Saturday, July 2, 2022

OFW Profiles

8 Common OFW Money Mistakes During Christmas

The Christmas season is a fitting celebration overseas Filipinos can quickly look forward to. But it is also a season to make money mistakes. As the month progress, OFWs toil at hard work and slowly accommodate savings. As the...

Beware of ‘Friends’ Who Value You Because of Money

Life abroad can be hard. But overseas Filipino workers can experience additional misery when they meet 'fair-weather friends' who ruin their plans and even get them in trouble. Take Christine, a domestic worker in Hong Kong, for example. She regrets...

How to Use the New Airport Electronic Gates in the Philippines

To expedite the immigration procedure at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the Department of Transportation has installed a number of electronic gates at the airport. The agency aims to cut the passport review from the current 45 seconds to 15...

Godparent Gifts: Do Parents Have the Right to Demand From OFWs?

The issue of parents expecting or demanding godparent gifts for their children can be a polarizing topic. Opinions may vary depending on who you talk to. If I ask you what’s the definition and scope of responsibilities of a...

Is Working Abroad For You? Check Out These 10 Pros and Cons

Working abroad is a dream for many Filipinos. Thousands of us leave the Philippines every day for jobs across the four corners of the world. While it might not be challenging to decide to work overseas, it's still a...

9 Proven Tips to Succeed As An OFW

When you leave the Philippines to work overseas, you probably have set your objectives already. Earn bigger wages, save most of them and return home may be one of them. But in reality, working overseas is more likely to...

13 Exclusive Privileges and OFW Benefits

As a way to honor overseas Filipino workers, several privileges and OFW benefits are in place for them and their families to enjoy and take advantage of. OWWA Benefits As paying members of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, OFWs are eligible...

When OFWs Stay Longer Abroad Past Their Retirement Age

Even as the retirement age of 60 promises well-deserved rest and benefits offered by the government so they can go home, there are Filipinos abroad who prefer to remain as OFWs to continue to provide for their families. Prescilla Nefalar,...

DOLE: OFW ID More Than Just OEC Replacement

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will no longer need to secure Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) for deployment since they will soon be provided with an iDOLE- OFW Identification Card, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said yesterday. Bello said the iDOLE –...

Why Some HK Domestic Helpers Hate The Typhoon Season

Domestic workers in Hong Kong and all over the world have plenty of tasks on hand to accomplish. From the moment they wake up in the morning to heading to bed at night, they have certain things to finish...
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One Health Pass for Returning OFWs and International Travelers to the Philippines

The coronavirus pandemic has made worldwide travel more complex as travelers need to submit additional requirements. The Philippines also adopts...
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