Wednesday, December 28, 2011

The Mind Museum of the Philippines

Question: What do you get if you mix: vision for science education, the Bayanihan spirit of

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

No one does Christmas like Pinoys

We, Pinoys celebrate the longest Christmas season in the world. What culture celebrates the holiday season as early as September and late as the first week of January of the following year?  Christmas, it's more fun in the Philippines.  Read more.

Monday, December 26, 2011

Former OFW finds his niche as techno-preneur

As they say, find your passion and strengths. "Start small, think big, work hard!" as advised by this former OFW.  Likewise, finding your inclination and strengths in life then using it as basis for your business or any other venture will surely help you forward.  Read more...

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Construction of Daang Hari-SLEX road to begin February 2012

Finally, one of the government's centerpiece programs, the PPP,  takes off with Ayala Corporation as the winning bidder.  Hopefully, the other toll road projects announced through the PPP such as the NLEX-SLEX Connector Road, the NAIA Expressway 2 and the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALA) Phase 1-Cavite Side and Phase 2-Laguna Side would also be up for bidding in 2012. Read more...

PhilHealth clarifies docs for OFW coverage

Social safety nets such as PhilHealth are very important for an OFW family's future.  But programs such as this should be affordable and easy to enrol in for OFWs and their families.  Read more...

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

OFWs come home for high paying jobs

Hopefully, OFWs coming home for good paying outsourcing jobs will continue so there would less Filipinos going abroad and leaving their families.

Monday, December 19, 2011

POEA opens more kiosks to help OFWs

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is one of the frontline agencies tasked to service OFWs and their families.

Remittances hit new record high in November

Being one of the top four countries that receive foreign remittances in the world is one of the reasons the Philippines has a vibrant domestic economy.

This is why the government's economic managers and local/foreign businesses closely watch this economic indicator.  Read more...

OFW families saving more in 4th quarter

A high savings rate is one of the indicators of a healthy domestic economy.  Why?  Investments in infrastructure, agriculture, tourism, factories, etcetera require financing.  And financing stems from savings coming from local and foreign sources.

That is why it is great news that OFW families are starting to save more as indicated in this article.  Read more...