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OFWs back bill establishing DOFIL

Overseas Filipino workers representing several groups of OFWs in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America were assured of government assistance as Sen. Bong Go vowed to continue to push for a department dedicated to protect and ensure their welfare, especially in these trying times......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 11th, 2021

10 million OFWs assured of better services under DOFil – Go

Ten million Filipinos working abroad would be ensured of more efficient and responsive government services under the new version of the bill creating the Department of Overseas Filipinos, which President Duterte has certified as urgent......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020

Para pamarisan tayo ng iba : Melai Cantiveros on helping Francine Diaz to pay electricity bill

 Kapamilya host Melai Cantiveros pointed out the beauty of sharing and caring to others as she helped new actress Francine Diaz back then. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 10th, 2021

Senators back Cebu’s swab-upon-arrival policy for OFWs

At least five senators have thrown their support behind Cebu's policy of testing Filipinos returning from overseas upon arrival, disputing criticism that it runs contrary to guidelines set by the national pandemic task force......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

More biz groups back changes to Public Service Act

Thirteen more private sector groups want certain provisions of a bill seeking to amend the Public Service Act to be revisited to ensure the measure would lead to more foreign investments in the country......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 30th, 2021

Foreign chambers back changes to Public Service Act

Foreign business groups want Congress to immediately approve the bill seeking to update the 85-year-old Public Service Act to encourage more investments from overseas......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2021

& lsquo;Job-creating bill to give OFWs new livelihood& rsquo;

Amid reports that many overseas Filipino workers remain jobless, Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Ray Villafuerte on Sunday cited the urgency for the Congress to pass the proposed “Balik Probinsya, Balik Pagasa” law to create jobs outside Metro Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2021

DOFil at plenary before recess, Go hopes

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go has renewed his call for the passage of his proposed Senate Bill 1949, otherwise known as the Department of Overseas Filipinos (DOFil) Act of 2020, after it has passed the comittee level. He said the measure will be taken up at by a technical working group before a committee report is […] The post DOFil at plenary before recess, Go hopes appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 20th, 2021

Pepsi Philippines helps repatriated OFWs

Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc. is helping repatriated overseas Filipino workers reintegrate back into the local economy through its distribution business......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 1st, 2021

Job Opportunities for Displaced OFWs Laid Out

To help OFWs who lost jobs due to the pandemic, the government laid out plans to help them get back on track through upskilling and new job opportunities in the country. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) developed plans to create jobs and trainings for displaced […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 26th, 2021

House passes evacuation centers bill

The House of Representatives on Thursday approved on third and final reading a bill establishing evacuation centers in every city and municipality in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Congress to pass 2 bills to hasten vax rollout

HOUSE Majority Leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez on Sunday assured the public that a bill on establishing an indemnification fund for people who would suffer adverse effects of COVID-19 vaccines would be passed......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2021

224 solons back P420B stimulus bill

A total of 224 lawmakers have supported Speaker Lord Allan Velasco's proposed P420-billion stimulus package to help the economy recover from COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

‘DoFil to streamline service for OFWs’

The proposal to create a department of overseas Filipino workers will not add to the layer of bureaucracy but streamline it as the OFWs will be served by only one agency, Sen. Bong Go said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2021

Pass stimulus bill, solon urges

A lawmaker from Bicol appealed Friday to the Senate to help boost economic-stimulus spending by passing a House-approved measure anchored on much higher infrastructure investments to jumpstart the economic recovery and accelerate its bounce back from the coronavirus-driven global recession......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Over 50 business groups back passage of CREATE

Over 50 business groups have joined the call for the immediate enactment into law of the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises bill, noting every day of delay puts the country at risk of losing more jobs and investments amid the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

ABS-CBN shares claw back losses on Sotto s fresh franchise bill

Price of ABS-CBN stocks gained 17.5% from previous day to close at P13.70 each, the highest level since July 10 last year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Senators back ABS-CBN franchise revival

MANILA, Philippines— Several senators rallied behind a bill reviving the franchise of ABS-CBN with the head of the committee on public services promising to give “utmost priority” once it is referred to the panel. No less than Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto  III filed Senate Bill No. 1967 seeking the renewal of  ABS-CBN’s franchise, which […] The post Senators back ABS-CBN franchise revival appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2021

DFA: 327,511 OFWs repatriated in 2020

Thousands of OFWs found themselves stranded overseas since the outbreak started, while thousands more remained stranded inside quarantine facilities, in airports or other places in the country before they could be allowed to go back to their respective provinces......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 4th, 2021

Philippines welcomes 234 repatriated OFWs

A total of 234 Filipinos in the Middle East were brought back to the country on New Year’s Day through a government repatriation mission from the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2021

The deal has Stimulus checks back in a $ 900 billion relief package as Congress leaders

They are in a hurry to complete a deal, as they must pass a new spending bill at midnight on Friday to avoid a........»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 17th, 2020