Tag: OFW

Micro-enterprises, OFWs may avail of up to P100,000 loan from Iloilo Province

Small businesses and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) may borrow up to P100,000 through the Expanded Micro Business Recovery Assistance During Crisis and Emergency (EMBRACE) Program of the Iloilo Provincial Government. The Sangguniang Panlalawigan has passed the Provincial Ordinance 2020-07-06 entitled “An Ordinance…Read More »

Philhealth to OFWs: Premium payment voluntary during COVID-19 pandemic but rate increase still applies

Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is giving consideration to the plight of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) by making payment of contribution voluntary during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. However, the agency reminded migrant workers that provisions of Republic Act 11223 or…Read More »