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For many OFWs, saving up and remitting money back home is only possible by opening several bank accounts. However, when you have several accounts already open, managing them can be a daunting task to do. And while our intentions may be well and good since we know that banks offer different types of benefits for [...]

Aspiring OFWs at this point will still have to go through the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, which is a member institution and an attached agency of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), which is mandated to protect and promote the welfare of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) as well as their dependents. OWWA Membership comes [...]

Filipinos have plenty to be proud of. Not only are we a people hospitable to foreigners, hardworking for the employers we work for, but we also have young students with academic gifts, such as those who joined the 15th International Mathematics Contest (IMC) held from August 2 to 5 in Singapore. The Philippine delegation won 27 [...]

Working overseas has many benefits, but we all know that this is not going to be a permanent thing. That’s why it’s important to take care of oneself and prepare for situations that could cost you money for you or your loved ones’ hospitalization. In the Philippines, the most common and most accessible form of [...]

One of the main things foreigners love about the Philippines – aside from our friendly and hospitable people, is the Philippine mangoes. In fact, foreigners coming from the Philippines’ neighbouring countries like Korea, Japan, and Singapore list the Philippine mangoes among the top 5 things they love about the Philippines. And who wouldn’t? We, Filipinos, [...]

As culturally diverse as Singapore is, there are still people who hold on to their prejudices against foreign nationals living in the same city as them. And while it’s a sad reality to see even on a normal day at any regular public location, the best thing we can all do is to not pass [...]

The digital age is well upon us. At this point in time, some even claim that what you can imagine can happen in our world today through technology. And as it serves that purpose –technology through computers and artificial intelligence are looking to take over various industries where they have practical need for them – [...]

Singapore is one of those Asian countries which take pride in its effective healthcare system, which in effect, results to lower mortality rates and higher life expectancy rates. However, an ageing population also has its own set of problems, one of which is age-related illnesses such as dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease, among others, [...]

Budget travellers flying through and from Singapore have good news to look forward to starting the end of this year as more travel options will be available to them, packaged in quality Singaporean flight service bannered by Changi, which is considered Asia’s busiest and most connected international airport. Budget travellers can now plan for their [...]

Singapore, despite being one of the most visited destinations in Asia, also has its “dark side”, especially in the city’s red light districts, where gambling and other illegal activities are known to be conducted. Owing to this fact, authorities have set their sights in these areas, and conduct covert operations to track down violators and [...]

Are you always rushing to get on a scheduled train ride? Mark your calendar to avoid any unwarranted delay and any unpleasant travel experience sometime in August, as there will be a scheduled security screening at entry and exit points in certain MRT stations in the city. Security checks are common during preparation for city-wide [...]