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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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Commission on Filipinos Overseas Signs Moa with Information and Communications Technology Office for Its Tech4ed Project

 Photo shows (L-R): MISD Director Romeo Rosas II, CFO Chairperson Sec. Imelda M. Nicolas, ICTO Executive Director Usec. Louis Napoleon Casambre and e-Society Office Deputy Executive Director Ms. Beatrice Quimson after signing the Memorandum of Agreement.

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) and the Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO) of the Department of Science and Technology signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 at the CFO Office. The MOA defines the support, cooperation and collaboration between ICTO and CFO especially with regards to the Technology for Economic Development (Tech4ED) Project, BaLinkBayan and Peso Sense Projects, respectively.

Philippines Makes Doing Business Easier

Starting a business simplified to 6 steps and 8 days; payroll-related payments reduced from 36 to 13

14 April 2015 Manila, Philippines—The Philippines today unveiled reforms simplifying the process of starting a business to 6 steps and 8 days, down from the existing set-up requiring 16 steps and 34 days. The government also announced e-government initiatives for accessible and convenient online transactions for payroll-related payments to Philhealth and Pag-IBIG, reducing the number of payments from 36 to 13 per year.

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