The Filipina Au-pair Experience

In the last few years, Northern Europe has seen a boost of au-pairs from the Philippines. Babaylan, an initiative of Philippine women’s groups in Europe, offers support and counselling services while forming alliances with labour unions and…

OFWs Investing More

THEY may still account for a fractional minority, but the number of families of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) that set aside a portion of their monthly allotment as investments is growing, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said. From…

Time to Re-think Brand Philippines?

The election of Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino as the Philippine’s new President marks both a progression and continuity in the country’s politics. The progression is a successful, democratic transfer of power, undertaken without the violence that…