Category: Buhay OFW

DFA allocates OFW priority lane for passport renewal

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) had now exempted Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from getting an appointment schedule for renewal of passports, according to Office of Consular Affairs Assistant Secretary Frank Cimafranca on Wednesday, January 10. Now, OFWs share the same “priority status” with senior citizens, persons with disabilities or differently abled persons, minors below… Read more »

New FilCom leaders in Chiang Mai take oath

The Honorary Consulate of the Philippines in Chiang Mai has just announced its new set of community leaders in Lampang. This was made public through the said Facebook page, last January 7, 2018. The new set of officers took oath last January 6, 2018, at the Nanthana Village in Pa Daet, Chiang Mai. The ceremony… Read more »

WATCH: Foreigner sings Philippine geography

  If you think learning Philippine geography is difficult, well, this foreigner might challenge your capacity. Amara Sims’ video on “OFW Si Bess” has garnered over 2,500 likes, 1,189 comments and over 52,000 views. Sims works as a missionary English teacher at Bangkok Adventist International School. Her mom is a Filipina but she grew up… Read more »