CFO Press Releases/Statements
Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Whether settled on Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, Kauai, Molokai or Lanai, our Hawaiian kababayan have retained the character of “rurban” Philippines—not quite rural, not quite urban.
Monday, 15 October 2012
1st Europe-wide Conference of Overseas Filipinos Ends with a Global D2D Declaration of Commitment in Rome
The first ever global conference of Filipinos in Europe with its thrust of Diaspora to Dialogue (D2D) was held from September 27 to 29 at the Aran Mantegna Hotel in Rome Italy. What originally was intended as a conference of Overseas Filipinos in Europe ended as a global conference of Overseas Filipinos with 250 participants coming from 15 European countries, 2 from the Middle East, 3 from Asia, and 2 from North America.
Thursday, 11 October 2012
As of September 15, 2012, a total of 13,129 calls were received and 186 actual cases have been served by the 1343 Action Line on Human Trafficking. Most of these are illegal recruitment cases (30.6%) followed closely by human trafficking cases (29.6%). Around 3.0 percent of the reported cases were on mail order brides while the remaining 36.6 percent were for other human trafficking-related violations.
Monday, 01 October 2012
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