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UAE government bans use of Skype

DUBAI, UAE --- The government of the United Arab Emirates has blocked the access to the widely used free internet App-Skype- here. Skype, an internet...

TRAIN in Ph = VAT in UAE

DUBAI, UAE ---- IF Philippines implements TRAIN, the United Arab Emirates impements Value Added Tax (VAT) starting January 1, 2018 respectively. VAt here is a...

OFWs warned anew vs. recruiters offering fake jobs in Russia

MANILA, Philippines  -- The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) warned Filipinos working in Hong Kong, Singapore, and the Middle East against illegal recruitment of household...

DFA to establish new consular offices in 2018

MANILA, Philippines  -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will establish moreconsular offices in addition to the total 27 regional consular and satellite offices nationwide...

OFW cluster in Duterte cabinet eyed

MANILA, Philippines ---  Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano recommended the  addition of an Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) cluster in the Cabinet to further...

Davaoeña community development worker shines in Hamm Germany

HAMM, Germany --- A Davaoeña shines in Hamm, Germany. Stories of Filipinos working and living abroad are often coupled with pain and struggle, only few...

Duterte welcomes OFWs with gifts

DAVAO CITY, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte personally welcomed 60 returning Overseas Filipino Workers at the Clark Airport in Pampanga Thursday. Duterte met the OFWs ...

Filipino community honors late Fil-Can Senator Enverga 

EDMONTON, Canada --- Filipino-Edmontonians here gathered for the  Memorial Service for the late Filipino-Canadian Senator Tobias "Jun" Enverga Jr., Sunday night, November 26, at the St.Andrew...

Pinoys mourn death of Fil-Can senator 

EDMONTON, Canada --- The Filipino community, here, expressed sadness after learning the passing of Filipino-Canadian Senator Tobias "Jun" Enverga Jr. Friday, November 17. "Our Filipino...

105 distressed OFWs arrive from UAE

MANILA, Philippines --- About 105  distressed Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) returned home from United Arab Emirates Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Some were emotional  as they...
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