National ID, Approved By The Senate And Is Now On Final Reading

Last years, a lot of hearsay revolving around the feasibility of the national I.D has been all over. There were rumors that it will be out before 2017 ends; rumors that it will replace all given I.Ds by the government, and so on. Nevertheless, we are sure that this national I.D system would be the […]

“Anti-Elder Abuse Act,” Approved By House Panel

The House Bill 7030 or the “Anti-Elder Abuse Act” provides strong penalties for abuses committed against the elderly since it was never right to even plot on abusing people. Source: The bill’s scope would be in “elderly abuse” as a “single or repeated, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there […]

Walk-In Passport Application For First Time OFWs Soon As Per DFA

OFWs are currently enjoying their privilege in courtesy lanes at any Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Offices nationwide for passport application. Yes, that priority is a good thing however, how about those aspiring OFWs that are yet to have this perk? Image: Wikipedia Nowadays, jobs to different countries require a job offer and that would […]

BPO Subsector: Special Tax Rate Removed?

One of the reasons or possibilities that make doing business costly in the Philippines is the special tax rate. Moreover, there are recent news about this important matter given out by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), scrapped off the special tax rate that helped a subsector of the […]

Certificate Of Good Conduct For OFWs in UAE

Beginning the 4th of February, 2018, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who are attempting to get a job in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would be required to pass a Certificate of Good Conduct for them to be issued or granted a working permit. In accordance with the reports of UAE Coordination Committee, aspiring OFWs would […]

OFBank Now Open For OFWs and Filipinos Abroad

Since the late 70’s, a promise made by the government to OFWs was still on the way. Now, under President Rodrigo Duterte’s term, this promise will be at hand. Before we get to that, let me first tell you what this promise is. The OFW Bank or most commonly known as OFBank was an institution strategized by […]