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2014 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas

The deadline for the submission of nominations for the 2014 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas is fast approaching. Mark your calendars. Nominations should be received by Presidential Awards Secretariat on or before 31 May 2014. The Presidential Awards honors distinguished Filipino individuals and organizations overseas, who by their exceptional achievements or humanitarian efforts, have given form and substance to Filipino excellence and the time-honored values of pakikipag-kapwa, pagtutulungan, and pagkakaisa. The awardees include exemplars of Filipino excellence, individuals who have dedicated their work in the service of the Filipino…

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OFW – Sharing Love Foundation Kuwait is on Its 3rd Year

OFW – Sharing Love Foundation Kuwait celebrated their 3rd anniversary last November 29, 2013 in Asia Asia Restaurant. A beauty pageant was part of their celebration. The Coronation was led by the Recordable Media Group International (RMGI) with Mrs. Cheryl Bulawit Alqabandi. They were entertained by D’ Middle String Band, which is under RMGI.               “Surprise” Special Awards and Loyalty Awards were also given away by Mrs. Cheryl Bulawit Alqabandi.   The beautiful winners were: Ms. Estrella Candia for Ms. OFW-Sharing Love Foundation Kuwait 2013,…

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Filipino Kuwait Remittance Association celebrates 1st Anniversary

It began from a friendly chat at Watiya Complex between co-workers from exchange branches who agreed to organize a get-together for all Filipinos working in remittance / money exchange. It was successfully organized on January 9, 2013 with the cooperation of some bank representatives. This is how the Filipino Kuwait Remittance Association (FKRA) was born. Meetings and events followed and it has been a year since then. They held their anniversary party on January 9, 2014 at the Carlton Hotel in Kuwait City. MAJOR SPONSORS MR. RAJESH NAIR                           …

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House to probe PhilHealth and SSS premium increase

The House of Representatives will inquire into the recent increase in the premium contributions of millions of members of the Social Security System (SSS) and the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth). The committee on good government and public accountability will handle the inquiry. The investigation was prompted by Resolution 660, filed by Reps. Neri Colmenares and Carlos Zarate of Bayan Muna, and Antonio Tinio of Alliance of Concerned Teachers. SSS will raise members’ contribution from 10.4 percent to 11 percent in order to reduce its unfunded liability of about P1.1…

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