OFW Families Start Saving More

At least half of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) families in the Philippines started to save their hard-earned money, this is according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) survey. In its latest Consumer Expectations Survey, the BSP…

Italy OFWs Urged to Get Exit Pass

ROME, Italy – Overseas Filipino workers observing the Holy Week break in the Philippines are reminded about the importance of getting an exit pass. According to the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), they expect many OFWs to return…

Filipina Pass Japan Nursing Exams

TOKYO, Japan—Only one Filipina nurse, Ever Lalin, on Friday passed the Japanese nursing exam, the first to do so under Japan's drive to attract Asians to help ease the nation's severe shortage of nurses. Filipino nursing graduates. Photo…

Student Visa Policy for UK Schools Changed

Starting March 2010, United Kingdom is set to implement a more stringent student visa guidelines to prevent “abuse by economic migrants" under its new Points-Based System of Migration, based on earlier announcement by UK Home Affairs…