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Oftentimes, working overseas puts Filipinos under a lot of pressure to perform well and to get along well with their foreign colleagues and employers. However, for some, this also becomes an opportunity to know more about themselves and to be able to express themselves in ways unknown even to their families back home. Filipina Worker [...]

Life as an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) requires us to learn new things and to adjust to the ways of the new people we work and the country we are based in. Aside from these things, one thing that never changes is our desire to help out our families through the money we send back [...]

A Singapore-based accountant with access to his company’s checkbooks and bank accounts has been charged of embezzling nearly SGD4 million from his company over four years of working for them, remitting most of the money back home to the Philippines. For this, the Filipino accountant was sent to court for trial regarding the misappropriation of [...]

The Singapore Police have arrested two Filipino women for suspected involvement in unlicensed money-lending operations in the city-state. According to the police, they were tipped regarding the suspicious activities last September 3. The two Filipino women were believed to be issuing loans to foreign workers in Singapore. Filipinas Arrested for Alleged Involvement in Unlicensed Money-Lending [...]

Desperate times call for desperate measures. This was something a British expat based in Singapore decided to live by after he lost his job and ran into financial trouble. The permanent resident feared that the authorities would not extend his Filipino wife’s long-term visit pass as he could not continue sponsoring her stay in the [...]

It’s strange to hear when people say that Singapore is a boring place to be. Although it’s a small country, a city-state, actually, there are plenty of fun things to do when you’re traveling here by yourself or with friends and family. But first, let’s talk about what Singapore is best known for. Singapore has [...]

Riding on the country’s bid to become one of the first nations to launch autonomous bus services for public use, ST Engineering has launched its first series of test runs involving driverless buses last August 25. During the week of the test, a number of external factors such as roaming peacocks, meandering tourists, and curbside [...]

Working overseas opens up several opportunities not only in terms of career, education, and family life but it also opens up the choice to become citizens of your host nation; a choice, which Alvin Dimalanta and his family of four, embraced after living in Singapore for over 20 years. The Dimalanta family was among the [...]

As progressive and advanced as Singapore may be, its resources as a nation, are among one of the key areas that it needs to monitor and maximize to the best of its capabilities to protect its nationhood and society in the long run – as in the case of Singapore’s Semakau Landfill, which is the [...]

For many OFWs who have been working abroad for a number of years already, updating government records or requesting new ones can be a challenge given the fact that most of the important transactions for these documents are done only in the Philippines. However, this does not mean that you cannot request or file for [...]

On Wednesday (Aug 21), the Changi Airport Group (CAG) released an advisory regarding cases of scam calls made through Viber, which ask individuals for their bank account numbers to claim a prize in the ‘Be a Changi Millionaire’ promotion. Changi authorities have already received nine reports of such scam calls through Viber. Security investigation launched [...]