The OFW’s Quick Guide to PhilHealth Membership and Benefits

Even Filipinos who work abroad, whether land-based or sea-based, must be covered by the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation or PhilHealth. Here is a quick guide that can help OFWs stay updated on their membership: How to register for membership: If currently in the Philippines: Visit the nearest PhilHealth Regional Office, Local Health Insurance Office, PhilHealthContinue reading “The OFW’s Quick Guide to PhilHealth Membership and Benefits”

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What Can POEA Do For You? A Quick Guide for Aspiring OFWs

If you are planning on working abroad, one of the first things you need to take care of is your security.  Be wary of illegal recruiters and fake job agencies that can only get you in serious trouble with abusive employers abroad.  In order to avoid being in an OFW Horror Story, you need toContinue reading “What Can POEA Do For You? A Quick Guide for Aspiring OFWs”

U.S. WORK VISA: Supporting Documents for You and Your Dependents

When you have successfully scheduled your appointment at the U.S. Embassy, you may begin preparing additional documents that can support your reason for entering the U.S.  The Consular Officer who will be assigned to interview you may or may not ask for these documents but it is best that you have it with you. WhatContinue reading “U.S. WORK VISA: Supporting Documents for You and Your Dependents”

POEA: OFWs told: Choose work in Pinoy-friendly countries

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Planning to work abroad? The government says it is better to choose countries that have worker friendly regulations. PHILIPPINE Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) maintained its position to protect rights of Filipino migrant workers by implementing a deployment ban in 41 countries found violating existing labor laws. POEA Regional Director Delfina Camarillo claimed theseContinue reading “POEA: OFWs told: Choose work in Pinoy-friendly countries”