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Philippines No. 1 Immigrant Source to Canada in 2014

3 years ago

More than 40,000 Filipinos became permanent residents of Canada in 2014, making the Philippines the top source country for Canadian immigration last year, according to the Canada Immigration Newsletter. ...

CBCP Exec Lauds POEA Policy on Exit Clearance

3 years ago

An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines lauded the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration’s lifting of mandatory payments for overseas Filipino workers’ exit clearances. CBCP Commission for ...

Light a Candle for Mary Jane Veloso!

3 years ago

Manila, April 27 – As I write this piece, the vigils are being held in various places, white ribbons are being worn, prayers are being said, candles are being ...

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  • 23 May 2018
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    Remittances decreased in March

    Money sent home by Filipinos working overseas declined 9.8 percent year-on-year in March, the biggest drop in 15 years, following the repatriation of Filipinos from Kuwait. Data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas showed the decline in remittances in March was the sharpest since the 10.9-percent fall in April ...

  • 23 May 2018
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    P16B cruise port proposed

    Port mogul Enrique Razon has offered to build a $308-million cruise port facility in Manila. The project has obtained the support of President Duterte as the proposal is in line with the government’s National Cruise Tourism Development Strategy (NCTDS). Razon through his real estate company Sureste Properties Inc. proposed ...

  • 20 May 2018
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    Poke-what?

    Two decades ago somewhere in Tokyo, a young Japanese boy spent his playtime catching all sorts of insects and tadpoles. Over time the young boy’s obsession of catching creatures evolved into a hobby that created a game of catching, training and trading creatures – all in an electronic world. ...