
After his Philippine Embassy engagement in Rome, Bello, who is Labor Secretary, will proceed to Milan to meet with overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). He is also expected to discuss the progress of the peace negotiations with the CPP-NDF in the forum ...
Philippines, Italy establish mechanism to strengthen partnership
Secretary Yasay conveyed his gratitude for how the Italian government has welcomed and treated overseas Filipino workers. “Our meeting today is a great start for 2017 and Philippine-Italian relations. I hope that this will provide impetus to our ...
Mia Alvar's debut collection 'In The Country' focuses on the Filipino diaspora
Overseas Filipino Workers or OFWs have become the new breed of Filipino heroes since they are the ones who work and toil hard abroad, away from their families for extended periods of time. They remit their hard-earned income to their families back home ...
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'Trump, Duterte will walk the talk'
The Manila Times
Steinbock warned that Trump could begin a rollback on trade deals and go tough on American companies shipping jobs overseas, a move that could affect the Philippines' outsourcing industry. “He will walk the talk. And he will deliver. And if he doesn't ...
Asia reacts as Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US President
First female Uber limo driver in Dubai is Filipino
An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) gets the distinction of being the first female limousine driver for Uber in Dubai. Emirati news site Khaleej Times reported that Fritzie Castro, 43, is the international online transportation app's first female to ...
OFW remittances up 18% in Nov
MANILA, Philippines - Remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFW) grew to $2.4 billion in November last year, aided by steady job orders overseas. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported yesterday that cash sent by overseas-based Flipinos ...
Deadline for exchange of old banknotes extended for Pinoys abroad
BSP extends period for old bill exchange
BSP extends deadline for exchanging old peso bills
Duterte cites 23 outstanding overseas Filipinos, organizations
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte recently honored 23 overseas Filipinos and foreign-based organizations for their outstanding service to fellow Filipinos and the Filipino community. He conferred on them the Presidential Awards for ...