Category: Buhay OFW

Duterte enacts into law RA 11227 OFW Handbook Law

The Official Gazette published on 2 March 2019 Republic Act 1127: An act mandating the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to develop, publish, disseminate and update a handbook on the rights and responsibilities of migrant workers, amending for the purpose republic act no. 8042, otherwise known as the “Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of… Read more »

Know how to request your PSA documents (Birth, Marriage, Death, CENOMAR) and have it delivered right at your doorstep

The Philippine Statistics Authority through its website extends its services to OFWs. OFWs can now request a copy of PSA documents such birth, marriage and death certificates as well as CENOMAR online. PSA delivers these documents worldwide through PhilPost and FedEx. Other features of the website include: request status inquiry, directory of PSA Serbilis… Read more »

Another Pinoy drowns in Queensland, Australia

In a bulletin released on 28 February, the Department of Foreign affairs confirmed the death of an unnamed Filipino who drowned off Flinders Beach in North Stradbroke Island on Monday, 25 February. The victim was a student from Queensford College in Brisbaine. DFA further stated that “this is the fifth drowning incident abroad involving Filipinos… Read more »

PAL’s biggest seat sale starts March 1 to 10

To mark Philippine Airlines’ 78th anniversary, over 2 million discounted domestic and international seats will be available starting March 1 to March 10, said PAL vice president for sales Ryan Uy. Travel dates are from March 16 to Dec. 31, 2019. One-way base fares start at P78 for domestic flights and $78 for international destinations,… Read more »