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Poe confirms husband renounced US citizenship

MANILA - Senator and presidential candidate Grace Poe confirmed on Sunday that her husband Neil Llamanzares has renounced his U.S. citizenship.

Binay promises pension fund for overseas workers

Vice President Jejomar Binay on Sunday laid out his plans to strengthen the support mechanism for Filipino migrant workers. 

Roxas: There will be jobs in PH for OFWs

Presidential aspirant Manuel 'Mar' Roxas II on Sunday said there will be more job opportunities in the Philippines for Filipinos working abroad if he becomes preisdent.

Miriam: Working abroad should only be an option

Leaving the Philippines to work abroad should only be an option and not a necessity, according to presidential aspirant Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago.

How Grace Poe plans to help OFWs

Presidential candidate Senator Grace Poe on Sunday said overseas Filipino workers should not be subjected to the "tanim-bala" extortion scheme in the airport.

Duterte wants department, bank for OFWs

A department devoted entirely to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and a bank to accept their remittances: these are just some of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte's plans to help OFWs if he is elected president.

Ailing OFW dreams of coming home to kids' embrace

Dubai maid Cristy Guinto dreams of the day she returns home to take care of her mother and two children, but not until she can find a higher paying job at home that can both pay the bills and bail her out of debt.

Overseas Absentee Voters, 2016 elections

These interactive map and graphs show the distribution of overseas absentee voters across the regions, countries, Comelec posts, and territories around the world. Overseas absentee voters are classified into two types: seafarer and land-based.
 

Not on the list? 280 Pinoys in Kuwait fail to vote

KUWAIT – Around 280 registered Filipino overseas voters were not able to vote after they failed to find their names on the certified list of voters.

LA fans gather to mourn, celebrate Prince

Los Angeles celebrated the late entertainer with a rally in Leimert Park on Thursday night, hours after he was found dead in his Minnesota home. Balitang America, 23 April 2016