Archive | October 2009

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Father and Child

I submit the article below to be published without conditions nor royalties. I am dedicating a photo entry that won 2nd place in the recent Singapore Sun Festival to the Filipinos afflicted by the typhoons. May they find strength in the fathers of families as they rebuild their lives. –Christopher J. Tuason I am an […]

Job Opening

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology-KACST, an independent scientific organization, fully supported and funded by the government of Saudi Arabia  is urgently  in need of the following: Male Secretaries/Administrative Assistant   Qualifications:  1) Male/Filipino with TRANSFERRABLE IQAMA   2) Not more than 35 years old 3) Proficient in typing and good at spelling, punctuation, grammar, […]

The law and reality of your contract

Expatriates working in Saudi Arabia are in an unenviable situation. All of us have fixed term contracts which we sign before taking up an assignment in the kingdom. We just assume that once the contract is extended, we have another term of stay in the kingdom. I have mentioned in the past the importance of […]

FilCom in Eastern Region united for Ondoy typhoon victims

Press Release (7 October 2009) Filipino Community and their Organizations in Saudi Eastern Region united for a common cause: Gathering relief goods, cash for typhoon victims Different Filipino Organizations in Al Khobar, Eastern Region of Saudi Arabia, have gathered yesterday night at Al Andalus International School to assess how far they have gone since first […]

Election 2010: Seek the Divine Guidance

Seek the Divine guidance Philippine Election 2010 is fast approaching, a very crucial voting exercise indeed for the Filipino people to choose the new leaders in our homeland. May 10, 2010 we will be called upon, troop down to the polling booth to elect the two highest position in our land, 12 Senators, members of […]