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14 April 2015

Filipino Financial Problems? Here Are Key Reasons Why

High borrowing and lack of saving habit, says Chairperson of Commission on Filipinos Overseas


VM Sathish
Emirates 24/7
April 10, 2015

Participants during the awareness campaign (Supplied)

Heavy borrowings and a lack of saving habit have been blamed for the financial problems the Filipinos are facing in the country and abroad.

Imelda M. Nicolas, Chairperson of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), said she was shocked to know the high level of financial debt the Filipinos carry in the country and abroad.

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06 April 2015

Modus Operandi Involving Illegal Recruitment of Filipinos Uncovered by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas


Around 130 men and women from Manila, Ilocos, Abra and Bicol stood in front of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) last Friday, March 27, 2015 with the hope of working abroad. They were recruited through Facebook and promised work as dairy farm assistants, farm workers, nurses and healthcare workers in countries such as New Zealand, Australia, Canada and South Korea. The alleged illegal recruiter instructed the unknowing victims to pay a processing fee between P 130,000.00 - P215,000.00 through bank and personal transactions for the supposed paperwork necessary for overseas employment.

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01 April 2015

TFC and CFO Take Partnership Further in 2015 for Overseas Filipinos

CFO gears up for 2015 Regional Summit in Europe and YouLeaD forum in the Philippines after successful Global Summit, co-presented by The Filipino Channel


The Filipino Channel (TFC)

April 1, 2015 (Quezon City) - Right on the heels of their successful partnership for the 3rd Global Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora (3GS) in February at the historic Manila Hotel, the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) and ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel (TFC), are gearing up for more partnerships for the overseas Filipinos in 2015.   

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