Wednesday, 17 April 2013
15 April 2013 - The grace period given by the Saudi government is meant for violators of the Saudization policy (nitaqat) – specifically those foreign workers who work for employers who are not their sponsors. Those who fall under this category have violated Saudi LABOR law.
Tuesday, 16 April 2013
15 April 2013 - The Philippine Embassy in Dili reported that the voting period for the 2013 Philippine National Elections had formally kicked off in Timor-Leste on April 13.The first Filipino who cast his vote was Mr. Emiliano A. Garana, Jr., a volunteer teacher of AGAPE Foundation for Asia Pacific Ministries, a non-governmental organization which established the first and only existing school for the deaf in Timor-Leste.
Monday, 15 April 2013
|ABU DHABI - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - 09APRIL2013 - Ma-Annielou Catacutan (L) with brother Louie Anthony Catacutan (R) showing their ATM cards and parents Rosaly and Noel Catacutan at their residence in Abu Dhabi. Family has enrolled their children in a banking program that helps educate overseas filipino worker's children on how to bank, this programme is called Kiddie Katapat Saving programme by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas and the Land Bank of the Philippines. Ravindranath K / The National|
ABU DHABI // Maria Annielou Catacutan, 16, got into the habit of saving her allowance when she was in her first year of high school.
"Whenever I go out with my friends, I'm ashamed to ask for money from my parents," she said. "So I try to save as much as I can."
Her brother Louie Anthony, 15, also tries to save his allowance, which he then spends on school projects and other activities.
Monday, 15 April 2013
FOUR out of seven judges in the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) in Cebu City were ordered dismissed by the Supreme Court (SC).
The SC found these judges guilty of performing marriages despite some irregularities, like the lack of licenses or the absence of proof from some foreigners that they faced no impediments and could legally marry.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013
Following an earlier story on this website, the Philippine Consulate General in Sydney forwarded to us an updated list of overseas voters required to contact the consulate to complete their voters details.
The voters are at risk of not being able to cast their ballot in the upcoming May 13 midterm senatorial and party-list elections.
The Sydney consulate has also asked other community members who know the voters to send them this information. The voters can call Ms. Lanie Cariaga at telephone no. 9285-8105 or send their complete contact details, e.g., mobile number and mailing address, by email to contact [at] philippineconsulate [dot] com [dot] au (?) or by phone to the Consulate Duty Officer at 0415-426400.
- Overseas voters given until May 13 for reinstatement
- Thousands of overseas Filipino voters at risk of non-voting in May midterm elections
- DFA-OAVS, COMELEC,The Filipino Channel Expand Overseas Voting Information Campaign
- Telltale Signs: Maid in Hong Kong, Made for Discrimination
- AIM signs MOA with the Commission on Filipinos Overseas
- Republic Act No. 10364 or The Expanded Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2012 Published
- Teach for the Philippines
- US Gives Full Support to Philippine Arbitration Bid, Vows to Work with Phl in Seeking Peaceful Resolution of West Philippine Sea Row
- Landbank & CFO Launch Kiddies Katapat Savings (KKISs) Program in the United Arab Emirates
- Phl Praised by International Community for Playing Major Role in Historic Global Agreement on Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls
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