OFW hospital eyed

January 11, 2020
Specifically stated is the tax exemption provision of the bill, which provides that all grants, bequests, endowments, donations and contributions made to the OFW Hospital to be used actually, directly and exclusively by the OFW Hospital shall be exempt from donor’s tax and considered as allowable deduction from the gross income of the donor, in accordance with the provisions of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended.

Rescue plan ready

January 05, 2020
FOREIGN Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. yesterday said the Philippine Government has put in place contingency plans for thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East should the tension further escalate following the assassination of Iran’s top military generals.

Escape plan for OFWs in troubled MidEast urged

January 04, 2020
THE country’s largest workers group Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to lay out, in advance, a government evacuation plan for an estimated 1.2 million overseas Filipino workers in the Middle East who might be affected by an escalation of violence in the region.