By Michael Valderrama Friday, March 13, 2015 A COUPLE of days ago, I read an article in the BBC that suggested that the Philippines is the only nation in the world which is training its people to leave. Then I realized it’s true. The Philippines is one of the very few countries in the world […]
A salute to all those who wake up early to get us where we need to go.
SAN FRANCISCO, California – Two high-achieving Filipino American teenagers each received a $1,000 scholarship from the Young Filipino Professionals Association. Alexandra Drechsler, teenage beauty queen, fashion model, community advocate, blogger, scholar and INQUIRER.net correspondent is senior at Presentation High School. Julienne Sison, a “dance mama,” (a role that entails organizing rehearsals and being a “positive presence”), […]
Bitwage recently launched “International Payroll for the Individual,” allowing employees to receive wages internationally in local currency, from any U.S. employer. The service doesn’t require an individual to possess a bank account. Bitwage has partnered with Coins.ph to offer Philippine users a variety of payout options, including bank transfers, cash cards, cash pickup, mobile money, door-to-door delivery and bitcoin. “There […]
Article courtesy of Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com MANILA – Saying the continuing spread of the deadly Ebola disease will require more trained health workers to stamp it out within the next criticial months, World Health Organization (WHO) officials have asked the Philippines to send health professionals to help control the outbreak. The deaths from Ebola cases in […]
BAGUIO CITY, Sep. 2 (PIA) – – Officials and representatives from key government agencies, academe, professional groups and other stakeholders from Northern and Central Luzon gathered at the Summer Place Hotel here Friday, for a pre-summit conference for the 2nd Philippine Professional Summit set on October 15 – 16, 2013. Spearheaded by the Professional Regulatory […]
MANILA: Whenever a senior Filipino professional leaves to work abroad, alarm bells ring out and panic reigns across the land. “There goes the talent, woe unto us!” people cry out. The debate about brain drain has been around for decades. In the meantime, millions of other professionals stay, but people panic all the same. It’s […]