Overseas Absentee Voting

OAV Registration (May 6, 2014 – Oct. 31, 2015)

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2013 Philippine Election Party List Winners

http://www.rappler.com Fourteen out of 58 party-list seats up for grabs in the recently concluded midterm polls have been awarded on Friday, 24 May 2013 by the Commission on Elections (Comelec). “The Comelec, sitting as NBOC, resolves to partially proclaim the 14 party-list groups as initial winners in the party-list elections of May 13, 2013, entitled to one guaranteed […]

OAV 2013: The day I cast my vote

  May 10, 2013 (Friday)  The Day I cast my Vote    at Philippine Embassy-Riyadh

OFW Family Party List letter to PNoy

*** OFW Family Party List  (Memo to President BSN III) Heartfelt congratulations on your selection by Time Magazine as the 2nd most influential person in the world in 2012 in a list of 100. You do me and my family so proud as Filipinos. Mr. President I wish that you can directly act on the problems […]

Absentee Overseas Voting Starts in Al-Khobar, Eastern Saudi Arabia

*** Overseas absentee voting went on as scheduled on April 13, 2013 in Al Khobar, the Eastern Region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Six voting precincts at the Al-Jazeera International School opened and started accepting voters at 8:00 in the morning. Voting shall go on for one month until 13 May 2013. There are […]

Automated Overseas Voting in Riyadh Starts Successfully

*** The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh today successfully started the first day of automated elections for Overseas Absentee Voters (OAV). A total of 149 Filipinos cast their votes in Riyadh during the first day of elections. The Embassy invites all registered Filipinos to vote as soon as possible and until 13 May 2013. A total […]

Philippine missions set for elections

Philippine diplomatic missions are preparing for their country’s midterm elections due on May 13. However, overseas polling will take place a month in advance. It will begin in the Kingdom on April 13 and end on May 13. Saudi Arabia hosts the largest number of overseas Filipino voters. The voters are eligible to vote for […]

Advisory: OAVs Who Failed to Vote Twice

** The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh informs all concerned Overseas Absentee Voters (OAVoters) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that the deadline for filing of manifestations of intent to vote by OAVoters who failed to vote twice in 2007 and 2010 has been extended to 11 January 2013. The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh received instructions from […]

Embassy Reminds Filipinos To Register As Overseas Absentee Voters

Press Release No. 77-2012 / 15 May 2012 Embassy Reminds Filipinos To Register As Overseas Absentee Voters The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh reiterates its invitation to all Filipinos in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to register as Overseas Absentee Voters (OAV). The National Elections for Senators and party-list representatives shall be on 13 May 2013 […]

The insignificant impact of “OFW Zero Remittance Day”

The call for Zero Remittance Day on December 18, International Migrants’ Day has no substantial positive impact at all on the outcome of remittances from Filipinos overseas. The fact that the plan is only for just a day, it is likewise has no adverse impact on social needs of OFW families during Holiday season.     […]

New Philippine envoy will meet FilCom leaders quarterly to discuss OFW issues and concerns

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia:  The new Philippine envoy to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, H.E. Ambassador Ezzedin Tago reiterated his commitment to meet with Filipino Community leaders  every three months to discuss issues and concerns affecting overseas Filipino workers in the Kingdom. He made the statement during the acquaintance meeting with the Filipino Community leaders in […]

New CoM, First Order of Business

9/12/2011, RIYADH:  Just recently H.E. Ambassador Ezzedin Tago presented his credentials as new Philippine Ambassador to the Kingdom to His Royal Highness Prince Saud Al Faisal, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia. Upon formally assumed office as the new Chief of Mission (COM) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, H.E. Ambassador Ezzedin Tago’s first […]

The lady with a big SMILE: 2010 AKBAYAN Party list nominee

AKBAYAN Party-List Nominee : Ellene Sana – Correcting Injustice, Promoting Human and Migrant Rights Here and Abroad. Ellene Sana, the curly haired small lady with the big smile is an in and out human rights and migrants’ rights advocate. The current Executive Director of the Center for Migrants’ Advocacy-Philippines (CMA), an independent policy advocacy group working […]

OAV Manual Tagging System

First day of the 2010 OAV in Riyadh

Today,  April 10, 2010  registered  Filipino absentee voters  comprised of Overseas Filipino Workers and  Migrant  Filipinos around the world will start casting  their votes  to choose new  Philippine national leaders, the President, Vice President and 12 Senators and 1 Party List. There are 93 Philippine embassies and consulates general around the globe that includes four […]

My choice is not your choice

Tomorrow, April 10, 2010 is the first day of Overseas Absentee Voting that will end on May 10, 2010.  Below are my  choices  whom I feel worthy of my vote. President: Noynoy Aquino Vice President: Manuel Roxas Senators: 1)      Toots Ople 2)      Bebot Bello 3)      Martin Bautista 4)      Ruffy Biazon 5)      Alex Lacson 6)      Lim […]