The commitment of all Philippine politicians/public servants with regard to the protection of the rights and welfare of overseas Filipinos (OFs) has been raised while the sincerity of legislators in passing a law for the proposed Department of Overseas Filipinos (DOFIL) has been put in question.
The free repatriation of Filipinos continues. A Joint Advisory from the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi (AUHPE) and the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai (PCGDXB) has identified the schedules of the Philippine Air Lines chartered flights.
The high social cost of migration diminishes if and when temporary and permanent migrant workers are encouraged and supported with financial literacy vehicles.
Two Philippine migration specialists with vast experience on both domestic and international labour governance as well as an official of two organisations into the promotion for the protection of the rights and welfare of overseas/returning
Overseas Filipinos including naturalised Filipino citizens still have the chance to exercise their right to and privilege of suffrage at Manila’s May 9 (Monday) 2022 presidential/national elections. Overseas absentee voting registration (OAVR) is ongoing until Sept.30 (Thursday) 2021 in all the 93 Philippine diplomatic and consular missions worldwide.
Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. said, “The Filipinos’ dominant global helping presence single-handedly vindicated our push for receiving countries to adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration.
Financial literacy is a must for all overseas Filipinos (OFs) with working abroad strongly associated with greener pastures, specifically for the family’s and loved ones’ sake.
At least 68,000 Filipinos in the UAE and Saudi Arabia have so far availed of and benefited from the 2018 decision of Manila’s Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to outsource its electronic passport renewal services.
With economies either slowly or quickly picking up and the jobs landscape changing in connection with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic, Philippine government officials led by Labour and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III shall push for much better protection and welfare conditions of overseas Filipinos (OFs).
The Philippine Consulate General and the Philippine Overseas Labour Office in Dubai (PCGDXB and POLODXB respectively) shall be open on May 9 (Monday) only to accommodate Filipinos who have yet to cast their votes for the month-long Philippine Presidential/National Elections-Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) that began on April 10.