- 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
Aquino Greets Returning OFWs
No less that President Aquino was the official greeter of some 500 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who arrived at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Thursday afternoon to spend Christmas in the home country. The OFWs on two flights...
Get Rid Of Carriers’ Taxes, Aquino Prodded
The 30-strong organization of foreign carriers with routes to the Philippines has urged President Aquino to put more teeth to his tourism advocacy and boost other economic sectors by certifying as “urgent” a new bill that will...
OFWs in Middle East Disappointed With PNoy’s SONA
Filipinos in the Middle East felt disappointed after President Benigno Aquino III failed to mention anything concrete for overseas Filipino workers during his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) last Monday. “Doon po sa SONA ng...
UK-based OFWs Commend PNoy’s Performance
During a recent Filipino community gathering in North London, the Philippine Embassy here took pride at the positive growth of the economy of the Philippines during the first three months of this year. The Philippine embassy’s Deputy...
PNoy Lauds Filipino Seafarers
President Benigno S. Aquino III lauded the country’s seafarers whose remittances in 2011 reached $4.34 billion. This, he said, accounts for 21.58 percent of total Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) remittances of $20.12 billion. “Sa inyong pag-iikot sa...
Philippine President Aquino Offers New Hope for ‘Economic Exiles’
Ethiopia isn’t the first place you would look for clues about Asia’s economies. Nor does Mr Jose Rabacal, a 29-year-old Filipino sipping beer at an Addis Ababa airport cafe, think he’s a human economic indicator. But he...
At NAIA, PNoy Welcomes OFWs, Hands Out Prizes
President Benigno Aquino III personally welcomed returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to the country and awarded prizes to three lucky migrant workers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal I past 4 p.m. on Thursday. The traditional...
PNoy’s Ultimate Goal: Bring OFWs back to PH
The Aquino government is finding ways to bring back overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and encourage potential ones to stay in the country. “That is the ultimate goal–that we have 10 million OFWs and we want them to...
PHL Donates $1 M for Reconstruction of Japan City Hall
President Aquino traveled by bullet train and car for more than three hours to get to this northeastern city from Tokyo and personally hand over the Philippines’ $1-million donation for the reconstruction of the local city hall...
Aquino to Visit Tsunami-hit Area in Japan Trip
President Aquino is putting a sentimental touch on his official working visit here by visiting Sendai, the place worst hit by the tsunami following the powerful earthquake rocked this country last March. Aquino arrives here today on...