Duty Free offers treat to OFW shoppers

November 14, 2019
“Through the years, it’s been a tradition for returning Filipinos to take their families pasalubong shopping at DFP in spite of the sprawling malls rising in Metro Manila and because of their loyalty, this holiday season is the perfect time to reward them by giving them a chance to take home a much-deserved car for their family,” said Angala.

Revilla wants full disclosure of fees on OFWs' money transfers

"Recognizing the valuable contribution of our OFWs in our economy, this measure seeks to protect the hard-earned money of our OFWs. It requires the disclosure of charges and fees that would be paid for sending their money through remittance agents and companies. Likewise, it penalizes price gouging or the exorbitant charging of fees for the transactions being made,” Revilla added.

OFW dep’t fund eyed

“One of the main issues raised against the establishment of the Department of OFWs is the cost it would entail in creating new offices. Pero bakit natin tinitingnan ang cost? Kung pera ang pagu-usapan, di ba dapat natin i-consider kung magkano ang pinapasok na pera ng mga OFW natin?” Nograles said.

505 OFWs diagnosed with HIV in 2019

October 18, 2019
AT LEAST 505 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were diagnosed human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive from January to June this year, up 12 percent from the 451 discovered in the same period in 2018, the ACTS-OFW Coalition of Organizations said yesterday.

Ginahasa, pinaso, binenta sa Arabo

October 10, 2019
Ito ang ilan lamang sa naranasan ng mga Pinay na biktima ng human trafficking sa United Arab Emirates (UAE) na karamihan ay nananatili pa rin sa naturang bansa at naghihintay ng tulong na mapauwi pabalik sa PIlipinas..