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Coalition of OFW groups seeks dialogue with BoC on policies concerning balikbayan boxes


   A coalition of OFW groups and advocates urged the Bureau of Customs to hold a dialogue with the OFW sector prior to executing any moves in relation to the entry and delivery of balikbayan boxes to prevent its use by unscrupulous individuals. “Every balikbayan box is sacred to the OFW and his or her family. Pinaghirapang pag-ipunan at bilhin ... Read More »

OFWs use “selfies” to celebrate World Day vs Trafficking


Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) participated in the global observance of World Day Against Trafficking (June 30) by posting “selfies” bearing the hashtag #DiAko4Sale on Facebook as part of the joint social media campaign of the Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Pinoy Blog/OFW Awards (PEBA), two non-governmental organizations helping in the fight against modern-day slavery. The #DiAko4Sale social media campaign ... Read More »

POEA Chief deserves praise, not ouster


The country’s biggest and well-established organizations in overseas employment expressed their full support to the leadership of Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz and Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), rejecting calls for their immediate ouster. The Philippine Association of Service Exporters, Inc (PASEI), the OFW Family Party-List, Philippine Migrants Rights Watch, Pinoy Expat Bloggers Awards (PEBA), ... Read More »