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Philippine Embassy Advisory 24-2011

     To: All Filipino Community Organizations in Saudi Arabia/ Fellow OFWs  This is to inform you-all that the Philippine Embassy has launched an ONLINE REGISTRATION for all Filipinos in Saudi Arabia, as per above Philippine Advisory 24-2011.  We all knew that not all Filipinos in the Kingdom have access in the internet, in view […]

2011-2013 OFWC Execon

Overseas Filipino Workers Congress Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia “OFW Congress-Riyadh is a forum of community leaders representing various Filipino organizations. It was primarily formed to advocate for national policy and program to address the issues and concerns of OFWs in general.” The 2011-2013  (EXECON) Executive Council Member Organizations          DIRECTOR GENERAL                                                   Legal […]

Congratulations! UFWCD..

The United Filipinos Worldwide for Community Development-South Korea Chapter will celebrate  its  4th  Foundation Anniversary with  a special event: UFWCD Search for Ms. Valentines 2011 to be held on February  13, 2011 at 6:30 p.m., Tapdong Catholic Center. United Filipinos Worldwide for Community Development (UFWCD) is a group of Filipinos worldwide. UFWCD was organized on […]

OFCI-Overseas Filipino Council International

Overseas Filipino Council International – serving our expatriates by becoming bridge builders, torch bearers, and pledge keepers. Filipino expatriates, whether immigrants or contract workers, are currently estimated at some eight million: close to ten percent of our homeland’s population. But our sheer size – growing at the rate of 3,000 per day in 2005 – […]

Region 8 OFWs formally organize themselves as an association

PIA Press Release Friday, December 17, 2010 Tacloban City (December 17) — For the first time, the Overseas Filipino Workers in Eastern Visayas have organized themselves into an association, on December 17, 2010 at the OWWA Region 8 Conference Room. Mr. Alex Bello, this year’s Model OFW Family Awardee for Region 8, land-based category, informed […]

Open Reply to Rose

Dear Rose, Hindi ako taga OWWA, isa rin po akong OFW na katulad ninyo. Nais ko rin pong mag for good pero hindi pa sapat ang naiipon para makapagsimula. Nakapag loan na rin ako sa OWWA pero ito ay sa contruction ng fence sa aking bahay, maliit lamang pero nakatulong na rin sa akin ang […]

Congratulations to the newly elected officers of Black Python!

 I was invited yesterday to witness the mass induction of the newly set of officers, members and  promoted Karate belters of the Black Python Martial Arts Association, Inc.!   CONGRATULATIONS! OFW Congress-Riyadh President, Alex Veloso Bello was present  to induct the officers along with OFWC Executive Council Member Engr. Faizal Sharque.  The induction rites was held at a […]

Engr. Francisco “Jun” Aguilar For OWWA Board

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration is a Philippine government agency tasked with the care, protection and  assistance of Overseas Filipino Workers. Its policies have a tremendous impact on the lives of millions of Filipinos working overseas and the families they leave behind. With the new Aquino administration, there is a need for a review of […]

People Power Volunteer Center “Voters Education”

People Power Volunteer Center “Voters Education”

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 […]

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 […]

The OFW Journalism Consortium: A Reader’s View

The OFW Journalism Consortium: A Reader’s View by ILDEFONSO F. BAGASAO AMONG my peers, there seems to be a common observation in the reporting of any kind of news that media generally shows bias for sensational stories that whet the reading public’s appetite for such accounts but which incidentally also sells newspapers, broadsheets and tabloids. […]

The same People…

When Filipinos heard or watched about Migrante’s activities in Philippines and other countries kadalasan mag comment kaagad yan “Leftist naman ang mga iyan”. Pag sinabing “Leftist”, usually you are referring to those who oppose on how the administration governs the country and its people.  So if you’re opposing or contradicting a certain policies of the […]

18 Migrante members arrested in Riyadh

18 Migrante members arrested in Riyadh By Dindo Amparo, ABS-CBN Middle East News Bureau Chief | 08/16/2009 10:11 AM RIYADH – Eighteen members of Migrante International, an alliance of migrant organizations, were arrested by Saudi Police for holding an illegal “mixed gathering” in an apartment in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Migrante International is an alliance of […]