How to Register NCSC Senior Citizens Online

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The National Commission of Senior Citizens (NCSC) is accepting online registration for all senior citizens in the Philippines. Filipino senior citizens can register and fill out the NSCS data form online in order to get registered and be included in the database of certified senior citizens in the country. Those who wish to join must fill out the NSCS data … Read more

Distressed OFW Meaning, Benefits and Programs

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An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) in distress is someone who has healthcare, mental health, labor-related, or immigration issues that require medical attention, counseling, legal representation, and other kinds of intervention from the Philippines authorities. Also Read: Why Many Filipinos Want to Become OFWs and Work Abroad One of the best ways to help distressed OFWs is through programs and benefits offered … Read more

How to Apply CHED Thesis Grant Scholarship

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The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has established the CHED Thesis Grant Program to support research in higher education institutions and elevate schools to become institutions of higher learning. Also Read: How to Apply CHED Scholarship for Medical Students (CGMS-SUCs) This grant program is open to faculty members who are completing their master’s thesis work in any of the six … Read more

DOLE Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES)

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The Special Program for Employment of Students is the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) youth employment-bridging program. It aims to offer temporary employment to underprivileged but deserving students, out-of-school youth, and dependents of displaced or would-be displaced workers during summer and/or Christmas break or any other time of the year to supplement the family’s income and help beneficiaries ensure … Read more

DSWD to Distribute Food Stamp Assistance

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has announced the launch of its food stamp initiative, “Walang Gutom 2027”. Aimed at providing assistance to one million of the country’s poorest families, this DSWD program will involve distributing food credits worth P3,000 to cover their food needs. The current government led by President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. is focusing on … Read more

Balikbayan Box Sizes and Price Estimates

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When searching for a cargo shipping company, you’ll often find they offer three sizes of balikbayan boxes – small, regular, and jumbo. A small-size box measures 12 x 10 x 12 inches and will cost around $50-$60; the perfect choice if you have limited space to ship items. ]The regular-sized option is more expansive at 20 x 16 x 20 … Read more

PAOS Post Arrival Orientation Seminar for OFWs

The Post Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) is an orientation seminar conducted by the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) for all Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who have just arrived in their work country. The International Labor Affairs Bureau, DMW, and the DOLE are collaborating to develop a country-specific online version of the PAOS as an additional platform to assist the program’s … Read more

NCSC Data Form PDF Download for Senior Citizens

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The newly established National Commission of Senior Citizens (NCSC) is compiling a complete database of senior citizens living in the Philippines. So for Filipino seniors out there, take the time to register for the NCSC and be part of the government’s effort to secure your rights. To register, you have two options: you can either fill out an online form … Read more

List of Taxable Items in a Balikbayan Box

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Are you planning to surprise your families and loved ones in the Philippines by sending them balikbayan boxes? If you are, it is essential to understand that some items may incur additional fees to prepare your budget beforehand. In addition, you should comply with some conditions when sending balikbayan boxes to prevent tax charges. With that said, read on to … Read more

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