Rappler's latest stories on pinoys abroad
DOLE eyes OFW deployment to Russia
'There is a demand for construction and household service workers in Russia,' says Labor Secretary Sylvestre Bello III in a statement
Studying in the US alone and at 15
It was my vulnerability which forced me to be braver and more independent than I was
Which countries pay OFWs the highest?
Here are the top paying countries and most in demand jobs abroad according to the workabroad ph s 2016 Overseas Report
OFW rights groups decry Kuwait's new medical screening system
An industry experts warns that this new scheme will slow down deployment to Kuwait in the next few months
1st in the US: California high school curriculum to include WWII in PH
No secondary school curriculum framework in the other 49 states covers the subject which is of personal interest to descendants of Filipino WWII veterans in the United States
One-stop service center for OFWs opens for business
The one stop service center is now ready to serve as many as 2000 to 3000 OFWs everyday
This online shop sells products with real social impact
Ethical jewelry fair trade greeting cards and accessories that give – these are just some of the many unique products you can buy in Cambio Market
POEA scraps OEC for returning OFWs
The overseas employment certificate also known as the OEC is scrapped for vacationing OFWs
#OFWTips: Love, money and making both work
Fear of not being loved prevents many OFWs from making rational financial decisions
PH to be test country for ILO's fair recruitment project
The United Nations labor agency selects the Philippines as a pilot country for its program on establishing a model against illegal recruitment
Do 'Black Lives Matter' to Filipinos? A call for empathy
We have a responsibility as the model minority to bridge the growing divide between blacks and whites in America
Lawmaker seeks creation of department for OFWs
The new department is seen to ensure a unified fast and coherent approach in extending government services to Filipinos overseas and their families
Lawmaker wants crisis management team for laid-off Middle East OFWs
Party list ACTS OFW says thousands of OFWs are affected by the economic downturn in the Middle East
Fil-Ams demand China exit from disputed sea
The world should condemn China s invasion and should increase pressure on China to exit Philippine waters now says FilAm community leader Rodel Rodis
Kuwait sets minimum wage for maids in first for Gulf
Aside from a new minimum wage of 200 a month domestic workers will also have a weekly day off and 30 days of annual paid leave among others
FilAm NGO angry, sad over Supreme Court tie
Oakland based Filipino Advocates for Justice vows to fight harder for immigrants
#BalikBayan: Farewell to 'big sister'
Erlinda Tiongco Galeon defined courage and commitment
Are you an OFW? Here are bad spending habits you need to break
Know how to set financial goals manage your income and borrow money wisely
Chocolatey love: OFW group seeks support for PH cacao farmers
A group of Filipino expats is using chocolates to express a different kind of affection: their love for the Philippines
Stranded Cebu Pacific passengers decry 'terrible crisis management'
Passengers of a diverted Cebu Pacific flight say the airline failed to assist them when they got stranded in Mumbai India
Overstaying Pinay in HK pleads guilty to dumping aborted baby
Maribel David awaits sentencing by a Hong Kong district court on July 13
My food tour, my 1st stop: Cagayan de Oro
Hours after leaving Toronto my first regional culinary tour begins in the City of Golden Friendship
Filipino concert promoter charged with fraud, alien smuggling
In Guam Jemuel Luciano is charged with 29 felony counts of visa fraud conspiracy to commit visa fraud harboring an illegal alien and alien smuggling
Overstaying Pinay, lover hid kids in Hong Kong for 19 years
The undocumented children say they have never gone to school because they do not have birth certificates and have been taught at home by their parents
PH officials to OFWs in Italy: Go out and vote
The consul general in Italy says they’ve implemented programs that will reach out to OFWs who live far from the polling precinct in Milan
#BalikBayan: Love letters from OFWs
Does love truly conquer all? Even distance?
Should blood money for executed OFW be given to his family?
Where should the P23 million blood money raised for executed OFW Joselito Zapanta go?
INFOGRAPHIC: The traits of a modern-day Pinoy abroad
What makes the modern Pinoy abroad more empowered in this day and age?
'Bibingka, hamon, tsokolate': Enjoy Filipino food this Christmas!
Continue celebrating Christmas the Pinoy way even if you re abroad with these classic Filipino Christmas recipes
300 OFWs in Saudi tents want to return home
Filipinos who couldn t buy travel tickets to the Philippines await deportation
#YolandaPH (Haiyan): Filipinos worldwide heed call to action
Learning about the storm through international news and social media Filipinos outside the country have heeded the call to help
Brace for another storm, Pinoys in US East Coast told
Although less powerful than Sandy the storm may trigger floods uproot trees and has prompted evacuations in New Jersey and cancelled flights at JFK airport
Pinoys in US Midwest prepare for 'Sandy'
The Filipino community in the area is advised to stay indoors and avoid coastal areas in the Great Lakes