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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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News Articles

Fil-Am Youth Leaders share PHL Immersion Experience in NY town hall Meeting

Fil-Am Youth Leaders Summit

Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPRO) delegates shared their stories and experiences touring around the Philippines at a town hall meeting in New York. Some of the delegates conveyed that the program helped them develop a stronger appreciation of the Philippines. They also encouraged other participants to not just visit, but also to contribute, establish partnerships, and collaborate with their fellow Filipinos. Another FYLPRO will be held July this year and there will be 10 slots available. Applications of interested applicants will be accepted by the end of February.

How this 'hilot' spa became a Multimillion Peso Business

Nol Montalbo, a medicine student turned entrepreneur started with a P1,500 capital for his soap-making business which later became a spa business. It has 28 branches in Luzon and Visayas and is widely known as Mont Albo Massage Spa. His achievement proved that creativity, discipline and hard work are the important recipes for success. Find out how he turned his small enterprise into a multimillion peso business.


source: http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/business/02/08/14/how-hilot-spa-became-multimillion-peso-business

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