EU Job Prospects Remain Bright for OFWs

MANILA, Philippines - Prospects for overseas employment in Europe are still bright despite the downfall of the euro and pound, and the prolonged financial crisis there, Labor Secretary Marianito Roque said. Oslo, Norway. Photo credit:…

Tips for Pinoy Migrants to Australia

Australia is a wonderful place to live, and it's no wonder many Filipinos would like to settle there. To those who have secured visa and received the go-signal that it's legitimate for them to settle in Down Under, the wish to stay there is…

‘60% of OFW families are poor’

DESPITE the steadily rising remittance levels of Filipino migrant workers—reaching $18 billion in 2009—at least 60 percent of their families remain poor, according to a Church-backed group doing support work for the sector. This, as the…