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Filipino teaches kids math in the Bahamas

ARIEL ALACABA arrived in Nassau, New Providence on Dec. 31, 2003. He was recommended by a Filipino friend to an employer in the Islands. He was interviewed through phone and afterwards processed all the documents to work there.

Since the ’60s, the Bahamas, a small member of the British Commonwealth, has been home to a few Filipinos. At present, there are more than 1,000 Filipino workers mostly in the domestic sectors as housekeepers, cooks, medical workers and hotel employees. Filipino teachers also find their way in this territory of 700 islands.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Bantay OCW (Ang Boses ng OFW)

DOLE profiles needs of OFWs home from Libya


“If there is gunfire they enlist their names, but when it’s quiet, they will withdraw their names.”

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

One Filipino evacuee fails to board rescue plane in Malta

Some of the passengers of PAL flight 9007.

A Filipino who arrived here Saturday with over 700 others evacuated by sea from Libya missed his flight to Manila.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Bacolod son coming home from Libya but says others staying on


A Filipino worker in Libya has signed up for repatriation to the Philippines. But Ernesto Begot Jr., who is from Barangay Bata in Bacolod, said several other workers from Negros Occidental have decided to stay in Libya despite the heavy fighting.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Recto pushes for P1B OFW assistance fund

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Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Tuesday pushed for increased allotment in assistance fund for overseas Filipino workers.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »