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EMBASSY DISCUSSES FILIPINO DIASPORA WITH FEDERAL SENATOR, DR. FLORDELIZ ‘GIGI’ OSLER

EMBASSY DISCUSSES FILIPINO DIASPORA WITH FEDERAL SENATOR, DR. FLORDELIZ ‘GIGI’ OSLER

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Francisco Noel R. Fernandez III of the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa exchanged ideas with Senator Flordeliz “Gigi” Osler on programs to support the Filipino diaspora across Canada. Over the luncheon on Thursday, 8 December 2022, Fernandez provided updates on the Credentials Recognition in Canada (CRC) Project being implemented by the Philippine Posts in Canada (PPC).  In addition to...

COVID-19 benefits helped economy rebound, but post-payment verification lacking: AG

COVID-19 benefits helped economy rebound, but post-payment verification lacking: AG

December 17, 2022–Canada’s auditor general says COVID-19 benefits were delivered quickly and helped mitigate economic suffering, but the federal government hasn’t done enough to recover billions of dollars in overpayments.   In a new report Tuesday, Karen Hogan said federal benefit programs provided relief to workers and employers affected by the pandemic and helped the national economy rebound.   “Overall,...

Philippine gov’t addressing hurdles confronting business sector

Philippine gov’t addressing hurdles confronting business sector

MANILA, December 6, 2022–The government is working to address the difficulties confronting the business sector, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Tuesday, underscoring the importance of business and investments in the country’s economic development. In his remarks during the 11th Arangkada Philippine Forum 2002, President Marcos enumerated those challenges, which include red tape, digitalization and energy cost. “I just came...

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