Philhealth Facts for Sea-based OFWs

Sea-based Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) are also encouraged to become Philhealth members or continue their Philhealth contributions even while they are working abroad.  Here are the frequently asked questions of sea-based OFWs regarding Philhealth membership, contributions, and how they can avail of services and benefits. Q: How do I register as a sea-based OFW PhilhealthContinue reading “Philhealth Facts for Sea-based OFWs”

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LUSWELF: ‘No illegal recruitment at seafarers’ center’

Bonjour. Mabuhay. It seems like the illegal thing was over exaggerated naman ata. If the process is within the law and the right and proper procedures are met, then by all means, let us support our seafarers who are also bayaning OFWs. You be the judge of this issue: A nongovernmental organization managing a seafarers’Continue reading “LUSWELF: ‘No illegal recruitment at seafarers’ center’”

POEA: Seamen Exempted for OEC at LAC

Bonjour. Mabuhay.   Good news for Seafarers. Read the news article below.   Seafarers will no longer have to present their overseas employment certificate (OEC) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for validation after the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) issued a memorandum exempting them from this procedure. Citing a one-page Memorandum Circular No.Continue reading “POEA: Seamen Exempted for OEC at LAC”