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Calling all parents and supervising adults, the Ministry of Health has shared an important health reminder this summer season. With the increase in the rates of hand, food, and mouth disease (HMFD) in Singapore, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has issued a circular listing day care centres and kindergartens in the city-state which have been [...]

Perhaps anyone of us who has dreams of leaving the country for better opportunities abroad will experience some kind of anxiety, if not an outright fear – the fear of the unknown, as we prepare to embark on this new journey in life. But as with all things new and terrifying, there are various ways [...]

Singapore Holiday work

One of the few things most employees look forward to at work, whether they admit it or not – is the holidays. However, as the holidays come in few and (sometimes) far in between a year, it’s quite disheartening to learn that on some days, you just have to show up for work even on [...]

Aspiring OFWs and even those who have already landed a job here in Singapore need to be aware of their rights as employees. If there’s one thing you need to know about when it comes to your employment and labor rights here in the country, it’s the Employment Act (EA) of Singapore. If you have [...]

Before you decide to live and work here in Singapore, there are certain things that you need to know first which include labour terms and conditions which include your working hours, leaves, as well as vacations. In this post, we will share some of the basic provisions of the Singapore Labour laws regarding working hours, [...]

Earning money overseas is pretty much useless if one cannot send that money back home to their families in the form of remittances or through international money transfers. In short, remittance matters a lot in the life of OFWs and their families. However, not all families of OFWs have bank accounts they can work with. [...]

List of Jollibee Stores in Singapore

Where there are Filipinos, there you’ll also find Jollibee. Well… most likely. But that has been the case here in sunny Singapore, which makes total sense because of its proximity to the Philippines and because Singapore has a huge number of OFWs, as well. Since Jollibee’s entry in the Singaporean market in early 2013, the [...]

For anyone who has plans to go to South Korea whether for work or leisure, there has been an important change as to the processing of visa applications in order to go to South Korea. Starting July 1, 2018, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea will now let visitors obtain their visas through accredited [...]

In between the everyday challenges of working and living abroad and sticking to a budget to make sure that you money saved to send back home to your family, there are still other responsibilities which OFWs are left with, especially when it comes to financial matters. Read: 5 Habits Every OFW Needs to Avoid Perhaps, one [...]

Every Filipino needs to learn about the value of savings. While there are various ways to achieve financial freedom, building your personal savings is a great start. Fortunately, many banks nowadays have improved their savings and deposit products to help every Filipino reach their dreams. PSBank is among one of the top savings banks in [...]

As far as financial literacy is concerned, it’s safe to say that most Filipinos aren’t just quite there yet. OFWs, in particular, need this just as much as we all do, because it’s hard to see all your sacrifices go to waste right when you no longer have the capacity and opportunity to earn money [...]