Wednesday, November 16, 2022

OFW Profiles

5 Important Reasons Why OFWs Need to Apply for Financial Loans

One common misconception about overseas Filipino workers is that once they start their employment abroad, they are free from debt mainly because they receive better wages, or start investing to maximize their income. Although this is true for some OFWs...

OFW Heroes: 8 Examples of Heroic Acts OFWs Do Beyond Their Jobs

Though many of us will consider that the existence of OFW heroes is already a cliche, we'll never get fed up with this noble label. Such context often refers to Filipino workers abroad as saviors for the Philippines as...

SIRB Application: How to Apply for Seaman’s Book

While most of us land-based worksites hold on to our passports ever so dearly, seafarers and those who board local or international ships hold a different document called Seafarer’s Identification and Record Book (SIRB), commonly known as Seaman’s book....

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...

7 Balikbayan Box Items Filipinos Love to Send to Family

No matter what the contents are, recipients of balikbayan boxes can feel the love sent from far away places.

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...
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Filipino Nurse in the USA: Joanne Vilchez-Baysa

Hi everyone, my name is Joanne Vilchez Baysa, born in Zamboanga del Norte and working as a staff nurse...
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