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OFW groups back new Bulacan airport

VARIOUS migrant workers groups are pinning their hopes on the construction of an international airport in the province of Bulacan as a potential source of...

Go helps distressed OFW

SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Thursday called for the creation of the Department of Overseas Filipinos amid concerns of returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Go...

July remittances hit 7-month high

Money sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) jumped to its highest level in seven months in July, but not enough to boost the...

OFW on Kuwait death row pardoned, back in PH

AN overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Kuwait who was sentenced to death in 2008 for killing his Filipina partner is now a free man...

OFW dependents to get cash aid

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday announced that the government would provide cash subsidy for dependents of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were displaced or...

Duterte bares education grant for OFW dependents

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday announced that the government will provide education subsidy for dependents of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were displaced, repatriated...

OFW remittances recover in June

MONEY sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bounced back in June as it rose to its highest level in five months, according to...

OFWs invest in treasury bonds via mobile app

A combined P1.95 million in the five-year Progreso retail treasury bonds (RTBs) have been invested by Filipinos based in 24 countries through the mobile...

More than 600,000 OFWs seek govt help

THE number of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) seeking assistance because of the coronavirus pandemic surged past 600,000. the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE)...

Repatriation of OFWs is a national obligation

IT is commendable and it is fitting that both the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Department of Labor (DoLE) are rising to...

Recruitment groups deplore slow deployment process

Recruitment agencies have complained about the alleged slow processing of job orders by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). Recruitment consultant and migration expert Emmanuel...

DepEd urged to boost partnerships with telcos

SEN. Mary Grace Poe has urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to further improve its partnerships with telecommunication companies (telcos) and the private sector to enable...

Bong Go opens Zambales’ first Malasakit Center 

SEN. Christopher “Bong” Go opened in Zambales the country's  84th Malasakit Center over the weekend. The senator attended the virtual launch of the Malasakit Center at...

Trump picks Barrett for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday (Sunday in Manila), capping a dramatic reshaping of...

Group bucks tax perks for Bulacan airport

Local think tank Action Economic Reforms (AER) urged the Senate not to grant San Miguel Corp. (SMC) tax exemption for the construction of an...
 

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