New Philippine Peso Bills

Bonjour. Mabuhay. I’m sure by now you are well aware of the new Peso bills circulating around specially with the holiday rush just around the corner. Here are some information on the new Philippine money so we would all be familiar with it: STEPS IN RECOGNIZING GENUINE BSP NOTES STUDY and FAMILIARIZE yourself with theContinue reading “New Philippine Peso Bills”

How To Know Fake Philippine Money

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Now that the Holiday Season is in full swing, kailangan mas maging masinop at matalino. Lalo na sa pera dahil panahon na naman ng pagreregalo. Here are some tips on knowing genuine money. The characteristics of genuine new Philippine Peso bills are: Embossed bill wordings – The title of the bill and theContinue reading “How To Know Fake Philippine Money”

POEA: OFWs told: Choose work in Pinoy-friendly countries

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Planning to work abroad? The government says it is better to choose countries that have worker friendly regulations. PHILIPPINE Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) maintained its position to protect rights of Filipino migrant workers by implementing a deployment ban in 41 countries found violating existing labor laws. POEA Regional Director Delfina Camarillo claimed theseContinue reading “POEA: OFWs told: Choose work in Pinoy-friendly countries”

News on Helper’s Bill

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Here’s something to watch for. The House of Representatives is moving towards the passage of a “kasambahay bill,” which seeks to provide them more benefits and accord household helpers better labor conditions. Democratic Independent Workers’ Association party-list Rep. Emmeline Y. Aglipay said the House committee on labor and employment chaired by Northern SamarContinue reading “News on Helper’s Bill”

The Helper’s Bill / Batas Kasambahay

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Here’s some facts I found regarding this proposed bill for Household Helpers. =============================================================== There are more than six hundred thousand household helpers in the Philippines. And yet only a few families who employ household helpers know that the Philippines has laws (and pending bills) on the employment of househelpers. Our current laws forContinue reading “The Helper’s Bill / Batas Kasambahay”

DFA: Nov. 7 passport appointments moved to Nov. 8-18

Bonjour. Mabuhay. DFA Update for passport appointments. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said passport applicants with appointments on November 7 may be accommodated from November 8 to 18. “All applicants scheduled for an appointment for passporting on the said date will be accommodated anytime from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon), Monday to Friday,Continue reading “DFA: Nov. 7 passport appointments moved to Nov. 8-18”