UK variant COVID patient not cause of rise in cases — DOH-7

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Talisay City resident who proved positive to the UK variant of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is not the cause of the rise of cases in Cebu City, where he was isolated.…

3 Oponganons receive OWWA-7 scholarship

Futch Anthony Inso 01/21/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Three Oponganons were granted a scholarship grant from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)-7, under its Educational Assistance through Scholarship Emergencies (EASE) program. OWWA-7 officer-in-charge (OIC) regional director Mae Codilla and Lapu-Lapu City…

CHEd bats vouchers for kids of OFWs to ensure they continue schooling

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 05/30/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) on Friday proposed a voucher system for children of displaced overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), that would ensure that they continue with their studies amid the economic challenges…

Mocha justifies gathering with OFWs in Batangas amid enhanced quarantine

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 04/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Deputy Administrator Margaux “Mocha” Uson on Tuesday defended her action of gathering overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) quarantined in a Matabungay, Batangas, resort for the distribution of hygiene kits, among…

DTI wants OFW remittance data for CV

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/15/2017

A TRADE official in Central Visayas has sought the assistance of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in obtaining a breakdown of dollar remittances sent to the Philippines by region. Asteria Caberte, director of the Department of…

Is there peace and order?

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/27/2016

(A special CDN series on the Philippine National Police and the war on illegal drugs in Central Visayas) For eight years, Liza Saballa has been working in Hong Kong as an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) to provide…

‘Qualified’ OFWs may send tax-free ‘balikbayan’ boxes soon

12/11/2016

Good news for overseas Filipino workers sending home balikbayan boxes to their loved ones. The Bureau of Customs and the Department of Finance have signed the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) prescribing the guidelines on duty- and…

OFW falls victim to ATM scam

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/23/2016

CEBU CITY—A 47-year-old overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who fell victim to an automated teller machine (ATM) scam, went to the office of Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak on Wednesday. Eniel Ybañez, a resident of Barangay Lutopan in…

ATM SCAM HITS CEBU

Inna Mejia, Morexette Erram, Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/17/2016

Over P400,000 lost by 8 victims, including Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak Eight persons, including Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, have fallen victim to automated teller machine (ATM) scams by foreign-looking nationals who withdraw more than P400,000…

Body of OFW from Doha to arrive Monday

Rene F. Alima 03/11/2016

The remains of the Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who died in an underground tunnel accident in Doha, Qatar will be home on March 14. Amelyn Pardillo, widow  of Juanito Pardillo, said the insurance agency of her husband…

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