Philippine Requirements to Travel Abroad (Filipino Passengers International Travel)

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Filipino tourists and OFWs departing from the Philippines for international travel need to be aware of the recent revisions to travel and document requirements needed by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration. These updates are made effective on September 3, 2023 and provide clearer definitions regarding documents, inspection processes, and other related issues. The new measure outlines the standard requirements as … Read more

RIP: DMW Secretary Susan “Toots” Ople

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Honoring the Legacy of Secretary Susan Ople: A Tireless Advocate for the Rights of Migrant Workers August 22, 2023 – MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Susan “Toots” Ople, the esteemed Secretary for Migrant Workers, sadly passed away at the age of 61 on August 22, 2023 as confirmed by the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW). She left this world surrounded by the … Read more

DMW Job Fair on May 1 Labor Day by Department of Migrant Workers

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On Labor Day in the Philippines, May 1, 2023, the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) will host over thousands of job opportunities for potential overseas Filipino workers. The job fair, held at the DMW Office Blas F. Ople Building, Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA Mandaluyong City, will be attended by a variety of licensed recruitment firms from countries such as Taiwan, … Read more

PHP 10,000 Cash Assistance to Displaced OFWs in Saudi Arabia

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The Philippine government has set aside a total of PHP100 million to provide humanitarian aid to thousands of Filipino workers who have yet to receive their back wages and benefits from their former employers in Saudi Arabia. The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will work together … Read more

Seafarers: How to Become a Filipino Seaman/Seawoman

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OFW seafarers or Overseas Filipino Workers in the maritime industry are widely recognized as some of the most hardworking, skilled, and resilient workers in the world. They go through rigorous training and face many challenges while at sea, but their sacrifices and hard work provide essential services to ensure international trade runs smoothly. Also Read: How to Become an OWWA Member? … Read more

Affidavit of Support & Guarantee in PH Consulate Osaka, Japan

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An Affidavit of Support and Guarantee (ASG) is a legal document used to assure that a person will financially support or take responsibility for another individual, if the need arises. This type of affidavit is often required when applying for a visa, especially in countries where the applicant may not have sufficient financial means to support themselves during their stay.  For … Read more

OFW Lounge at NAIA Airport Terminal 1 and 3

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Great news for OFWs as there is going to be an OFW Lounge in the works! The Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) Lounge at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 is now open while the OFW lounge in Terminal 3 is being constructed in order to provide a dedicated space for our modern-day heroes. Representatives from both the Overseas … Read more

How to Apply Pag-IBIG Home Equity Appreciation Loan (HEAL)

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Apart from Housing Loans, the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF), or Pag-IBIG, offers various programs to its members, which they can use in case of calamity, hospital bills, or other immediate financial needs. To apply for a loan using your mortgaged property as collateral, you can also do so through the Pag-IBIG Home Equity Appreciation Loan (HEAL). But what is … Read more

List of CHED Scholarship Training Programs

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The Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines (CHED) is the primary body entrusted with the regulation and supervision of higher education institutions in the country. It was established in 1994 and is mandated by the 1987 Philippine Constitution to promote access to quality and relevant tertiary education, enhance its relevance and ensure its viability, as well as foster collaboration … Read more

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