- 3 Pinoys From HK Busted in Indonesia for Drugs
- Aquino Urged to Allow Direct Hiring in HK, Crack Down on Greedy Recruiters
- PHL Consulate HK Advisory: Closed on Apr 4 and Apr 9
- Two Filipinas Charged With Manslaughter in Hong Kong
- ‘No Plans of Going Home,’ Declares Vallejos After Permanent Residence Verdict
- Placement Agencies End Ban on Sending Filipino Helpers to HK
- HK Ruling May Result in Unfair Treatment of Filipina Maids
- HK Top Court Rejects DH Permanent Residence Appeal
- Pinay in Hong Kong in Stable Condition After Contracting Deadly Flesh-eating Disease
- Pinay Seriously Hurt, Husband Killed in Attack by Teenage Son, Pal in HK
DOST Search for Science, Technology Scholars Is On
Another opportunity awaits those looking to become Filipino scientists as the scholarships for master’s and doctorate degrees in priority science and technology areas is now available. The scholarship, offered by the Accelerated Science and Technology Human Resource...
UP, Ateneo, La Salle Graduates Hired Faster, Paid More
Graduates of the top 3 educational institutions in the Philippines are hired faster and paid more by employers, according to the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB). The NSCB, in a new report citing a Graduate Tracer Study made by...
UP Open University Relaunched in Hong Kong
Overseas Filipino workers in Hong Kong and their children stand to benefit from affordable education with the relaunching of the University of the Philippines Open University program there, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The DFA...
For Many OFWs, Sending Children Home for College is a Nightmare
Paula Beatriz dela Rosa left Jeddah for Manila in the middle of April with mixed feelings of excitement and concern. Unlike past summers when the family stayed briefly in Manila for an annual vacation, this time 16-year-old...
Children of Migrant Pinoy Workers Receive Education Subsidy
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Philippine government’s Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) provided an education subsidy to nearly 800 disadvantaged youths, including children of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). “The goal of the subsidy was...
PHL Gov’t Allots P9.8B for Poor Filipino Scholars
The government has set aside P9.8 billion for the scholarship programs for more than a million poor Filipino students this year. Budget Secretary Florencio Abad said that a big chunk of the total scholarship budget or P6.28...
Pinay Abducted in Egypt While on Pilgrimage
A Filipino tour operator was recently abducted by gun-toting Bedouin tribesmen while she was on a pilgrimage in Egypt. Patti Ganal believes her 6-hour ordeal being held by Bedouins happened for a reason, and may even lead...
OWWA Scholarship 2012-2013 Opens for OFW Dependents
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Region 9 is now accepting applications for its OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (OFWDSP) for school year 2012-2013. OWWA Officer Leonilo Y. Daymiel said a total of 64 slots have been allotted...
Filipinos Urged to Take Post-grad Courses to Boost Global Competitiveness
In order for the Philippines to remain globally competitive in the human resource sector, both the government and private sector are being urged to invest in education, particularly in boosting more post-graduate programs. “There is a need...
Filipino Students in Saudi Arabia Take UPCAT
Some 175 high school students of Philippine schools in Saudi Arabia took the University of the Philippines College Admission Test (UPCAT) at the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh on September 30. The embassy on Wednesday said the examinees...