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Where to check your voter’s registration?

COMELEC (Commision On Election) developed an application to be used by  OFWs and Seafarers to verify their voter’s registration in time for the month-long absentee voting from April 9, 2016. If you want to check if your name is listed, kindly check this post finder link. So what do you need to do if you found your name listed? Head ...

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Month Long Absentee Voting Kicks off in Dubai, UAE

8:00 am April 09, 2016 – Month Long Absentee Voting Kicks off in Dubai, UAE More than a hundred Filipino voters arrived in the first hour of elections this month. This signifies a very good sign that Filipinos are now becoming aware and concerned of the electoral and political state in the Philippines. More than one million registered Filipinos around ...

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Goodbye KSA : Saudi nationals impressed by OFW song

The music video narrates a melancholic tale of J. Nava Cruz, an OFW and freelance writer who worked in the Kingdom for two decades and was prompted to return to the Philippines in November 2012 to reunite with his ill sister, Catchie. He was caught in a dilemma whether he must tend to his family duties or stay in the ...

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A Flicker of Encouragement: Tatak Pinoy

Working in the UAE means first and foremost working in the very center of the Middle East’s economic hub. Ever as it was through the history, UAE has kept the astounding reputation as the center of trade and industry. From the time era drew the line of business history, UAE has been undoubtedly rich in economic business advancement. Traders and ...

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Employers SHOULD NOT keep worker’s passport

Dubai, UAE – Retention of employee passport by an employer is against the law in the UAE, and an individual has the right to take the legal course against it if done without the employee’s consent or without a court order. “It was stated in a decree by the Ministry of Interior (in December 2002) that it will be considered as ...

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Dubai official clears confusion over visa runs to Iran

Dubai, UAE –  “Business as usual” Major General Mohammad Al Merri, Director General of DNRD (Dubai Naturalisation and Residency Department)  said nobody is banned from travelling to neighboring areas like Kish Island in Iran or Oman to change their visas; However, Al Merri said they prefer people go to their home country while awaiting for their employment visa so that they ...

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1.5M Filipinos Face Layoff In Mideast : Govt girds OFW Crisis

Oil prices have sunk to below $30 a barrel, the lowest level in 12 years, before making a slight recovery amid a glut due to additional supply in the United States, refusal of the Oil Petroleum Exporting Countries to cut production and slowdown in China. The end of Western sanctions on Iran is expected to worsen the glut. Since 2014, ...

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UAE 2016 Salary Guide

The numbers are out, according to the latest UAE Salary & Employment Report of 2016 of the renowned Hays UAE, here are the salary guides for this year with its corresponding average income. Check out your position and see if it seems fit. This guide is for the following industries: Accountancy & Finance, Construction & Property, Engineering, HR, IT, Office Support, ...

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OFW parents SHOULD read this

Techie Kids? Think Again. OFW parents really love to spoil their children with gadgets (mobile, tablet, laptop etc..) to show how much they mean to us. We don’t mind spending our hard earned money just to see our kids happy, knowing that they are equipped with technology. As a parent, tablets really help a lot, especially for toddlers, you can ...

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To My Family back Home, HINDI ako Banko PS: Kumakain rin po ako

To My Family back Home, HINDI ako Banko PS: Kumakain rin po ako Sounds familiar? We all have stories to tell. How much does it cost to pay off debt of gratitude? Until when are we able to give in? We all have personal dreams and goals. Not all of us were lucky to have a stable career and a promising ...

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