Tag: Overseas Filipino Workers

Concourse Singers Bag Gold in Tokyo Choir Tilt with Stirring Tribute to Overseas Filipino...

The Philippines' Concourse Singers have taken center stage in Tokyo, earning the much-deserved gold for their homage to the Filipino diaspora. Their emotionally charged performance video garnered top honors in the Video Presentation Category at the 2023 Tokyo International Choir Competition (TICC 2023) held July 28-30, at the Dai-ichi Seimei Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

BPI partners with VFS Global to enhance financial services for OFWs

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) recently partnered with VFS Global, the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions, to offer its remittance solutions closer to Filipino migrant workers.

Dubai Festival Best Actress Kylie Verzosa dedicates award to OFWs

The Philippines' Kylie Verzosa honored Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) as she accepted her Best Actress award at the 2022 Distinctive International Arab Festivals Awards (DIAFA) held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

OFW-themed films Triangle of Sadness, Plan 75 win top awards at Cannes Festival

Triangle of Sadness and Plan 75, two films featuring Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) have won top prizes at this year's Cannes Film Festival in France.

Filipina domestic worker turned famed photographer Xyza Bacani graduates from NYU

Award-winning Filipina photographer and former domestic worker Xyza Cruz Bacani has graduated from New York University with a Master's degree in Arts and Politics.

Overseas Filipino scientists invited to return home for Balik Scientists Program

Overseas Filipino scientists are being invited to return home to the Philippines as part of the Balik Scientists Program of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

Returning OFWs find hope in Balikabayanihan Program

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, we knew of the bittersweet stories of returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Often, they go abroad for high-paying jobs so that they can save and send money to their families back home. But migration stories don’t always guarantee a happy ending, and they need help when they are forced to return home.

Open educational scholarships for returning women OFWs and families

Educational scholarships are being offered for returning women overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) or their family members to learn new skills.

OFW remittances during Covid pandemic get boost from BPI partnerships

OFW remittances during Covid pandemic are getting a boost from the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) strengthened partnerships.

Returning OFWs boost businesses through DOST’s Enterprise Tech program

Returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) boosted their businesses with the help of the Department of Science and Technology's (DOST) Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program or SETUP.

Overseas Filipino Workers awarded Taiwan’s Outstanding Migrant Workers

Two overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were awarded Outstanding Migrant Workers by Taiwan's Labor Affairs Department for their dedication and hard work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Overseas Filipino Workers’ expired employment certificates extended by POEA

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) whose overseas employment certificates (OECs) have expired during the community quarantine are being allowed to leave the Philippines for work abroad.
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