Thursday, September 22, 2022

Philippine Government

New OWWA CMWSP Scholars 2022-2023

List of qualified new scholars under the Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program for School Year 2022-2023. Adriatico, Cindy Mae Malazzab Asuero, Jomarie Santos Baddung, Janilyn Varilla Cureg, Brixt Buraga Mateo, John Lloyd Servilla Ordonez, Reynaldo Castillo Taan, Ernestine Jhon...

OFW Insurance: Rehired, Direct Hire OFWs Need Not Pay

Following instructions from Migrant Workers Secretary Susan V. Ople, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has suspended the implementation of the Expanded Compulsory Insurance Coverage for land-based “rehires” and “direct hires” mandated in a department order issued in October...

Why Many OFWs Remain Mad Despite OWWA’s Efforts

The Philippines is one of the very few countries, if not the only one, that has government agencies that look after its citizens working beyond its jurisdiction. From their recruitment and deployment (POEA) to their well-being and assistance in case...

OWWA Rebate: 6 Steps on How to Claim Back Your Contribution

The Overseas Workers Welfare Association (OWWA) has released funds amounting to a total of P26 million to 10,512 long-time members under the OWWA Rebate Program, according to OWWA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac. What is an OWWA rebate? As a member of...

How to Apply for Board Exam Online

Recent graduates who wish to take the Professional Regulation Commission's licensure exams can now register online. Through PRC's online portal online.prc.gov.ph, it is now convenient to lodge applications without going to authorized offices. This guide covers the procedure of signing up...

OFW Passport Renewal: How OFWs Can Renew Passport in the Philippines

OFW passport renewal is a crucial requirement among Filipinos working abroad. It's almost a given that once a Filipino worker is based abroad, performing transactions in a Philippines-based agency can be a tough thing to do. However, the Philippine government...

Philippine ID: 8 Things About Our New Identification Card

The long wait for our very own Philippine ID is over. Citizens of the Philippines will finally have their own national ID after President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the Philippine ID System Law. It aims to provide ease transactions between...

How to Open New Account at Overseas Filipino Bank

With the recent launch of the Overseas Filipino Bank in Manila inaugurated no less than President Rodrigo R. Duterte as a fulfillment of his election campaign, many Filipinos based abroad are curious as to how to open an account...

How to Apply for OFW ID

Filipinos working abroad may now apply for the long-promised OFW ID that will eventually replace the overseas employment certificate. OFWs can register to create an account or login at www.idole.ph. While the initial launch encountered technical glitches, a statement from...

List of One-Stop Service Centers for OFWs in the Philippines

The regional offices of the Department of Labor and Employment, together Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has established the OFW one-stop centers at the following locations: Manna Mall, San Fernando City, La Union Pagdaraoan Biday Road, San Fernando, La Union Phone: +63...
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Games We Played as a Kid: Pinoy Children in the Past

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