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allowed items inside balikbayan boxes |

Kabayans, previously we listed all the restricted items inside the Balikbayan boxes, Now we will discuss the things that BOC (Bureau of Customs) are checking and how they categorize your boxes for inspection. According to the Chapter VII. Balikbayan Box provision, the following are the questions and answers that we all must know. 1. WHAT ARE “BALIKBAYAN BOXES”? Balikbayan Boxes are packages ...

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List of Restricted and Taxable items in Balikbayan Boxes

Kabayans, are you tired of reading and hearing the news about the issues between OFWs (Overseas Filipino Workers) against the BOC (Bureau of Customs)? Well this time we need to clarify some of the important things that every OFW should know. What are the lists of Prohibited and Restricted items inside Balikbayan Boxes? This is as per Bureau of Customs, Chapter VI ...

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Job Openings in Qatar

Disclaimer: We are not a recruitment agency. All job posts are taken from Kindly coordinate with the specified agency for the vacancies you are interested in. Mag-ingat sa illegal recruiter! Tumawag sa POEA Helplines 722-1144 / 722 1155   10 Civil Engineers – Male 25-45 years old, with minimum 2 years experience, Contact: Farland Personnel Management Corp. for more details ...

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Scores killed as ‘giant’ crane falls in Makkah Grand Mosque

At least 107 people were killed and 238 others injured after a crane fell in Makkah’s Grand Mosque on Friday, according to Saudi Arabia’s Civil Defence authority, reports Reuters. Ahmed Bin Mohammad Al Mansoori, spokesman for the two Holy Mosques, was quoted by the official Saudi Press Agency as saying part of a crane collapsed at 5:10 pm (1410 GMT) “as ...

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Bride Shortage in India now a big problem

Bride Shortage in India now a big problem The ratio of women to men has sunk to its lowest point since India gained independence in 1947. There’s at least one cruel reason for this: sex-selective abortions, where boys are prized more than girls for economic reasons. The shortage has also driven an enormous increase in human trafficking. So, if you are a ...

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13 year old boy WhatsApps suicide note to his mother

13 year old boy WhatsApps suicide note to his mother   September 15, 2015 is World Suicide Prevention Day. 1.8% of worldwide deaths are suicides and over one million people die worldwide each year. On average, one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds somewhere in the world. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10-24, college-age youth and ages ...

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Vatican changes policy on Annulments: PH Catholic Church offers Free

Vatican changes policy on Annulments: PH Catholic Church offers Free For over a year now, Catholics all over the world kept an eye on Vatican’s say regarding the issue of marriage annulment until 2 days ago, the Pope himself made official reforms in Church law on marriage. In the Philippines, it has been recently announced by Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz ...

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Man Divorces Wife for Dancing

Man Divorces Wife for Dancing A man in Saudi instantly divorced his wife when he caught her dancing front of the TV set, telling her what she did was an unforgivable betrayal. The husband already warned her a lot of times against watching such music channels but still she disobeyed. The woman explained that she is an avid fan of music ...

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POEA warns applicants vs bogus job offers abroad

MANILA – Filipino nurses and healthcare professionals are advised to disregard emails that offer employment in big hospitals in Canada and in other countries. “Instead, jobseekers may search the POEA [Philippine Overseas Employment Administration] website for available job orders or use the POEA application for smartphones and tablets,” POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said. Cacdac said applicants should just ignore ...

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