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The Foundation

The Foundation Behind success stories there are untold story to tell, many individuals out there become successful in their field of profession, businesses, etc. Sen. Manny Villar is one of them whose story is an inspiring one that we may call it from “rugs to riches”. But success is not only measured when someone reaches the […]

Simple Thoughts

“Simple Thoughts” was the first blog entry of an OFW who found a new home in the world of blogging. What interest me of the said entry is that – 2 weeks ago I and my best friend discussed about family matters, financing difficulties, budgetting, loneliness and the life of an OFW away from home. Then […]

LGU Bonds

Among the alternatives: Local Government Unit (LGU) bonds Local government unit (LGU) bonds are a young creation, says vice president Antonio “Johnny” Villanueva of Preferred Ventures, Corp. since the first LGU bond issued was in 1999. But these have been a way for the country’s towns, cities and provinces to raise funds for needed infrastructure […]

War, OFWs atbp.

The recent occupation of Israelis in the Southern part of Lebanon is an indication that the war is far from over. The UN effort in mediating to end the war between Israel and Lebanon has proven futile and the Israelis uncontrolled bombing that hit UN post killing 4 of its UN observer is indeed a sign […]

Saving Grace of the Philippine Economy

“The concerned government authorities should regularly make an assessment of the situation in countries that have unstable security situations. We need to ensure that our OFWs are not exposed to unnecessary threats or dangers.”   “OFWs are already sacrificing so much by working abroad and being away from their loved ones, the concerned authorities should […]

State Of the Nation

(Glimpse) The State Of the Nation  Did the SONA reflect the real State of the Nation?

The 2 captives, the ME Crisis

Sorry, but I just cant ignore not to post an article that answers all my questions, why Israel hated Lebanon too much? It is written by Patrick Seale, a leading British writer on the Middle East, and the author of The Struggle for Syria; also Asad of Syria: The Struggle for the Middle East; and […]

No Contingency Plan at all

I am saddened after reading the article Nowhere to Hide.  In my point of view, the Philippine Government from the beginning is not really prepared in any eventualities that might happen if the war between Lebanon and Israel escalates. The truth is they don’t have any contingency plan at all. How much more if it […]

Tagbo Bol-anon Tibuok Kalibutan

Tagbo Bol-anon, Tibuok Kalibotan (Reunion of Boholanos Around the Globe) that is going to be held on July 21-30, 2006 in Tagbilaran, Bohol is a rare occasion that Boholanos don’t want to miss. As we all knew that one famous trait Boholanos have is they don’t fail to go home just to attend fiestas and […]


Below was the Opening Remarks of my brother Engr. Dominico “Doods” Amora  in one of the training sessions  of CESEEPS (Centre for Studies in Electrical Engineering Practices and Standards).   I posted this speech (below) by giving it with a title ” CUADERNO “.  This is a true story….. ***** Dear Participants of CESEEPS Training Program, Before […]

Back to Riyadh Without Delay

Update: This is to inform the families of my co-employees namely; Santiago Estinopo, Willy Ibis, Castor Sampoli, Mauricio Nazaro and Marlon Penez that there love ones are on their way to KSA from Syria today 18 July 2006. Praise God! *** The recent war between Lebanon and Israel could be possibly  worsen in the days […]

Makialam. Makilahok, Magparehistro

Last 14 July 2006 (Friday), the Philippine Embassy conducted Special OAV registration at Riyadh Medical Complex, Al Issha Dormitory. An estimated 3000 Filipina nurses employed at Ministry of Health are being housed in the said facility. At the same date, Filipina Nurses Association-Riyadh (FNAR-MOH) was formed under its interim officers headed by Ms. Ma. Nilda […]

Lacson Fund, TUPA Inc. Ngayon

The long awaited Lacson Fund amounting of 2 Million Pesos (SR 140,000.00) from his pork barrel is now finally in its first implementation stage. The said fund is intended for our distressed Filipino workers in the Kingdom. The amount is part of the 5 million peso amount pledged by Sen. Lacson for Barya Mo, Buhay […]

Happy Birthday my Angel

A Poem for my daughter “Angel”  10th Birthday July 13, 2006, July 13, 2007, July 13, 2008, July 13, 2009  “A Daughter Through The Eyes of a Father” By: V.P. Hale Johnson  A daughter is beauty at its finest. Heart of an angel, soul so pure, and sweet. Daughters are one of God’s most precious gifts that […]

OAV Registration in Riyadh

ANNOUNCEMENT The Philippine Embassy in coordination with OFW Congress-Riyadh will conduct a special registration for overseas absentee voters (OAV) at the Riyadh Medical Complex-Al Issha Dormitory on July 14,  2006 (Friday), from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.   Special OAV registration is also scheduled on July 21, 2006 (Friday), from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Elite International […]

Welcome! KAPUSO

I am a TFC subscriber but it doesn’t mean that I am an ABS-CBN supporter. We all knew that there are only 2 competing giant TV network in our country, the ABS-CBN and GMA TV7.  Now,  Kapuso is trying to gain access to the hearts of Filipinos overseas especially in Saudi Arabia. Nothing wrong with […]