She is a medical genetics resident based in Manhattan.
Christine Umandap, originally from Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, had long set her sights on New York-not just because of the countless opportunities the city offered a young doctor like her, but also because of the rich culture that colored its every
She is an architect who is now chasing her childhood dream.
Proof that you don't always have to take the path that seems to stretch out in front of you: This 27-year-old architect and real estate broker who, upon moving to Finland, finally got to chase her childhood dream.Kimberly
Exciting news!
Another reason to get excited for Alden Richards and Kathryn Bernardo's upcoming movie: Maymay Entrata is going to be part of the film! Maymay will be shooting with the cast in Hong Kong for three weeks, according to PEP.ph, which
The first-time pair and writer-director Jason Paul Laxamana talk about the upcoming movie set in Japan.
After posting a bunch of clues for the internet to decode, Julia Barretto and Gerald Anderson finally confirm that they're starring in a new movie called Between Maybes. The first-time pair plays the leads in the Japan-set movie
‘Our Filipino IT professionals back home are grossly underpaid.’
Jobs in the information technology sector often make it to lists of the most in-demand and most well-paying jobs in the Philippines. While we can't always wrap our heads around what our friends in IT do for a living-
Moving abroad comes with its own set of pros and cons.
Moving abroad, as with any major career decision, comes with its own set of pros and cons. But while home sickness, the lack of a strong support system, and a potentially higher cost of living all fall under the latter, a fresh
Say 'Sawasdee ka' to a change of scenery!
Thanks to a high demand for English-speaking teachers in Thailand, Filipinos have long been moving to our neighboring Southeast Asian nation to work as teachers-and along with it, enjoy high pay, low cost of living, and a fascinating cultural landscape.
She got in the prestigious Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme for 2018.
Anjenette "Chit" V. Lacson, 24, was born and raised in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat and studied and practiced as a teacher in Davao City, but thanks to the prestigious Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme, she now teaches English in Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan.
The Kuwaiti blogger posted a racist video about OFWs.
'Nag-joke lang ako, wala naman akong sinirang buhay.'
What seemed to be an innocent mother-daughter travel photo turned into a hotly-debated post when Alex Gonzaga captioned her Japan photo as, "Ang sabi nga nila: Japan, Japan sagot sa kahirapan!" Several netizens found offense in the caption and reacted
According to an annual report by Workabroad.ph.
These days, it seems like everyone wants to experience working and living abroad-even if it's just temporarily. The truth is, however, it's insanely competitive; the list of in-demand jobs is short and you'll have
Jamila Millar Velasco has been living and working in Dubai since 2014.
Did you know that, as of 2016, over 600,000 Filipinos are working and living in the UAE? For a lot of Filipinos, the UAE, specifically Dubai, is the ~dream~ destination for when we aspire to work abroad. One Pinay tells us
Who doesn't want to?
It's no secret that Scandinavian countries are some of the happiest nations in the world. According to the World Happiness Report (yes, that's a real thing, published in support of the UN High-Level Meeting on happiness and
Still fantasizing about moving abroad?
We all know that the ideal thing to do is stay in your country of birth and work towards making it a better place. But sometimes, when you're stuck in traffic, or the headlines are inundated with news of politicians&#
'To be honest, ang daming pogi!'
Dating's hard enough for a Pinas-based Pinay, but when you're a Pinay in a foreign land who barely knows anyone, doesn't speak the native tongue, and knows nothing about the unwritten dating rules, you're going to have
It's hardly a life of luxury.
Admit it: At some point, you've probably dreamt of living and working abroad, even if it's just for a little bit. You have ~grand~ dreams about moving to a foreign country, traveling everywhere, and earning enough to support your family.
Better update that resume!
If you're looking to work abroad, several things may up your chances, including your education, your foreign language proficiency, and of course, the hiring rates of the country you're planning to work in.According to a survey of
'We are not your servants.'
Women were outraged when Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) director general Guiling Mamondiong made sexist statements. For starters, Mamondiong said women should no longer work abroad because they are "pinapadala sa ibang bansa para gawing alipin lamang (being sent abroad
He also claimed that the Philippines has a female-to-male ratio of 'five women to one man.'
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) director general Guiling Mamondiong has caused quite a stir with his comments about female oversears Filipino workers (OFWs)."Mamondiong said the government should find ways to provide women livelihood in the country because many of
You're always excited when the balikbayan box arrives.
Being an OFW has its challenges, and come the holidays or birthdays, well, it gets a little bit harder. But luckily, most OFWs and their families already have their maparaan ways of keeping the love alive and celebrating special occasions together in
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