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OWWA urges OFWs’ dependents to avail of scholarship programs

OWWA urges OFWs’ dependents to avail of scholarship programs

2024 July 17 MANILA – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) has urged children and dependents of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to start preparing their documents as the online application for its scholarship program will soon start. In a Facebook post on Wednesday, the OWWA announced that the application period for the Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) and the OFW...

The largest public transit investment in Canadian history

2024 July 17 We’re making the largest public transit investment in Canadian history. Our government’s new Canada Public Transit Fund will invest $30 billion in community infrastructure to expand, improve, and modernize public transit – giving Canadians affordable options to get around, and making sure housing development is linked to that funding. Let’s make public transit better, faster, and easier to use....

Solidum: Well-being of Filipinos ‘top priority’ in S&T sector

Solidum: Well-being of Filipinos ‘top priority’ in S&T sector

2024 July 17 MANILA – Promotion of well-being is among the top priorities of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) under the Marcos administration, Secretary Renato Solidum Jr. said Wednesday. The DOST programs, he said, are anchored on strategic pillars supporting the President’s agenda, prioritizing the desire for every Filipino to have good health. “Thus, the top pillar is the...

Cruise visa waiver to boost post-pandemic tourism – BI

Cruise visa waiver to boost post-pandemic tourism – BI

2024 July 17 MANILA – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Wednesday said the newly launched Cruise Visa Waiver program will attract more cruise tourists to the Philippines as it simplifies the visa process for passengers on cruise ships. According to Commissioner Norman Tansingco, the initiative is to enhance the Philippines’ position as a top cruise destination, offering a secure and...

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