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JUNE 30, 2010 Today is Noynoy Aquino’s inauguration day as the new President of the Philippine Republic. It is not only an occasion of victory but it is Noynoy’s most sacred oath, a dedication and consecration under God to the highest office in service of the Filipino people. Now, the ever-increasing burdens are in his […]

Amended R.A.’s signed by the out-going President

AMENDED REPUBLIC ACTS SIGNED BY THE OUT-GOING PRESIDENT 14th Congress (From June 17,  2008 to March 17, 2010) S U M M A R Y · RA 9504 – Amendments to the Individual Income Tax · RA 9505 – Establishing the Personal Equity and Retirement Account (PERA) · RA 9501 – Amendments to the Magna […]

Regulating Recruitment Agencies in the Philippines

Costs of Private Recruitment Agencies for Migrant Labor Sometimes Outweigh Benefits, MPI Study of Philippines-UAE Corridor Finds WASHINGTON —Private recruitment agencies manage much of the flow of the 200,000 Filipino workers who head annually to the United Arab Emirates, which is the third-largest destination for Filipino migrants after the United States and Saudi Arabia. While […]

OWWA honors outstanding OFWs of Eastern Visayas

Tacloban City (June 9) — The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration in Region 8 led by Director Juliet Tan, spearheaded this year’s Migrant Workers Day celebration dubbed as “Araw ng Pasasalamat.” Conducted on June 7 at the Robinsons Place, the whole day Araw ng Pasasalamat which revolved around the theme: “OFWs: Tagumpay sa Hamon ng Panahon, […]

In your Inauguration Day! An Open Letter for You, Mr. President!

An Open Letter to the President-Elect of the Philippines Dear President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Cojuangco Aquino III , First and foremost, we extend our deepest and sincerest congratulations on your ascendancy to the highest-elected office of our beloved country through a democratic process that every Filipino can take pride in for many generations to come. […]