Author: RJ Sausa

RJ Sausa has been working in Thailand as an educator for ten years now. Currently, he is a freelance writer and educational consultant.

POEA issues new guidelines on the processing of OECs of balik-manggagawa or returning workers

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has issued specific guidelines on the processing of exit clearance of returning workers pursuant to the POEA Governing Board Resolution No. 4, Series of 2018 amending Section 22 of the Revised POEA Rules and Regulations Governing the Recruitment and Employment of Landbased OFWs of 2016. The guidelines cover (1) returning… Read more »

POEA: More Pinoy Nurses and Caregivers needed in Japan

Deadline of Application: April 30, 2019 PRESS RELEASE The Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (JICWELS) needs qualified applicants to fill up another batch of vacancies for 50 nurses or kangoshi and 300 careworkers or kaigofukushishi for deployment in Japan under the Framework for the Movement of Natural Persons of the Philippines-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement… Read more »

Normal work day for “Big Joke” no comment on transfer

In a report by The Nation, Former Immigration Bureau Chief Pol Lt-General Surachate Hakparn otherwise known as “Big Joke” was seen reporting to work yesterday at the Royal Thai Police Headquarters. Last Friday, Royal Thai Police Chief Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda ordered Surachate’s transfer to an inactive post at the headquarters. According to the report… Read more »

Pinoy students win BIG in Vietnam International math Competition

Filipino student mathletes won 10 medals in the 16th Hanoi Open Mathematics Challenge (HOMC 2019) held on 2-6 April, 2019 in Vietnam. The event was participated by more than 700 students from China, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Poland, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. “It’s the first international… Read more »

Singapore proposed Fake News Law feared to stifle free speech

The new Bill to Protect Society from Online Falsehoods and Malicious Actors has its first reading on Monday in Singapore. According to the Ministry of Law, “the Bill seeks to protect society against damage from online falsehoods created by malicious actors. Such online falsehoods have had serious consequences. They are being used to divide society,… Read more »

Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands to build fourth tower

Las Vegas Sands Corporation announced on April 3 the bold expansion plan of the Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay Sands with the immediate construction of the fourth tower next to the existing towers. According to Las Vegas Sands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon G. Adelson, “Marina Bay Sands is an iconic tourism destination that has… Read more »

Royal Coronation Preps Up

Preparation for the Royal Coronation Ceremony of King Rama X has already started with the collection of waters from different important and sacred sources was done last week. The waters will be combined and used for the Royal Purification and Anointment Ceremonies during the Coronation. For more information about the Royal Coronation Ceremony visit this… Read more »


Thousands of second-hand books available from Bangkok’s largest collection of English language titles Neilson Hays Library, a Bangkok institution renowned for its collection of over 20,000 English language books, is opening its doors on Saturday 25th May and Sunday 26th May from 9:30am to 4:00pm for its bi-annual book sale. Locals, ex-pats and tourists alike… Read more »

IN PHOTOS: Meet the 40 Candidates of the 2019 Bb. Pilipinas

The Grand Coronation Night is scheduled on June 9, 2019 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The 40 candidates will be vying for six crowns: Miss Universe Philippines, Bb Pilipinas International, Bb Pilipinas Intercontinental, Bb Pilipinas Supranational, Bb Pilipinas Globe, and Bb Pilipinas Grand International