OFW remittances hit 3-month high in August | The Manila Times

Reference: Caraballo, M. U. (2019, October 16). OFW remittances hit 3-month high in August. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 16, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/16/news/national/ofw-remittances-hit-3-month-high-in-august/632662/ OFW remittances hit 3-month high in August By MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT October 16, 2019 MONEY sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) rose to a three-month high in August, data from … Continue reading

OFWs boost UAE’s economy | The Manila Times

Reference: Depasupil, W. (2019, September 21). OFWs boost UAE’s economy. The Manila Times. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/09/21/news/national/ofws-boost-uaes-economy/619478/ OFWs boost UAE’s economy By WILLIAM DEPASUPIL, TMT September 21, 2019 A large number of overseas Filipino workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who are professionals and highly skilled workers, are employed in industries and … Continue reading

Gov’t can afford pay hike, says Dominguez | Inquirer News

Reference: de Vera, B. O. (2019, July 25). Gov’t can afford pay hike, says Dominguez. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1146053/govt-can-afford-pay-hike-says-dominguez Gov’t can afford pay hike, says Dominguez By: Ben O. de Vera – Reporter / @bendeveraINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:30 AM July 25, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Good news for government employees. … Continue reading

Two new laws: Students’ fare discounts, protection for OFWS protection for migrant workers | Manila Standard

Reference: Mariano, N. (2019, July 16). Two new laws: Students’ fare discounts, protection for OFWS protection for migrant workers. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299916/two-new-laws-students-fare-discounts-protection-for-ofws-protection-for-migrant-workers.html Two new laws: Students’ fare discounts, protection for OFWS protection for migrant workers posted July 16, 2019 at 01:30 am by Nathaniel Mariano President Rodrigo Duterte has signed two … Continue reading

Dynamic duo eyes OFW dep’t | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, July 14). Dynamic duo eyes OFW dep’t. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/14/dynamic-duo-eyes-ofw-dept/ Dynamic duo eyes OFW dep’t By Kristina Maralit – July 14, 2019 12:05 AM Bong’s throng Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go is with a multitude that he is more comfortable with, who are … Continue reading

House bill seeks travel tax exemption for children of solo parent-OFWs » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Luci-Atienza, C. (2019, January 28). House bill seeks travel tax exemption for children of solo parent-OFWs. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved January 29, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/01/28/house-bill-seeks-travel-tax-exemption-for-children-of-soloparent-ofws/ House bill seeks travel tax exemption for children of solo parent-OFWs Updated January 28, 2019, 5:19 PM By Charissa Luci-Atienza The House Committee on Ways and Means approved on Monday … Continue reading

Bill on welfare attaché for OFWs okayed | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2019, January 23). Bill on welfare attaché for OFWs okayed. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved January 24, 2019 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/286038/bill-on-welfare-attach-for-ofws-okayed.html Bill on welfare attaché for OFWs okayed posted January 23, 2019 at 11:00 pm by Maricel Cruz A panel in the House of Representatives has approved a substitute bill which proposes to create the office … Continue reading

Rody fitness slew ‘fake news’ | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. J. (2018, August 29). Rody fitness slew ‘fake news’. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 29, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/08/29/rody-fitness-slew-fake-news/ Rody fitness slew ‘fake news’ By Mario J. Mallari – August 29, 2018 12:16 AM Magdalo partylist Rep. Gary Alejano cannot use President Rodrigo Duterte as bogeyman in spreading “fake … Continue reading

Solon worries over missing OFW in Kuwait » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Quismorio, E. (2018, August 19). Solon worries over missing OFW in Kuwait. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved August 22, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/08/19/solon-worries-over-missing-ofw-in-kuwait/ Solon worries over missing OFW in Kuwait Published August 19, 2018, 6:48 PM By Ellson Quismorio A minority lawmaker on Sunday raised concern over the case of another missing Filipino domestic worker missing in … Continue reading

Nograles to DBM, DBCC: Revert to old budget system then we’ll talk | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2018, August 13). Nograles to DBM, DBCC: Revert to old budget system then we’ll talk. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 13, 2018 from http://malaya.bayaninetwork.com/business-news/news/nograles-dbm-dbcc-revert-old-budget-system-then-we%E2%80%99ll-talk Nograles to DBM, DBCC: Revert to old budget system then we’ll talk By WENDELL VIGILIA August 13, 2018 THE House of Representatives will resume committee deliberations on the … Continue reading

Duterte may send frigate to secure release of hostages | Inquirer News

Reference: Aurelio, J. (2018, August 04). Duterte may send frigate to secure release of hostages. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 07, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1017533/duterte-may-send-frigate-to-secure-release-of-hostages Duterte may send frigate to secure release of hostages Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:19 AM August 04, 2018 President Rodrigo Duterte is considering the deployment of a Philippine Navy frigate to Libya to … Continue reading

Business as usual | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Fuller, K. (2018, July 30). Business as usual. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 01, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/07/30/business-as-usual/ Business as usual By Daily Tribune – July 30, 2018 12:05 AM By Ken Fuller “In many countries, such a dramatic event would presage a radical departure in policy. To say that the … Continue reading

Philippines, Kuwait sign deal ensuring OFW safety in the Gulf state | Sun Star

Reference:, Gitta, R. A. (2018, May 11). Philippines, Kuwait sign deal ensuring OFW safety in the Gulf state. SunStar. Retrieved July 31, 2018 from https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1742701/Manila/Local-News/Philippines-Kuwait-sign-OFW-deal Philippines, Kuwait sign deal ensuring OFW safety in the Gulf state The Philippines and Kuwait have signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) that will ensure the safety and security of Filipino … Continue reading

Ban on deployment of OFWs to Kuwait lifted | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. (2018, May 09). Ban on deployment of OFWs to Kuwait lifted. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 09, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/ban-deployment-ofws-kuwait-lifted Ban on deployment of OFWs to Kuwait lifted By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR May 17, 2018 PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday ordered the “total” lifting of the ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait, … Continue reading

Solon urges cut to 3% cost of migrant remittances | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Luci-Atienza, C. (2018, May 15). Solon urges cut to 3% cost of migrant remittances. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 15, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/05/15/solon-urges-cut-to-3-cost-of-migrant-remittances/ Solon urges cut to 3% cost of migrant remittances Published May 15, 2018, 12:57 PM By Charissa Luci-Atienza The vice chairman of the House Committee on Banks and Financial Intermediaries asked today the … Continue reading

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