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A gifting platform offers a familiar, yet new unboxing experience.
The season of giving came and went just like that, which means it’ll be a while before we restart the countdown to Christmas. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t other opportunities to celebrate important occasions like birthdays, graduations, promotions, and anniversaries. Sometimes, we ...
Filipinos are the preferred nationality in the healthcare sector in the province.
The Canadian province of Saskatchewan is planning to hire full-time nursing and laboratory staff from the Philippines in 2022, a report from a Canadian news service said Thursday. According to the Saskatoon Star Phoenix, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) will hire up to ...
She was jailed for four weeks.
A Filipino domestic worker in Singapore faced charges after she filled her employer’s drinking water with water from the toilet bowl. Gozar Rose Magtanong, 32, was jailed for four weeks on September 27 after she pleaded guilty to committing mischief and using ...
The pandemic devastated the cruise ship industry, but there are signs the worst may be over.
Jannel Montero was in Sydney, Australia when news about a highly infectious new disease started spreading worldwide. The 27-year-old was working as a staff member of Dream Cruises, a cruise line owned by Genting Hong Kong. Things still seemed to be relatively ...
Pinoys are helping prop up the economy of the island in the English Channel.
After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in a referendum in 2016 (what has since been called Brexit), there was widespread uncertainty about its effect on the British way of life. In Jersey, in particular, farmers expressed concern that there ...
But domestic workers in Hong Kong are facing challenges in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
The average monthly salary of foreign domestic workers (FDWs) in Hong Kong exceeded HK$5,000 for the first time ever in 2020.ALSO READ: LABORWhy Are Supermarket Cashiers (Almost) Always Women?Here's How Many Leaves You Have Under PH Labor LawsAccording to a study by ...
Crisel Consunji says that OFWs need their stories told but are already 'strong' and 'empowered' on their own.
Local film festival Cinemalaya has always been a venue for Filipino films and independent filmmakers to shine, but it has also been a platform for creatives—directors, scriptwriters, actors, and producers alike—to shed light on issues worth greater discourse. This is exactly why ...
OFWs are fueling the boom of franchising.
As part of my work with the Philippine Franchise Association as well as with both Francorp and U-Franchise, I’ve been fortunate enough to go on overseas franchise missions to promote Philippine brands internationally and speak to and learn from the many Filipinos ...
The suspect has confessed to the crime.
Seven women, including four Filipinas, were the victims of Cyprus’s first-ever alleged serial killer. The Filipinas were identified as Maricar Arquila, Arian Palanas Lozano, Mary Rose Tiburcio and Tiburcio’s six-year-old daughter Sierra Grace. The three other victims include a Romanian woman and her ...
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