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By Joseph Pimentel – After working as a traveling nurse for the past five years, Alino, a registered nurse at John Hopkins Hospital in Maryland, said there were Filipino nurses in every hospital she was assigned in. From the Houston medical center in Texas, the University of Arizona in Arizona, Read more »

Philhealth benefits para sa mga OFWs

By PAT STO. TOMAS – Napakahalaga ang pagiging miyembro ng Philhealth at ang pagbayad ng membership premium contribution. Meron tayong natanggap na e-mail mula kay Jerome na kasalukuyang nasa Riyadh na nagtatanong kung bakit hindi nabibigyan agad ng Philhealth card ang isang OFW matapos itong magbayad ng kanyang premium fee Read more »

New Saudi rule unlikely to affect OFWs

Migrante International on Thursday welcomed the information about the new rule on customs declaration implemented in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), but at the same time cautioned the labor department against “possibly propping up the notion that overseas Filipino workers may be conduits for terrorist funding or money laundering.” Read more »

Jollibee delivers: OFWs can now send burgers from Dubai

By Zinnia De La Peña – Imagine Jollibee meals delivered to your door as a gift from Tatay in Dubai. That’s the beauty of virtual pasalubong: Jollibee Yum, Champ, palabok fiesta and peach mango pie delivered to you even if she’s a thousand miles away.

SONA means hope, lies for Pinoys abroad

President Arroyo’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday elicited opposing reactions from Filipinos living abroad. In Austria, Mrs. Arroyo’s SONA renewed hope among overseas Filipino workers.

Working abroad still most Pinoys' choice to cope with difficult times

Several economic crises have swept over the country and Filipinos time and again fought and emerged survivors. But unlike two decades ago when they took to the streets in desperation because of the twin impact of soaring inflation and shrinking growth, Filipinos, who are now faced with a similar situation, Read more »