Overseas Filipinos

P12-B in remittances from Ilonggo OFWs - Manila Bulletin

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 22:17

Manila Bulletin

P12-B in remittances from Ilonggo OFWs
Manila Bulletin
Iloilo City – Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from this city and the province of Iloilo have been remitting an estimated P12 billion annually. This was disclosed by Jose Resol Jr., area coordinator of Atikha Overseas Workers and Communities Initiative ...

No nursing jobs in Germany–DoLE - The Manila Times

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 20:19

No nursing jobs in Germany–DoLE
The Manila Times
The Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) has warned overseas Filipino workers against a Germany-based illegal recruiter that recruits nurses and other healthcare workers for supposed jobs in that country. A report submitted to Labor Secretary ...

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Migrant life in Qatar: Ladies in waiting - Rappler

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 10:10

Rappler

Migrant life in Qatar: Ladies in waiting
Rappler
This is the baking class that takes place every morning at the Migrant Workers and Other Filipino Resource Center a training center and shelter for Filipino Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) run by the Philippine embassy and the Philippine Overseas ...

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The long road to a Philippine passport - Inquirer.net

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 23:03

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The long road to a Philippine passport
Inquirer.net
For the 25-year-old Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), DFA's appointment policy although a disadvantage, could also be good because at least, one knew exactly when and what time to go. “It's a disadvantage like now when you want to get your passport soon ...

Angara asked to spare socialized housing from tax - The Manila Times

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 21:03

Angara asked to spare socialized housing from tax
The Manila Times
According to UFCC, Angara's tax reform plan would burden people, including overseas Filipino workers who could afford to buy only low-cost and socialized housing units worth P450,000. “If I were him, he must not push for the insertion to scrap the ...

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OWWA fetes Cordillera's 2017 Model OFW Families - Philippine Information Agency

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 20:03

OWWA fetes Cordillera's 2017 Model OFW Families
Philippine Information Agency
BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 20 (PIA) -- Two families from Baguio City will represent the Cordillera Administrative Region in the 2017 national Model OFW (Overseas Filipino Workers) Family of the Year Awards (MOFYA) tilt set in November after winning in the ...

Solon calls on Pinoys in Chicago, US midwest to help find 'Atio' hazing suspect - ABS-CBN News

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 17:16

ABS-CBN News

Solon calls on Pinoys in Chicago, US midwest to help find 'Atio' hazing suspect
ABS-CBN News
"Overseas Filipinos living in Chicago and the Midwestern states of the US should report to law enforcement authorities if and when they see the suspect in the hazing death of UST law student Horacio “Atio” Castillo III," she said in a statement Saturday.
Suspect in Horacio Castillo killing flew to Chicago – TECORappler

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Noteworthy 'Handog' for hardworking 'pinoy' - Inquirer.net

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 07:08

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Noteworthy 'Handog' for hardworking 'pinoy'
Inquirer.net
The Handog campaign is a representation of the gifts which the company hopes to provide overseas Filipino workers heading home to be with their loved ones for the holidays. It's good to be home. Such is a familiar phrase uttered by those who experience ...

Suspect in Horacio Castillo killing flew to Chicago – TECO - Rappler

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 22:12

Rappler

Suspect in Horacio Castillo killing flew to Chicago – TECO
Rappler
Bagong Henerasyon Representative Bernadette Herrera-Dy urged some 12,684 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Chicago and the Midwest states to report to US law enforcement authorities should they see Trangia. "It is their civic duty to help seek ...

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National Day of Saudi Arabia - Manila Bulletin

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 22:02

Manila Bulletin

National Day of Saudi Arabia
Manila Bulletin
The Philippines and Saudi Arabia have warm and friendly relations. Formal diplomatic relations between the two countries were established on October 24, 1969. Based on the 2015 Survey on Overseas Filipinos that the Philippine Statistics Authority ...

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IN PHOTOS: From Luzon to Mindanao, a day of protest vs return of martial law - Rappler

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:43

Rappler

IN PHOTOS: From Luzon to Mindanao, a day of protest vs return of martial law
Rappler
Thousands of miles away, overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) observed the particular dark chapter in Philippine history through protests in their respective host countries. Across the country, protesters carried the same message: "We will never again ...

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Owwa-Cordillera records 394 OFW cases | SunStar - Sun.Star

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 04:51

Owwa-Cordillera records 394 OFW cases | SunStar
Sun.Star
AT LEAST 394 cases of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) coming from the Cordillera are being closely monitored by the Overseas Welfare Workers Administration (Owwa) in the region. According to Owwa, these cases include contract violations, ...

LBC makes history with 1300th 'Ligaya” branch - Inquirer.net

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 02:21

Inquirer.net

LBC makes history with 1300th 'Ligaya” branch
Inquirer.net
... The first branch of LBC outside the country was established in San Francisco, California, United States. This same year, the company introduced the now famous “Balikbayan Box” and their money remittance service to cater to Overseas Filipino Workers.

Outstanding OFW families in CV cited - Inquirer.net

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 22:39

Inquirer.net

Outstanding OFW families in CV cited
Inquirer.net
With the aim to promote the success stories of overseas Filipino workers (OFW), the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration in Central Visayas (Owwa-7) gave away the 2017 Model OFW of the Year Awards (MOFYA) to the families of Gerry Paglinawan and ...

Co-working spaces needed at malls | SunStar - Sun.Star

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 22:15

Sun.Star

Co-working spaces needed at malls | SunStar
Sun.Star
Cebu, the leading retail hub outside Metro Manila, gains most of its retail activities from the BPO workforce, overseas Filipino remittances, local and foreign tourists, and the sustained generation of employment opportunities by traditional companies ...

Repurposed Postal Bank to serve as OFW lender - Business Mirror

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 20:29

Repurposed Postal Bank to serve as OFW lender
Business Mirror
The Department of Finance (DOF) has already submitted a draft executive order for the Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) to service the financial needs of Filipinos working overseas. According to Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III, only the ...

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All-Filipino IT security provider Pandora to expand in Singapore - Business Mirror

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 20:14

All-Filipino IT security provider Pandora to expand in Singapore
Business Mirror
Sabas said in an exclusive interview on Thursday the homegrown company sees its expansion overseas a strategic move since “the demand, maturity and the capacity of companies to buy data security in this Southeast Asian market is higher”, he pointed out.

Sereno slams killings in imaginary dialogue with 'Ka Pepe' Diokno - Inquirer.net

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 19:28

Inquirer.net

Sereno slams killings in imaginary dialogue with 'Ka Pepe' Diokno
Inquirer.net
“Tell the OFW [Overseas Filipino Worker] mothers, if the authorities would only follow the rules, it would address the concerns of the youth who are accused of violating the law. That way, every mother and father would fear not when it gets dark ...

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Lawmaker: No more 'tanim-bala' as bullets already on drug suspects' bodies - Inquirer.net

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:48

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Lawmaker: No more 'tanim-bala' as bullets already on drug suspects' bodies
Inquirer.net
John Bertiz even attributed the eradication of the “tanim-bala” scam that has victimized a number of overseas workers to the drug war. “There's no more bullet-planting [in the airports] because all of the bullets are in the bodies of drug users and ...

Postbank sale to Landbank up for Duterte OK, says DOF - Inquirer.net

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:01

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Postbank sale to Landbank up for Duterte OK, says DOF
Inquirer.net
A draft executive order that will execute the sale of Philippine Postal Savings Bank (Postbank) to Land Bank of the Philippines and convert it into the “Overseas Filipino Bank” is up for President Duterte's approval, Finance Secretary Carlos G ...

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