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OFW Profiles

OFW Savings: Overseas Filipinos Fail to Save For Themselves During Pandemic

It's hard to generate OFW savings during this era of pandemics. Every month, even during the COVID-19 pandemic, Filipinos abroad continue to send home remittances worth above $2 billion. And why not? They have families, about 12% of Filipino households,...

5 Bad Filipino Party Habits That Need to Stop

Every new year, we Filipinos try to move on and be better than the previous one. Even before the new year 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 been 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...

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...

3 Ways the Strict HK Social Distancing Laws Impact Domestic Workers

Social distancing during days off On August 2, 2020, Sunday, Filipino domestic workers typically take their days off. On a fine day, they gather at their designated areas in parks, streets, and even pedestrian bridges. A stricter rule imposed on...

Survey: How Did COVID-19 Impact Well-Being of OFWs?

How has the Covid-19 crisis affected you? It is really important to find out how migrant workers are affected by the global pandemic to ensure their safety and well-being. Academic researchers from the University of Sunderland in the United...

The Impact of Coronavirus on OFWs and Philippine Economy

Just like many other countries, the Philippines has been struggling to cope up with the impact of coronavirus. Movement of citizens has been restricted, and transport systems have been paralyzed in an effort to arrest the spread of the...

Filipino Covid Heroes: How OFWs Show Heroism in Pandemic Fight

In addition to the skill and expertise of Filipinos bring to benefit their host countries, they also bear a considerable degree of risk and hazards at work. For example, seafarers deal with the risk of piracy in the seas of...

How Coronavirus Impacts Filipino Domestic Workers in Hong Kong

While the world is in the midst of a battle against an invisible enemy, there's an outpouring of gratitude towards frontline workers who risk their lives daily. Health workers, delivery personnel, and sanitation workers have been the recipients of...

4 Lessons OFWs Learned With Coronavirus Health Crisis

Some lessons are learned in school, others are in real-life experience, sometimes in a hard way. For us overseas Filipino workers, the learning process begins long before we start our first day at work abroad, and uncover new discoveries...
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Pinoy Royal Caribbean Cruise Staff Allegedly Installed Hidden Cameras in Bathrooms, Suspected of Spying on Guests

A Royal Caribbean cruise staffer is suspected of concealing cameras in passenger cabin restrooms to spy on visitors, especially...
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