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OFW groups back DFA, DOLE position to suspend MIAA’s IPSC scheme

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A coalition of civil society groups and labor advocates today welcomed the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) call on the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) to suspend the implementation of the integrated airport terminal fee in view of the exemptions granted by law to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Susan Ople, president of the Blas F. Ople Policy Center and one ... Read More »

Ople Center Partners with Eagle Broadcasting

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OPLE CENTER PARTNERS WITH EAGLE BROADCASTING – Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Center (Ople Center) President Susan “Toots” Ople and Eagle Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) President Jorge Cabacungan shake hands after they signed a partnership agreement aimed at pushing for the welfare of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) during a simple ceremony at the EBC Broadcast Center, 25 Central ... Read More »

OFW groups to show solidarity VS MIAA’s terminal fee integration scheme

Representatives of the #NoTo550 Coalition and Bishop Ruperto Santos of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) gave a thumbs down gesture to show their solidarity against the government’s move to integrate the airport terminal fee in all air tickets on February 1 despite a law exempting OFWs from paying the PHP550 airport fee during a presscon earlier at the CBCP building in Intramuros, Manila.

  Seventeen overseas Filipino workers’ organizations and advocates belonging to the Coalition #No to 550 today called on millions of Filipino migrant workers all over the world to show a united front against the government’s move to integrate the airport terminal fee in all air tickets on February 1 despite a law exempting OFWs from paying the PHP550 airport fee. ... Read More »