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Villar leads this year’s Pusong OFW Awardees

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  Sen. Cynthia Villar leads this year’s Pusong OFW Awardees given by the Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute (or Ople Center) to individuals and institutions that have shown dedicated service in protecting and promoting the welfare of overseas Filipino workers, especially those in distress or emergency situations. The Ople Center will confer […]

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OFW groups and advocates hail court decision on airport terminal fee integration

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  Overseas Filipino workers (OFW) groups and advocates today hailed the court decision disallowing the implementation of the Manila International Airport Authority’s (MIAA) plan to integrate airport terminal fee in airline tickets for international passengers. The group which called themselves as #NoTo550 Coalition said the decision of Pasay Regional Trial Court (RTC) is a victory […]

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OFW groups, NGOs welcome TRO against integration of terminal fees issued by Pasay city judge

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The Blas F. Ople Policy Center, one of the organizations belonging to the #Noto550 Coalition, welcomed the decision of Pasay City Judge Tingaraan U. Guiling of RTC Branch 109 to restrain the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) in pushing through with the integration of airport terminal fees in […]

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OFW groups welcome Senate probe on integrated airport terminal fee

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Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) groups and advocates today welcomed Sen. Koko Pimentel’s plan to initiate a Senate investigation into the government’s plan to integrate the airport terminal fee in airline tickets for international passengers, including OFWs. Kenji Solis, founder of the Pinoy Expats/OFW Blog Awards, Inc. (PEBA) and a Filipino community leader based in Saudi […]