SSS Flexi-Fund

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Know something new for OFWs and the SSS Flexi-Fund. =========================== What is the SSS Flexi-fund? The SSS Flexi-fund is a voluntary, provident fund for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). It is an additional service provided by the SSS on top of the regular OFW membership. Why do I need to join the SSS Flexi-fundContinue reading “SSS Flexi-Fund”

Happy Independence Day & ICT Month : June 2012

Bonjour. Mabuhay.   It’s our Independence Day today. Hope everyone is in good spirits as we push forward towards the future as a nation. Now is the day to stir that patriotic blood flowing in your veins. Use that fire as we look towards the upcoming election.         Incidentally, it is alsoContinue reading “Happy Independence Day & ICT Month : June 2012”

Philippine Population Now 92.3M, up by 15.8M in 10 years

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Ang laki na ng population ng bayan natin. It is high time for a plan for the future. May it is high time for every Filipino to take responsibility seriously.     The nearly 16 million increase in the Philippine population over  10 years, as shown by the 2010 Population and Housing SurveyContinue reading “Philippine Population Now 92.3M, up by 15.8M in 10 years”

DFA Consular Affairs Office Holds 2nd General Assembly on Public Service Excellence

Bonjour. Mabuhay. I found this bit of news in the net and was left wondering if the ideals of public service are indeed being met. I want to hear you opinions on this fellow Kababayans. 🙂 Read on: ================================================================= Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Administration Rafael E. Seguis exhorted the personnel of the Office of ConsularContinue reading “DFA Consular Affairs Office Holds 2nd General Assembly on Public Service Excellence”

RP On Supporting OFWs

Bonjour. Mabuhay. A little OFW info bit i found on the net. Read on: Deployment of Filipinos abroad as overseas contract workers (OCWs) or overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have been increasing in recent years. Based on a recent count, an average of 100 OFWs leave the Philippines every hour to find well-paying jobs abroad. WithoutContinue reading “RP On Supporting OFWs”

DFA Passport Delays :(

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Some complicated news for passport aspirants: ============================================== The Department of Foreign Affairs Office of Consular Affairs (DFA-OCA) regrets to inform the public that releases of passports of those who applied in Manila on May 6 and thereafter and whose passports are due for release on June 10, Friday, and thereafter will be delayedContinue reading “DFA Passport Delays :(“

An Online Community Of Shared Info

Bonjour. Mabuhay. In order to provide up to date information, I would like to encourage you, yes you the reader to try and share knowledge or information that you think may be useful for other people. Your experiences might prove to be the very thing that another person will need to successfully facilitate his orContinue reading “An Online Community Of Shared Info”

POEA Revives Validation Of OFW Exit Clearance At NAIA

Bonjour. Mabuhay. For our vacationing OFWs, here’s an update on the new policy for checking Overseas Exit Clearance at the airport. Starting March 1, 2011, overseas Filipino workers leaving the country through Ninoy Aquino International Airport will have to pass through the labor assistance centers of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to validate theirContinue reading “POEA Revives Validation Of OFW Exit Clearance At NAIA”