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Overseas Filipinos' One Stop Online Portal for Diaspora Engagement.about-btn

With the steady inflow of remittances to the Philippines and the growing awareness of its potential for sustenance and development, the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) recognized the need to establish BaLinkBayan. A quip on the Filipino word balikbayan (a returning overseas Filipino), BaLinkBayan is a means to connect Filipino individuals and communities to the Philippines through the Diaspora to Development (D2D) program of the CFO. This program promotes and supports diaspora-driven initiatives such as investment, philanthropy, and technology and skills transfer.

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PhilHealth to Migrant Workers: Ensure Updated Records and Contributions

By: Emy Retuta

OVERSEAS Filipino Workers (OFWs) should make sure that their membership with the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is updated before leaving the country.

Updated member records and premium contributions will help ensure that migrant worker-members of PhilHealth, including their legal dependents, will be able to avail themselves of their benefits when the need arises.

NAGA AWARDED AS COUNTRY’S MOST COMPETITIVE COMPONENT CITY

Naga City - 3rd Regional Competitiveness Summit

City Mayor John Bongat, along with City Administrator Jun Mongoso, CEPPIO Chief Allen Reondanga, ACTO Chief Alec Santon, and Clarine Palomares Tobias, former president of the Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce and Industry, received the award for the city.

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) congratulates Naga City for being awarded as the Most Competitive Component City in the Philippines by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC). The City Government of Naga is working with CFO in the implementation of the Joint Migration and Development Initiative in Bicol. Moreover, Naga City’s online services are also pilot tested in CFO’s BaLinkBayan website.

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