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 online submission of all requirements for job contract verification (JCV) at the Philippine Overseas Labour Office in Dubai (POLO-Dubai) will be open to all applicants beginning August 1 (Monday).
The Philippine Overseas Labour Office in Dubai (POLO-Dubai) which has been upgrading its digital services and which has been on road tours with the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai (PCG-Dubai) to the Northern Emirates, is going for another outreach programme on September 18
The cronyism, press muzzling, peril and horrors of the 20-year Martial Law in the Philippines from September 21, 1972, heavily shrouded the idealist rebirth of a nation and 36 years after the Romualdez-Marcos clan was ousted on February 25, 1986 through the historic peaceful People Power, that “bad taste in the mouth,” have yet to be expelled.
This year’s celebration witnessed the participation of a group of diplomatic, economic and social figures, as well as a number of businessmen, entrepreneurs and Filipino families residing in the country.
Given the right to suffrage through the Overseas Absentee Voting Law of 2002, qualified overseas Filipinos must take advantage of this constitutional right and privilege that will help shape the progress and future of their homeland.
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.
There is no link between the issuance of the Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) for vacationing Filipinos to the Philippines and their non-payment of their universal health coverage, otherwise known as Philhealth - at least for now.
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.