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The Minutes of the Meeting- OFW Forum

The Minutes of the Meeting – OFW Forum The Event The “OFW Forum” was held at New Islamic Center, 2nd industrial Area, Riyadh and started at exactly 9:00 AM. The forum presided by Manuel “Bong”  Amora of KAKAMPI-KSA, the organizer of the said event. The Forum was co-organized by Guardians  NewHope Brotherhood Int’l. Inc. (GNBII) in […]

OFW Forum in Industrial Area-Riyadh to tackle Saudi Labor Law

OFW Forum in Industrial Area-Riyadh to tackle Saudi Labor Law By: Wizbone 19 January, 2010, RIYADH: Alarmed by many complaints on site from Filipino expatriate workers in the Kingdom, a Filipino community organization formed in 2002 in the Industrial Area of Riyadh are conducting a series of forum dubbed as “Know your Rights and Obligations […]

PAL returns to Saudi March 28

 16 January 2010 PAL returns to Saudi March 28 MANILA – Philippine Airlines resumes a long-awaited service to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on March 28, 2010, heeding the clamor of the large Filipino community in the Middle East and marking a return to the region after an absence of four years. The non-stop service will operate […]

Pinoys abroad tapped to wake up sleepy town of Bohol

MARIBOJOC, Bohol–THE explorer Pigafetta would have chosen this town over Mactan had it already sported a Hollywood-like sign on its mountain ranges. But had this town did, it may have attracted not only Pigafetta –desperate to escape after his and Ferdinand Magellan’s fleet was pummeled in the Battle of Mactan– but also other explorers who […]

ABB-SA Employees donates P121,612 for flood Ondoy victims in Philippines

ABB-SA Employees donates  P121,612 for flood Ondoy victims in Philippines By Bong Amora RIYADH, 5 January 2010 – ABB (ASEA Brown Boveri) Electrical Industries Co. Ltd., Saudi Arabia employees has proven once again that colors, cultures, beliefs, languages and nations are not hindrance in time of unity and communal effort  helping those in needs.  ABB or […]

(P)arty for (P)ersonal (P)olitical ambition

(Re-published) A friend and an active Filipino community leader in the Kingdom (name withheld) called me last night and reminded me of the consequences that I might be getting into in the world of  Philippine politics. He is referring to our e-group named Partido Pangdaigdigang Pilipino, PPP for short. He added that like any other […]