Archive | July 2007

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Pinay Bloggers

I am about to close my internet connection cause I have experienced a low server link for these past few days that made me irritable and can’t hardly composed a piece for my blog entry, when I received an email from a pal introducing me to someone in line with OF/OFW advocacy.   Actually, for […]

Fake Certifications or Waraqa

The Philippine Labor Office (POLO/OWWA-Riyadh) through Welfare Officer Mamerto “Bo” Mercado issued a warning to all OFWs in the Kingdom especially in Riyadh that a fraud perpetrated by a group of unscrupulous persons victimizing runaway workers and overstaying Filipino migrants. Persons dupe unsuspecting victims to pay SAR 350-500 for each certification or waraqa purportedly issued […]

Nasipitnon-KSA, International Support town new Chief Executive

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia- OFWs from the town of Nasipit, Agusan Del Norte gathered for the first time at Al Rajhi Thai Restaurant, Batha Center, Riyadh, Friday 20 July 2007. The meeting was called to bring back the lost connection of Nasipitnon scattered around the globe particularly those working in the Kingdom. Despite of long separation […]

Stripping of Power a little bit

News report yesterday from leading Arabic newspaper in the Kingdom featured Sheikh Muhammad Al-Rifai, director of the Yanbu Branch of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, that “all branches of the commission were notified of the Interior Ministry’s decision, which stipulates that the role of the commission ends once the […]

Tilapia in the Desert Land

Trip to Al Kharj For my 14 years as expats in Saudi Arabia, these past few weeks was the hottest temperature I’ve experienced; and seems to continue till the month of September or October, the month usually winter seasons starts. But the hottest time of the year doesn’t prevent me and fellow employees to went […]

Philippine Mission: Paramount concerns

OFW Welfare and Protection Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) has been the Philippine government’s primary concern in its relations with Middle East countries. In Saudi Arabia our Philippine Mission focuses more on Filipino expatriate’s welfare and protection considering the fact that large numbers of Overseas Filipino Workers are employed in this oil rich region. As a […]

OFW Families in local governance

Every visit in my province when I’m home, I noticed newly constructed big houses in the countryside like in barrios or barangay that caught my attention whenever I had the chance to traveled Cagayan and Butuan. My beloved hometown in particular, I haven’t seen such nice houses in those areas way back in my younger […]

Job Opening: Urgent

Leading manufacturing firm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is in urgent need of the following:   A)  Architects   1) Must have a college or university degree    (Original Diploma is Required) 2) With very good knowledge in AutoCad Design 3) Prepare Estimates, Drawings and Quotations 4) A minimum of 3 to 5 Years experience is required […]

Three in One

(1) DFA Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Rafael Seguis is scheduled to leave for Jakarta after his brief visit in the Kingdom. Am sure he is here on official visit as Philippine Government emissary to the Kingdom for a possible diplomatic approach in relation to the plight of our 3 compatriots who are on death […]