PHL, Germany inks pact for Social Security

PHL, Germany inks pact for social security


ilipinos abroad are more assured of their protection after another bilateral agreement was signed, adding Germany to the list of countries that guarantee the payment of social security benefits to migrant workers.

Social Security System (SSS) President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio S. de Quiros, Jr. said the Federal Government of Germany and the Philippines agreed to ensure equal protection for Filipino and German nationals working in each other’s country in a social security agreement (SSA) signed on September 19.

NYC Inks Pact with Commission on Filipinos Overseas for BaLinkBayan Project

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Young Filipinos who are based overseas may now virtually take part in youth engagements in the Philippines through the BaLinkBayan Project of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas.

Through the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the National Youth Commission (NYC) and the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), the NYC website is linked with CFO’s BaLinkBayan portal and vice versa.

PH Jumps 7 Notches in WEF Competitiveness Rankings

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(2nd UPDATE) Since 2010, the Philippines has gained 33 places in the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report – the biggest improvement among all economies in the survey

MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – Amid strong economic growth and efforts to curb corruption, the Philippines leaped 7 notches in the 2014 Global Competitiveness Report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Wednesday, September 3.

“The results suggest that the reforms of the past 4 years have bolstered the country’s economic fundamentals,” the WEF said in the report.

NCC announces: 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.