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BaLinkBayan

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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NCC announces: Makati City is 2014 MOST COMPETITIVE CITY and Daet is Most Competitive Municipality

MAKATI CITY IS 2014 MOST COMPETITIVE CITY AND DAET IS MOST COMPETITIVE MUNICIPALITY

CFO/BaLinkBayan’s LGU partners Cagayan de Oro and Naga City make it to top of rankings!!!

The 2014 Most Competitive City is Makati City while the Most Competitive Municipality is Daet, Camarines Sur as announced by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) last August 8, 2014 during the Regional Competitiveness Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay. CFO’s BaLinkBayan partner LGUs Cagayan de Oro City and Naga City took the 2nd and 3rd spot respectively, in the overall competitiveness category.

Fred Cordova, the man who made Filipinos in America proud of their history and heritage

Fred Cordova, the man who made Filipinos in America proud of their history and heritage

Fred Cordova, the founding president of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS), left a great inspiration to Overseas Filipinos to remember their roots and give back to the Philippines in ways that they can. Through his life and great works, the book "Filipinos: Forgotten Asian Americans" and his lobbied resolution on the celebration of Filipino American History month every October in the United States, he exemplified the phrase "Proudly Pinoy".

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