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ASEAN declaration on rights of migrant workers ‘a work in progress’

MANILA, April 30 -- The expected "declaration" on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers may likely takes place by November...

Hongkong DH produce three professional kids

DAVAO CITY, Philippines - Althea Ori, a mother of three. A proud Overseas Filipino Worker. Althea describes herself "I am 58, but look at me!...

Overseas voter registration increasing

MANILA, Philippines -- Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW's) continue to register as is showed tremendous increase after the 2016 national elections. The Department of...
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is swarmed by supporters upon his arrival at Khalifa Sports City in Bahrain on April 14, 2017 for the meeting with the Filipino community.ACE MORANDANTE/Presidential Photo

OFW  department established soon

DAVAO CITY --A department which will solely  focus on the  affairs of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) will be established soon. Speaking before thousands of...

OFWs in New Zealand to benefit from minimum wage hike

MANILA -- Filipinos working in New Zealand will receive an increase in their monthly pay after the country’s Workplace Relations and Safety Ministry announced...
Filipinos gather at a local hotel in Edmonton and wait to be served by the Consulate General Calgary office staff.(Contributed photo)

Opening of Consulate office in Calgary, saves Pinoys hundreds of dollars

EDMONTON, Canada - For quite a good number of years, Filipinos in Western Canada have to fly to Vancouver to have their passports renewed. That...

OFW Bank to open in September

President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign promise to put up a bank dedicated to the millions of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) is underway. He appointed former Davao...

Cutoms specifies  legal items for Balikbayan Boxes

What is personal and what is smuggled? To avoid complications in the declaration of items contained in a balikabyan box, the Bureau of Customs draw...

OFWs will not pay terminal fee by March 2017

PHILIPPINES - Starting march 2017, returning  overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) whose tickets were purchased abroad  will no longer have to pay terminal fees. Ed Monreal,...

Buhay OFW-Hong Kong

Spectacular! That best describes the 4th Anniversary of FRAG, an organization of brotherhood among Overseas Filipino Workers in Hongkong on November 20, 2016. The...
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