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Balikbayan box rates increased after BoC raised customs duties

We won’t survive if we don’t hike rates -- forwarders LOS ANGELES – Alberto Lina, commissioner of the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BoC),...

OFWs’ remittances up 5.2% in April, Central Bank says

MANILA -- Money sent home by Filipino migrant workers increased in April, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported. The Central Bank said cash remittances...

Decisive action needed on OFWs maltreatment

It is time for the Philippine government to act decisively on the maltreatment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia. This pernicious issue...

Probers blame oil-platform owners for death of 3 OFWs

Cusia lauds panel for its thorough, impartial probe CHICAGO -- One worker in an oil rig platform asked two other workers “if...

OFWs in Canada win class suit, will be paid $1.3 M

CHICAGO – Seventy-five overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Canada have won a class-action suit they filed against the owner of transnational chain Denny’s Restaurants...