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    Visa free entry to Filipinos to Taiwan Starting November 1
    Posted in: Guide

    Filipinos will be granted visa-free entry to the Republic of China (Taiwan, ROC) for holiday, sightseeing and a short-visit not exceeding 14 days as from November 1, 2017, on a trial basis, until July 31, 2018 Starting from November 1, 2017, Philippine nationals who intend to visit the ROC (Taiwan) for the purpose of tourism, […]

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    The Sad Truth Behind OFW Balikbayan Box
    Posted in: Story

    Every year, from the months of September to December, thousands of balikbayan boxes are loaded off the seaports just in time for the long holiday season. Since the 1970s, sending boxes of “pasalubong” become a way of life for many OFWs. A balikbayan box is a symbol of hope and many sacrifices of OFWs for […]

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    OFWs priority sa pagkuha ng Philippine passport
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    GOOD NEWS: SOLVING THE PASSPORT PROBLEM As we all know, pahirapan na kumuha ng passport appointments dahil laging simot ang slots. Dala ito ng at least tatlong dahilan: Mga travel agencies na may 1,200 appointment slots reserved daily. Mga express lane slots na nauubos dahil sa mga kung sino-sinong recommendations ng DFA employees. Mababang limit […]

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    Temporary ban on OFW deployment in Kuwait
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    House Panel has called for a temporary ban on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait MANILA – Due to the increasing reports of maltreatment and abuses, the House of Representatives’ committee on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait. This after the committee approved earlier this week Quezon City Rep. […]

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    Newly-deployed OFWs Warned against Dubious Filipinos Abroad
    Posted in: Guide

    Many OFWs working in a foreign soil have one thing in common a good life for their families back home. However, there are inevitable circumstances where newly-deployed Filipino workers put themselves in troubles apparently made by fellow OFWs. Even in other places, newly-hired OFWs are not exempted to fall into the hands of swindlers and […]

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    4 Important Things to Reflect for OFWs to Succeed in Business
    Posted in: Story

    Overseas Filipino workers leave the country not only to earn a living for their families but also keep some of their earnings as business capital. They know for a fact that working overseas offers no assurance of permanent income and investing in a business can be a great plan when OFWs return home. Convert passion […]

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    3 remittance centers in Saudi suspended for money transfer activities
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      The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA), central bank and the Kingdoms financial regulator, has suspended money transfer activities of three leading currency exchange houses in the Kingdom. The suspended money exchange houses are: Jeddah-based Saeed Mohammed Al-Amoudi and Company, also known as Alamoudi Exchange Al-Khobar based Abulaziz Abdullah Al-Zamil and Sons which is known […]

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    The Risk of OFW’s Business Managed by Close Kins
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    Working abroad is just one way Filipinos do in order to save money or to create an investment in the future. A small business venture appears to be the most practical destination where to put the hard-earned money of OFWs next to the basic needs of their families. There are a lot of OFW success […]