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TFC Asia Pacific partners with regional organisations to deliver service for overseas Filipinos

The Filipino Channel (TFC) Asia Pacific echoes the ABS-CBN worldwide call to be in service of the Filipino through information, entertainment and inspiration. Amidst the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, TFC Asia Pacific invokes the bayanihan spirit to deliver...

Mobile Consular Mission delivers services to 600 Filipinos in Melbourne

MELBOURNE--The Philippine Embassy in Canberra completed a five-day mobile consular mission in Melbourne on 14-18 January 2019. The mobile consular team processed 586 passport applications and administered the oath of allegiance of sixty-eight (68) Filipinos who reacquired their Filipino citizenship...

Nomination for 2018 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas now open

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) has formally opened the nomination to the 2018 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas to be conferred by the President in December 2018 at the Malacañan Palace, Manila. The awards are conferred...

Filipinos abroad appreciate creation of OFW Bank

https://youtu.be/kEvvAA_3BYQ ILOILO CITY – A number of Filipinos who are working abroad have expressed appreciation for the government’s creation of a bank that makes overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) a priority in its list of clients. Jen Equipado, 27, a native of...

OFWs now exempt from paying airport terminal fees

By Aerol John B. Patena MANILA, March 15 (PNA) -- Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are now exempted from paying terminal fees at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). This initiative was a result of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that was...

OFWs assured that remittances won’t be taxed

MANILA, Feb. 28 (PNA) -- Remittances of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will not be taxed, Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara said Tuesday allaying concerns of value-added tax (VAT) on services fees of money transfer centres in the country. Angara, chair of...

44 Filipinos recognised as ASEAN Engineers

MANILA, Feb. 25 (PNA) -- A total of 44 Filipino engineers in Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia's eastern region have been recognised as ASEAN Engineers by the Philippine Technological Council – Middle East and North Africa Affairs (PTC-MENA) in...

DFA confirms execution of an OFW in Kuwait

By Sammy F. Martin https://youtu.be/z7MF9jG6J-E MANILA, Jan. 25 (PNA) -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed that overseas Filipino worker Jakatia Pawa from Zamboanga del Norte was executed by hanging at 10:19 a.m. in Kuwait (3:19 p.m., Manila time) Wednesday. "We...

Meet Buloy, the Dubai-based mechanic with no hands and feet

https://youtu.be/47qVkvNl5XY Juan Samujo Briza a.k.a. Buloy (pictured below with the love of his life, Joana), is a 32-year-old mechanic working in Dubai. He is like any other mechanic except that his hands and feet are severely deformed. Buloy's disability did not deter him...

Journalist recalls visit at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York

By Ben Cal MANILA, Sept. 11 (PNA) -- Anyone who visits the now renowned 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York would leave with an indelible memory of what happened on that tragic day of Sept. 11, 2001 that caught red-handed...
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