Protecting Overseas Filipino Workers
The report of the World Bank Group which was contained in their 2017 study entitled, “Migration to Opportunity: Overcoming Barriers to Labor Mobility in Southeast Asia” considered the Philippines as a model for policies concerning overseas workers.
Del Rosario: Philhealth benefits of children | SunStar
In order to avail of most inpatient and outpatient benefits, formal economy members (employees, business owners, household workers and family drivers) and Overseas Filipino Workers must have at least three months' premium contributions within the ...
Taiwan to begin visa-free entry to Philippine Nationals on November 1
This could obviously affect overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) residing in Guam and also in Japan and South Korea. But DFA assured that the situation in the said countries remains normal and there is nothing to worry about as regards the safety of the ...
'Jeep ng mamamayan'
As overseas Filipino workers saved a small nest egg from their hard-earned salaries abroad, many decided to purchase a jeepney at home. This was seen as a concrete and wise investment for their future and welfare of their families. The livelihood of ...
Thailand-based Filipinos feel pain of OFWs forced to return home to bury their children, want drug war to end
MANILA – A group of Thailand-based Filipinos recently organized a forum to call for an end to President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war, saying the issue of extrajudicial killings was a “personal” one for them, as they sympathized with overseas Filipino ...
Strong growth in OFW remittances recorded in August
Personal remittances represent the sum of net compensation of employees (for example, gross earnings of overseas Filipino workers with work contracts of less than one year, including all sea-based workers, less taxes, social contributions, and ...
OFW remittances hit $2.8B in Aug
SEC seeks authority to access bank records
She added that the SEC would then be able to facilitate the repatriation of assets that have been illegally transferred abroad. Among other benefits would be the promotion of financial services, including money transfers of overseas Filipino workers ...
'Overseas Filipino Bank will offer convenience, more funds' | SunStar
OVERSEAS Filipino workers from Eastern Visayas believe that the establishment of the Overseas Filipino Bank (OFB) will not only spell convenience for them in remitting money to their families but will also mean more government resources to meet their ...
Overseas Filipino bank to open in Jan. 2018
Overseas Filipino Bank to commerce operations in early 2018
House committee pushes travel tax exemption for all OFW kids
Expanding the bounty of OFW remittances
In Photo: Overseas Filipino workers, who are returning from their respective work abroad, fall in line at the immigration counter of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 in Parañaque City, on September 17. Remittances from overseas ...
Duterte signs EO creating Overseas Filipino Bank
MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed an executive order (EO) approving the acquisition of the Philippine Postal Savings Bank (PPSB), which the government planned to convert into a bank for overseas Filipino workers ...
Duterte creates special bank for overseas Filipinos
Conversion of PH Postal Savings Bank into Overseas Filipino Bank OKd
Philippines' Duterte orders special bank for overseas Filipinos