overseas Filipino workers remittances - updates

Rappler's latest stories on overseas Filipino workers remittances


OFW remittances in December hit record high at $2.7B

Feb 20, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Although potential layoffs threaten the Saudi labor market OFW remittances last December surge by 4 9

RECORD HIGH. The continued deployment of skilled OFWs remains a key factor to the growth in remittance inflows, BSP says

PH peso to remain strong after Fed holds rates

Sep 19, 2015 - 12:31 PM

The Philippine peso is expected to remain strong throughout the year economists say Thanks to OFW remittances BPOs and tourism

STRONGEST IN A MONTH. The Friday finish is the Philippine peso's best showing in a month, just after the US Central Bank played hard to get and decided to put off the increase in interest rates later this year. Photo by Katherine Visconti

PH economy seen to recover in Q2 2015

Aug 01, 2015 - 9:18 AM

Government spending and ease in inflation should drive economic growth in the second quarter with consumer and infrastructure spending picking up First Metro Investment Corporation says

RECOVERED. The early second quarter signs point to a definite recovery from the measly 5.2% economic growth in the first three months of 2015, FMIC says. Shutterstock Photo

The need to #RemitSmarter

Mar 27, 2015 - 9:47 AM

Overseas Filipinos have more choices than ever before but only time will tell if they would adopt any of the newer remittance solutions

The lost message in OFW money

Oct 24, 2013 - 8:44 AM

In the absence of physical presence money is the concrete evidence that a foreign worker cares

Growth of remittances slows to 3.7% in March

May 15, 2013 - 3:03 PM

The rate of growth of personal remittances sent by Filipinos working and living abroad has slowed to 3 7 in March marking a possible impact of the global slowdown to a key driver of the Philippine economic growth

REMITTANCE INFLOWS. Filipinos overseas sent over $5 billion in the January to March period in 2013. Photo by AFP

Remittances grow 7.6% to $3.7-B in Jan-Feb

Apr 15, 2013 - 6:01 PM

Money sent home by Filipinos abroad continue to grow on the back of high job placements

STRONG START. Personal remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) rise over 7% in January-February 2013. Photo by AFP

Gov't sees 6% to 7% growth in Q1

Mar 25, 2013 - 6:32 PM

Remittances and election spending offset weak exports says socioeconomic planning chief Arsenio Balisacan

Remittances rise 8% to $1.9-B in Jan

Mar 15, 2013 - 7:26 PM

Personal remittances are growing as the Philippines sends more workers overseas

STRONG START. Personal remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) increased by 8.4% to 1.9-B in January 2013. Photo by AFP

INFOGRAPHIC: The story of overseas Filipino workers

Nov 25, 2012 - 3:03 PM

OFWs send home remittances which help fuel domestic consumption boosting the economy