Overseas Filipinos

Filipino remittances from the Middle East down 15.3% in 2018 - Arab News

3 hours 23 min ago
Filipino remittances from the Middle East down 15.3% in 2018  Arab News

DUBAI: Money sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East went down 15.3 percent to $6.62 billion in 2018 from $7.81 billion a year ...

Harapan 2019: Where to watch on TV, online, in PH, or overseas - ABS-CBN News

4 hours 49 min ago
Harapan 2019: Where to watch on TV, online, in PH, or overseas  ABS-CBN News

Senatorial hopefuls are ready to prove that they are worthy of the people's votes in the "Harapan 2019: The ABS-CBN Senatorial Town Hall Debate" series that ...

Batangas ProVet beefs up info drive vs. African Swine Fever - ptvnews.ph

8 hours 1 min ago
Batangas ProVet beefs up info drive vs. African Swine Fever  ptvnews.ph

BATANGAS CITY — The provincial government, through its Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO), is inspecting livestock farms and informing hog-raisers and ...

From delivering beer to becoming the don of the streets - INQUIRER.net

13 hours 30 min ago
From delivering beer to becoming the don of the streets  INQUIRER.net

One of the most fulfilling journeys one can take is that of becoming an entrepreneur.

gulftoday.ae | Filipinos in Dubai, N.Emirates introduced to new financial literacy scheme - Gulf Today

14 hours 6 min ago
gulftoday.ae | Filipinos in Dubai, N.Emirates introduced to new financial literacy scheme  Gulf Today

DUBAI: Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates are given a heads up as the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai (PCGDXB) is going to schedule an ...

DA-Western Visayas installs 'Malasakit' help desk - Panay News

17 hours 1 min ago
DA-Western Visayas installs 'Malasakit' help desk  Panay News

ILOILO City – In order to ensure outright delivery of services needed by farmers and fisherfolk, the Department of Agriculture (DA) Western Visayas has launched ...

Bong Go, Hugpong allies visit Mariveles - The Manila Times

17 hours 11 min ago
Bong Go, Hugpong allies visit Mariveles  The Manila Times

Former special assistant to the President and aspiring senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go joined his allies from the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) party ...

Duterte signs new SSS charter - The Manila Times

17 hours 16 min ago
Duterte signs new SSS charter  The Manila Times

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill seeking to overhaul the 21-year-old charter of the Social Security System (SSS).

22 countries dangerous to OFWs – POEA - The Manila Times

18 hours 26 min ago
22 countries dangerous to OFWs – POEA  The Manila Times

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) reminded Filipinos that the government may have partially lifted the ban on the deployment of ...

BSP prepares more automated clearing houses to open this year - Manila Bulletin

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 22:07
BSP prepares more automated clearing houses to open this year  Manila Bulletin

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is preparing for the set up of large value payment systems in the second half of 2019 as part of its digital financial ...

Batangas ProVet beefs up info drive vs. African Swine Fever - pna.gov.ph

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 18:17
Batangas ProVet beefs up info drive vs. African Swine Fever  pna.gov.ph

BATANGAS CITY -- The provincial government, through its Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO), is inspecting livestock farms and informing hog-raisers and ...

SSS to hike contribution rate to 12% in 2019 - INQUIRER.net

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 16:59
SSS to hike contribution rate to 12% in 2019  INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines–This year, Social Security System (SSS) members and their employers will shell out more for their contributions as the rate will increase to ...

NoCot extends aid to OFW housing project - pna.gov.ph

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 14:44
NoCot extends aid to OFW housing project  pna.gov.ph

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- The provincial government of North Cotabato has extended a PHP5-million assistance for the proposed Kidapawan City's Overseas ...

DFA sends condolences to kin of Fil-Am killed in Illinois - ABS-CBN News

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 13:39
DFA sends condolences to kin of Fil-Am killed in Illinois  ABS-CBN News

MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday condoled with the family of Anthony Del Barrio, the Filipino-American whose frozen body was ...

2 'Malasakit' desks ready to assist West Visayas farmers - pna.gov.ph

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 12:45
2 'Malasakit' desks ready to assist West Visayas farmers  pna.gov.ph

ILOILO CITY – The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Friday opened two Malasakit Help Desks in Western Visayas to serve its farmer-clients and other sectors ...

Bogo poised to become Visayas' first 'Smart City' - Manila Bulletin

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 09:30
Bogo poised to become Visayas' first 'Smart City'  Manila Bulletin

CEBU CITY – The City of Bogo is about to become the first “Smart City” in the Visayas as it begins to lay the infrastructure foundation for a 50-kilometer fiber optic ...

Consulate General in New York hosts 5th Fil-Am General Assembly - Filipino Reporter

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 08:08
Consulate General in New York hosts 5th Fil-Am General Assembly  Filipino Reporter

Consul General Claro S. Cristobal welcomed the leaders of the Filipino-American community representing Filipino-American organizations in the U.S. northeast ...

Flawed policies blamed for lack of skilled labor - INQUIRER.net

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 07:17
Flawed policies blamed for lack of skilled labor  INQUIRER.net

Malacañang on Friday said the government was doing its best to address the lack of skilled workers which had affected the implementation of its flagship “Build, ...

News Briefs - INQUIRER.net

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 07:00
News Briefs  INQUIRER.net

President apologizes to Alvarez for his ouster. President Duterte has apologized to Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez for his ouster as House Speaker in ...

Duterte flags 'Build Build Build' setback due to insufficient workforce - BusinessWorld Online

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 02:42
Duterte flags 'Build Build Build' setback due to insufficient workforce  BusinessWorld Online

By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporter. THE GOVERNMENT's flagship “Build Build Build” infrastructure development program — meant to spur overall economic ...

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