Friday, January 21, 2022

OFW Families

5 Bad Filipino Habits at Parties That Need to Stop

Every new year, we Filipinos try to move on and be better than the previous one. Even before the year 2021 kicked in, the new normal has already been taking shape. Yet as the new year rolls on, we...

Why Disqualified OFW Families Deserve Government Aid in Time of Pandemic

Many overseas Filipino workers have lost their jobs, had their incomes slashed, or afflicted by the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, even as they become displaced as locally stranded individuals when they return to the Philippines, their families cannot avail of...

OWWA Scholarship: OFW Dependent Scholarship Program

Requirements: Filled out the application form 1x1 ID photo For land-based OFWs: Photocopy of Name and photo Latest visa stamp Latest departure and arrival stamp For sea-based OFWs: Photocopy of Name and photo Latest embarkation and disembarkation stamp Proof...

15 OFW Family Bonding Activities During Coronavirus Crisis

Filipinos often find a sliver of hope amid the tragedy unfolding in our lives. We live in a country beset with natural disasters such as earthquakes or super typhoons, or man-made disasters like water shortage, energy crisis or traffic...

Becoming Hubby's 'Punching Bag' Not Enough To Annul Marriage

Becoming your husband's virtual punching bag is not enough to annul your marriage in the Philippines, a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines said. In a legal forum held at the Philippine Consulate in Hong Kong on July...

Emotions Stumbling Block in OFW Financial Success

It is a well-established fact that Filipinos working abroad send money to families in the Philippines. In fact, in March 2016, they sent home a record-high $2.7 billion. However, in many cases, sending money to Filipinos has been a result...

Infidelity: The Problem With Husband, Wife Working Far Apart as OFWs

In some cases, it is not enough for one member of the family to be the breadwinner. There are couples who both work abroad. It is ideal if they work close to each other, meaning they are employed within...

Financial Adviser Warns OFW Families: Money Remittance Won’t Last Forever

Families relying on money remittance from overseas Filipino workers must be prepared for the day money sent to them regularly would eventually stop coming, TV host and financial adviser Suze Orman said on Monday. Speaking at a talk hosted by...

SSS Direct Housing Loan for OFWs

Did you know that SSS members who contributed at least 36 months and are active paying members for the past 24 months before application may qualify for a housing loan of up to P2 million? Direct Housing Loan Facility for...

How Filipinos Abroad Can Dissolve Marriage with Spouses in the Philippines

Divorce is illegal in the Philippines though there are a few loopholes around this. Lawyer Joseph Inocencio from the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) delves deeper into the four ways Filipinos can legally dissolve their marriages to their spouses...
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Taiwan Food Company Shows Care to Filipino Employee, Expresses Desire to Hire More Davaoenos

A leading food exporter, importer and manufacturer in Taiwan has expressed keen interest to make another visit to Davao...
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